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Creative Arts Team

Creative Arts Team   

The Creative Arts team is a part of YouthQuest that contains guys and girls who are exceptionally gifted in drama, comedy and media arts and are devoted to serving the Lord with their talents. The team uses comedy as an icebreaker for getting to know students as well as and more importantly a way to open a door for the Gospel. The team also uses their ability on stage to present biblical truths to students, such as God’s love.

Noah Shaffer 
Creative Arts Team Leader / Videographer


YQ E-mail: nbshaffer@liberty.edu
Hometown: Virginia Beach, VA
Year: Junior 
Major: Exercise Science 
Why YQ? I am so very excited to be working with YouthQuest this year! This ministry is an incredible way to share as well as show the Gospel and the deep love of Christ to students of all ages. My hope is that when my team interacts with students they will be able to see Jesus' example through us. I cannot wait to see how God uses the team in the furthering of His kingdom!

Julia Charboneau


YQ E-mail: Jlcharboneau@libety.edu
Hometown: Atlanta, GA
Year: Sophomore
Major: Strategic Communications: Social Media Management 
Why YQ? I love Jesus and I love students! YouthQuest gives me the opportunity to share the power of the Word with middle and high school students. Also, I get to do it alongside a team who is passionate about loving The Lord deeper and deeper. 

Elizabeth Tallaksen


YQ E-mail: emtallaksen@liberty.edu
Hometown: New York, NY 
Year: Sophomore
Major: Strategic Communications
Why YQ? After having spent four years studying theatre throughout my high school career I felt The Lord calling me to use my talents to glorify Him and serve on YouthQuest. It is an amazing ministry that allows me to serve The Lord in the ways that I love by pouring into the lives of students and continue acting. 

Garrett Bagwell


YQ E-mail: grbagwell@liberty.edu
Hometown: Brownsburg, IN
Year: Senior
Major: Youth Ministry: Biblical Studies 
Why YQ? It's an amazing opportunity for me to use some of my biggest passions like theatre and performance to worship Jesus! I also love getting to lead students in small groups and build relationships on weekends! 

Allison Moore


YQ E-mail: amoore33@liberty.edu
Hometown: Jamestown, North Carolina
Year: Senior
Major: Women's Ministry 
Why YQ? I have known since I was in sixth grade, when YouthQuest began coming to my church, that I wanted to serve on the team. Now with God's great provision and timing, I have been given the opportunity to be on a team that serves the local church and pours God's love into every single student. There's nothing I love more than seeing a student begin to understand God's love for them, and with YouthQuest I'm given that opportunity on the weekends that we travel. My heart has been with this ministry for so many years now, and I am so honored to be on the team. 

Jake Rudy 


YQ E-mail: Jcrudy@liberty.edu
Hometown: Purceville,VA
Year: Freshman
Major: Undecided 
Why YQ? Starting in 6th grade I started going to DNow weekends put on by YouthQuest. My freshman year during a DNow was when I really saw the Gospel in a new light and put my faith in Christ. God has really used this team to change my life, so I wanted to be on the other end of that for others!

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