Heroes/Influences: Dennis Ceder (my father), Jim Cymbala, Tommy Nelson, Tim Keller, David Daniels, Elisabeth Elliot, Billy Graham, Amy Carmichael, Hudson Taylor, Corrie Ten Boom, Allistair Begg, John Piper, Jennifer Ceder
Hobbies: Coaching football, watching football, movies, reading, exercise, travel
Favorite Food: Pizza, steak
What I love about Albany: The people, the special community, the school sports and little leagues, the unity of the body of Christ, it's in Texas!
Before entering ministry: I was a graduate assistant football coach at Texas & Rice, & was an intern for the Minnesota Vikings. I also served as the Youth Director at First Presbyterian Church in Houston for 11 wonderful years.
Family: I have three incredible children Graham (6), Corrie (3) and Hudson (1). They are all named after heroes. I am married to an amazing woman named Jennifer who is an incredible mother, friend and spiritual leader to our little ones. She is also creative, an exceptional cook and has a great sense of humor.
Seminary: I went to Fuller Seminary and Dallas Theological Seminary.
Top 10 Books: Fresh Wind, Fresh Fire By Jim Cymbala, The Chronicles of Narnia by C.S. Lewis, The Hiding Place by Corrie Ten Boom, Shadows of the Almighty by Elisabeth Elliot, Passion for Souls, the Life of D. L. Moody by Lyle Dorsett, Preaching by Tim Keller, The Spiritual Secret, by Hudson Taylor, The Secret of Happiness, by Billy Graham, Humility by Andrew Murray, If, by Amy Carmichael