Adventures in Faith
SHARING OUR FAITH IN EVERYDAY LIFE
Leighton Ford, Sunday October 1, 2017
This fall’s Adventures in Faith will be featuring Leighton Ford, brother-in-law of Billy Graham and a dynamic evangelist in his own right. He will be preaching in a joint worship service on Sunday morning, October 1st, at 11am in the sanctuary. There will be a 5:30 pm dinner that same day in the Fellowship Hall combined with worship and a panel discussion led by Leighton. The focus of this discussion will be “Sharing Our Faith in Everyday Life.”
Dr. Leighton Ford is President of Leighton Ford Ministries which focuses on raising up younger leaders to spread the message of Christ worldwide. He has spoken to millions of people in 37 countries on every continent of the world and served from 1955 to 1985 as Associate Evangelist and later Vice President of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association. Dr. Ford is the recipient of many awards including 1990 Two Hungers Award, which recognized his contributions to addressing the physical and spiritual hungers of people around the world and the Preacher of the Year award by the National Presbyterian Center. Time Magazine singled him out as being “among the most influential preachers of an active gospel.” He is also Honorary Life Chairman of the Lausanne Committee for World Evangelization. He has served as a board member for World Vision US; the Duke University Comprehensive Cancer Center, and Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary.
Dr. Ford is also author and co-author of numerous books. He lives in Charlotte, NC with his wife, Jean.