Social Entrepreneur, Accredited Private Equity Investor, Author, Community Leader and Pastor. Dr. Van Moody has a passion for transforming people, organizations, and the world. With a background in leadership, business, and ministry, he is qualified uniquely to position and empower people for success in every aspect of their lives.

From his Ted Talk to The Tom Joyner Morning Show, Dr. Van Moody’s compelling voice has been heard around the world and on various stages, a few of which include at the 30th Anniversary of the March on Washington, with Pope John Paul II and his Pontifical Council in Rome, in Tokyo as an associate trainer for Dr. John Maxwell’s EQUIP leadership organization, in Melbourne for Planet Shakers and as a keynote speaker for Bishop T. D. Jakes’ Woman Thou Art Loosed Conference.

 In 2016 Dr. Moody became a member of Dr. Oz’s Core Team and has been featured several times on the Dr. Oz Show on ABC. He writes frequently for The Christian Post and Fox News and his other articles have been featured in Essence Magazine, Investors’ Business Daily, Forbes, American Express Open Forum, Maxim and many others. Dr. Moody is the author of numerous discipleship studies as well as nine books, three of which have been bestsellers The People Factor, The I-Factor and Desired By God. Dr. Moody also assists in leading Macedonia International Bible Fellowship (MIBF), a global network of pastors and churches.

The Atlanta, GA native is a graduate of DePauw University (Greencastle, Ind.), the Interdenominational Theological Center (Atlanta), Harvard University Summer Leadership Institute (Cambridge, Mass.), and he has participated for several years in continuing education summer study sessions at Oxford University (Oxford, England). He recently completed his second doctoral degree at Biola University (La Mirada, CA)In March 2006, Dr. Moody established The Worship Center Christian Church in Birmingham. This thriving church serves more than 5,000 members in multiple locations, with several weekend services and an online campus viewed from as far away as South Africa & Korea.

In addition to leading The Worship Center Dr. Moody also serves in a variety of business capacities. He is the Chairman of the Board for The HUB CDC, a Non-Profit Community Development Corporation. He is the CEO of Mustard Seed Ventures, a Real Estate Investment Corporation. He is also the CEO of Healthy Future’s, a company committed to increasing access to healthy food in Alabama, particularly in underserved communities. Healthy Future’s owns and operates a super food café called Kale Me Crazy and will be opening more across Alabama.

With his unique ability to understand and communicate timeless truths in relevant, contemporary ways, Dr. Moody challenges and equips people to fulfill their potential and live their purpose. Known for his keen insights, Dr. Moody is a strong visionary, and a sought-after speaker and leader.

Dr. Moody serves on various boards, he is a member of the 100 Black Men of Metro Birmingham and is a Life Member of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Inc. He is an avid Golfer and CrossFit athlete, and he also enjoys running, cycling and snowboarding. He lives in Hoover, AL with his wife Dr. Ty, their two children Eden Sydney and Ethan Isaiah and their golden-doodle dog Teddy Bear. 


Interested in Biblical Doctoral Studies? 

A new Doctoral Cohort is opening in the fall with Dr. Leonard Sweet & Dr Van Moody  
A Doctorate in Theology and Ministry (DTM) 
Semiotics, Scripture and Culture 


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