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Students outraged after Jimmy Harper shakes head ‘no’

Jimmy Harper demonstrates his "neck exercise" following chapel.

Campus pastor Jimmy Harper has sent shock waves through the Lee University campus. Thursday, he was spotted in chapel repeatedly shaking his head “no” while Dr. Raymond Culpepper, General Overseer of the Church of God, spoke to the student body.

Witnesses report that Harper, who typically nods his head in affirmation at even the most idiotic points made by chapel speakers, began shaking his head “no” when Culpepper asked audience, “Can God save you from your sins?” He shook his head a second time when Culpepper asked, “Would you like to grow deeper in your relationship with Christ?”

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Students pose questions—not favors—at ‘Ask the President Chapel’; Surplus money will rent ‘bounce house’

The bounce house will be placed in front of the PCSU.

At the recent Ask the President chapel service, Lee University administrators were greeted with a pleasant surprise: Extra money. The surplus came as a result of no one asking for personal favors, gifts, dates, or bobble heads at the Ask the President chapel.
The trend began early on when Jose Rodriguez asked Dr. Conn the question, “How can Lee University professors use the Socratic method to foster critical thinking in the classroom?” The students sat spellbound as Dr. Conn spent the next 25 minutes discussing his personal educational philosophy.

In years past, students have used Ask the President chapel as a way to get favors and gifts from Dr. Conn. This year, the focus was more academic and substantive in nature. Continue reading

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Paul Conn rushed to panic room during ‘Ask the President Chapel’ riot

During the recent Ask the President chapel, a noteworthy exception to the everyday excitement of chapel where President Conn addresses the questions and needs of students, an altercation between Conn and students quickly escalated into bedlam.

“It was all so quick, but we all were worried for the safety of those involved,” Patrick Young, a second semester Medlin resident, said shortly after the event.

Through piecing together eyewitness accounts and grainy chapel footage of the Lee University live stream on i-tunes, it appears that there was a riot toward the end of the chapel after Dr. Conn repeatedly replied “No!!!!” to seven student requests in a row.

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