- Name: Jerry Falwell Sr.
- Born: 08/11/1933
- Died: 05/15/2007 (73 years old)
- Occupation: Pastor, educator, evangelist, activist
Jerry Lamon Falwell Sr. (//; August 11, 1933 – May 15, 2007) was an American Southern Baptist pastor, televangelist, and conservative activist. He was the founding pastor of the Thomas Road Baptist Church, a megachurch in Lynchburg, Virginia. He founded Lynchburg Christian Academy (now Liberty Christian Academy) in 1967 and Liberty University in 1971 and co-founded the Moral Majority in 1979.
Birth Name: Jerry Lamon Falwell
Alias: Jerry Lamon Falwell
Birth Place: Lynchburg, Virginia, U.S.
Death Place: Lynchburg, Virginia, U.S.
Jerry Falwell Sr. quotes :
I'm glad now, at age 66, that I never used alcohol or tobacco... I've buried a lot of friends who used tobacco or alcohol.Jerry Falwell Sr.
When you have a godly husband, a godly wife, children who respect their parents and who are loved by their parents, who provide for those children their physical and spiritual and material needs, lovingly, you have the ideal unit.Jerry Falwell
We will see a breakdown of the family and family values if we decide to approve same-sex marriage, and if we decide to establish homosexuality as an acceptable alternative lifestyle with all the benefits that go with equating it with the heterosexual lifestyle.Jerry Falwell
God created the family to provide the maximum love and support and morality and example that one can imagine.Jerry Falwell