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CBC alumni perspective: Terry L. Yancey

Name: Terry L. Yancey

Graduation Year: 1982

Major: Bible

Current Position: Superintendent at AG Kansas District

City and State: Wichita, Kansas

Tell us about your career and what you do now.

After graduation, I served two years in youth ministry. I then served four years leading Monett AG, Monett MO, six years leading Paola AG, Paola, KS, and over five years as Kansas Youth Ministries and Christian Ed Director. Since June 1, 1999, I have served as district superintendent.

What is your favorite memory from CBC?

The chapel services.

How did CBC help you identify/develop your calling?

Teachers like Jesse Moon, C. Harris, Opel Redden, helped me hone skills in building biblically sound messages. Dr. Harrison helped me appreciate the Old Testament.

How did your experience at CBC prepare you for life after graduation?

Solid biblical foundation.

What advice would you give a current student preparing for the workforce?

Whatever you choose to do as a career, work at it as if for Jesus. If God chose YOU for ministry leadership, lead with joy and remember you GET to lead, you don’t have to lead.

What would you look for if you were in a position to hire a new graduate?

I would look for someone with a teachable attitude, troubleshooting capability, who is quick to admit mistakes and express regret for causing others extra work and who has interest in relationships.