Moody Bible President, COO Resign Amid Controversy, Provost Retires

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(Worthy News) - The president and chief operating officer of Moody Bible Institute have resigned amid controversy over the theological direction of the institution and allegations of shady administration practices, the school announced Wednesday. One of the school's provosts will also be retiring.

In an email sent to the Moody community Wednesday evening — that sources forwarded to The Christian Post — Randy Fairfax, the chair of the Moody Board of Trustees, wrote that they had "been discussing issues related to widespread concerns over the direction of Moody" and "accepted the resignations of President, Paul Nyquist; Chief Operating Officer, Steve Mogck; and the retirement of Provost, Junias Venugopal."

"Let there be no mistake that the board of trustees holds these three men in high regard for their ethical, moral, and spiritual leadership. They are godly, honorable men to whom we entrust to the Lord and offer our deep gratitude for their years of faithful service to Christ and to Moody. However, we are unanimous in our decision that it is time for a new season of leadership." [ Source: Christian Post (Read More...) ]

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1 thought on “Moody Bible President, COO Resign Amid Controversy, Provost Retires”

  1. No one should be exempt from being held accountable for all behavior..if any behavior of one who serves in any Christian 'capacity' is questionable then an investigation should be expected. If innocent then that should be applauded!!Bravo Worthy News!

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