SEBTS Founder's Day Address - Claud Ballard Bowen March 15, 1983

  • Claud Bowen was a pastor in Greensboro and a former trustee and the chairman of the Board of Trustees at Southeastern. Chapel opens in prayer (0:00-1:28). Dr. Lolley welcomes the audience and trustees. He introduces the Founder’s Day speaker, Dr. Claud Bowen (1:28-9:14). The choir leads in song (9:14-15:08). Dr. Bowen begins his message by discussing his various connections with the seminary (15:08-20:35). Dr. Bowen then shares some of the history of the founding of the school and his personal experience in the process (20:35-35:50). He then shares lessons he learned during that time including that God is raising up leaders in each generation, God’s revelation calls for sacrifice, and layperson’s roles are of great importance (35:50-45:28). A presentation is given (45:28-47:10). Chapel is closed in prayer (47:10-47:50).
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  • August 4, 2023
  • SEBTS_Founders_Day_Address_Claud_Ballard_Bowen_1983-03-15
Date Created
  • March 15, 1983
  • Wake Forest (N.C.)
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    SEBTS Chapel and Special Event Recordings, SEBTS Chapel and Special Event Recordings - 1980s, Archives and Special Collections, Library at Southeastern, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, Wake Forest, NC.