Faulkner University student killed in wreck on way to preach
Faulkner University reports:
The Faulkner University community is mourning today the tragic death during the weekend of Major Sanders, 18, a freshman criminal justice major from Stockbridge, Ga. Major died in a car accident Sunday morning while he was traveling to preach at Lafayette (Ala.) Church of Christ.
“He loved the Gospel and he loved to preach,” said Faires Austin, dean of students, in describing Major. “He was well-liked by all the students and loved to make people laugh.”
Andrew Itson, campus minister at University Church of Christ, spoke at a devotional service Sunday dedicated to Major. He said Major drove an hour-and-a-half every Sunday to preach at Lafayette, a small congregation near the Alabama-Georgia border. He had dropped off his brother, Malvin, a senior at Faulkner majoring in Biblical studies, at a church in Opelika Sunday morning, where Malvin helped with the youth group.