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Kanakuk Kamps president tells the gospel as The Cross Builder

For Immediate Release: March 5

Peter Browning, Ph. D.
Theme Year Director
Professor & Chaplain
Philosophy & Religion
Office: (417) 873-7231

SPRINGFIELD, Mo., March 5, 2010 —Joe White, President of Kanakuk Ministries and founder of Kids Across America, Men At the Cross, and Cross International, will present “The Cross Builder” on Thursday, March 11 at 11 a.m. in Clara Thompson Hall. The event is free and open to the public.

In the performance, White takes on the persona of a Roman cross builder and tells the gospel from his perspective. White will actually build a cross on-stage.

White believes in the power of family, purity and Kamps. His family’s dedication to Kanakuk Kamps has touched countless lives for eternity. White is committed to building up a new generation of Christian leaders, who are equipped to understand, defend, shape and stand strong in their faith.

White graduated from Southern Methodist University, has authored 22 books, and has been awarded two honorary doctoral degrees.

“The Cross Builder” drama has been performed for nearly 200,000 students on more than 75 university campuses across the country.

Drury University’s 2009-2010 convocation series Spirituality and Justice honors the connection between spirituality and intellectual pursuit and values interfaith dialogue.
All events are free and open to the public. For more information, please visit or contact Theme Year Director Peter Browning, Ph. D. at (417) 873-7231 or


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