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Not My Plans: Student Spotlight – Sade’ Wilson

Not My Plans: Student Spotlight – Sade’ Wilson

by Frank Brazell Sade' Wilson, the child of Army parents, didn’t grow up in any one city, but she did grow up in one place— the Church. She started to take her relationship with God seriously at the age of 15, and after a conversation with a woman while at church,...

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Equipped to Lead: Alumni Spotlight- Mackenzie Gear

Equipped to Lead: Alumni Spotlight- Mackenzie Gear

by Frank Brazell Recently, we sat down with alumna Mackenzie Gear (Christian Leadership, ’18) to discuss her experiences as a student, and how it has prepared her to be the Director of Student Ministries for one of the largest and fastest growing churches in the...

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Student Spotlight: Vonnie Bellamy

Student Spotlight: Vonnie Bellamy

Vonnie faithfully attended church most of her life, but was unsure about going back to college after a long break from school. GCD's helpful staff and student body encouraged her to take the next step. What made you decide to take classes at GCD? One day as I was...

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Student Spotlight: Rachel Choi

Student Spotlight: Rachel Choi

Q&A with a Master of Arts in Christian Leadership student What is your name, and what are you currently doing (occupation/career-wise)? My name is Rachel Choi, and I am both a GCD alum and grad student! I currently stay busy with two jobs. For my main career, I...

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Student Spotlight: Andre Spell

Student Spotlight: Andre Spell

When we think about military veterans, it is also fitting to recognize the many ways our veterans are still serving. This student spotlight centers on Andre Spell, a devoted husband and father, who embodies selfless service and sacrifice for the good of others. A...

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Student Spotlight: Ariel Agsalud

Student Spotlight: Ariel Agsalud

Recently, some of our GCD staff took a trip to visit with the GCD community out in Hawaii! It was an amazing time of learning and exchanging personal stories about what they've gleaned from their time as long distance, GCD students. While we were there, we got to hear...

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