Eli Spiller

Next Generation Pastor

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NICKNAME:

Nighthawk

MINISTRY ROLE:

Next Generation Pastor

DREAM VACATION:

Backpacking through Southeast Asia

REGULAR ORDER AT STARBUCKS:

Caramel Macchiato

FAVORITE MOVIE:

Saving Private Ryan, The Patriot, Elf

FAVORITE ACTOR/ACTRESS:

Tom Hanks and Denzel Washington

LIFE MOTTO:

Hakuna Matata…it means no worries…like for the rest of your days. It’s a problem free philosophy. You know…Hakuna Matata.

FAVORITE SCRIPTURE:

PREVIOUS JOBS:

Senior technician of Sno Cone Operations at Everwhat Sno; Children’s Ministry Summer Intern at Longhollow Baptist Church in Hendersonville, TN; Student Summer Intern at Crossroads Church in Woodlands, TX; Tees Valley Youth for Christ Gap Year Worker, North Yorkshire, England.

FAVORITE TV SHOW:

How I Met Your Mother

WHEN AND WHERE DID YOU GET SAVED:

At Camp We Wo Se Je when I was 12 years old.

WHAT SPORTS ARE YOU NOT GOOD AT:

Soccer

FAVORITE SINGER OR BAND:

Rend Collective or Passenger

PET PEEVES:

People who say they don’t pick their nose…come on. I bet they don’t pass gas either. (Insert eyeroll Emoji)

HIDDEN TALENT:

I play trumpet…and like most trumpet players I think I’m pretty good!

FAVORITE BOOK(S):

Harry Potter series, The Voyages of Doctor Dolittle, Love Does, Circle Maker, The Call to Conversion

PEOPLE WHO INSPIRE ME:

Abraham Lincoln, Lewis and Clark

QUIRKS:

I sometimes use words I learned in England without realizing it. Nathan and Dustin make fun of me for it.

IN MY SPARE TIME:

I hike, kayak, rock climb, build stuff out of pallet wood. You can build anything out of pallets.

WHAT/WHO MAKES YOU LAUGH?

Teenagers

THE MOST EXOTIC PLACE YOU HAVE EVER BEEN:

Malta

THE MOST ADVENTUROUS THING YOU HAVE EVER DONE:

Backpack through Eastern Europe or the 40-mile Lyke Wake Walk across the North Yorkshire Moors (17 hours).