Van Moody has a passion for healthy transformation in individuals, organizations and the world. With a background in business, marketing and ministry, he is uniquely qualified to position and empower people for genuine success in every area of life.
Moody’s compelling voice has been heard around the world: at the 30th Anniversary of the March on Washington, with Pope John Paul II and his Pontifical Council in Rome, Italy, and in Tokyo, Japan as an Associate Trainer for Dr. John Maxwell’s leadership organization, EQUIP. Most recently, Moody became a member of Dr. Oz’s Core Team which is featured on the Dr. Oz Show on ABC.
A native of Atlanta, Georgia, Moody has studied at some of the most respected academic institutions in the world, including DePauw University (Greencastle, IN), Harvard University (Cambridge, MA), Oxford University (Oxford, England), and the Interdenominational Theological Center (Atlanta, GA).
In March 2006, Moody established The Worship Center Christian Church in Birmingham, Alabama. This thriving church has served more than 8000 members in multiple locations and has an online campus which is viewed from as far away as Kuwait, Australia, and South Africa.
With his unique ability to understand and communicate timeless truths in highly 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 and practical application, Moody is a strong visionary leader as well as a highly sought-after speaker and leader in both the church and business communities.
Moody is the author of the best-selling book, The People Factor (Thomas Nelson), which has been described as “the most comprehensive work on relationships that has been seen in a long time” and as “the best book on relationships I have ever read.” He is also the author of The I-Factor (Thomas Nelson) which received a glowing review form Publisher’s Weekly which stated, “Moody’s text will inspire those who realize they are self-sabotaging; it offers readers a way out of failure and will be a welcome resource for life’s more difficult periods.”
Moody resides in Birmingham, Alabama with his wife, Dr. Ty, and their two children, Eden Sydney and Ethan Isaiah.