Category: SBC

Brook Hays: 1959 President’s Address

PRESIDENT’S ADDRESS BROOK HAYS 1959 Southern Baptists fell at home in the great and historic city of Louisville and in the State of Kentucky, where the churches have so energetically carried forward our program. For the first time in thirty-two years, we assemble in this home of two of our most important institutions, the Southern […]

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Now Therefore Perform

SBC PRESIDENT’S ADDRESS NOW THEREFORE PERFORM C. C. WARREN 1957 Casper Carl Warren (1896 – 1973) was one of eight children born to his father Richard, a retail grocer and Baptist deacon. He attended Wake Forest College where he graduated in 1917 with the L.L.B. degree and the B.A. degree in 1920. He attended Southern […]

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“THE MAKING, MEANING, AND MISSION OF THE SOUTHERN BAPTIST CONVENTION”

SBC PRESIDENT’S ADDRESS “THE MAKING, MEANING, AND MISSION OF THE SOUTHERN BAPTIST CONVENTION” J. W. Storer 1954 ==================== Dr. James Wilson (J. W.) Storer was born December 1, 1884 in Burlington, Kansas, and spent his childhood in Washington and Oklahoma. He attended Kansas University, and graduated from William Jewell College in 1912 with his Bachelor […]

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Sunday Sermon

PRESIDENT’S ADDRESS SOUTHERN BAPTIST CONVENTION HOUSTON, TEXAS May 6, 1953 J. D. Grey   When Wendell Phillips visited Plymouth on one occasion, he stood on that famous Rock.  It is said that a citizen of Plymouth approached him and boasted that their town was very fortunate in having the Rock within its borders.  Wendell Phillips […]

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SBC New Orleans: A Convention of Clarification

By Dr. Eric Hankins, Pastor of the First Baptist Church in Oxford, Mississippi As I have processed the proceedings of our most recent Convention, I believe one of the most exciting and promising aspects of those days were some terrific opportunities to converse about and clarify our views on some crucial matters. First, the historic […]

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