Rev. Jeremy Morton welcomed as guest speaker during Shorter University's chapel service
February 1, 2012 -
The Reverend Jeremy Morton was the featured guest speaker during Shorter University’s weekly chapel service. Rev. Morton serves as senior pastor at Cross Point Baptist Church in Perry, Ga.
Rev. Morton shared a sermon based on Luke 18:14: “For all those who exalt themselves will be humbled, and those who humble themselves will be exalted.” Speaking to students, faculty and staff gathered inside Brookes Chapel, Rev. Morton spoke against pride, arrogance and conceit. “Self-righteousness leads to judgment. We should only compare ourselves to one person: Jesus Christ.”
Rev. Jeremy Morton speaking to faculty, staff and students at Shorter's chapel service on Tuesday.
Rev. Morton is a graduate of Brewton-Parker College and received his Master's of Divinity from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. He is pursuing a Doctor of Ministry degree from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Ft. Worth, Texas. Jeremy and his wife, Carrie, have a son, Zeke, and a daughter, Madie Ruth.
Founded in 1873, Shorter University is a Christian university committed to excellence in education. The Princeton Review annually includes Shorter on its lists of best value and best Southeastern colleges. The university offers traditional bachelor’s degrees in 48 major areas as well as undergraduate degree programs for working adults, the Master of Business Administration, the Master of Education and the Master of Arts in Leadership. General education and calculus courses are offered in an online format, and Shorter recently launched online programs that lead toward the Associate of Science, the Bachelor of Business Administration, and the Master of Accountancy degrees. For more information, visit www.shorter.edu.