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       Jerry Falwell
       1933-2007
      
       Jerry Lamon Falwell, Sr. was an American Baptist, televangelist, and a conservative commentator. He was the founding pastor of the Thomas Road Baptist Church, a megachurch in Lynchburg, Virginia. He founded Lynchburg Christian Academy (now Liberty Christian Academy) in 1967, Liberty University in 1971, and cofounded the Moral Majority in 19779.
      
       Falwell led services at Thomas Road for many years. During his tenure, it changed affiliations from Baptist Bible Fellowship International, which has fundamentalist sympathies, to the traditional conservative Southern Baptist Convention, and Falwell himself ended his self-identification with fundamentalism in favor of evangelicalism.
      
       In 1956, at age 22, Falwell founded the Thomas Road Baptist Church of Lynchburg, (TRBC) where he served as pastor. The Church went on to become a megachurch, and is now run by Jerry Falwell's son Jonathan Falwell, who serves in the same capacity as his father.
      
       In 1971, Jerry Falwell founded Liberty University, a Christian liberal arts university in Lynchburg, Virginia. Liberty University has approximately 57,000 students of whom about 12,000 are residential students and 45,000 are enrolled online.


    Jerry Falwell on:    

During the last times, men will be lovers of pleasure more than lovers of God. When you think of our sports-driven society, and our media-driven society, and our leisure-driven society, then you understand we are living in the last days.

    Topics: Apathy, Sports

If you need a remote control for your television set, don't have children; the chances of your controlling anything else in life are remote.

    Topics: Children

You tell your children to clean their room, not because you cannot stand it any longer, or because you said to. Love teaches them that possessions are gifts from God that should be gratefully received and taken care of.

    Topics: Children, Gifts

If you think the sound of your children making noise troubles you, look out when they're deadly silent because that's when real trouble is brewing.

    Topics: Children

Christians, like slaves and soldiers, ask no questions.

    Topics: Christians

Your words can make others love, or they can make them hate.

    Topics: Discretion

Your words can permanently influence a life.

    Topics: Discretion

We need to give our total focus to the business of reaching this world with the Gospel of Jesus Christ and stop running down meaningless rabbit trails that get our focus off of our heavenly purpose.

    Topics: Evangelism, Perseverance

We can only change the world if we have a heart for the world and deliver the message for the world. We can only change the world if we evangelize the world.

    Topics: Evangelism, Change

AIDS is not just God's punishment for homosexuals; it is God's punishment for the society that tolerates homosexuals.

    Topics: Health, Tolerance

There's no need for the Church of Jesus Christ to be wasting its time gullibly falling for all of this global warming hocus pocus.

    Topics: Ignorance

We visit prisoners on death row, and some of them are saved, but we believe their sentences should be carried out because they have a debt to society.

    Topics: Justice

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