Clamp to spark new school year at NGU’s IGNITE
Tigerville, SC (August 21, 2020) Lee Clamp, team leader of evangelism for the South Carolina Baptist Convention, will be the keynote speaker for the 2020 Ignite Conference held on the North Greenville University campus August 24-26. The annual Ignite Conference brings guest speakers to campus that are impactful and difference-makers for Christ.
“We are so excited to welcome Lee Clamp as our 2020 Ignite preacher. He is an exceptional gospel communicator with a passion for evangelism,” said Vice President for Campus Ministries and Student Engagement Jody Jennings. “We are expecting God to use him mightily throughout our annual Ignite event.”
Before joining the convention, Clamp served in local church ministry for 16 years in both revitalizing churches and church plants. He has been a contributing author for "Unite: Connecting Generations," "Evangelism Take Heart," and author of "Close Encounters," a booklet on sharing Jesus with those closest to you. He also writes for a variety of national and statewide publications such as the Baptist Press and the Baptist Courier.
Clamp says now is the time for college students to make history or be history.
“When students read about this generation 50 years from now in our universities, what will be the narrative? Will those who tell your story recall the pivot that occurred in 2020 by the church to shift the DNA of this country, or will they write of what used to happen in our sacred buildings and Christian universities,” said Clamp.
He previously served in the First Baptist Church of Barnwell for 15 years as student minister, interim pastor, and missional pastor. During his time at First Baptist Church, it shifted from a dying traditional church to a progressive missionally engaged church.
As student minister, the student ministry grew from 12 to 225 students in weekly attendance, with over 300 being baptized. As missional pastor, the church shifted from a “come and see” mentality of church to a “go and be” mentality. Mentoring programs were established at public schools, low-income housing developments were adopted, career fairs to assist the unemployed were developed, and a system to help those in need was put in place.
He has been the camp pastor for the youth camp Summersalt and Camp McCall and speaks throughout the state.
Clamp holds a bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering from Clemson University and a Master of Divinity Degree from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary.
He is married to Leisa of 21 years, who is an elementary school assistant principal, and they have three sons, Caden (17), Connor (15), and Corder (8). Rokeem (28), a student of Leisa and athlete of Lee, is also considered a son.
To learn more about the Ignite Conference, visit www.ngu.edu/ignite-conference. Conference sessions will take place Monday, Aug. 24 at 10 a.m. and 7 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 25 at 7 p.m., and Wednesday, Aug. 26 at 10 a.m. Please follow chapel safety protocols and directional signage if attending in person. All sessions will be streamed live.
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