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Anderson University Honors Clayton King with Honorary Doctor of Humanities

Evangelist honored at winter graduation ceremony

Influential youth and college evangelist Clayton King received an honorary Doctor of Humanities Degree from Anderson University during winter commencement ceremonies on Friday, December 14.

Clayton King

One of the emerging leaders in modern Christianity, King is the Founder and President of Crossroads Worldwide and Clayton King Ministries. He is the teaching Pastor at NewSpring Church, which was birthed on the campus of Anderson University, and he is the campus pastor at Liberty University in Virginia. He has also authored six books.

"Through the years, Clayton King has touched our campus through his preaching, teaching, and friendship," said Dr. Evans Whitaker, Anderson's President. "He has led students to Christ, helped them grow in their discipleship, and he has ministered to heavy hearts during times of loss of faculty members and students. His commitment to the campus family and the sincerity with which he relates to us has made him a treasure to our university. We feel he has earned the honor which we are giving him this commencement, and it is our joy to share with him both an honorary degree and an official appointment as a distinguished member of our extended faculty."

Clayton King attended Garner-Webb University where he was a Presidential Scholar. He was previously awarded an honorary Doctorate from Emmanuel College in Kota, India.

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