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.
Joseph Mitsuo Kitagawa was Professor Emeritus and Dean of the University of Chicago Divinity School. The service begins with a word of prayer from 0:00-3:28. Music plays from 4:00-5:41. Genesis 12:1-3 and Hebrews 11:8 are read from 6:19-7:35. Kitagawa speaks from 7:51-43:59. His message is titled, “Christ on the Frontier.” His message was focused on the church’s mission to reach the world for Christ. A closing prayer is offered from 44:24-45:28. and Joseph Mitsuo Kitagawa was an eminent Japanese American scholar in religious studies. He is considered as one of the founders of the field of the history of religions.
Ira Newbern Patterson was Visiting Professor of Missions. The service begins with a responsive reading from 0:00-2:09. A prayer is offered from 2:11-6:16. An introduction to the speaker is given from 6:27-7:34. Dr. Patterson speaks from 7:40-31:47. His source text was Hebrews 11:32-33. He preaches on the missionaries.
Howard Lee was the pastor of West Main Baptist Church in Danville, VA. The service begins with music from 0:00-1:00. A prayer is offered from 1:16-2:14. Hebrews 12:14-17 is read from 2:17-3:17. An introduction to the speaker is given from 3:25-5:19. Dr. Lee preaches from 5:28-20:53. Rev. Lee gives a message on Christian love and how it is the greatest gift God can give to His children and what His children can give to others.
The service begins with announcements and a segment of celebrating the apostle Paul from 0:00-3:37. Justin Martyr is celebrated from 3:46-5:07. St. Augustine is celebrated from 5:18-6:47. St. Bernard is celebrated from 6:54-7:15. A hymn plays from 7:18-10:09. Martin Luther is celebrated from 10:17-11:30. Roger Williams is celebrated from 11:37-12:59. John Wesley is celebrated from 13:07-14:45. Preachers from American settlements are celebrated 15:00-16:19. Dietrich Bonhoeffer is celebrated from 16:25-19:08. Dr. Paul Carlson and Phyllis Rhine are celebrated from 9:20-20:58. They were missionaries, recently killed for sharing the gospel. Hebrews 11:32-12:2 is read from 21:05-23:30. Music plays from 23:48-26:57. This service was organized by the Student Coordinating Council.
Raymond Eugene Owens was Assistant Professor of Preaching. The service begins with the reading of Hebrews 12:1-2 and prayer from 0:15-2:50. The hymn, “All Creatures of Our God and King” is sung from 4:00-8:12. Hebrews 11:8-16 is read by Dr. Owens from 8:23-10:16. Owens preaches from 10:18-24:01. Owens asks the chapel if those at Southeastern are willing to go on a pilgrimage. A hymn plays from 24:09-27:16. Dr. Owens closes the service in prayer from 27:16-27:35.
Benjamin Lynes was pastor of Wake Forest Baptist Church. The service begins with a scripture reading and prayer from 0:00-2:55. Music plays from 3:05-6:35. Pastor Lynes is introduced from 6:45-7:35. Rev. Lynes preaches from 7:48-25:11. His source text was various verses in Hebrews 9. Lynes states that we should train ourselves to trust in Jesus as our redemption. He reminds them that suffering is a factor in the world and the need for ministers.
Truman Smith was Director of Student Activities. The service begins with a word of prayer and music from 0:00-1:02. There is a presentation of rings to symbolize the positive relationships with the faculty and the student body from 1:16-4:37. A prayer is offered from 4:58-7:37. Music is played from 7:39-8:14. Truman Smith speaks from 8:26-17:49. He preaches from Hebrews 12:7-17. His sermon was titled, "Drooping Hands and Shaking Knees."
Thomas A. Bland was Professor of Christian Sociology and Ethics (1956-1993). Dr. Bland opens his sermon in prayer and reading of his source text, Hebrews 11:1-16. Dr. Bland challenged the students to be people of great faith. He noted that men of christian faith are exiles and strangers on this earth. Dr. Bland speaks for the entirety of the recording.
Clifton Judson Allen was the editorial secretary of the Sunday School Board. The service begins with prayer from 0:00-4:13. Dr. CJ Allen is introduced from 4:23-5:29. Dr. Allen speaks from 5:36-23:27. Allen preaches from Hebrews 11:6. He states the power of faith and encourages the students to grow in their faith.