Bruce E. Whitaker was president of Chowan College in Murfreesboro, NC. The service starts with an announcement on Dr. Tull’s surgery from 0:20-1:05. Luke 6:26-36 is read from 1:08-2:46. A prayer is offered from 2:48-4:22. An introduction to the speaker is given from 4:26-5:59. Dr. Whitaker speaks from 6:07-25:04. He delivers a message on being good to those who aren’t good to us.
James L. Sullivan was president of the SBC. The service begins with a scripture reading from 0:00-0:45. A prayer is offered from 0:47-1:09. Dr. Lolley introduces the speaker from 1:16-1:44. Dr. Sullivan speaks from 1:54-20:52. He delivers a message about the great things the SBC accomplishes and the role that the seminaries have in the mission.
Archie Lee Nations was Professor of New Testament Interpretation. The service starts with a prayer from 0:00-0:22. Hebrews 2:5-18 is read from 0:35-3:30. A prayer is offered from 3:31-4:05. Dr. Nations speaks from 4:33-17:21. His topic is centered on his “Thoughts on Jesus Christ.” When he thinks of Jesus he thinks of four words: atonement, identity, deity, and mystery.
Charles Livingstone Allen was pastor of First United Methodist Church in Houston, TX. The service begins with a welcome and responsive reading from 0:00-1:52. A prayer is offered from 1:53-3:56. Dr. Lolley introduces the speaker from 4:01-8:58. Rev. Allen speaks from 9:01-41:34. He preaches on Matthean missiology.
Alton H. McEachern was pastor of First Baptist Church in Greensboro, NC. The service begins with an opening scripture reading from 0:00-0:29. A prayer is offered from 0:35-3:28. An introduction to the speaker is given from 3:29-5:03. Rev. McEachern speaks from 5:09-21:04. He preaches on how to not be a reluctant disciple of Jesus.
William Randall Lolley was the 3rd president of Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. Dr. Lolley shares a few announcements from 0:00-8:00. He offers a prayer from 8:01-10:10. Lolley preaches from 10:16-27:03. His source text was Luke 23:32-34. His topic is centered on forgiveness and life that can be found in Jesus.
Donald Myers was the pastor of First Baptist Church Reedsville. The service starts with a scripture reading from 0:00-0:43. An announcement is given from 0:51-2:00. A prayer is offered from 2:02-3:24. An introduction to the speaker is given from 3:32-6:11. Rev. Myers speaks from 6:17-23:18. His source text was James 2:27. He preaches on the important role pastors must play to serve the oppressed and overlooked.
Wayne Burkett was from Calvary Moravian Church in Winston-Salem, NC. This service was a lovefeast service. The service starts with Christmas carols from 0:00-2:10. A responsive reading takes place from 2:13-3:05. Music plays from 3:06-3:58. A prayer is offered from 3:59-4:17. The Gloria hymn is sung from 4:18-6:25. A responsive prayer is given from 6:26-8:28. A special choir performance takes place from 8:40-12:10. Rev. Burkett speaks from 12:17-14:20. He preaches on the idea of a lovefeast. Music plays from 14:32-23:06. A prayer is given prior to the lovefeast from 23:15-23:58. The choir performs again from 23:23-31:28. Brukett delivers a short message from 31:40-35:28. “Joy to the World” and “Silent Night” are sung from 35:35-38:33.
Richard Albert Spencer was Assistant Professor of New Testament. The service begins with a responsive reading from 0:00-0:40. Isaiah 9:2-7 is read from 0:41-2:00. A moment of silent prayer takes place from 2:05-3:54. Dr. Spencer speaks from 4:01-15:25. He delivers a message on the true meaning of Christmas.
Robert Ernst Poerschke was Professor of Christian Education. The service starts with a prayer from 0:00-2:44. An introduction to the choir singing is given from 2:47-3:07. Luke 2:8-20 is read from 3:19-5:05. A prayer is offered from 5:10-8:29. Dr. Poerschke speaks from 8:44-24:16. He asks the chapel what they are expecting for this Christmas. Music plays from 24:27-27:50.
Glenn T. Miller was Assistant Professor of Church History. The service begins with a confessional prayer from 0:00-0:47. John 3:16 is read from 0:56-1:07. Isaiah 7:13-18 is read from 1:19-2:34. Isaiah 9:1-7 is read from 2:49-4:18. Isaiah 11:1-9 is read from 4:29-6:00. Portions of verses from Isaiah 52 and 53 are read 6:05-8:30. A time of quiet prayer and meditation takes place from 8:45-12:45. Closing remarks are given from 12:59-13:21.
William Randall Lolley was the 3rd president of Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. Dr. Lolley opens the service with a scripture reading from 0:00-1:38. He offers a prayer from 1:39-3:11. Lolley preaches from 3:18-22:36. He talks about the life and pilgrimage of Jesus and how His birth was important for humanity.