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Artie Lindsay, Sr Hired as
Cornerstone University's
Campus Pastor

News Aug. 27, 2020

Cornerstone University is pleased to announce the appointment of Artie Lindsay, Sr to serve as campus pastor. Pastor Lindsay currently serves as pastor and founder of Tabernacle Community Church in Grand Rapids. While continuing his role as pastor of spiritual formation at his church, as campus pastor, he will oversee the ministry of chapel, be available to meet with and mentor students, teach in the undergraduate program and, in coordination with the Student Development Office, sponsor initiatives that will accelerate the spiritual flourishing of the Cornerstone community. In addition, Pastor Lindsay will serve on the president’s cabinet and advise the president on matters of race, equity and inclusion.

“We are honored to have a person of Pastor Artie Lindsay’s character and competency joining our community as campus pastor,” said Dr. Joe Stowell, president of Cornerstone. “Artie’s giftedness, passion for Christ and love for people will be contagious! The spiritual flourishing of our students and community as a whole is a high priority. Artie’s presence and service in our midst will enhance our ability to fulfill this important commitment. I personally look forward to welcoming Pastor Lindsay to CU and serving with him as together we advance the work of Christ and His kingdom.”

Lindsay is a graduate of the university’s Grand Rapids Theological Seminary with a Master of Theological Studies degree. He presently serves with distinction on Cornerstone’s board of trustees and will step down from this position to join the president’s cabinet. Before enrolling at GRTS, he received his Bachelor of Arts in political science from the University of Michigan. His leadership at Tabernacle Community was preceded by service as the associate pastor at Messiah Missionary Baptist Church in Grand Rapids.

“I am excited about this opportunity to serve at Cornerstone as its campus pastor,” Lindsay said. “I am most excited to join in the work of the Spirit alongside fellow colleagues in the shaping of the lives of emerging influencers in our world for Christ. I hope to continue to build upon the strong foundation of spiritual formation already happening while deepening our love for God and love for neighbor.”

Lindsay lives in Grand Rapids with his wife, Raquel, and three children.

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