Charles Moody
Privacy Level: Public (Green)

Charles Carson Moody (1954 - 2018)

Dr. Charles Carson "Chip" Moody
Born in San Gabriel, Los Angeles, California, United Statesmap
Ancestors ancestors
Brother of [private sister (1940s - unknown)] [half], [private sister (1950s - unknown)] and [private sister (1950s - unknown)]
Husband of [private wife (1950s - unknown)]
Descendants descendants
Father of , [private son (1980s - unknown)] and [private daughter (1980s - unknown)]
Died at age 64 in Phoenix, Maricopa, Arizona, United Statesmap
Problems/Questions Profile manager: Ryan Moody private message [send private message]
Profile last modified | Created 19 Jul 2009
This page has been accessed 445 times.



Dr. Charles Carson Moody, or "Chip" to everyone he ever came in contact with, was born March 16, 1954, in San Gabriel, CA, and raised in the central coast city of Salinas, California. He was the son of Carson Homer Moody and Jeanne Cosper. He passed away in 2018.


Chip received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Pastoral Ministries from William Jessup University, Rocklin, CA, in 1976. He followed his undergraduate with a total of three Master's degrees and a Doctorate.

Continuing Education

  • Master of Divinity in Theology and Philosophy from Lincoln Christian Seminary, Lincoln, IL, in 1979
  • Master of Arts in New Testament, from Lincoln Christian Seminary, in 1980 with his Thesis: "Paul's Theme of sun cristw : It's Eschatological and Participationist Character"
  • Master of Sacred Theology from Yale University Divinity School, New Haven, CT, in 1981 with his Thesis: "Tertullian, Cyprian and Martyr Theology in Third Century Carthage"
  • Doctor of Ministry in Pastoral Leadership from Western Seminary in 1995 with his Dissertation: "Why Don't They Stay in Church? Exploring Incorporation of Believers into the Church through Insights from the Field of Organizational Management"

Chip was every bit both student and educator. His academic experiences paralleled his ministry throughout his life.

Academic Experience:

  • 1982-1986 - Mid-Atlantic Christian University
    • Adjunct instructor for Philosophy, Logic, and Homiletics
    • Field Education Supervisor for ministry candidates in their senior year
  • 1986-1989 - Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii Campus) - Adjunct Instructor III: English Composition & Literature, Speech Communication.
  • 1994-1998 - Phoenix Seminary - Member, President's Board of Advisors
  • 2008-2011 - Southwestern College - Adjunct Professor of Bible and Theology
  • 2010-2018 - Phoenix Seminary - Director of Mentoring
  • 2006-2018 - Phoenix Seminary - Adjunct Professor in Biblical Communication
  • 2008-2010 - Phoenix Seminary - Dean of Students
  • 2010-2018 - Phoenix Seminary - Vice President for Student Development

He was additionally a member of the Evangelical Homiletics Society, the Association for Clinical Pastoral Education, the Association for Theological Field Education, and a member of the Board of Directors for the Arizona Center for Study of the Ancient Near East.


Journal of the Evangelical Homiletics Society, Spring 2008. Review of The Reading and Preaching of the Scriptures in the Worship of the Christian Church, Vol. 6, by Hughes Oliphant Old.

Ministry Experience:

Chip is survived by his sisters Carol and Tamara, and half-sister Linda. His continuing legacy includes his three grown children (Ryan, Logan, and Liana (Wolfe)), and eight grandchildren (Christopher, Alison, Brendan, Keira, Clyde, Luke, Elliot, and Autumn).


  1. Family history and personal recollections of his son Ryan Moody

Sponsored Search

Is Charles your relative? Please don't go away!
 star icon Login to collaborate or comment, or
 star icon contact private message the profile manager, or
 star icon ask our community of genealogists a question.
Sponsored Search by

DNA Connections
It may be possible to confirm family relationships by comparing test results with Charles or other carriers of his Y-chromosome or his mother's mitochondrial DNA. Y-chromosome DNA test-takers in his direct paternal line on WikiTree: It is likely that these autosomal DNA test-takers will share some percentage of DNA with Charles:

Have you taken a DNA test? If so, login to add it. If not, see our friends at Ancestry DNA.


Leave a message for others who see this profile.
There are no comments yet.
Login to post a comment.

M  >  Moody  >  Charles Carson Moody