SEBTS Commencement - Chauncey Rakestraw Daley December 19, 1981

  • Chauncey Rakestraw Daley was editor of The Western Recorder in Kentucky. The service begins with a word of prayer (0:00:00-0:01:24). The speaker reads from Psalm 139 and 2 Timothy 2, and he gives a word of prayer (0:01:25-0:06:53). Another speaker announces the giving of a gift from the 1981 class to former professor Roy B. Wyatt (0:06:54-0:07:55). President Randall Lolley welcomes everyone to the second December commencement in the school’s history, and he introduces Chauncey Rakestraw Daley as the commencement speaker (0:07:56-0:13:56). Daley opens his sermon with a word of gratitude to the seminary (0:13:57-0:18:30). Daley shares the story of a man who tried to be a witness at every opportunity, and he reads Jeremiah 12:5 (0:18:31-0:24:47). Daley’s sermon speaks about the new challenges of ministry in Baptist life, and he tells the graduates that their first responsibility will be to be in the word and preach the gospel faithfully (0:25:48-0:41:46). Lolley recognizes all the family and friends of the graduates (0:41:47-0:42:43). The Master of Religious Education degrees are conferred (04:42:44-0:44:56). The Master of Divinity degrees are conferred (0:44:57-0:54:38). The Master of Theology degrees are conferred (0:54:39-0:56:55). The Doctor of Ministry degrees are conferred (0:56:56-0:59:19). The service ends with a word of prayer (0:59:20-1:01:05).
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  • SEBTS_Commencement_Chauncey_Rakestraw_Daley_1981-12-19
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  • December 19, 1981
  • 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.