Charles ‘Chip’ Moody, STM, DMin
Vice President of Student Development
- BA, William Jessup University
- MA, MDiv, Lincoln Christian Seminary
- STM, Yale University
- DMin, Western Seminary
Dr. Moody oversees the full cycle of student experience at Phoenix Seminary, from applicant to alumnus. This includes oversight of the Seminary’s departments of mentoring, field education, enrollment, student life, financial aid, retention, alumni and placement. He teaches courses in the areas of homiletics and pastoral theology, and as Dean of Students he shepherds and counsels students and oversees student discipline.
Dr. Moody has over 35 years of ordained ministry experience in church pastorates in California, Connecticut, Maryland, and Arizona. For several of these years he was a U.S. Navy chaplain assigned to infantry and special operations units of the U.S. Marine Corps. His Clinical Pastoral Education took place in both psychiatric and medical hospital settings, with further study at the Johns Hopkins Institute for Ministry to the Sick. He is a member of the Evangelical Homiletics Society and the Association for Clinical Pastoral Education. He has served on the faculty of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and Arizona Christian University.
Dr. Moody and his wife Gina, parents of three grown children, worship and serve with Valley View Bible Church in Paradise Valley, AZ.