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Eric Gayle's résumé

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Seeking to disciple youth and families into deeper intimacy with God as led by the Holy Spirit.

Experience

Ministry Experience


Mar 2018–June 2020
Church Leader (Associate / Lead Pastor), Faith Community Church, Osceola, IN
• Assisting with counseling and encouragement of young married and young families • Activity and Event coordination, volunteer recruitment and retention, director • Record keeping, public teaching, lifestyle assistance, service, leadership, decision making,

June 2002–June 2007
Director of Youth and Family, Southwest Church of Christ, Austin, TX
• Biblical Literacy educator to ages 5-25, plus parents. Preaching as needed. • Duties included: counseling, organizing group activities including camps, retreats, workshops, service projects, classes and assigning adequate supervision, etc. • Further duties: curriculum development, administrative, recruitment and retention, involvement, firm deadlines, mentoring “at risk” youth.

Jan 2001–May 2002
Director of Youth and Family / Preacher, Eastern Hills Church of Christ, Austin, TX
• Biblical Literacy educator to ages 5-25, plus parents. Preaching as needed. • Duties included: counseling, organizing group activities including camps, retreats, workshops, service projects, classes and assigning adequate supervision, etc. • Further duties: curriculum development, administrative, recruitment and retention, involvement firm deadlines, mentoring “at risk” youth.

Jan 2000–Mar 2001
Preacher, Chandler Church of Christ, Chandler, OK
• Preaching Sunday morning and Sunday night sermons, Sunday morning and Wednesday night Bible classes • Duties included: counseling, visitation, home meetings, elders meetings, office hours, evangelism, Bible studies, leading and training, general and specific “preacher” responsibilities.

Oct 1996–Dec 1998
Minister, Upton Church of Christ, Smithville, TX
• Worship leader (acapella singing) • Sunday morning and Wednesday night Bible classes • Duties included: preaching, teaching, funerals, weddings, spiritual education, counseling, exegesis


MARKETPLACE EXPERIENCE

July 2020-Current
Homeroom Teacher, Global Kids English School, New Taipei City, Xizhi District
• Kindergarten (ages 3-4) learners focused on learning through storytelling • Phonics, Writing, Math (colors, numbers, size, etc.), Role Play, Cooking, Science • Curriculum Goals include social skills, physical movement and health, emotions, language, art awareness and creativity, and cognitive skills (collecting information, problem solving)

        • Essentially “pastoring” 24 three and four year-old children

July 2016-Jan 2018 Teacher, Korrnell Academy and Tunghai Elementary, Taichung, Taiwan

Aug 2015-May 2016 Sales Associate, Sears, Redding, CA

Jan 2010-June 2015 ESL Teacher, South Korea

Education

2007
Master of Arts in Theological Studies, Lipscomb University at Austin
(formerly known as Austin Graduate School of Theology, Austin, Texas

2003
Bachelor of Arts in Religious Studies, Amridge University
(formerly known as Southern Christian University) Montgomery, Alabama

2016
Bethel School of Ministry, 1st Year Diploma

Skills

Bass guitar (beginner), trumpet, public speaking, counseling, Microsoft Office, Sound board, PPT, Pro-presenter, writing, punctuality, administration, planning, organizing, Team-work, recruiting, discipling

Additional information

Hobbies

Bass guitar, trumpet, acting and drama, public speaking, MC, baking and cooking, teaching, counseling, sports (baseball, football, track and field), board games, extroverted, outdoors (hiking, fishing, bike riding, picnics, concerts, swimming, etc.).