About thirty people came out for the event. The group included Liberty University faculty and alumni, area school teachers, and The Way of Improvement Leads Home blog readers. A few folks even drove-in from Charlottesville!
Let me address some of the questions I am sure you are asking about this leg of the tour:
Did court evangelical Jerry Falwell Jr. come to the event? No.
Did I talk about Jerry Falwell Jr. at the event? No. (Although I did mention his father several times).
Were there pro-Trump evangelicals in the room? Yes.
Did things get ugly? No. It remained very civil.
I spent time chatting with several Liberty University faculty and I am happy to report that in many cases (most cases?) there is a clear disconnect between the political sensibilities of the Liberty University faculty and the political sensibilities of the Liberty University president.
We are heading to Raleigh this afternoon. I hope to see you at 2:00pm at Quail Ridge Books.
P.S. There is still much work to do. On my drive from Lynchburg to Raleigh on Route 29 in southern Virginia I saw this: