North Greenville University will be hosting its annual area crusade August 18 through August 21.
Dr. Ken Fentress, senior pastor of Montrose Baptist Church in Rockville, Maryland, will be the keynote speaker.
The Crusade, sponsored by the Three Rivers Baptist Association and NGU, is the school's annual revival where the university and community join together to worship the Lord, focus on the gospel, and encourage spiritual growth. It is a traditional way the university starts the new academic year and sets the spiritual tone for the semester.
Dr. Ken Fentress has served as the Senior Pastor of Montrose Baptist Church in Rockville, Maryland since 2007. He formerly served as Dean of Intercultural Programs and Associate Pastor of Hebrew and Old Testament Interpretation at the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky. He has served in several pastoral and teaching positions. In addition to preaching, Dr. Fentress writes the rediscovering the gospel blog.
Fentress attended Howard University in Washington, D.C. He has earned the Bachelor of Arts degree in Biblical Studies from the Criswell College in Dallas, TX, the Master of Divinity degree from the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, KY, and the Master of Arts and Doctor of Philosophy degree in Near Eastern Studies from the Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, MD. Ken is married to Linda and they have three children.
The crusade begins Sunday, August 18 and continues through Wednesday, August 21 at 7:00pm nightly in Turner Chapel on the NGU campus.