Baylor President to Participate in Virtual Discussion on Christian Leadership in a Time of Crisis with Other National Leaders

April 21, 2020
Christian Leadership in a Time of Crisis

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WACO, Texas (April 21, 2020) – Baylor University President Linda A. Livingstone, Ph.D., will be a featured speaker in “Christian Leadership in a Time of Crisis,” a virtual discussion to be held online at 7 p.m. (CST) Thursday, April 23.

During the moderated conversation, Dr. Livingstone will explore how Christian leaders in faith-based organizations are navigating the unprecedented challenges posed by the current public health crisis of COVID-19 through charity, innovation, creativity and transformative vision.

Joining Dr. Livingstone as a participant in the conversation will be Timothy Dalrymple, Ph.D., president and CEO of Christianity Today. John Inazu, JD, Ph.D., The Sally D. Danforth Distinguished Professor of Law and Religion at Washington University in St. Louis, will moderate the event.

“As a Christian research university, Baylor University is committed to creating solutions to the most critical issues facing our nation and world today,” Dr. Livingstone said. “Fostering a greater understanding of the intersection of faith and public health is an important part of our institutional mission, and I am grateful for the opportunity to join Dr. Dalrymple and Dr. Inazu in what promises to be a vigorous and insightful conversation about how Baylor and other Christian institutions are offering light to the world during this time of crisis.”

The event is being hosted by Baylor in Washington, Christianity Today and the Council for Christian Colleges & Universities (CCCU).

Baylor in Washington is a program that encompasses a variety of initiatives through which Baylor University continues to live out its historic commitment to public service, religious liberty and Christian leadership. These programs include regular events and symposia in the Washington, D.C., area as well as collaborations with faith-based organizations and legislative and policy leaders and an annual internship program for Baylor students.

More information about the “Christian Leadership in a Time of Crisis” virtual discussion, as well as registration instructions, is available on the Baylor in Washington website.


Baylor University is a private Christian University and a nationally ranked research institution. The University provides a vibrant campus community for more than 18,000 students by blending interdisciplinary research with an international reputation for educational excellence and a faculty commitment to teaching and scholarship. Chartered in 1845 by the Republic of Texas through the efforts of Baptist pioneers, Baylor is the oldest continually operating University in Texas. Located in Waco, Baylor welcomes students from all 50 states and more than 90 countries to study a broad range of degrees among its 12 nationally recognized academic divisions.