After President Stealey opens in prayer and the reading of Colossians 1:9-19 (start-06:44), he introduces and reads the Abstract of Principles (6:45-21:04). After making some concluding thoughts, Dr. Stealey moves on to having two new professors sign the Abstract of Principles (23:30-26:55). Those professors were Dr. James E. Tull, Professor of Theology, and Dr. Emily K. Lansdell, Professor of Missions.
Samuel James was a student at SEBTS that had been approved for appointment with the Foreign Mission Board. The service opens with a scripture reading from 0:00-0:18. A short word on prayer is given from 0:25-1:30. A prayer is offered from 1:31-4:22. The speaker is introduced from 4:28-10:00. Music plays from 10:12-15:27. James speaks from 15:36-31:10. Samuel James speaks about the needs of the mission field. Dr. Hardeson speaks from 31:19-35:04. He shares further needs for missionaries. Dr. Copeland speaks from 35:13-40:31. He gives the chapel an opportunity to respond to the message they’ve heard and give to the needs of the missionaries.