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Lew Weider

Lew Weider

Director, Christian/Community Service
Professor, Contemporary Issues

E-mail: laweider@liberty.edu


Education

  • Doctor of Education, Argosy University, Sarasota, Florida, 2005. 
  • Master of Arts, Liberty University, Lynchburg, Virginia, 1990.
  • Bachelor of Science, Liberty University, Lynchburg, Virginia, 1985.

Professional Experience

  • Faculty member Liberty University – Professor of Contemporary Issues I & II GNED 101 & 102 Residential, 1985-Present.
  • TRBC Wildfire Men’s Conference speaker, 2010.
  • TRBC IMPACT Men’s Conference speaker, 2007 & 2008.
  • Faculty member Liberty University – Professor of Contemporary Worldviews PHIL 104 LUO, 2007-Present.
  • Heritage High School Baccalaureate Speaker, 2006.
  • Buckingham County High School Baccalaureate Speaker, 2004.
  • Adult Bible Community Leader/Teacher Thomas Road Baptist Church, 1992-Present.
  • Assistant Campus Pastor/Director of Christian/Community Service, Liberty University, 1992-Present. 
  • Director of Liberty University/Thomas Road Baptist Church Super Conference, Liberty University, 1992-Present.
  • Director of Liberty University’s Military Emphasis Day, Liberty University, 1992-Present.
  • Faculty Member School of Religion, Liberty University, 1985-Present. 
  • Associate Pastor, Thomas Road Baptist Church,  1985-Present.
  • Director of Tribute (singing/evangelistic team), Liberty University, 1990-1997.
  • Director of Internships, Liberty University, 1986-1996.  
  • Assistant Director of Christian/Community Service, Liberty University, 1985-1991.

Organizations

  • Coordinator of Salvation Army bell ringing Liberty University, 2008-Present.
  • Liberty Baptist Fellowship – Director, 2003-2006.
  • Director/Endorsing Agent for Chaplains, Liberty Baptist Fellowship,  1992-Present.
  • President of Lynchburg Kiwanis Club, 1993-Present.
  • Faculty Advisor Circle K Club, Liberty University, 1993-Present. 
  • American Red Cross Coordinator for Liberty University, 1993-Present.

Professional Service

  • SME LUO PHIL 104, 2009-Present.
  • SACS Monitoring Report Project (Special Task Force - 3.5.1), 2008.
  • Honors Thesis Committee Member, 2008.
  • Faculty Interview Committee Chair, 2008-Present.
  • Plenary and Workshop speaker at (TRACS) Conference - Atlanta, Georgia, 2007.
  • Worldview Think Tank I & II, 2006-2009.
  • Core Competency Committee, 2005-Present.
  • NCAA Committee on Athletic Certification, 2005-2008.
  • Liberty University 5 year Strategic Planning Committee, 2004. 
  • Faculty Interview Committee, 2003-Present.
  • Undergraduate Curriculum Committee Member, 2001-2003. 
  • Committee on Faculty Development and Welfare, 2000-2001. 
  • Deans Council Member School of Religion, 2000-Present.

Publications

  • Contributor to “The Popular Encyclopedia of Apologetics”, 2008.
  • Worktext for GNED 101/102 - Academix, 2006-Present.
  • Keys to Explosive Evangelism – Liberty University Printing, 1986.

Certifications

  • Ordination - Thomas Road Baptist Church, 1994. 
  • Licensed - Thomas Road Baptist Church , 1985.

Awards

  • Teacher of the year, School of Religion, 2001.