|Born||Jonathan Pate Falwell
September 3, 1966
Lynchburg, Virginia, USA
|Alma mater||Liberty University (B.A.)
Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary (M. A. in Religion)
Taft Law School (J.D.)
|Occupation||Thomas Road Baptist Church|
Jonathan Falwell, Jr.
|Relatives||Jerry Falwell, Jr. (brother)|
Jonathan Pate Falwell (born September 7, 1966) is the senior pastor at the Thomas Road Baptist Church in Lynchburg, Virginia. He is the son and successor of the late Reverend Jerry Falwell, and the brother of Liberty University Chancellor Jerry Falwell, Jr. His older sister, Jeannie, is a surgeon. His mother, Macel Pate Falwell, died in October 2015.
In addition to inheriting his father's position as pastor, Falwell has continued his father's weekly column, Listen America, on various Web sites including NewsMax and WorldNetDaily. He hosts a weekly television show called Main Street Today where he interviews people from all walks of life and discusses how their belief in God has influenced and molded their lives.
He earned his Bachelor of Science degree from Liberty University in 1987, Master of Arts in Religion from the Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary in 1996, and Juris Doctorate in 2005 from the Taft Law School in Santa Ana, California.
Falwell and his wife, Shari, have four children; Jonathan, Jr., Jessica, Natalie, and Nicholas. They reside in Lynchburg, Virginia.
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