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Convocation

11.3.2008
Dr. John Trent, founder of Strongfamiles.com, 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
10.31.2008
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
10.29.2008
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
10.29.2008
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.
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10.27.2008
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
10.27.2008
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
10.23.2008
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
10.22.2008
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
10.20.2008
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
10.17.2008
Brett O’Donnell, former director of debate for Liberty University, visited campus to speak to students during Friday’s convocation. After coaching Liberty’s debaters for 18 years, O’Donnell is now the Communications Strategist for Republican presidential candidate Sen. John McCain’s campaign.
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10.17.2008
Liberty University Head Football Coach Danny Rocco took the stage at Friday’s convocation, encouraging students to come out to Saturday’s home contest against the Lafayette Leopards. “We need everybody in this facility today to be at that game tomorrow,” Rocco told a packed Vines Center.
Eric Brown
10.15.2008
The city of Lynchburg will hold a brainstorming session on Thursday, Oct. 23, from 4 to 7 p.m. at Liberty University’s Reber-Thomas Dining Hall to help formulate a bicycle and pedestrian plan for Wards Road. Students and the general public are encouraged to attend and share their thoughts.
Teresa Dunham
10.15.2008
Applause filled the Vines Center at Wednesday’s convocation as Liberty University’s own Dr. Ed Hindson took the podium... Hindson’s battle started last winter when medical tests revealed that he had major blockages in five of his main cardiac arteries. He needed open heart surgery, and it initially seemed like the surgery went fine.
Teresa Dunham
10.13.2008
Dr. Johnny Hunt said a prophetic message was on his heart at Monday’s convocation — a sermon based on having the knowledge, understanding and wisdom rooted in Psalms 119:33-37. An excerpt of the verses says: “Teach me, O LORD, the way of thy statutes; and I shall keep it unto the end (33).
Teresa Dunham
10.10.2008
With the recent attention from Liberty’s campus-wide voter registration drive, it was fitting for Chancellor Jerry Falwell Jr. to call on Mat Staver, Dean of Liberty University School of Law, to speak on “Voting Christian Principles” at Friday’s convocation.
Mitzi Bible
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