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Convocation

4.18.2008
Evangelist Jamey Ragle spoke and Christian band Austins Bridge performed at Friday’s convocation service in the Vines Center. They were all scheduled to be part of the “Shake the Foundation” concert Friday night at Thomas Road Baptist Church, featuring singer and LU alumnus Marc Ivey.
Mitzi Bible
4.16.2008
Liberty University paid tribute to the victims of the deadly shooting at Virginia Tech one year ago as students dressed in orange and maroon filled the Vines Center for Wednesday’s convocation service. Campus pastor Johnnie Moore opened up the service reflecting on that tragedy.
Mitzi Bible
4.14.2008
Top lecturer, debater and bestselling author Dinesh D’Souza gave Liberty University students some solid arguments to use against what he calls “new atheism” at Monday’s convocation service. Atheists today “want to discredit and demolish Christianity,” he said. “They want to eradicate its influence in society. They want to make you feel like an idiot for believing in God and practicing your faith. …
Mitzi Bible
4.9.2008
Dr. Gary Habermas spoke about suffering at Liberty University's convocation service Wednesday. Habermas is a distinguished research professor of apologetics and philosophy at LU and chairman of the Department of Philosophy and Theology.
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4.7.2008
When you go on a trip of a lifetime, you don’t forget to take pictures to show the folks back home. NASA astronaut Leland Melvin, a Lynchburg native, spoke at Liberty University’s convocation service Monday and he brought with him video from his mission to space aboard Space Shuttle Atlantis, Feb. 7-20.
Mitzi Bible
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
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