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Convocation

4.4.2008
Former NFL player Derwin Gray spoke at convocation service at Liberty University Friday. Gray is founder of One Heart at a Time ministries and a pastor with theGathering, a multi-ethnic church in Charlotte, N.C. Gray, who has made radio and television appearances and is known for the movie, “Evangelism Linebacker,” challenged Liberty students to “marinate” with him on the issue of brokenness.
Mitzi Bible
4.2.2008
Dr. Laurence White, senior pastor of Our Savior Lutheran Church in Houston, Texas, and an outspoken pro-lifer, was the featured speaker at Wednesday’s convocation service. Liberty University awarded White a Doctor of Divinity degree in 1997 for his tireless work on behalf of the nation’s unborn.
Mitzi Bible
3.31.2008
Dr. Tim Clinton gave a motivational talk to Liberty students titled “Change Your Life” at Monday morning’s convocation service in the Vines Center. Clinton is the executive director of the Center for Counseling and Family Studies at Liberty University. He also serves as president of the American Association of Christian Counselors.
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3.28.2008
USA Softball three-time Olympian Gold Medalist Leah O’Brien-Amico shared her story with Liberty University students during Friday convocation at the university’s Vines Center.
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3.12.2008
Liberty students had the chance to hear from the pastor of the largest evangelical church in Europe at the March 12 convocation service. Pastor Sunday Adelaja is the founder of The Embassy of the Blessed Kingdom of God for All Nations, in Kiev, Ukraine.
Mitzi Bible
3.10.2008
Dr. Randy Rebold, LU alumnus and seven-time Emmy award winning songwriter and producer, energized Monday morning convocation with a talk on Christian love. “We are the body. The Jesus in me loves the Jesus in you,” he said. “But He tells me that I should tell you (I love you) … we’re not even doing that. Let’s start communicating that we love one another.”
Mitzi Bible
3.3.2008
Referring to the country song “Live Like You Were Dying” and the movie “The Bucket List,” Graham said as Christians “every one of us ought to have a ‘bucket list.’ We ought to have such a purpose and passion for life that we do and get to do everything that God is calling all to do,” he said.
Mitzi Bible
3.3.2008
The Exaltation Chorale, an auditioned group of high school home school students based out of New York City, provided special music at Monday's convocation in the Vines Center. Liberty University convocations are held every Monday, Wednesday and Friday, giving students the opportunity to hear from well-known Christian leaders from the university and around the world.
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2.29.2008
Brett Fuller, team chaplain for the Washington Redskins, gave a high-energy talk at Fridays convocation in the Vines Center. He spoke about enduring conflicts and trials and using them to become a better person.
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2.25.2008
Lee Strobel, a leading apologist and bestselling author of 20 books, including the popular “The Case for Christ,” talked to Liberty University students about the “unexpected adventure” of a Christian at Monday’s convocation service in the Vines Center.
Mitzi Bible
2.20.2008
As a 5-year-old boy, Steve Saint’s world revolved around his father. Then he was told the devastating news that his dad had been killed. “I thought my life was over,” he said at Wednesday’s convocation service in the Vines Center. His visit was part of Missions Emphasis Week at LU.
Mitzi Bible
2.8.2008
With about 8,500 students, faculty and staff in attendance, he used the convocation service to point out key issues of his platform: a Sanctity of Life Resolution for stopping abortion, paying down the national debt, sound money, repealing the income tax, withdrawal of troops from Iraq, free markets and limited government.
Mitzi Bible
2.6.2008
U.S. Congressman Ron Paul, Republican candidate for president, will speak at Friday’s convocation service in the Vines Center. LU Chancellor Jerry Falwell Jr. made the announcement at Wednesday’s convocation.
Mitzi Bible
1.28.2008
Gary Smalley, one of the country’s best-known authors and speakers on family relationships, gave Liberty students some premarital advice at Monday’s convocation service.
Mitzi Bible
1.25.2008
Liberty University will host Gary Smalley, one of the country’s best-known authors and speakers on family relationships, at convocation service at 10 a.m. Monday, Jan. 28, in the Vines Center. Smalley is also scheduled to speak at Thomas Road Baptist Church at 6 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 27.
Mitzi Bible
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