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Alumni Class Notes for April 2016

04.05.2016 | Emily Schatz

Walter Mueller (’53) published his eighth book, God’s Amazing Grace. It is available in both e-book and printed versions from

Alex and Sallie (Edwards) Turoczi (’67) just returned from a ministry/vacation trip to St. Petersburg, Florida where Sallie spoke at a Ladies’ Valentine Tea to over 70 attendees at First Baptist Church.  Three attendees re-dedicated to the Lord and one accepted Christ as Savior. Mrs. Ginny Leeds (‘64) attended and along the way they visited with Bob and Sally (Vandegrift) Stites (’65) and Mel and Jan (Werner) Albright (’67.)

Linda Griffin (’70) has been married to W. Mike Griffin since 1992.  Since 2009 they had legal custody of two boys from Liberia and officially adopted them in September 2015.

Deborah (Weaver) Phillips (’83) shares “in the spring of 2015 our youngest son graduated from our homeschool, completing 24 years of me homeschooling all 4 of our children from grades K-12. They are all grown now, ages 19-30. At that time, I started working for Garfield Park Library in New Castle, DE and I am enjoying the challenges and privilege of serving my community.”

Joel Westa (’79) became the President/CEO of Christian Schools International in July 2015.

2005 Alumnus of the Year Dr. Máximo Rossi, Jr. (’80) and his wife Olympia were recently honored by the Latin American Bible Institute in La Puente, California, in the naming of the Rossi Study Center at LABI College.

Dr. David Newton (’81) has a new book, The Misguided History of American Taxes, published and available from Amazon, and has 9 speaking events lined up in the Santa Barbara area through the end of April. He welcomes outreach from anyone interested in attending these events, or interesting in having him speak to a group or venue.

Lisa (Murdock) Padula (’82) writes that after graduating with a Phys. Ed., Health & Recreation degree, she has spent the past fifteen years doing public speaking at various functions throughout the tri-state area, as well as leading Bible studies and Sunday schools, and founding a monthly women’s brunch at the Jersey Shore. Her first daily devotional, Living the Obvious, was published a year and a half ago by Heritage Press, and she invites all alumni to visit her Facebook page of the same name for updates.

Daniel Leiva (’09) celebrated his one-year anniversary on March 28, 2016 with his wife Brittany.  In April, after almost 7 ½ years living in Washington, D.C., they will move to Austin, TX to start a new chapter together.