Sydnor Lorenzo Stealey was President Emeritus of Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. Dr. Binkley begins the service in a word of prayer from 0:00-2:19. Music plays from 2:24-6:03. Dr. Binkley introduces Dr. Stealey from 6:15-7:34. Dr. Stealey speaks from 7:40-37:02. Stealey shares how God has power that works for righteousness. He cites the story of Hagar and Abraham for his message. Dr. Stealey notes that it is impossible to hide from God and it is always good to not run away from him, but to draw near.
The inauguration of Olin Trivette Binkley as the second president of Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. The service begins with a prayer from 0:00-1:01 by Dr. James Archibald Jones. Dr. Leo Greene and Dr. W.C. Strickland read Isaiah 6:1-13 and various verses from Ephesians 4 from 1:17-7:44. Dr. Porter W. Routh gives the Address from 7:46-30:11. Former president, Dr. Stealey, offers the inaugural prayer from 30:16-34:41. The chapel service sings "The Last Words of David" from 34:59-38:37. Dr. J. Glenn Blackburn performs the Installation of the President from 38:39-44:07. Dr. Binkley gives his inaugural address from 44:11-1:09:17. The chapel performs the seminary hymn form 1:09:40-1:13:19. Dr. W. Perry Crouch gives the closing prayer from 1:13:21-1:15:17. Closing music plays from 1:15:23-1:18:48.
Sydnor Lorenzo Stealey was the 1st president of Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. The service begins with an opening prayer from 0:00-1:31. There are scripture readings from various verses in Isaiah 58, Isaiah 40, 2 Corinthians 5 & 6 from 1:40-9:44. Special music is played from 9:52-13:03. Dr. Stealey gives the address from 13:06-29:44. Stealey gives a moment to recognize the students for completing their studies at the seminary. He encourages them to serve God faithfully and to love well everywhere they go. There is a tribute to Dr. Stealey from 29:46-32:55 as this is his last event as president of the seminary before he retires. J. Glenn Blackburn gives a few closing remarks and benediction from 32:56-37:38.
The service begins with President Stealey offering a word of prayer form 0:25-1:45 Colossians 1:9-20 is read along with another word of prayer from 1:58-5:20. The graduating class presents a gift to the seminary from 5:28-7:34. A special song involving bell chimes is performed from 7:35-8:38. A member of the seminary welcomes everyone and introduces Dr. Clifton Allen. from 8:43-13:12. Another song is performed from 13:33-17:29. Dr. Allen gives the address from 17:47-1:05:18. Clifton Judson Allen was the editorial secretary of the Sunday School Board. His message was on the Lordship of Christ and the role of a Christian. A closing prayer is offered from 1:05:20-1:05:44.
Sydnor Lorenzo Stealey was the first president of Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. He begins the service with an overview of the order of events of the chapel from 0:00-2:01. Dr. Strickland prays from 2:04-5:16. President Stealey mentions his hopes that the student aid endowment would grow and shares what his future looks like as he prepares to leave the seminary and officially retire. Dr. Stealey reads Ephesians 3:15-19 and Colossians 1:27. Stealey shares that he hopes to be remembered as a man who strived to lead the seminary to the reality of having Christ dwell in them. Dr. Stealey speaks from 5:24-27:24. This was Dr. Stealey's final message as an official of SEBTS. and A snippet of April 24, 1963's service by the Student Coordinating Council led by professor Edwin Richmond York plays from 27:25-41:07.
Sydnor Lorenzo Stealey was the first president of Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. Stealey opens up the service with opening remarks and prayer from 0:00-4:50. Dr. Stealey continues to preach from 5:00-21:41. He sources Deuteronomy 12 and Philippians 3 for his message. Stealey preaches on how we need to listen to the voice of God. He encourages the students to develop the ears to discern the message of the gospel.
Clarence William Cranford was the pastor of Calvary Baptist Church in Washington, D.C.. President Stealey opens the service by introducing pastor Cranford from 0:00-4:14. Rev. Cranford speaks again about the Holy Spirit. He notes that there is real power in prayer and encourages the students to not neglect a steady prayer life. Cranford preaches from 4:20-27:05.
Clarence William Cranford was the pastor of Calvary Baptist Church in Washington, D.C.. The service begins with president Stealey welcoming all who attended the chapel service and introduces the speaker from 0:00-4:55. Rev. Cranford preaches on the importance of the Holy Spirit and freedom of religion in America. Cranford speaks from 5:03-29:21.
Glendon McCullough was from the Home Mission Board. President Stealey opens the service in prayer from 0:32-3:13. Dr. Stealey makes some announcements and introduces Dr. McCullough from 3:18-6:03. McCullough preaches from John 20 and gives an Easter themed message on sharing the good news of a risen Jesus with everyone. Dr. McCullough speaks from 6:09-25:10.