Paul Nyquist is the ninth president of Moody Bible Institute in Chicago. Prior to coming to Moody, Dr. Nyquist served as president and CEO of Avant Ministries from 2001 to 2009. He has also served as a senior pastor of two different churches and as an adjunct professor at Grace University in Omaha, NE and Phoenix Seminary in Scottsdale, AZ. Dr. Nyquist studied at the University of Nebraska at Lincoln and later received a Th.M. and a Ph.D. in Systematic Theology from Dallas Theological Seminary. His first book,There Is No Time, was published in 2007. His latest book, The Post-Church Christian was published by Moody Publishers in 2013. He and his wife, Cheryl, have been married for 31 years and are the parents of four grown children, three of whom attended Moody Bible Institute.