The chapel speaker was Dr. Daniel Moosbrugger, Truett-McConnell’s Vice President for Administrative Services. He brought a message from 1 Samuel 16:6-12 on Samuel’ choice of one of the sons of Jesse to be king of Israel.
The theme of his message was “Breaking the Mold of Mediocrity.” Dr. Moosbrugger explained that to be mediocre is to be ordinary or adequate and not live up to our full potential. We are all created unique and have a God-given purpose in the body of Christ, just like Jesse’ son, David, who was a shepherd. God does not look at our outward appearance nor our circumstances nor upbringing but looks at our hearts. He spoke on these three points of mediocrity: