Presidential Candidates Set to Speak at Liberty University's Convocation This Fall

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Liberty University has announced its Convocation schedule for the Fall 2015 semester. Liberty's Convocation is the world's largest weekly gathering of Christian young people.

Liberty University's Convocation is the world's largest weekly gathering of Christian young people.

Liberty University has announced its Convocation schedule for the Fall 2015 semester. 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. Students are able to hear from prominent speakers of national/global significance from every sphere of society. Speakers challenge, motivate, and inspire students as they share their stories and impart wisdom from experience in their respective fields.

Notable speakers include presidential candidates Ben Carson and Bernie Sanders.

Many Convocations can be viewed online, as part of Liberty University Online Communities. Past events can be viewed online or on Liberty’s YouTube channel.

See the complete Fall 2015 schedule below:

This schedule is tentative and subject to change.

8/26 – David Crowder | Christian Recording Artist & 8-Time Dove Award Winner
8/28 – Joe White | Kanakuk Ministries
9/2 – Clayton King | Evangelist and Author
9/4 – David Nasser | Senior Vice President for Spiritual Development
9/9 – David Platt | International Mission Board
        – Children of the World | International Children’s Choir
9/11 – Jonathan Falwell | Senior Pastor at Thomas Road Baptist Church
        – September 11th Commemoration
9/14 – Bernie Sanders | United States Senator (VT – D)
9/16 – Karen Kingsbury | #1 New York Times Bestselling Author
        – Kyle Kupecky | Recording Artist & Author
        – Captive Movie Backstage | Ashley Smith discusses the extraordinary circumstances of her life in which the upcoming Paramount Pictures movie is based upon
9/18 – Korie and Sadie Robertson | A&E’s Duck Dynasty
9/21 – Woodlawn Movie Backstage | Producers & cast of the upcoming Provident Film movie
9/23 – William J. Bennett | Former Secretary of Education & Author
9/25 – Gretchen Carlson | Fox News Anchor & Author of Getting Real
9/30 – Dr. Michael Youssef | Leading The Way
10/2 – Tim Hawkins | Christian Comedian & Author
10/7 – Passion Live | Louie Giglio & The Passion City Church Band
10/12 – Darryl Strawberry | Former MLB player and Founder of Strawberry Ministries
10/14 – Wayne Huizenga | American Businessman and Entrepreneur
         – 321 Improv Comedy | Christian Improv Team
10/16 – Dennis Rainey | FamilyLife
10/19 – Brian Houston | Hillsong Church
10/21 – Dr. Ed Hindson | Dean of Liberty University’s School of Divinity
10/23 – Jefferson Bethke | Spoken Word and Author of It’s Not What You Think
10/28 – Paul David Tripp | Author and Speaker
10/30 – Louie Gohmert | United States Representative (TX – R)
11/4 – Deon Joseph | The Sheriff of Skid Row
11/6 – Tim Lee | Founder of Tim Lee Ministries | Military Appreciation
11/9 – Kay Arthur | Precept Ministries International
11/11 – Ben Carson | Author & Retired Johns Hopkins Neurosurgeon
11/13 – TBA
11/16 – Brent Crowe | Student Leadership University
11/18 – Rabbi Daniel Lapin | Radio Host & Author
11/20 – Mark DeMoss | The DeMoss Group & Author of The Little Red Book of Wisdom
12/2 – Darrin Patrick | The Journey & Vice President of Acts 29 Network
12/4 – Jim DeMint | The Heritage Foundation
12/9 – Rosaria Butterfield | Author and Former Professor at Syracuse University

About Liberty University

Liberty University, founded in 1971, is the largest private, nonprofit university in the nation, the largest university in Virginia, and the largest Christian university in the world. Located near the Blue Ridge Mountains on more than 7,000 acres in Lynchburg, Va., Liberty offers more than 450 unique programs of study from the associate to the doctoral level. More than 200 programs are offered online. Liberty’s mission is to train Champions for Christ with the values, knowledge, and skills essential for impacting tomorrow’s world.

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