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.
Donald E. Cook was Professor of New Testament. This service took place on Election Day. The service opens with a prayer from 0:00-4:00. A responsive reading occurs from 4:02-5:27. Dr. Cook speaks from 5:42-20:32. He preaches on what the death of Jesus means for all believers and the importance of proclaiming the gospel.
James Burnham was a missionary and a student at Southeastern. The service begins with an announcement about a short revision to an upcoming song the chapel would sing from 0:00-0:34. Psalm 136 is read from 0:40-1:53. Some thoughts are shared as well as announcements are given from 1:55-5:30. A choir sings a Hebrew anthem from 5:31-6:14. Burnham speaks from 6:17-22:17. Burnham preaches on his experiences on the mission field.
L.L. McGee was the Chairman of the Clinical Pastoral Education Committee. The service opens with a prayer from 0:00-0:24. A recognition to all the chaplains visiting the chapel are given from 0:33-4:16. An introduction to the speaker is given from 4:22-5:22. Various passages from the book of Romans are read from 5:29-8:08. Rev. McGee speaks from 8:20-30:02. He preaches on clinical pastoral education.
Robert Blackburn was a Methodist minister in the Raleigh Episcopal Area. The service starts with a prayer from 0:00-0:36. An introduction to the speaker is given from 0:49-2:01. Hebrews 12:25-27 is read from 2:07-3:04. Dr. Blackburn speaks from 3:07-12:29. He preaches on how we should think of God as all powerful.
Richard Everette was Associate Director of the Division of Evangelism of the Baptist State Convention in North Carolina. The service starts with a prayer from 0:00-0:42. A responsive reading takes place from 0:44-1:40. An introduction to the speaker is given from 1:42-3:04. Everett speaks from 3:17-23:52. He preaches on evangelism. Rev. Everette stresses the importance to the chapel on sharing the gospel.
Ronald Goulding was European Secretary for the Baptist World Alliance. The service begins with a responsive reading from 0:00-1:14. A prayer is offered from 1:19-2:53. An introduction to the speaker is given from 2:59-5:55. Goulding speaks from 6:01-31:36. He preaches on the love of God and how that should push us to live on mission in America and around the world.
Gary and Nancy Hudson were students at Southeastern. The service starts with a prayer from 0:00-1:06. A confessional prayer is offered from 1:13-1:46. A scripture reading takes place from 1:54-2:32. Hudson speaks from 2:55-13:19. He preaches on life and how it is a gift from God.
Carol Neese was an associate minister and served as an associate minister at the United Methodist Church. The service begins with a responsive reading from 0:00-0:25. A prayer is offered from 0:32-1:20. An affirmation of faith takes place from 1:29-3:04. John 15:7-12 is read from 3:13-3:56. A silent prayer is offered from 4:02-4:30. Neese speaks from 4:34-18:07. Her message is focused on Christian corporate worship.
John McCullock was an architect from Charlotte, NC. The service starts with a scripture reading and prayer from 0:00-1:25. An introduction is given to the speaker from 1:27-5:24. McCullock speaks from 5:28-21:02. He shares his testimony and God’s plan that has unfolded in his life.
Albert L. Meiburg was Dean of the Faculty and Professor of Pastoral Theology. The service opens with a scripture reading and responsive reading from 0:00-1:53. Dr. Meiburg speaks from 2:03-19:31. He encourages the chapel to seek truth and the effect it will have in one’s ministry.
Craven Williams was from Garner-Webb College. The service opens with prayer from 0:00-0:30. An introduction to the speaker is given from 0:53-3:06. A responsive reading takes place from 3:08-4:15. Dr. Williams speaks from 4:33-20:33. His source text was Luke 15:17. Williams encourages the chapel to practice self-encouragement.
James Pleitz was pastor of First Baptist Church in Pensacola, FL. The service starts with a word of prayer from 0:00-1:34. An introduction to the speaker is given from 1:40-3:43. Rev. Pleitz gives a donation to the Seminary from 3:45-6:33. He preaches from 6:38-23:43. His source text was Mark 8:22-26. His message is devoted to helping others to be touched by Jesus and see their lives changed.
John Colin Harris was Assistant Professor of Christian Education. The service begins with a reading of Psalm 51 from 0:00-1:55. Dr. Harris speaks from 2:11-20:28. His source text was John 9. He preaches on the story of the blind man who regained his sight from Jesus. He encourages the chapel to understand the blindness of the heart and the need for Jesus to cure the blindness.