Baccalaureate Speaker 2013
DR. MATT FRIEDEMAN
Asbury University is pleased to announce our speaker for
Baccalaureate 2013: Dr. Matt Friedeman
Dr. Friedeman has been the Professor of Evangelism and Discipleship at Wesley Biblical Seminary since 1987. He has authored six books including the latest, Discipleship in the Home (also out on DVD) and LifeChanging Bible Study (used as a text at Asbury University). He received his B.A./M.A./Ph.D from the University of Kansas and his M.Div. from Asbury Seminary. He has been active in the local, state and national media as a columnist, political analyst, and radio talk show host.
He is the founding pastor of DaySpring Community Church since 2001. DaySpring Church has been known for its activism at the abortion clinic, the crisis pregnancy center, at the prison and penal farm, at the nursing homes, tutoring ministries and other innovative outreaches into the urban center of Mississippi. DaySpring is also extensively involved internationally in various mission fields.
Dr. Friedeman is the husband of Mary (Boardman '83) and father of Caleb ('11), Joshua ('13), Elijah ('15), Hannah, Ezekiel and Isaiah (still at home). The Friedemans are homeschoolers.