Pepperdine University Welcomes Ted Baehr, Founder of MOVIEGUIDE to Speak at Lectureship

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The Pepperdine University Graduate School of Education and Psychology (GSEP) will host its fourth installment of the Dean's Distinguished Lecture Series (DDLS) with speaker Dr. Ted Baehr, Founder and Publisher of MOVIEGUIDE®: The Family Guide to Movies and Entertainment.

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Fueled by his desire to redeem the values of the media while educating audiences on how to use discernment in selecting their entertainment, MOVIEGUIDE founder and publisher Ted Baehr, digs deeply into the moral content, theology and worldviews of the movies, videos and television programs reviewed by MOVIEGUIDE. Baehr has used his 40 years of research on the media and culture to create a non-profit that is the only active liaison between studio executives and the general public for issues of family entertainment and faith.

In this lecture, Baehr will be addressing how to turn a life’s purpose into a thriving organization and successful business.

The lecture event will take place on Thursday, May 10, 2012 at 7p.m. at the West Los Angeles Graduate Campus. Admission is free, but space is limited. To RSVP, please visit http://gsep.pepperdine.edu/deans-lecture/; call 310-568-2344 or email vjahn(at)pepperdine(dot)edu.

About Dr. Ted Baehr:
Baehr is Founder and Publisher of Movieguide®, Chairman of the Christian Film & Television Commission®, as well as a noted critic, educator, lecturer, and media pundit. His life’s purpose is to be used of God to redeem the values of the media while educating audiences on how to use discernment in selecting their entertainment. Baehr has been a featured guest on Oprah, Hannity and Colmes, CNN, ABC, Fox News, MSNBC, and Entertainment Tonight.

About DDLS:
Generously sponsored by Mr. Don Rice and Dr. Susan Rice (EdD ’86), the Dean’s Distinguished Lecture Series brings leading agents of change to the Pepperdine University Graduate School of Education and Psychology (GSEP). The series was created to discuss the challenges and leadership opportunities in communities across the world and to support the GSEP mission of educating students to inspire lasting change in their own communities by leading lives of service, purpose and leadership. Dr. Rice is a member of the Pepperdine University Board of Regents and the director of the GSEP Board of Visitors.

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