James E. Tull was Professor Emeritus of Theology. The service begins with organ music (0:00:00-0:07:28). President Randall Lolley gives a Scripture reading from the Psalms, and the president of the Board of Trustees gives a word of prayer (0:07:29-0:09:39). Lolley welcomes the Board of Trustees, and he recognizes three new trustees (0:09:40-0:11:20). Lolley gives a brief history of the founding of Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, he reads the founding statement, and recognizes one of the founding trustees (0:11:21-0:14:31). James E. Tull is introduced as the Founder’s Day speaker (0:14:32-0:15:43). The choir sings a song of worship (0:15:44-0:21:55). Tull begins his sermon by giving it a title: Southeastern Seminary Whence, What, and Whither (0:15:44-0:24:13). He first gives a brief history of the founding of the seminary and the vision of its founders (0:24:14-0:33:16). Tull moves to interpreting what Southeastern is and what it will be, and he argues that it is an academic school, a theological school, a denominational school (0:33:17-0:52:59). He gives a brief word on the inherency controversy (0:53:00-1:01:17). Tull concludes with a word from John Broadus, one the founder of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary (1:01:18-1:04:08). Lolley ends the service with a word of prayer, and organ music is played (1:04:09-1:07:40).
James E. Tull was Professor of Theology at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. The service begins with a responsive reading (0:00-2:13). After which, a prayer Is offered (2:14-4:11). Tull’s Message is entitled “Neglected Accents and Contemporary Christianity.” Tull begins by explaining that there are four neglected areas of Christianity he wishes to discuss (4:12-5:12). After which, he briefly discusses the need for a relevant Christianity (5:13-8:36). The first aspect he discusses is grace (8:37-10:26) The second aspect he speaks to is fellowship (10:27-13:51). The third aspect he considers is Christian freedom (13:52-18:01). Finally, the fourth aspect is that of Christian Joy (18:02-19:31). He concludes by challenging his audience to stop neglecting these four aspects of Christianity (19:32-20:57). He closes with a benediction (20:58-21:07).
James E. Tull was Professor of Theology. The service begins with a prayer from 0:00-0:30. An Old Testament and New Testament reading take place from 0:41-5:16. Awards and degrees are presented from 5:30-41:45. Dr. Binkley introduces Dr. Tull from 42:21-30. He speaks from 42:46-57:57. Tull delivers a charge to the graduates to spread the gospel to the world. Dr. Binkley closes the service in prayer from 58:15-58:51.