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NikkiLaniganNikki Lanigan

Executive Assistant for Seminary Development, Children’s Ministry Program Coordinator

I came to Northwest Baptist Seminary in the fall of 2008. I serve as the Executive Assistant for Seminary Development and as the Program Coordinator for the Executive Certificate in Children’s Ministry. I completed my Bachelor of Arts in Religion, with a major in Church Ministries, at Northwest Baptist College in 1998. I served in Children’s Ministry for the following nine years at Northview Community Church – teaching children, writing curriculum, training volunteers, and working with worship bands.

Unlike the majority of Northwest faculty and staff, I have published nothing in my life … though I have written hordes of Children’s Ministry curriculum. So if writing, photocopying and distributing lessons to Sunday School teachers counts as publishing then I am very well published. Having spent nine years working with six to ten year olds, I found my vocabulary to be considerably smaller than those with whom I work. To this day you can find me looking up words in the dictionary – words like obstreperous and obnubilate. Merriam-Webster and I are good friends.

I married Brent in 2003, despite the fact that he is an Oilers fan. We have two young sons who keep us hopping and severely sleep deprived.

If you have any questions in regards to the Executive Certificate in Children’s Ministry or the Specialization in Ministering to Women, please contact me. I would be pleased to assist you in whatever manner I can.