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Convocation speakers scared by students

What do Josh Rice, Chris Goins and Mark Williams have in common?  They all agree that speaking to Lee University is “incredibly unnerving.”

The speakers, in a conference call interview with the-Leek following the final night of convocation, cited the Bible minor of each student as one of the reasons for their trepidation.

"I was taught in seminary that if I got nervous, I should imagine the audience in their underwear. That doesn't work when all you can see are some of the leading Christian thinkers from the past 2,000 years." -Mark Williams

“It’s just unnerving that all of these students have had Message of the Old and New Testament, and as such can scholarly and intellectually critique my sermon,” said Rice, a 1999 graduate of Lee University, who understands the “excellent biblical and theological training students in these classes receive.”

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