About Joe Vangeli

Born: October 12


Married: Debbie Barlett on Oct 1, 1976


Family:

Two sons, Joe (& Kelly) and Dan (& Laura), nine grandchildren (six granddaughters, three grandsons), one overly energetic dog named Mia, and a banjo.


Education:

U.S. Army 1974-1995

B.A. in Biblical Studies from Trinity College of the Bible


Favorite Scriptures:

John 11:25-26: 25 Jesus said to her, “I am the resurrection and the life. Whoever believes in Me, though he die, yet shall he live, 26 and everyone who lives and believes in Me shall never die.”

Romans 12:1-2: 1Therefore, 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. 2 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.


Heroes:

Moses, David, Daniel, Habakkuk, Chuck Colson, Joshua Chamberlain


Favorite Authors:

Chuck Swindoll, C.S. Lewis, John Ortberg, Philip Yancey, Max Lucado, R.C. Sproul


Favorite Food:

Nothing broccoli. Never, ever green peppers. Anything chocolate. Always a thick, juicy steak!


Hobbies & Interests:

Day trips with Deb, quiet times in the woods, spending time with family & friends, hiking, reading, writing, bicycling, fishing, wildlife viewing, historical sites, museums, antiquing, banjo playing.


Favorite Quotes:

“The great need of all believers is to go to God and tell Him what is really in our hearts.”

 – J. Vernon McGee

“The most important thing in your life is not what you do, it is who you become.”

– Dallas Willard