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LU recognized for sending missionaries in North America

March 4, 2009 : Dominique McKay

Jerry Falwell Jr.Chancellor Jerry Falwell, Jr. was presented with a plaque from the North American Mission Board (NAMB) at Wednesday’s convocation. Liberty University was recognized by NAMB as one of the top senders of student missionaries in North America.

“We are thankful for the willingness of students who, in response to God’s call and gifting, leave their comfort zone to cross cultural lines, geographic lines and other areas to proclaim the Gospel of Jesus Christ,” said Jerome Stockert, coordinator of Campus Evangelism for NAMB.


The North American Mission Board assists Southern Baptists in their task of fulfilling the Great Commission in the United States, Canada and their territories through a national strategy for sharing Christ, starting churches and sending missionaries, in cooperation with Acts 1:8 Partners.