About


Van Moody has a passion for transforming people, organizations and the world. With a background in leadership, business and ministry, he is qualified uniquely to position and empower people for success in every aspect of their lives.

From his Ted Talk to The Tom Joyner Morning Show, Van Moody’s compelling voice has been heard around the world and on various stages, a few of which include at the 30th Anniversary of the March on Washington, with Pope John Paul II and his Pontifical Council in Rome, in Tokyo as an associate trainer for Dr. John Maxwell’s EQUIP leadership organization, in Melbourne for Planet Shakers and as a keynote speaker for Bishop T. D. Jakes’ Woman Thou Art Loosed Conference.

In 2016 Moody became a member of Dr. Oz’s Core Team and has been featured several times on the Dr. Oz Show on ABC. He writes frequently for The Christian Post and Fox News and his other articles have been featured in Essence Magazine, Investors’ Business Daily, Forbes, American Express Open Forum, Maxim and many others. He is the author of five books, three of which have been bestsellers The People Factor (Thomas Nelson) and The I-Factor (Thomas Nelson) and his latest book Desired By God (Thomas Nelson).

Moody also assist’s in leading Macedonia International Bible Fellowship (MIBF), a global network of pastors and churches. He was recently consecrated to the sacred office of Bishop in The Lord’s Church to serve as the Assistant to the Presiding Bishop of MIBF, Dr. Kenneth C. Ulmer.

The Atlanta, Ga native is a graduate of DePauw University (Greencastle, Ind.), the Interdenominational Theological Center (Atlanta, GA.), Harvard Universities Summer Leadership Institute (Cambridge, Mass.), and he has participated for several years in a continuing education summer session led by Dr. Kenneth C. Ulmer at Oxford University (Oxford, England). He is currently pursuing his second doctoral degree at Biola University (La Mirada, CA)

In March 2006, Moody established The Worship Center Christian Church in Birmingham, AL. This thriving church serves more than 5,000 members in three locations, with five weekly services and an online campus viewed from as far away as Kuwait.

With his unique ability to understand and communicate timeless truths in relevant, contemporary ways, Moody challenges and equips his congregation and the world to fulfill their potential and live their purpose. Known for his keen insights, Moody is a strong visionary, and a sought-after speaker and leader.

Moody serves on various boards and is an active member of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Inc. He is an avid CrossFit athlete and he also enjoys running, cycling and snowboarding. He lives in Birmingham, AL with his wife Dr. Ty, their two children Eden Sydney and Ethan Isaiah and their golden-doodle dog Teddy Bear.

Speaking Request

If you would like to have Van Moody speak at your engagement, please fill out the Speaker Request form below. The form must be completed in full for any request to be considered. If you have any questions, please contact Karlene Hester at khester@theworshipcentercc.org.
















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