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Famous Moody Bible Institute Alumni

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List RulesPeople on this list must have gone to Moody Bible Institute and be of some renown.

List of famous alumni from Moody Bible Institute, with photos when available. Prominent graduates from Moody Bible Institute include celebrities, politicians, business people, athletes and more. This list of distinguished Moody Bible Institute alumni is loosely ordered by relevance, so the most recognizable celebrities who attended Moody Bible Institute are at the top of the list. This directory is not just composed of graduates of this school, as some of the famous people on this list didn't necessarily earn a degree from Moody Bible Institute.

A list made up of graduates like Mary McLeod Bethune and Jerry B. Jenkins.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Moody Bible Institute?” and “Which celebrities are Moody Bible Institute alumni?”
  • 1

    AgeDec. at 79 (1875-1955)

    BirthplaceMayesville, South Carolina, United States of America

    Mary Jane McLeod Bethune (born Mary Jane McLeod; July 10, 1875 – May 18, 1955) was an American educator, stateswoman, philanthropist, humanitarian, and civil rights activist best known for starting a...  more
  • 2
    George Lansing Fox (March 15, 1900 – February 3, 1943) was a Methodist minister and a lieutenant in the United States Army. He was one of the Four Chaplains who gave their lives to save other...  more
  • 3

    Troy Perry

    Troy Deroy Perry Jr (born July 27, 1940) is the founder of the Metropolitan Community Church, a Protestant denomination with a special affirming ministry with the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and...  more
  • 4

    Arthur M. Brazier

    Author, Pastor

    AgeDec. at 89 (1921-2010)

    BirthplaceChicago, Illinois

    The Rev. Dr. Arthur M. Brazier (July 22, 1921 – October 22, 2010) was an American activist, author and pastor emeritus of the Apostolic Church of God in Chicago, Illinois. Reverend Brazier served as...  more
  • 5

    Isobel Miller Kuhn

    Missionary, Writer

    AgeDec. at 55 (1901-1957)

    BirthplaceToronto, Canada

    Isobel Selina Miller Kuhn, born Isobel Selina Miller, aka, "Belle" (December 17, 1901 – March 20, 1957), was a Canadian Christian missionary to the Lisu people of Yunnan Province, China, and northern...  more
  • 6

    Bart D. Ehrman

    Professor, Author


    BirthplaceLawrence, Kansas

    Bart Denton Ehrman (; born October 5, 1955) is an American New Testament scholar focusing on textual criticism of the New Testament, the historical Jesus, the origins and development of early...  more
  • 7

    Jerry B. Jenkins

    Novelist, Film Producer


    BirthplaceKalamazoo, Michigan, United States of America

    Jerry Bruce Jenkins (born September 23, 1949 in Kalamazoo, Michigan) is an American novelist and biographer. He is best known as writer of the Left Behind series of books with Tim LaHaye. Jenkins...  more
  • 8

    George Verwer



    George Verwer (born July 3, 1938) is an Evangelist and is the founder of Operation Mobilisation (OM), a Christian missions organization. Verwer has written several books on various Christian themes....  more
  • 9

    Tim Walberg



    BirthplaceChicago metropolitan area, Illinois, Chicago, United States of America, United States

    Timothy Lee Walberg (born April 12, 1951) is an American politician. A member of the Republican Party, he has served as the U.S. Representative for Michigan's 7th congressional district since 2011....  more
  • 10

    John W. Peterson


    AgeDec. at 84 (1921-2006)

    BirthplaceLindsborg, Kansas

    John Willard Peterson (November 1, 1921 – September 20, 2006) was a songwriter who had a major influence on evangelical Christian music in the 1950s through the 1970s. He wrote over 1000 songs, and...  more
  • 11

    Jack Hamm


    AgeDec. at 80 (1916-1996)

    BirthplaceWichita, Kansas

    Jack B. Hamm (March 5, 1916 – December 22, 1996) was an American artist from Wichita, Kansas who is recognized both for his Christian-themed artwork and editorial cartoons, and for his books on...  more
  • 12

    Arthur Pink

    Arthur Walkington Pink (1 April 1886 – 15 July 1952) was an English Bible teacher who sparked a renewed interest in the exposition of Calvinism or Reformed Theology. Little known in his own lifetime,...  more
  • 13


    BirthplaceHoltville, California

    Daniel Leonard Everett (born 1951) is an American linguist and author best known for his study of the Amazon Basin's Pirahã people and their language. Everett is currently Trustee Professor of...  more
  • 14

    Ed Pawlowski



    BirthplaceChicago, Illinois, United States of America

    Ed Pawlowski is an American politician who served as the 41st Mayor of Allentown, Pennsylvania. He held the office from 2006 until his resignation in 2018, following his election to a fourth term in...  more
  • 15

    Gary D. Chapman



    Gary Demonte Chapman is a relationship counselor and author of the The 5 Love Languages series. He is the director of Marriage and Family Life Consultants, Inc. He also has a radio program on...  more
  • 16

    Mike Jungbauer

    Pastor, Legislator


    BirthplaceSaint Paul, Minnesota, United States of America

    Michael J. "Mike" Jungbauer (born February 9, 1958) is a Minnesota politician and former member of the Minnesota Senate representing District 48 in the northern part of the Twin Cities metropolitan...  more
  • 17

    B. R. Lakin

    Bascom Ray Lakin (January 5, 1901 – March 15, 1984) was a Baptist preacher and evangelist. B. R. Lakin was born on a farm near Fort Gay, West Virginia, on the Kentucky border. His mother had prayed...  more
  • 18

    Raymond Joseph

    Raymond Alcide Joseph (born August 31, 1931) is a Haitian diplomat, journalist, political activist and author. He was the Haitian ambassador to the United States from 2005 to 2010, and he resigned to...  more
  • 19

    Rachel Burgin

    Rachel Burgin (born July 23, 1982) was a Republican member of the Florida House of Representatives from 2008 to 2012. She represented the 56th district (which was located in Hillsborough County...  more
  • 20

    David Brickner

    David Brickner (born September 29, 1958) is an ordained Baptist minister who has been head of the Messianic Jewish missionary group Jews for Jesus since 1996....  more
  • 21

    Paul Hutchens


    AgeDec. at 74 (1902-1977)

    Paul Hutchens (April 7, 1902, Thorntown, Indiana – January 23, 1977, Colorado Springs, Colorado) was an American author. In addition to writing The Sugar Creek Gang, a series of 36 Christian-themed...  more