Phillip Rodgerson was the Director of the Missions Department at the Virginia Baptist General Board. Chapel opens with prayer (0:00-1:03). A welcome is given to the Directors of Missions present for a conference and the speaker, Phillip Rodgerson, is introduced (1:03-4:14). Phillip Rodgerson introduces his message and challenges the audience with Baptist distinctives in the current culture (4:14-9:02). He states that Baptists’ congregational government, professional training, gathering in community, and variety of programs strengthen them to reach the current society (9:02-13:40). He concludes by saying that Southern Baptists can lead with their strengths in the current society (13:40-15:54). The service closes in prayer (15:54-16:27).
Phillip Edward Rodgerson served as the Associate Secretary of the Department of Evangelism and Missions in Virginia. The service begins with an opening scripture reading from 0:00-0:37. A prayer is offered from 0:43-2:00. An introduction to the speaker is given from 2:03-3:31. Dr. Rodgerson speaks from 3:41-39:51. He preaches on the importance of church leadership structure.