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Randy Kilgore is our Senior Writer and Workplace Chaplain.
A workplace chaplain for more than a decade now, Randy received his M.Div. in 2000, from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary (including two years of study at Covenant Theological Seminary) after a twenty-plus year career in business, most of which was spent in senior human resource management positions.
Randy returned to seminary to equip himself to (a) write to pastors, in the language of faith, about the stresses workers face in the 21st century; and (b) to write to workers, in the language of the workplace.
During his pre-chaplaincy career, he served under three Vermont Governors on state education commissions.
Randy was also part of a coalition of human resource managers honored for their work on worker/childcare issues; and was part of a team receiving one of the federal government's first-ever series of workplace literacy grants.
He co-founded the Greater Rutland (VT) Area Personnel Executives, co-founded the Rutland (VT) Dependent Care Collaborative, and along with his wife and three other couples founded the Rutland (VT) Area Christian Schools.
As a writer and chaplain, Randy has released six volumes of workplace Bible studies (Thirty Moments Christians Face in the Workplace), and two books: Made to Matter: Devotions for Working Christians (Discovery House Publishers: 2008); and Talking About God in the 21st Century Workplace.
He also contributes devotions to Our Daily Bread, one of the esteemed publications of RBC Ministries.
Randy's writing also appears regularly in magazines and online.
Randy also serves on the Executive and Steering Committees for the Theology of Work Project, Inc., an international organization co-chaired by Dr. Haddon Robinson, Mr. Thomas Phillips and Mr. Andrew G. Mills.
Cheryl and Randy have two children: Kathryn, a fifth-grade teacher in an elementary school; and Ethan, a freshman Communication Arts Major at Gordon College.
Senior Writer, Workplace Chaplain
Desired Haven Ministries, Inc.
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Torches in the Graveyard
Monday, September 19, 2011 • Randy Kilgore • Evangelism
Trudging from my father's pick-up truck to stand as we read words over his casket, I felt as if I were once again the Stage Manager in Thornton Wilder's classic play "Our Town.
Friday, January 11, 2013 • Randy Kilgore
Who could imagine the mountains God was building in a dusty tent in that 1915 desert?
And the Heavenly Host Chuckled
Monday, December 19, 2011 • Randy Kilgore
I'm sure an army of angels was chuckling at Tina that night.
I'm also certain God was pleased by Tina's tender heart-
Tebow or Rodgers: Faith & Football
Thursday, December 08, 2011 • Randy Kilgore
Team - Theology of Work
Randy Kilgore is Senior Writer and Workplace Chaplain for Desired Haven Ministries and www.madetomatter.org.
Serving as a workplace chaplain for more than a decade, Randy received his M.Div. in 2000, from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary after a twenty-plus year career in business, most of which was spent in senior human resource management positions.
Serving three Governors on state education commissions, Randy
was also part of a coalition of human resource managers honored for their work on worker/childcare issues; and was part of a team receiving one of the federal government's first-ever series of workplace literacy grants.
As a writer and chaplain, Randy has released six volumes of workplace Bible studies, and two books: Made to Matter: Devotions for Working Christians; and Talking About God in the 21st Century Workplace.
writing also appears regularly in Our Daily Bread, as well as magazines and online publications.
and his wife, Cheryl, have two "nearly grown" children, Kathryn and Ethan; they attend Grace Chapel in Lexington, Massachusetts.
Alice and her husband, Randy
, are the parents of four adult children.
Randy Kilgore, Vice ...
Randy Kilgore, Vice President and Senior Writer
After twenty-plus years managing human resources in heavy commercial construction and health care firms, Randy Kilgore
felt God's call to workplace ministry as a writer and chaplain.To prepare, he studied at Covenant Theological Seminary and Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, where he received a Masters degree in Divinity.In 1999, Randy joined the staff of Marketplace Network as Senior Writer, with teaching and chaplaincy duties as well.He also holds degrees in political science and business administration from Southwest Baptist University. Randy
developed a deep affection for workers, and credits his
career as a human resource officer with teaching him about their physical, fiscal and spiritual needs.Raised in a small town just outside of Kansas City, Missouri, he
family moved to New England in 1984.Married for 29 years, Randy
and Cheryl have two children, Kathryn (16) and Ethan (12).He
family worship at Bethany Church
in Rye, New Hampshire.Back To Staff Bios