Sydnor Lorenzo Stealey was the first President of Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. Dr. Stealey opens the service with a scripture reading of Ephesians 4:11-16 and an announcement about a student in need of prayer from 0:00-4:30. Dr. Stealey preaches from 4:32-25:02. President Stealey preaches on theological reflections and differences. He shares that God has a love for us that won't let go and how He always has our best interests in mind.
Fred W. Sandusky was Registrar at SEBTS and worked for the school for over 30 years. Sandusky offers a prayer from 0:00-4:20. Sandusky preaches for the rest of the time sharing personal stories and gospel truth. He encourages the students to see God as a holy, loving father. He notes that they receive true joy when they accomplish something of worth to God. Dr. Sandusky preaches from Luke 16 on Lazarus and the rich man.