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Peoples to speak at Campbellsville University’s chapel service

Dr. David Peoples speaks during a chapel service in Ransdell Chapel in 2019. (Campbellsville University Photo by Whitley Howlett)

By Daisy Rodriguez, student news writer, Office of University Communications

CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky. – Dr. David Peoples, pastor of Jabez Missionary Church of Lexington and vice president of Progressive National Baptist Convention (PNBC), will speak at Campbellsville University’s virtual chapel service, Wednesday, March 31, at 10 a.m.

Peoples has served as pastor since Jan. 19, 2014 at Jabez Missionary Church of Lexington. He served 11 years as pastor at Mt. Olive Missionary Baptist Church of Ironton, Ohio, and he also served five years as pastor at Centerville Missionary Baptist Church of Paris, Ky.

Peoples served as a national instructor in the Congress of Christian Education (CCE ) and as a state president of Ohio. He was the second vice moderator of the Mid-West Region of PNBC and has also served as a regional vice president of Mid-West Region. He served as the chairman of elections of PNBC.

Peoples has won numerous awards such as Kentucky Colonel. One of his sermons was published in volume 2, books of “The Best Preachers in 50 years of PNBC.”

Peoples speaks to attendees of a 2019 chapel service at Campbellsville University. (Campbellsville University Photo by Whitley Howlett)

He has served as a former trustee of Simmons College of Kentucky and as a chaplain for the Ironton Ohio Police Department. Peoples was schooled in Lexington public schools and graduated from Bryan Station High School in 1990. He graduated from Eastern Kentucky University with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science. He’s taken Master of Divinity courses at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Ky.

One of his greatest quotes is “You are in the world, but you don’t have to be of the world.”

Peoples has been married to Margaret Mosley for almost 20 years. She is a certified instructor of cosmetology. They have three children: Michael, Hannah and Rodmann. In addition, Peoples was also baptized at the age of six at the historic Pleasant Green Baptist Church of Lexington.

All chapels are televised on WLCU (Comcast Cable channel 10 and digital channel 15), streamed on Campbellsville University’s Facebook page and wlcutv.com and can be found at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCGOyyKyrGBpSx8-uXa4NRtw.

Campbellsville University is a widely acclaimed Kentucky-based Christian university with more than 13,500 students offering over 100 programs of study including Ph.D., master, baccalaureate, associate, pre-professional and certification programs. The website for complete information is www.campbellsville.edu.