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In the midst of troubling economic times worldwide, Dr. Ronnie Floyd posed a question for students to ask themselves during Monday’s convocation: “As a Christ follower, is my future any more promising?”
Eric Brown
Liberty University welcomed more than 1,600 high school students to College For A Weekend (CFAW) at Friday convocation in the Vines Center. Vice Chancellor Dr. Ron Godwin said the students exploring LU this weekend are the largest CFAW crowd yet.
Sarah Funderburke
Sam Moore, former CEO and President of Thomas Nelson Publishers, Inc., was the special guest at Wednesday convocation. Under Moore’s leadership in the 1970s and 80s, Thomas Nelson became the world’s largest Bible and Christian book publisher. It developed the New King James Bible in 1976.
Mitzi Bible
Liberty University is known for wrapping itself in the American flag, paying high tribute to soldiers who have fought and died to defend freedom — and that’s especially true during Military Appreciation Week.
Teresa Dunham
Vance Pitman, pastor of Hope Baptist Church in Las Vegas, Nev., spoke at Liberty University’s convocation on Friday with a message calling students to help build the kingdom of God in America. “One day Jesus Christ will return and he is building a kingdom,” Pitman said.
Dominique McKay
Liberty alumnus Jamie George spoke about humility in answering God’s call to serve others during Wednesday’s convocation. George, now lead pastor of The Journey Church in Nashville, Tenn., described how God used him as he began his first church. “I don’t know why God chooses to use me, but I’m grateful that he does,” he said.
Dominique McKay
Dr. John Trent, founder of, spoke during Monday’s convocation, emphasizing the importance of personal strengths. Citing 1 Corinthians 12:14-18, the best-selling author noted the uniqueness of each individual within a group.
Eric Brown
Given the opportunity to assist the Rev. Billy Graham with his autobiography, “Just As I Am,” author Jerry Jenkins wanted readers to be uplifted and motivated by the memoir. Through his travels with Graham, he himself became inspired by a man who lived his life sold out for Jesus Christ.
Eric Brown
The Bible teaches us that God uses the underdogs of life to accomplish great and mighty things for His glory. One of the greatest examples of this is King David. Speaking to thousands of students during Wednesday’s convocation, Liberty University Campus Pastor Johnnie Moore used David’s account to teach a valuable life lesson.
Eric Brown
Dr Ergun Caner, Dean of Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary, and Mat Staver, Dean of Liberty University School of Law, spar jokingly at convocation as they announce this weekend’s Turkey Bowl, a football game between seminary students and law students starting at 2 p.m. Saturday at Williams Stadium.
Virginia Gov. Tim Kaine visited Liberty University during Monday convocation, representing Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama. As co-chairman of the Obama campaign, Kaine shared his views on the candidate, while addressing the economy, abortion and gay rights.
Eric Brown
As disagreements about the contents of our nation’s constitution began to swirl in 1787, Benjamin Franklin urged President George Washington and fellow members of the Constitutional Convention to pray before each meeting. In his address Franklin stated, “I have lived, Sir, a long time, and the longer I live, the more convincing proof I see of this truth that God governs in the affairs of men.”
Eric Brown
As the newest addition to the Jerry Falwell Museum, located off the DeMoss Hall Grand Lobby, what once was a storage room has now been transformed into a timeline tribute to the life of the late Dr. Jerry Falwell. With the anticipation of alumni returning to campus in the next few days for Alumni Weekend...
Dominique McKay
In keeping with Mission Emphasis Week’s theme, “Rescue,” former Liberty University Director of Missions and current CrossWorld minister-at-large Jim O’Neill encouraged the student body to embrace “Operation Obey” in Wednesday’s convocation.
Jennifer Gelar
Missionary Carrie McDonnall delivered a powerful message of personal sacrifice at Monday’s convocation for the first day of Missions Emphasis Week at Liberty University. McDonnall lost her husband, David, and three close friends in a terrorist attack on the mission field in Iraq...
Teresa Dunham