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Ali Carter

Ali Carter

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Phone:  815-936-3976
Students with last names beginning with: U, V, W, X

Major: Music Ministry
Hometown: Bourbonnais, Ill.  

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Things I Love: My Heavenly Father, my amazing family and friends, music, teens, traveling with my band, Olivet, summer camps and messy games, chocolate and cheese, SPOT-IT (If you have not heard of this game, you NEED to look into it immediately!), and a really good heart-warming movie! 

Favorite ONU Class and Why: My favorite class at ONU was definitely Pastoral Care and Counseling with Dr. Quanstrom. My love for the church and my heart for ministry was rebuilt and restored in this class. I learned so much about what being a part of the body of Christ looks like, and the role that the Church plays as a part of God’s redemptive plan for the world. I left this class wanting to take it again every semester!

Favorite ONU Professor and Why: Definitely Dr. Quanstrom. He embodies an incredible balance of pastor and teacher. His words continue to challenge me daily to live freely in the grace of God through Jesus Christ. I leave EVERY SINGLE one of his classes with a head and heart full of things to reflect upon; matters that will forever change the trajectory of my life.

Favorite Scripture Passage: Romans 12:1-2  Therefore, I urge you, brothers and sisters, in view of God’s mercy, to offer your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and pleasing to God—this is your true and proper worship.Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God’s will is—his good, pleasing and perfect will.” 

Advice for New ONU students:  Rejoice always, pray continually, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.” – 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18



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