Ear for music, heart for God

Chords — After traveling through the summer, Clay Finnesand, third from left, and Exodus occasionally lead worship in Convocation. Photo credit: Kevin Manguiob

Sophomore Clay Finnesand is driven by his passion for Jesus and music While in second grade, he struck his first notes on a piano — an old Yamaha upright that he jokes is “still the best piano (he’s) ever heard.” At first, he practiced on his own without any formal …

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Kintzel gives final performance

end of an era — Justin Kintzel sold more than 300 CDs after leading his final worship service. Photo credit: Courtney Russo

Former Campus Band leader plays farewell concert during Campus Church Justin Kintzel performed at Campus Church for the last time Wednesday, Nov. 12. The two-hour event was filled with memories, music, laughter and tears. Justin Kintzel has served as Liberty’s worship pastor for several years and has been with the …

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Tomlin debuts album

Music — Chris Tomlin premieres songs from his new album. Photo credit: Courtney Russo

By Olivia Brown Grammy-winning artist performs new songs at Convo “(Welcome) to the Love Ran Red release party!” This is how David Nasser, the senior vice president for spiritual development, introduced Christian singer-songwriter Chris Tomlin in Convocation Monday, Nov. 3. “This is so cool,” Tomlin said. “This is amazing. What …

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Worship recognized

Praise —  Students work to further their abilities. Photo credit: Ruth Bibby

Worship Leader Magazine recognized the Liberty University Center for Music and Worship as one of the top worship programs in the country in their October issue. The magazine listed Liberty’s program among the “Best of the Best in Education” for the third year in a row in its annual “Best …

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Connecting through worship

Performing — Commuter Services hosts their first night of worship this year. Photo credit: Jessica Jordan

Gospel Community Church Praise Band and Gavin Davis visit Waldon Pond Apartments clubhouse An off-campus apartment can be a lonely place sometimes, but Liberty University’s Commuter Services, which is committed to the inclusion and bonding of commuter students with one another through planned events, works to find ways to bring …

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