Jerry's church

Thomas Road Baptist Church
Lynchburg Virginia , 24502

About Jerry
  • Education: Attended Lynchburg College, Lynchburg, Va. Graduate of Baptist Bible College, Springfield, Mo., Theology (1956) Honorary Tennessee Temple Theological, Doctor of Divinity Degrees: California Graduate School of Theology, Doctor of Letters Central University, Seoul, Korea, Doctor of Laws
  • Experience: Honors: Clergyman of the Year in America, Religious Heritage of America (1979) Notable Facts: Jabotinsky Centennial Medal, for friendship to Israel; Presented by Prime Minister Menachem Begin (1980) Christian Humanitarian of the Year, Food for the Hungry International (1981) Most Admired Man Not in Congress, Conservative Digest (1983) Voted among 10 Most Admired Men in America, Good Housekeeping Poll Named one of the 25 Most Influential People in America, U.S. News & World Report (1983) Debated New Zealand Prime Minister David Lange, defending the “Western Nuclear Alliance,” at Oxford Debating Society (1985) Featured on the covers of Newsweek and Time, and on countless print and broadcast outlets Speaker at dozens of colleges and universities including Harvard, Princeton, Yale, Dartmouth, UCLA, and Notre Dame Met privately numerous times with U.S. Presidents George Bush, Ronald Reagan, Gerald Ford, and Richard Nixon Met with world leaders such as Egyptian President Anwar Sadat, South African President F.W. DeKlerk, Jordan’s King Hussein, and Israeli Prime Ministers Begin, Shamir, Rabin, Peres, and Netanyahu Led missionary and humanitarian efforts in nations around the world including Haiti, Guatemala, Thailand, Sudan, Ethiopia, Romania, Korea, India, Philippines, and the former Soviet Union
  • Family: Wife, Macel Pate Falwell Two sons, Jerry Falwell, Jr., Attorney, Lynchburg, Va. and Jonathan Falwell, Executive Pastor of Thomas Road Baptist Church, Lynchburg Va. One daughter, Jeannie Falwell Savas, Surgeon, Richmond, Va.
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