Dr. John Burder Hipps was the first Professor of Missions at Southeastern. Dr. Binkley opens the service with a tribute to Dr. Hipps from 0:00-1:49. Dr. Scoggin prays from 2:00-6:34. Dr. Patterson reads Ephesians 6:10-18 and 1 Corinthians 15:1-4, 50-56 from 6:57-11:00. Dr. Copeland delivers the message from 11:07-24:10. Dr. Binkley closes the service in prayer from 24:17-25:03.
Dr. James Cauthen was Executive Secretary, Southern Baptist Foreign Mission Board (now the International Mission Board). He preached about what it means to be a missionary and to be in ministry. He asserts that ministry should be treated as a calling and not simply a profession. Dr. Olin T. Binkley opens up with a prayer and introduction from 0:00-8:39, Dr. James Cauthen speaks from 8:40-59:09, and President Binkley closes with another prayer at 59:10-1:00:42