SEBTS Commencement - W. Ches Smith May 14, 1982

  • Audio quality is very poor. W. Chen Smith was President of the Baptist Convention of Georgia. The service begins with a word of prayer (0:00:00-0:00:53). Dr. Glenn Miller delivers the Scripture reading from Ephesians 1:3-14, and he gives a word of prayer (0:00:54-0:06:57). President Randall Lolley welcomes the friends and families to the commencement service (0:06:58-0:09:24). Robert L. Hilton presents a gift to the senior class (0:09:25-0:10:47). T. Robert Mullinack, who was part of the class of 1967, delivers an update on an endowed scholarship for future Southeastern students, and Lolley thanks the class of 1967 for their investment in the future of Southeastern (0:10:48-0:13:20). Dean Morris Ashcraft confers awards to members of the senior class (0:13:21-0:24:10). Lolley introduces W. Chen Smith as the commencement speaker (0:24:11-0:27:40). The choir sings the anthem (0:27:41-0:34:12). Smith centers his sermon on Matthew 27:42, and he speaks to the seniors about giving their lives for the ministries in the same manner as Jesus, who gave his life on the cross (0:34:12-1:00:20). Smith ends the service with a word of prayer (1:00:21-1:01:41).
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  • August 18, 2023
  • SEBTS_Commencement_W_Ches_Smith_1982-05-14
Date Created
  • May 14, 1982
  • 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.