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Convocation

10.1.2008
Benny Prasad, India’s most traveled musician, performed before a packed Vines Center at Wednesday’s convocation.
Eric Brown
10.1.2008
During Liberty University’s final convocation before fall break, Dr. Ben Gutierrez challenged students to be a light of hope as they traveled back home. The Liberty alumnus and Dean of Religion for the Distance Learning Program referenced two accounts from the Gospel of Mark, showing how Jesus Christ reached out to those who knew nothing about Him.
Eric Brown
9.29.2008
The late Dr. Jerry Falwell once called evangelist Dr. Bailey Smith one of the all-time great evangelists.
Teresa Dunham
9.26.2008
Rev. Jonathan Falwell, senior pastor of Thomas Road Baptist Church, spoke to students Friday on their “Call to Freedom” – the freedom they can have from stress, depression and heartache as they turn to God in the midst of it all and make the right choices.
University Advancement staff
9.24.2008
At Wednesday’s convocation, Nasser recalled the scenario of seeing certain big names — "Tiger" and "Brittney" — in Littrell’s contact list. Nasser wondered aloud what it would be like to be friends with celebrities who would actually call him back.
Teresa Dunham
9.24.2008
President of Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary Dr. Ergun Caner initiated a special offering for the local Liberty Godparent Home at LU’s Wednesday convocation.
Teresa Dunham
9.22.2008
Pastor and popular conference speaker Brad Powell used this statement during Monday’s convocation to identify a spiritual virus that constantly plagues the church — hypocrisy.
Eric Brown
9.19.2008
Four portraits of Liberty University’s leaders were unveiled during Friday’s convocation. Commissioned by the university and painted by artist Paul Dinwiddie, the portraits will hang in Arthur S. DeMoss Learning Center next to a portrait of the late Dr. Jerry Falwell Sr.
University Advancement staff
9.19.2008
Leadership expert Dr. John Maxwell spends much of his time speaking to managers of Fortune 500 companies, but on Friday he offered valuable life lessons to thousands of college students at Liberty University’s Vines Center.
University Advancement staff
9.17.2008
Wednesday’s convocation service took place on the 221st anniversary of the United States Constitution. It was fitting, then, that David Barton, founder and president of WallBuilders and one of Time Magazine’s “25 most influential American evangelicals,” was invited to speak to the student body.
Rory Tyer
9.15.2008
Tony Perkins, president of the Family Research Council and a Liberty alumnus, returned to his alma mater to speak at Monday’s convocation. The former Louisiana legislator spoke about the need for change in America — not of the political persuasion but rather a heartfelt spiritual change.
Eric Brown
9.15.2008
Liberty students got a sneak peek at the first production of LU’s 2008-2009 theatre season at Monday’s convocation.
University Advancement staff
9.12.2008
Joe McCain, the younger brother of Republican presidential candidate John McCain, rallied Liberty University students in a guest appearance at Friday’s convocation.
Teresa Dunham
9.12.2008
Dynamic Christian speaker and best-selling author Angela Thomas always aspired to be “the best little Jesus girl God ever had” — but one divorce later, the mother of four wondered if God could use her at all.
Teresa Dunham
9.8.2008
Mike Haley was once a male prostitute. Now he works for the conservative Christian organization Focus on the Family, sharing its vision of redeeming families, communities, and societies worldwide through Christ.
Mitzi Bible
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