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Lincoln Christian College to celebrate 25th anniversary of the Webb Lectureship

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[March 06, 2009]  This year Lincoln Christian College and Seminary celebrates the 25th anniversary of the John M. Webb Lectureship series and is pleased to welcome Webb's sons as guest lecturers on March 17 and 18.

HardwareThe John M. Webb Lectureship on Preaching was established to honor the contributions of Dr. John M. Webb (1916-1982), who served the college as professor of preaching and academic dean of Lincoln Christian College and Seminary from 1956-1975. He was later named dean emeritus by the board of trustees.

Dr. Joseph M. Webb graduated from LCC in 1964. He holds a master's degree in journalism and a doctorate in communications from the University of Illinois. He also holds a master's degree in theological studies from Emory University as well as a doctorate in ministry from Claremont School of Theology. He has had a 40-year teaching career and served in administration at Pepperdine University, Southern Illinois University and the California State University system. He is currently on the communication studies faculty at Gardner-Webb University in North Carolina.

Dr. John D. Webb, also an alumnus of LCC and LCS, received his doctorate from Ohio State University. He has taught at Crossroads Christian College, Ohio State University, California State University in Fullerton and Fuller Theological Seminary. He currently serves as the chairman of the communications department at Hope International University in Fullerton, Calif.

Both guest lecturers have also served in numerous part-time and full-time ministries over the years.

The lectureships are free and open to the public.

For more information, contact the seminary office at 217-732-3168, ext. 2354.

[Text from file received from Lincoln Christian College and Seminary]

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