Sunday morning sermon given to the people of Gilead Friends Church by Malone Pastor, Randy Heckert, on June 22nd, 2013.
University Pastor L. Randall Heckert, M.Div., has served at Malone University since 1997 - overseeing the spiritual formation of students through programming and pastoral activities.
Prior to serving at Malone, he served as a pastor in the Evangelical Friends Church in Deerfield, Ohio; Sarasota, Fla., and Salem, Ohio. Between 1982 and 1988, he was chaplain for the United States Army, serving at Fort Still, Okla., Fort Bragg, N.C., and in Sinai, Egypt, with the 82nd Airborne Division.
Pastor Randy has a bachelor's degree in philosophy from Youngstown State University, and the M.Div. from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School (Ill.) He is married to Kathy; the couple has two married sons and several grandchildren. In addition, the Heckerts own and operate Hambleton House Bed and Breakfast in Canton.