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Jonathan De Groot
Director of Campus Ministries & Worship Arts
Phone: (712) 722-6071
I am excited to be heading into my ninth year working at Dordt University. I serve as the Director of Worship Arts and Campus Ministries. I teach and train worship leaders and future pastors through the Worship Arts program, and oversee the worship venues on campus. My calling is to connect people with Jesus by promoting a worshipping culture of passion and excellence. Before coming to Dordt, I did this by leading as Worship Pastor for a growing RCA church plant in Sioux Falls. I love the Body of Christ and I am fascinated with the phenomenon of leadership and sociological change. Throughout my career, I have worked with numerous churches, consulting, training and teaching in the area of worship and change.
I am happily married to Kara, my wife of 16 years and I have two active sons, Moses (12) and Griffin (10). I am a triathlete, cyclist, and runner. I roast coffee, enjoy reading, and conversation. I love music, dabble in Jazz, appreciate art and I am wary of entertainers, social movements, and political platforms.