Josh Moody

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Josh Moody is Senior Pastor of College Church in Wheaton, Illinois.[1][2]

Education and career[edit]

Moody was born in Epsom, Surrey, England and reared in an Anglican family.[1][3] He lives in Wheaton, Illinois with his wife Rochelle and their children Josiah, Sophia and Elianna.[4]

He holds his undergraduate degree and PhD from Cambridge University[3] where he was president of the Cambridge Inter-Collegiate Christian Union.[4]

Moody served as a missionary in the Republic of Georgia and in Azerbaijan.[4] He was a pastor at Romford Evangelical Church in London and at Eden Baptist Church.[4]

Until 2008 he was senior pastor of Trinity Baptist Church in New Haven, Connecticut.[5] He is an associate fellow of Jonathan Edwards College, Yale University, and the author of The God-Centered Life: Insights from Jonathan Edwards for Today.[6]


  • No Other Gospel: 31 Reasons from Galatians Why Justification by Faith Alone Is the Only Gospel, Crossways, 2011.
  • Authentic Spirituality; Finding God Without Losing Your Mind, 2009.
  • The God-Centered Life: Insights from Jonathan Edwards for Today, 2007.
  • Jonathan Edwards and the Enlightenment: Knowing the Presence of God, University Press of America, 2005.



  1. ^ a b [1] "Our Senior Pastor," College Church website accessed May 9, 2011.
  2. ^ Charlotte Erickson [2] "Christmas in America—Observations from Wheaton; Dr. Philip Ryken, president of Wheaton College, and Dr. Josh Moody, senior pastor at College Church in Wheaton, discuss the great holiday", December 25, 2010, Wheaton Patch.
  3. ^ a b [3] Josh Moody, Henry Center.
  4. ^ a b c d [4] Moody Radio, interview, February 26, 2011.
  5. ^ Justin Taylor [5] "Josh Moody: New Senior Pastor at College Church in Wheaton", Oct. 20, 2008, The Gospel Coalition.
  6. ^ [6] "What Would Jonathan Edwards Say About Harry Potter?", July 24, 2007, Christianity Today.