Julian S. Hopkins was a representative from the Department of Evangelism of the Home Mission Board (now known as the North American Mission Board). The service begins with an opening scripture reading and music from 0:00-1:06. A prayer is offered from 1:08-3:00. A responsive reading takes place from 3:16-3:44. An introduction to the speaker is given from 3:49-6:07. Dr. Hopkins speaks from 6:09-26:13. His source text was Luke 11:9-10. He states that “you can’t lose when you pray.” His message was on the importance of prayer as a tool for evangelism.
Sydnor Lorenzo Stealey was the first president of Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. He begins the service with prayer (00:00-00:29) and a report of the death of one of the trustees, Dr. Elliot, among other updates (00:30-04:07). He then transitions into his message with explanations of the meanings of Luke 19:11-27 (04:08-08:17) and of Luke 11:1-13, with several illustrations (08:18-18:59). He then transitions into talking about the modern Cuban Crisis, with America’s involvement in it, reminding the congregation of Jesus’s example of turning toward God and receiving the right spirit for wisdom (19:00-22:45). He ends with an exhortation to Southern Baptists in his own time (22:46-23:26) before praying (23:27-23:59).