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Campbellsville University to host president of the Southern Baptist Convention Pastors’ Conference speaking at inaugural worship service

Dr. Daniel Dickard

By Lexy Horton, student news writer, Office of University Communications

CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky. — Dr. Daniel Dickard, president of the 2023 Southern Baptist Convention Pastors’ Conference, will speak twice during the inauguration of Campbellsville

University’s President Dr. Joseph Hopkins.

Dickard will speak at a community worship service at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 14 at Ransdell Chapel, 401 N. Hopkins Ave., Campbellsville. The service is free and open to the public.

Earlier in the day, Dickard will speak at the university’s regular chapel service at 10 a.m., also in the chapel. The public is invited to this as well; however, all chapels are televised on WLCU (Comcast Cable channel 10 and digital channel 15), streamed on Campbellsville University’s Facebook page and can be found at   https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCGOyyKyrGBpSx8-uXa4NRtw

In his role as president of the 2023 Southern Baptist Convention Pastors’ Conference, Dickard’s focus is on expository preaching, intercessory prayer and the Great Commission, and his aim is to see churches grow in health and strength.

Dickard has been serving as lead pastor of Friendly Avenue Baptist Church in Greensboro, N.C. since 2018. He is a two-time graduate of Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, receiving his Master of Divinity (M.Div.) and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.).

While at Southwestern, he served as dean of students and instructor of preaching.

He is the author of a book titled Church Together: The Church of We in the Age of Me,” published Jan. 13, 2022. Dickard is married to Cassie Dickard, and they have three children: Conrad, Kesyd and Carolina.

Campbellsville University is a widely acclaimed Kentucky-based Christian university that has enrolled nearly 12,000 students yearly. The university offers over 100 programs of study including doctoral, masters, bachelors, associate and certification programs. The website for complete information www.campbellsville.edu.