Name: Nathan Lake
Ministry Profile: EDUCATION - Eagle Point High School: 1987-1991 – Diploma - Sunset International Bible Institute: 2003-2006 – Bachelor of Biblical Studies & Deaf Ministry Certificate - Agape Counseling Center / National Christian Counseling Association: 2007-present – Certified Christian Counselor, Certified Temperament Counselor, Currently enrolled in Master’s Degree Program - Daimon Ryu Budokai: I hold a 4th Degree Black Belt and am an instructor in Ukinju Ryu Karate. I have been training in karate for over 28 years WORK HISTORY - April – May 2014 Laborer (Painter) at Bear Creek Plaza in Medford, OR - Jan. 2013 - April 2014 Security Guard at Bear Creek Plaza in Medford, OR - 2007-2013 Preaching / Teaching Minister at Kentucky Ave. Church of Christ in Woodland, CA - 2006-2007 Minister of Outreach at West Main Church of Christ in Medford, OR (Internship) - 2003-2006 Full time student at Sunset International Bible Institute in Lubbock, TX - 2000-2003 Self employed as a partner in New Start Repair, LLC in Medford, OR (Restaurant equipment repair, refurbishing, and sales) where I mainly worked in internet sales - 1991-2000 Various gas station and convenience store jobs in the Rogue Valley SKILLS AND ABILITIES - I learned sign language and deaf psychology at SIBI. I can still communicate in sign but I will admit I am a little rusty. - As a preacher I have extensive experience in public speaking, persuasive speaking, and relating specific topics to a general audience. - As a teacher I have experience writing and executing weekly, monthly, and yearly curriculum and imparting information in a group setting that is engaging and fun as well as informative. I believe a teacher has a responsibility to make their classes interesting and worth the student’s time investment. I am able to conduct seminars and workshops. - As a counselor I have a listening ear and a deep desire to help people recognize and reach their potential for excellence no matter what their stage in life. - As a karate instructor I bring a unique ability to help people develop confidence and physical fitness at any age. I use the art as a vehicle to teach the principles of character, sincerity, effort, etiquette, and self-control.