Lynchburg, VA - Liberty University has announced its lineup of speakers for this fall's convocation.
Seven-time Grammy Award winning Christian artist Kirk Franklin will speak next week. Actor Kirk Cameron is back this year, along with Hall of Fame Quarterback Jim Kelly, and Holocaust survivor Andrew Burian. Former United States Senator Rick Santorum will also head to the Vine Center in November.
Liberty's Convocation is the world's largest weekly gathering of Christian young people. It is held three times a week in the Vines Center.
Below is the schedule:
9/8 - Kirk Franklin | 7-time Grammy Award winning Christian artist
9/10 - David Nasser | Senior Vice President for Spiritual Development
9/12 - Canon Andrew White | the "Vicar of Baghdad"
9/15 - Nik Ripken | Bestselling author and humanitarian
9/17 - Roy Peterson | President, American Bible Society
9/19 - Mac Powell | Lead singer and songwriter, Third Day
9/22 - Darrell Bock | Christian scholar
9/24 - Mark Gungor | Senior Pastor, Celebration Church
9/26 - Kirk Cameron | TV and Film Actor; Producer of "Unstoppable"
9/29 - Vernon Brewer | Liberty Alumnus; Founder and President of World Help
10/1 - Todd Starnes | Fox News Radio host and bestselling author
10/3 - Shelene Bryan | Humanitarian and bestselling author
10/6 - Dr. Ed Hindson | Distinguished Professor & Dean, B. R. Lakin School of Religion
10/8 - David & Jason Benham | Liberty Alumnus; Twin television hosts and entrepreneurs
10/10 - Fall Break
10/13 - JD Greear | Author & Pastor of Summit Church
10/15 - Mark Batterson | Pastor, National Community Church; Author of "The Circle Maker"
10/17 - Ed Stetzer | Liberty Alumnus; President, LifeWay Research; Author and Speaker
10/20 - TBA
10/22 - Leith Anderson | President, National Association of Evangelicals
10/24 - Jim Kelly and Family | Hall of Fame Quarterback
10/27 - Alternative Convocations
10/29 - Jay Strack | President & Founder, SLU
10/31 - Alex Himaya | Founding and Senior Pastor, theCHURCH.at
11/3 - Chris Tomlin | Christian artist and worship leader
11/5 - Oliver North | Political commentator and former United States Marine Corps lieutenant colonel
11/7 - Louie Giglio | Pastor, Passion City Church and founder of the Passion Movement
11/10 - Rick Santorum | Attorney and former United States Senator
11/12 - TBA
11/14 - Alternative Convocations
11/17 - Andrew Burian | Holocaust Survivor
11/19 - Rush of Fools | Christian rock/contemporary band
11/21 - Prayer and Praise
12/1 - Ken Davis | Best-selling author, Christian comedian, and motivational speaker
12/4 - Christmas Convo