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Convocation

2.6.2009
Dr. Michael Behe, biochemist and author of “Darwin’s Black Box,” presented a lecture on “Change or Purpose: The Argument for Intelligent Design” at Liberty University’s convocation on Friday.
Dominique McKay
2.4.2009
At Wednesday’s convocation, Liberty University Chancellor Jerry Falwell, Jr. introduced Lynchburg-area residents Tom DeWitt, Terry Dobyns and Richard Chaffin, who recently donated the 112-acre Ivy Lake in nearby Forest, Va., to the university.
University Advancement staff
2.4.2009
Dr. Emir Caner, president of Truett-McConnell College and the brother of Dr. Ergun Caner, president of Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary, spoke at Liberty University’s Wednesday convocation about bringing the first-century voice into today’s churches.
Dominique McKay
2.2.2009
Daniel Henderson, assistant professor of Renewal and Church Leadership at Liberty University and pastor of Prayer and Renewal at Thomas Road Baptist Church, opened Liberty’s Monday convocation with a message to students on remaining spiritually vital through prayer.
Dominique McKay
1.30.2009
Pastor Chris Williamson, who graduated from LU about 19 years ago, spoke at Friday’s convocation service in the Vines Center. Williamson is currently the head pastor at Strong Tower Bible Church in Franklin, Tenn.
University Advancement staff
1.28.2009
Chancellor Jerry Falwell, Jr. has announced that Liberty University will be cutting tuition for the 2009-10 academic year by nearly $6 million in an effort to make college more affordable for both its new and existing students.
University Advancement staff
1.28.2009
Jonathan Falwell, senior pastor of Thomas Road Baptist Church, encouraged students at Wednesday’s convocation to be “authentic” and practical Christians.
Dominique McKay
1.26.2009
Dwayne Carson, a campus pastor and the director of the Office of Student Leadership at Liberty University, spoke in Monday’s convocation on the need for prayer. “I believe in the power of prayer because I believe in a living God who says casts your burdens on me,” he said.
Dominique McKay
1.21.2009
Popular youth evangelist and musician Clayton King was the guest speaker for Liberty University’s Spiritual Emphasis Week. He spoke in Wednesday and Friday convocations.
Dominique McKay
1.19.2009
Monday’s convocation message focused on the importance of imitating God. Guest speaker Jim Cymbala drew inspiration for his message from Ephesians 5:1.
Sarah Funderburke
1.16.2009
Charles Lowery, a psychiatrist-turned–motivational speaker, delivered the message at Friday’s convocation. As a self-billed “power communicator,” Lowery’s clients have included AT&T, Jenny Craig Systems, State Farm Insurance Company and more.
University Advancement staff
1.14.2009
Liberty University’s co-founder and Dean of the School of Religion Dr. Elmer Towns opened the first convocation of the semester with a message to students on finding a personal dream and vision. “Some of the greatest spiritual leaders have been motivated by a great vision,” he said.
Dominique McKay
12.3.2008
Jonathan Falwell, senior pastor of Thomas Road Baptist Church and vice president for spiritual affairs at Liberty University, spoke at Wednesday’s convocation on how to obtain greatness. In order to achieve greatness, he said, students must understand what greatness is not.
Dominique McKay
12.1.2008
“Every time he has spoken he’s added value to my life,” coach Ritchie McKay said as he introduced Brett Fuller as Monday’s convocation speaker. “This is a man that has truly walked the talk.” Fuller, senior pastor of Grace Covenant Church in Chantilly, Va., and former Washington Redskins co-chaplain, spoke about the importance of discipleship and going where God leads...
Eric Brown
11.19.2008
Popular author and Pastor Gary Chapman spoke at Wednesday’s convocation service. Chapman, best known for his book “The Five Love Languages,” spoke about his most recently published book, “Love as a Way of Life,” which he began writing after an experience on an airplane left him wondering why some individuals are “lovers” and others are not.
Sarah Funderburke
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