Colorado Christian University
Colorado Christian University
Commencement Speaker

Commencement Speaker

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Eric Metaxas

New York Times Bestselling Author
Acclaimed Commentator on Social Issues

Eric Metaxas is the New York Times bestselling author of Bonhoeffer, Miracles, If You Can Keep It, and many other inspiring books. He has written more than thirty children’s books, including the bestsellers Squanto and the Miracle of Thanksgiving, It’s Time to Sleep, My Love, and God Made You Special! His books have been translated into more than twenty languages.

He is the host of the Eric Metaxas Show, a nationally syndicated radio program heard in more than 120 cities around the U.S., featuring in-depth interviews with a wide variety of guests. Along with his colleague John Stonestreet, Metaxas is also the voice of BreakPoint, a radio commentary that is airing on 1,400 radio outlets with an audience of eight million.

Metaxas speaks to thousands around the U.S. and internationally each year. He was the keynote speaker at the 2012 National Prayer Breakfast in Washington DC and a featured speaker at the Canadian National Prayer Breakfast in Ottawa in 2013. Eric has been the commencement speaker at Palm Beach Atlantic University, Hillsdale College, and the Baccalaureate speaker at Liberty University. He was also a dynamic speaker at Centennial Institute’s Western Conservative Summit 2016.

Metaxas has been awarded honorary Doctorates from Hillsdale College, Liberty University, and Sewanee: The University of the South. He and his wife, Susanne, were jointly awarded the Human Life Review’s “Great Defender of Life Award.”

Eric lives in Manhattan, New York, with his wife and daughter.