Inaugural Convocation

Join us in Southwest Florida on August 28, 2021, for the inaugural convocation featuring Dr. Everett Piper.

The convocation will begin at 10:00 a.m. at Grace Baptist Church in Cape Coral, Florida. A reception will follow the convocation.

Grace Baptist Church
1300 Ceitus Terrace
Cape Coral, FL 33991

This convocation is free and open to anyone, but please register using the form below.

About Everett Piper

Author of the national best-seller, Not a Daycare: The Devastating Consequences of Abandoning Truth. Piper served as president of Oklahoma Wesleyan University for 17 years during which time he led his school from relative obscurity to a position of national recognition and influence. Piper presently serves as a contributing columnist for The Washington Times. His commentary on religion, education, leadership and politics is featured in local and national media outlets coast to coast. Piper has been a guest on FOX News Special ReportFOX and FriendsFOX Business ChannelFOX The Story with Dana Perino, the Glenn Beck ShowThe Factor with Bill O’ReillyNRA TV, the Dana Loesch ShowThe Adam Carolla ShowThe Rubin Report with Dave Rubinthe Tucker Carlson Show, The Huckabee Showand the 700 Club with Pat Robertson.  He has also provided guest commentary for dozens of talk-radio programs and has filled in as guest host for the likes of Michael Medved, Mike Gallagher and Tony Perkins.

Dr. Piper is the 2016 recipient of the Jeane Kirkpatrick Award for Academic Freedom.  His viral op-ed, This Is Not a Day Care, it’s a University, which became his second book, was featured by NBC Today as one of its top ten news stories of 2015.Piper has been a featured speaker in dozens of venues including the Values Voter Summit, the Council for National Policy, the Young American Foundation, the National Congress for Families, and the inaugural ceremony for the United States Department of Health and Human Service’s and Office of Civil Rights creation of a new division for religious freedom. Go here to listen and watch these and more.

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