TV Anchor Turned Pastor Speaks in Dimensions

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Dimensions Program Presents Chris Justice

Chris JusticeBOILING SPRINGS, N.C. – The Dimensions Program at Gardner-Webb University is proud to present Chris Justice, the senior pastor of Lee Park Baptist Church in Monroe, N.C., on Tuesday, October 11 at 9:25 a.m. in Paul Porter Arena.  Justice spent 12 years with WCNC-Channel 36 in Charlotte, N.C., where he served as co-anchor of the evening newscast from 2004-08.

Tracy Jessup, vice-president for Christian Life and Service and senior minister at GWU, says many citizens would recognize Justice for being on a major TV station in Charlotte, but might be surprised by his story.  “What people may not know is the journey of faith that took him from the news desk to the pulpit.  We’re grateful for the opportunity to have him share his testimony with our students and community,” said Jessup.

Gardner-Webb University’s Dimensions programs are free and open to the public.  The goal of Dimensions is to enhance the spiritual, intellectual, and cultural life at the University and also to promote a sense of community.  Dimensions programs are held on Tuesday’s at 9:25 a.m. in the Lutz-Yelton Convocation Center (LYCC).  More information is available at 704-406-4277.

Located in Boiling Springs, N.C., Gardner-Webb University was founded in 1905 and is home to over 4,300 students from 37 states and 21 foreign countries.  Gardner-Webb seeks a higher ground in higher education – one that embraces faith and intellectual freedom, balances conviction and compassion, and inspires in students a love of learning, service, and leadership.