Dr. D. Michael Lindsay – Transitioning Through Life’s Hinge Moments

President, Taylor University

"We experience these moments where the plans that we thought, probably are not going to materialize in the same way. And we have to be open to doing different things in different ways."

Dr. Michael Lindsay spent thousands of hours interviewing over 550 of the most prominent and well-known people today. He learned in the process that every single person has experiences he calls Hinge Moments, the title to his most recent book.  President Lindsay learned that it was HOW they “responded to those hinge moments of their life [that] had a disproportionate impact on the angle of the rest of the trajectory of their life.”  Listen to this episode of Rebuilding the American Dream to learn some of the incredible stories and the impact that it has made on his own life at time at Taylor University.

Dr. Lindsay became president of Taylor University in Upland, Indiana in 2021. He previously served as President of Gordon College in Massachusetts and he was a member of the sociology faculty at Rice University. President Lindsay earned his Ph.D. in sociology from Princeton University and graduate theological degrees from Wycliffe Hall at Oxford University and Princeton Theological Seminary. He is a summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Baylor University.  His book Faith in the Halls of Power: How Evangelicals Joined the American Elite, which was nominated for the nonfiction Pulitzer Prize in 2007. His most recent book, Hinge Moments, was launched globally on the Taylor campus in 2021.

March 23 2022

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