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Servant Leaders in Action: Arts & Entertainment

Spreading a Message of Hope and Restoration Nationwide

When Tammy Bennett-Daughtry (BA ’92) moved from Denver, CO to Fullerton, CA to attend Hope International University (HIU) she was looking forward to four years of sunshine in warm Southern California. She had no idea that her time at HIU (then called Pacific Christian College or PCC) would lead her to working with prestigious companies like Warner Brothers and to impacting the lives of parents and children across the nation through her very own ministry, Co-Parenting International. more...

 

Road to RSteven James Martinedemption

"Looking back on my life, the thing that surprises me the most is God's grace," Steven James Martin (BS, '06) said. "His grace is His empowerment to overcome and do anything and everything in life." As a child, God's grace and love is something Martin never thought he would experience. more...

 

Photo - Kim LulloLiving Fearless and Fancy Free

A year ago, Kim Strater Hamilton (BA ’87) was signed up to speak at a women’s conference. The topic she was given to speak on was “Living Fearlessly,” something that hit home for Hamilton because she has often wrestled with choosing faith over fear. The theme of her presentation stuck with her and became the catalyst for Hamilton to start more...

 

Photo - Christine PetersonAlumni’s Adventures in Stage Management with Disney

Disneyland – it’s not just the place where dreams come true, and not just the happiest place on earth, but also the home of some of the best entertainment productions in the world! When Christine (Martin, FS ‘98) Peterson began her freshman year at HIU, she knew she had a love for the theater, but she had no idea that she would soon be working for one of the world’s best loved entertainment companies, The Walt Disney Company. more...

 

Photo - Tyronne WellsSkyrocketing Career in the Music Industry

National music sensation and PCC graduate Tyrone Wells (BA ’98) arose from humble beginnings to become a successful Christian influence in the music industry. The youngest of five children in a family of pastors, Wells grew up expecting to follow the family tradition. However, his future career began to shift as he explored his musical talents. more...

 

Photo - Big Wave DaveBig Wave Dave – Radio Host on a Top Christian Radio Station, 95.9 The Fish

Big Wave Dave (MBA, ‘06) is one of the well-known radio personalities on Los Angeles and Orange County’s premiere Christian radio station, KFSH 95.9 fm The Fish. As the second largest radio market in the country, over 300,000 listeners tune in to The Fish everyday to enjoy the music, entertainment, and radio hosting of Big Wave Dave (BWD), and other KFSH radio hosts. more...

 

Photo - David MorganWorship Leader With a Servant’s Heart

For twenty-six years David Morgan (BA ’81) has been a devoted servant leader in the Overlake Christian Church community in Redmond, WA. Morgan has been a part of Overlake Christian Church in Redmond, WA since his junior high years, and after graduating from Hope, he returned to his home church to become one of the nation’s leading worship pastors. more...

 

Photo - Jesse PetersonYoung Leader Lives the Lifestyle of Worship

Jesse Peterson (BA ’04) is a rising leader at Adventure Christian Church in Roseville, CA. He first moved to Roseville in 2004 after graduating from Hope and accepted an internship position in the Young Adults Ministry with Adventure. more...

 

Photo - Yeng-Hee JuWorship With a Global Impact

Yeon-Hee Ju (MCM, ’06) has used her musical and leadership gifts to make a significant impact in the Korean church. After graduating from Hope’s Master of Church Music program, she was hired as the Music Director at Mokpo Sa-Rang Community Church in Korea where she now oversees two choirs, three worship teams, and the traditional music team, the Koom male choir and one women’s choir. more...