Alex McFarland Welcomes Fox News’ Lauren Green and Family Research Council’s Gen. Jerry Boykin for Christian Worldview Week

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For Immediate Release
February 27, 2017

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Alex McFarland Welcomes Fox News’ Lauren Green
and Family Research Council’s Gen. 
Jerry Boykin
for Christian Worldview Week

March 20-22 Event on North Greenville University Campus Helps
Students to Know What They Believe and Why They Believe It

GREENVILLE, S.C.—In an “everything goes” world, it’s crucial that young people have a solid Christian worldview coupled with the ability to defend their beliefs.

That’s why Dr. Alex McFarland (www.alexmcfarland.com), religion and culture expert, author and national host, is planning the 2017 Christian Worldview Week at North Greenville University (www.ngu.edu, 7801 N. Tigerville Road, Tigerville S.C.), where he serves as Director for Christian Worldview and Apologetics at the Christian Worldview Center.

The three-day event kicks off March 20, with lectures from two nationally known speakers:

Monday, March 20

WHO:       Lauren Green, Fox News Correspondent
WHAT:    NGU Christian Worldview Week
WHEN:    10 a.m. and 7 p.m. March 20
WHERE: NGU Turner Chapel

Lauren Green serves as Fox News Channel’s chief religion correspondent based in the New York bureau, hosting the feature “Spirited Debate,” on which McFarland has been a frequent guest. She joined FNC in 1996 and has reported live from Rome in 2013 on the election of Pope Francis, as well as on the retirement of Pope Benedict XVI. Additionally, she provided live coverage of the beatification of Pope John Paul II from Rome in 2011 and Pope Benedict XVI’s visit to the United States in 2008.

Prior to joining FNC, Green served as a weekend news anchor and correspondent at WBBM-TV (CBS-2) in Chicago. From 1988 to 1993, she was a general assignment reporter at KSTP-TV (ABC-5) in St. Paul, Minn.

Outside of her career at FNC, Green is a reputable concert pianist with a degree in piano performance from The University of Minnesota. She has interviewed some of the most prominent people in the classical music world including Placido Domingo, Pierre Boulez and Joshua Bell and has covered such events as the Van Cliburn International Piano Competition and opening night of The Metropolitan Opera. In 2004, she released her debut album, “Classic Beauty.”

A graduate of Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism, Green was named Miss Minnesota in 1984 and was the third runner-up in the 1985 Miss America contest.

Tuesday and Wednesday, March 21-22

WHO:       Lt. Gen. (Ret.) William G. “Jerry” Boykin
WHAT:    NGU Christian Worldview Week
WHEN:    7 p.m. March 21 and 10 a.m. March 22
WHERE: NGU Turner Chapel

Lt. Gen. (Ret.) William G. “Jerry” Boykin serves as Family Research Council’s Executive Vice President. He was one of the original members of the U.S. Army’s Delta Force. He was privileged to ultimately command these elite warriors in combat operations. Later, Boykin commanded all the Army’s Green Berets as well as the Special Warfare Center and School.

In all, Boykin spent 36 years in the army, serving his last four years as the Deputy Undersecretary of Defense for Intelligence. He is an ordained minister with a passion for spreading the Gospel of Jesus Christ and encouraging Christians to become warriors in God’s Kingdom.

He and his wife, Ashley, enjoy spending time with their five children and growing number of grandchildren.

Learn more about Christian Worldview Week here.

McFarland is the author of the new book, “Abandoned Faith: Why Millennials Are Walking Away and How You Can Lead Them Home,” which sheds new light on what Christian parents must do to reach their young adult children when it comes to matters of faith. “Abandoned Faith” also offers a strong voice of hope for parents, church leaders and others who serve and love the millennial generation.

With a release date of March 1 from Tyndale Publishing and Focus on the Family, “Abandoned Faith” is available for pre-order now at AlexMcFarland.com.

McFarland is also the author of “Stand Strong America,” “The God You Thought You Knew: Exposing the 10 Biggest Myths About Christianity,” “10 Questions Every Christian Must Answer,” “10 Issues that Divide Christians,” “10 Answers for Skeptics” and the “Stand” series of devotions for teens. McFarland is an expert in the field of apologetics—the practice of defending the Christian faith in a world where faith in Christ is plummeting at alarming rates.

His blog at www.AlexMcFarland.com features posts such as “The Stress-Free Way to Know God’s Will,” “5 Strategies for Reaching Skeptics,” “Pitch These 9 Fallacies Before Making Moral Choices” and “Don’t Let Our Kids Be Eaten by Lions.” Read more here.

McFarland has spent years working with young people and takes their questions to heart. He has preached in more than 1,300 churches and has been featured at conferences such as the Billy Graham School of Evangelism, Focus on the Family’s “Big Dig” and California’s “Spirit West Coast,” sharing the platform with Chuck Colson, Eric Metaxas, Josh McDowell and others.

Part evangelist, part apologist, part educator and part broadcaster, McFarland focuses on communicating the message of salvation through the Lord Jesus Christ. He co-hosts the daily, live radio program “Exploring the Word” on American Family Radio’s Talk Network, heard on more than 125 stations across the country, and the weekly television show “Viral Truth,” airing on the National Religious Broadcasters Network, which he co-hosts with Jimenez.

For more information on Dr. Alex McFarland, visit www.AlexMcFarland.com or follow him on Facebook or on Twitter @AlexMcFarland. View the media page for Alex McFarland here.

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