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Derik Idol

Deryk Idol

Assistant Professor


Professor Idol joined the Liberty faculty January 2018. He grew up in North Carolina, where he received a call to the ministry as a senior in high school. Derik has served in youth ministry for the last 18 years. Two years in camp ministry and 16 years in the local church. He has led at churches that range in size from 250 to 18,000+ with students ministries of nearly 2,500 students. He is a regular speaker for conferences, camps, retreats, and universities.


  • M.A.R., Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary 
  • B.S., Liberty University