James Hilton speaking in chapel at Cedarville

Dr. James Hilton to speak in chapel at Cedarville University

by Natalia Kirychuk, Public Relations Writer


Dr. James Hilton, lead pastor and teacher at The Journey in Orange City, Florida, will speak in chapel at Cedarville University on Tuesday and Wednesday, Jan. 23-24, 2018.

Hilton was born in Orlando to a preacher and his wife. He accepted Christ at a young age but began to truly follow Jesus at the age of 17. While attending the University of Central Florida, he served as youth pastor in two churches and graduated with a business communications degree. Twenty years ago, Hilton married Shana and they have four children: Josiah, Halyn, Gracyn and Ansley.

After attending Southeastern Seminary, Hilton received a Master of Divinity degree and a Ph.D. in systematic theology. In 2004, Hilton became the lead pastor and teacher at The Journey.

Located in southwest Ohio, Cedarville University is an accredited, Christ-centered, Baptist institution with an enrollment of 3,963 undergraduate, graduate and online students in more than 150 areas of study. Founded in 1887, Cedarville is recognized nationally for its authentic Christian community, rigorous academic programs, strong graduation and retention rates, accredited professional and health science offerings and leading student satisfaction ratings. For more information about the University, visit www.cedarville.edu.