Noah Filipiak has his B.A. in youth ministry and Bible from Cornerstone University, where he ran track and cross-country and was a 2002 outdoor track NAIA All-American in the 4x800m relay. He has his M.A. Interdisciplinary degree from Grand Rapids Theological Seminary, where he received the Owen John Lydecker Memorial Reward, given to a graduate who demonstrates academic proficiency and shows excellent potential for local church ministry. He is currently enrolled at Western Theological Seminary to further study biblical Greek and Hebrew. Upon finishing at Western, he will be applying for PhD programs in biblical studies. He served as a youth pastor for a year and a half before planting Crossroads Church in Lansing, MI in 2006. Crossroads is located in downtown Lansing and has a vibrant urban ministry. Crossroads’ vision is to be a multi-racial church reaching the whole city with the whole gospel.
Noah and his wife Jennifer got married in 2004 and have 3 adorable daughters. Noah used to enjoy playing football until he tore his ACL 3 times. Now he settles for 10K’s and roller hockey, but mainly just chasing his kids around. He also enjoys playing board games, reading The Lord of the Rings trilogy and yes, he actually enjoys all of the writing he does!
Noah is a frequent guest speaker at Great Lakes Christian College chapels, Michigan State University’s Cru and InterVarsity chapters, as well as other local churches. Booking page.
Noah is the author of Beyond the Battle: A man’s guide to his identity in Christ in an over-sexualized world
Digging deeper than surface-level tricks and tactics men are already familiar with, Beyond the Battle unpacks the heart of the gospel to show every man what he’s been looking for all along.
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