SEBTS Chapel - Dwight W. Cumbee February 3, 1981

  • Dwight W. Cumbee was visiting Professor of Pastoral Care and Director of the Life Enrichment Center in Raleigh, NC. The service begins with organ music (00:00-02:00). The speaker gives an announcement about a funeral for a community member, and he gives a benediction (02:01-03:40). The speaker reads from John 15:1-17, and he gives a word of prayer (03:41-06:49). The choir sings a song of worship (06:50-09:30). Cumbee begins his sermon with two confessions about the quality of his speaking and his weakness for funny stories, and he gives a funny story about a letter to an insurance company (09:31-15:33). Cumbee’s sermon is on the subject of being a minister, and his first point is that a minister’s relationship with Christ determines how he or she grows (15:34-23:30). Cumbee’s second point is the minister is to be a lover, specifically a lover of God and a lover of others (23:31-28:40). Cumbee concludes his sermon with the final point which is the minister is to be authentic (28:41-30:22). Cumbee ends the service with a benediction (30:23-20:50).
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  • March 21, 2023
  • SEBTS_Chapel_Dwight_W_Cumbee_1981-02-03
Date Created
  • February 3, 1981
  • Wake Forest (N.C.)
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Preferred Citation
    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.