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                                PAGE SIXTEEN                                        THE BAPTIST MESSENGER
                                     EDITORIAL                                                                                                                                                             According to the Scriptures;

                                                                    Reactions at
                                       outhern Baptists came away from London, England and
                                                                                                                                     OllttOIl   ,i                                                                                     Let Us Make Man
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  By Dr. E. C. Routh

                                   S    the Ninth Congress of the Baptist World Alliance last
                                    month with mixed reactions which are beginning to^find their
                                                                                                                     in the States, suffered throughout the Congress. There were
                                                                                                                     no press tables and many of the important speeches were
                                                                                                                     missing. It wasn't possible to make adequate notes on a pad
                                                                                                                                                                                                               o word of man concerning creation personal, real, living; but he is not physi- structed by contractors. God is the su-
                                    way into print.
                                         Dr. Albert McClellan, describing the first session of the
                                                                                                                     in your lap, especially if 20 people wanted to squeeze down
                                                                                                                     the row of chairs . . . But this isn't a criticism of British                         N    ranks in simplicity, clarity, and com- cal (Ex. 3:14; John 4:24; Acts 17:24-28). preme architect of the universe. In Mof- i
                                                                                                                                                                                                           prehensiveness with the Word of God: Since he is dealing with finite beings fatt's translation of the Bible, the word
                                    Congress wrote, "Historic Albert Hall, built between 1868                        Baptists. They were superb in their hospitality. In fact, the
                                    and 1871, looks more like an opera house than an auditorium.                     plea went out for them to turn in their official buttons so the                       "In the beginning, God created the who cannot discern all his ways (Rom. "exactly" is used several times in plans
                                                                                                                                                                                                           heavens and the earth.1'                          11:33, 34; Job 9:10, 11) he uses figures for the tabernacle. God said to Moses:
                                    It was never full during the opening session. Many people                        visitors could have souvenirs. They gave out of tickets, of                                                                             of speech which enable us to learn some- "You must make it exactly as I show
                                    faced delays in getting inside because of the cumbersome                         programs and everything except their desire to be of service."                            God said, "Let there be light, and thing of his personality and power and you, after the pattern . . . See that you -
                                    registration procedure . . . . Songs during the session were                         B. J. Murrie put his finger on the most sensitive spot                            there was light." When God separated purposes and holiness and wisdom and make everything according to the pattern
                                    not so familiar to Southern Baptists, who noted that Baptists                    concerning Congress arrangements. He wrote, "The handling                             the light from the darkness he called love. (SeeIsa. 59:1, 2; Ex. 3:7, 8; Ps. shown you on the mountain" (Ex. 25:9,
                                    from other parts of the world really sang. In the main British                   of the crowds at the auditorium brought the biggest com-                              the light, day, and the darkness, night— 34:15; Isa. 66:1, 3; Ps. 37:24; Ps. 103: 40). See Exodus 39:32 also.
                                    congregational singing is heartier than American . . . . The                     plaint. The night of the pageant was confusion worse con-                             one day.                                          13). We can do this only when we meet
                                    roll call of nations brought out the worldwide character of                      founding . . . Those in charge didn't know how or were                                                                                                                                 God's plans apply to the world and to
                                                                                                                                                                                                               God said, "Let there be a firmament the conditions for getting acquainted our lives: "I am God and there is none
                                    the Congress. Delegates from 60 countries took part, many                        under strict regulations of the hall, which caused no end of                          in the midst of the waters, and let it with him (Isa. 57:15; Ps. 15; Ps. 24:3, 4; else . . . declaring the end from the be-
                                    of them speaking in their native tongue and dressed in color-                    trouble. People with tickets couldn't get in. Others got in                           divide the waters from the waters." And I Cor. 2:14-16; II Cor. 1:3, 4).
                                    ful national costumes. The roll call was a great pageant of                      without tickets. Many vacant seats could be seen but no one                                                                                                                         ginning and from ancient times things*
                                                                                                                                                                                                           God called the firmament, heaven—
                                    fellowship with the nine Russian delegates drawing the most                      could get in. The doors were locked . . . 'Whoever was in                                                                                  The disciples of Jesus faced this prob- that are not yet done . . . I will also
                                                                                                                                                                                                           second day.                                       lem. While they were seated at the table, bring it to pass: I have purposed I will
                                    attention."                                                                      charge of it made a grand mess of handling the crowd. It
                                                                                                                     will mean that it would be doubtful if the Baptist World                                  Then followed the other days of cre- the night of the betrayal, when Jesus also do it" (Isa. 46:9-11; Isa. 14:24-27; *
                                          He described the unaccustomed heat and its effect on the                                                                                                         ation. "Let the waters under the heavens said concerning the Father: "From Ps. 33:11). Throughout the Scriptures
                                    meeting as follows, "Depressive humidity and the hottest                         Alliance will ever return to London . . . This was the only
                                                                                                                     sour note we heard."                                                                                           be gathered unto one henceforth ye know him and have seen we see the operation of God's eternal.-
                                    weather London has seen in two years made the great Royal                                                                                                                                       place and let the dry him," Philip said, "Lord, show us the purposes (John 17:5, 24; Rom. 8:28-29;
                                    Albert Hall most uncomfortable, with hats, song books, pro-                          But there were some others. Dr. A. L. Goodrich of Mis-                                                     land appear" — earth Father and it sufficeth us." Jesus replied, Eph. 1:4, 11; 3:11; II Tim. 1:9; Acts
                                    grams and newspapers being used as fans."                                        sissippi voiced a common Southern Baptist reaction when he
                                                                                                                     said, "Most of the sermons and addresses were read which                                                       and sea—third day. "He that hath seen me hath seen the 2:23-31; 3:18; 4:28; I Peter 1:20; Matt."
                                         Dr. Richard N. Owen of Tennessee wrote as follows:                                                                                                                                         "Let there be lights Father" (John 14:7-9). Jesus was God 25:31-34).
                                    "Diversity in unity—this is the impression that one has in                       made them flat and lifeless."
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    ...     the two great manifest in the flesh (John 1:14; Phil. We may not understand all of Godfs
                                    attending a Baptist World Congress. The delegates are a                               Many Southern Baptists felt as did Hurt about the church-                                                 lights . ... the greater 2:5-8; Rom. 1:3, 4). The personality ofpurposes and plans (Deut. 29:29; Acts
                                   varied group, speaking many tongues, gathered from sixty                           union stress. He wrote as follows:                                                                            and the lesser ... he God is expressed in such teachings of 1:7, Mark 13:32; I Cor. 13:12). "Who
                                    countries, but vibrantly aware of a unifying bond—Jesus                               "Southern Baptists didn't leave London unanimous in all                                                %f
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              - ; made the stars also Jesus as John 5:17; John 6:37-40; John ' hath' known the mind of the Lord?"
                                    Christ, the Lord! With great joy and power they sing, each                       that they heard or saw. There was resentment for the second                                              J\j . . . " — fourth day. 10:29.
                                    in his own tongue, 'Blest Be the Tie That Binds' and**All Hail                   appeal of the ecumenical movement. They forgave the Arch-                                                                                                                          , (Ron>; 11:34). Our Heavenly Father
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               I'l "Let the. , w a t e r s       Before we trace further the place of "knows all things. Prophecies recorded in
                                    the Power of Jesus' Name.' . . . . Many of us found the                          bishop of Canterbury and the moderator of the Free Church                                                ***x.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     swarm with swarms man in the purposes of God, note the the Old Testament were fulfilled cen-
                                    tunes strange though the words of the hymns were familiar.                       Federal Council for this note in their messages of greeting.                           of living creatures . . . after their kind Scriptures concerning God the Father, turies later and are still being fulfilled.
                                   There was a dignity and majesty and sweep in the singing                          It was to be expected. But there was resentment that the                               . . . and let the birds fly above the earth God the Son, and God the Holy Spirit The foreknowledge of God is the first
                                    which was very impressive."                                                      second issue of the Congress bulletin had an editorial com-                            . . . and every winged bird after its kind" in creation: the Father (Acts 17:24-31; link in the chain described in Romans
                                         John Jeter Hurt Jr. of Georgia was impressed by the                         ment . . . Southern Baptists, who pay approximately half the                           —fifth day."Let the earth bring forth John 5:17; Isa. 42:5-9); the Son (John 8:29, 30. God foreknew what our choices
                                   international friendship in view of the war-bred animosities                      Alliance's budget, don't like the idea of being the target of                          living creatures after their kind . . . 1:1-3, 10; Col. 1:14-18; Heb. 1:1-3; would be and his eternal purposes for.
                                    of the past. He wrote from London,                                               such unnecessary statements. But in all other ways it prob-                            cattle and creeping things and beast of I Cor. 8:6); the Holy Spirit (Gen. 1:2; us are in line with that foreknowledge.
                                         "Nationalities are forgotten. Now, ten years after Nazi                     ably was one of the finest Baptist meetings of any year."                              the earth . . . after their kind."                Job 33:4). All three persons shared in There is no conflict between the doctrine
                                    bombs rained down on British homes, London Baptists have                                                                                                                    Note that God prefaced these acts of. creation and in redemption.                         of soul liberty in the exercise of our
                                   given to German Baptists their best hospitality. They are                                                                                                                                                                                                              choices and die doctrine of the fore^
                                   entertaining messengers from East Germany in their homes                           Just a Minute                                                                         creation with the words "Let there be"
                                                                                                                                                                                                            . . . light . . . firmament . . . birds . . .        Compare with -the first two chapters knowledge of God. As Dwight L. Moody
                                    after having paid the expenses of travel from behind the                              A dramatic illustration of the spirit of brotherhood which                        living creatures.                                 of Genesis, the eighth Psalm. "What is used to say, "the whosoever wills are
                                    Iron Curtain. The same hospitality goes also to the Russians                      is produced by Christianity was evident at San Ysidro, Calif.                                                                           man that thou art 'mindful of him?" God God's elect."                           '
                                    and others from nations engaged in the cold war."                                 recently.                                                                                 But when God turned to the supreme made man to have dominion over the
                                         On the contrary he was quite frank in discussing some                                                                                                              step in creation, he did not say, "Letwork of God. Man was placed in the                         The links in the chain of .God's ^
                                                                                                                          Three flags flew over the Vacation Bible School of First                   :.1
                                                                                                                                                                                                            there be man"; but, "Let us (the Trinity) garden to dress it and keep it. Through poses — foreknowledge, foreordinatioq,
                                   aspects of the arrangements for the meeting. He wrote, "The                        Church there this summer.
                                   British love for organization got the better of efficiency in                                                                                                            make man in our image." Moreover, aft- the ages God has used man in accom- calling, justification, glorification, anchor
                                      tis Congress or maybe it was their inexperience with the                            San Ysidro is on the United States side of the interna-                           er preceding creative acts, we are told, plishing his purposes: Adam (Gen. 2:15), all believers in Christ to the glorious
                                          Iling of such -large numbers. Messengers arriving with                      tional border just opposite Tijuana, Mexico. Many of the                              "God saw that it was good." But after Abraham (Gen. 12:1-3), Moses (Ex. 3: assurance, "I am persuaded that neither
                                         lentials to exchange for their packet of tickets found                       children in the school came from Tijuana.                                              the creation of man, "God saw every- 8-10), Gideon (Judges 7:20, "the sword death, nor life, nor angels, nor principali-
                                      ich packet had the name of the owner. All that meant a                              The Mexican flag flew beside the Christian flag and the                            thing that he had made, and, behold, of the Lord and of Gideon"), Joseph ties, nor things present, nor things to
fe.r^ijl                           long wait in line which could have been solved by the U. S.                        Stars and Stripes of die United States.                                                it was very good." Man was the only (Ps. 105:12-17), Isaiah (Isa. 6 and 37), come, nor powers, nor height, nor depth,
  ' * " -I' '-J :«*'*'••"*•!>i>J
'<£- .•: -•. !--.l>i
-if     • • ».-Tf ,1               system of exchanging any packet for a ticket. Too, favori-                             The school's commencement exercised were conducted                                 created being that "became a living soul" Jeremiah (Jer. 18:1-12), Saul of Tarsus nor any other creature, shall be able to
                                   tism got the better of fairness. Some who had registered                           in both English and Spanish.                                                           —sixthday.                                       and Ananias (Acts 9:10-17), Peter and separate us from the love of God in
                                   before the deadline found pageant tickets'missing from their                                                                                                                  "Let us make man in our image," does Cornelius (Acts 10:17-22, 30-33), Jesus Christ Jesus our Lord" (Rom. 8:38, 39).
                                   envelopes. The press, maybe spoiled by the superb treatment                                                                                                               not mean in the physical image. God is and his witnesses (Acts 1:8, II Cor. 5:20).              That assurance and the anchorage
                                                                                                                                                         \                                                                                                       In creation God worked according to (Heb. 6:19) will keep us secure through
                                        The Baptist Messenger. Published weekly (except the first issue In August and the last issue in December) by the Baptist Genera) Convention of Okla-                   Note: Dr. Routh is si former editor of the
                                   homa, 1141 North Robinson, Oklahoma Citv 3, Okla. Jack L. Grftz, Editor. Entered as second class matter at the post office at Oklahoma City, Okla. Accep-                 Messencer. This Is the first of a new series of   a plan. Architects make blue prints and the dark tragedies about which we shall
                                   tance at the special rate of postage provided by amended sec. 34.40 (d) 2), Postal Laws and Regulations 39 United States Code 289a), applied for. Subscription,           articles by him on Baptist Beliefs. Others will   specifications before buildings are con- read in the next chapter.
                                   $2.00 a year. Aug. 18, 1955. Vol. 44, No. 32.                                                                                                                             appear regularly in following weeks.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  PAGE THREE
                                   PAGE TWO                                                                                                                             BAPTIST MESSENGER                   AUGUST 18, 1955
                   BAPTIST NEWS                                                                              Address Changes Listed                         Falls Creek Assembly Sets
                  Committees Named for Kansas City Convention;                                               For Foreign Missionaries                       New Attendance Record
                                                                                                                Several changes of address have been           Falls Creek Baptist Assembly for 1955
                                                                                                            reported for missionaries from Oklahoma
                  Hotel Reservations Should Be Requested Now                                                serving under the Foreign Mission Board
                                                                                                                                                            broke all previous records. It was des-
                                                                                                                                                            cribed by Dr. T. B. Lackey, state execu-
                          Kansas City Baptists have selected and announced committees from their ranks of the Southern Baptist Convention.                  tive secretary-treasurer, as the "most suc-
                   to make arrangements for the entertainment of the Southern Baptist Convention                Mr. and Mrs. B. P. (Bill) Emanuel,          cessful 'ever held."
                   there May 30-June 2, 1956. Committees have been divided into four sections under have sailed for Japan after a furlough                     The two identical assembly weeks July
                   the general chairmanship of Conrad R. Willard, pastor of Calvary Church, 6021 in the States and may be addressed at                      26-Aug. 2 and Aug. 3-10 attracted 21,-
                   McGee, Kansas City, Mo. His co-chairman and secretary is W. T. Holland, 1017-B 252 Miyawaki-cho, Takamatsu, Japan.                       561 registered participants and 2,246 vis-
                   Grand Avenue, Kansas City, Mo.                                                        "~     Mr. and Mrs. Donald L. Orr, mission-        itors. The registration figure passed the
                       Those who wish hotel reservations                                                    aries to Colombia, have returned to the          1951 all-time-high record of 20,435 by
                    should write directly to the hotels or to                                               States on furlough and may be addressed          1,126. There were 12,667 registrants the
                   the Convention Bureau, Chamber of                                                        temporarily c/o B. A. Rogers, Route 1,          first week and 8,894 the second.
                   Commerce, llth and Baltimore, Kansas                                                     Box 147, Midland, Tex. Also returning              During both weeks there were a total
                    City, Mo.                                                                               to the States on furlough.are Mr. and           of 2,134 public decisions for Christ.
                       Committee chairmen and their address-                                                 Mrs. Boyd Robertson, missionaries to
                    es (all in Kansas City, Mo. unless other-                                               Argentina. Their address is 2815 Thirty-           There were 164 professions of faith,       FALLS CREEK, 1955 . . . During the two assembly weeks 21,561 registrants and
                   wise noted) are as follows:      <                                                       second Street, Lubbock, Tex.                    56 dedications to the ministry, 111 dedi-     2,246 visitors checked in at the encampment gate for a record registration. The as-
                       Section I, General—Luncheons, break-                                                     Mr. and Mrs. Frank Patterson have           cating their lives to missionary service,     sembly is the largest religious gathering of its kind in the world.
                    fasts and restaurants, Loren S. Goings,                                                 completed their furlough and are return-        434 other dedications to special service
                   Bristol at 113th; Information booth, Al-                                                 ing to their work at the Spanish Baotist        and 1,403 re-dedications.
                                                                                                            Publishing House. Their address is Box          w
                   vin G. Hause, 3414 E. 12th; Pulpit Sup-                                                                                                     A feature of this year's assembly were
                    ply, Roy S. Dinkins, 22nd and Iron                                                       1648, El Paso, Tex.                            28 camp pastors, each conducting one
                    (North Kansas City); Finance, W. Ross                                                       Mr, and Mrs. William E. Haltom. mis-        of the worship services. Approximately
                    Edwards, 2521 E. Meyer Boulevard;                                                        sionaries to Hawaii, are moving to 7325         135 persons served on the faculty teach-
                   Registration, Arthur Norton, 6841 Sni-                                                   West 34th Street Denver 15. Colo. They          ing 90 classes.
                   A-Bar Road; Reception and transporta-                                                     are in the States because of injuries Mrs.
                    tion, Eugene Foreman, 3610 E. 39th;                                                      Haltom received in an accident last vear.
                   Post Office, George Wilson, Box 404.                                                         The James H: Bitners, missionaries to       Warren Terry Accepts Call
                                                                                                             Chile, have a new address. It is Casilla
                       Section Bf, Publicity — Newspaper,
                  .Clayborn E. Landers, 4103 Michigan;                                                       184. Temuco. Chile.                            Of Shields Boulevard Church
                    Radio and TV, W. Jack Wilson, 97th                                                          Miss Roberta Hampton has completed           \ Warren H. Terry has accepted the call
                    and Holmes.                                                                              her language studv in Costa Rica and           to the pastorate of Shields Boulevard
                                                                           Dr. Frank W. Wood                 will be at her home. Box 151, Lamar.           Church, Oklahoma City and has already
                       Section HI, Reservations—Chamber of                                                   Mo., for a few weeks before going to           moved on the field. Terry has been pas-
                   Commerce approved hotels, Convention                                                      Mexico, her permanent field of service.                          tor of First Church,
                    Bureau, Chamber of Commerce, llth
                    and Baltimore; Unlisted and apartment
                                                                Shawnee Pastor, Family                          Mrs. J. Hugh Humphrey, former mis-                            Moore for the past
                                                                                                             sionary to China, has been reapnointed                           four years. During
                   hotels, Allard Garren, 3921Baltimore;
                   Tourist courts, Paul M. Lambert, 1017-B
                                                                Killed in Auto Crash                         to Hawaii. She will teach in the Baptist                         this time there have
                                                                    Pastor and Mrs. Frank W. Wood of Academv in Honolulu and mav be ad-                                       been 300 additions
                   Grand Avenue; Private homes, Guy L. First Church, Shawnee along with their dressed at 211 Merchant Street Honolu-                                          to the church, offer-
                   Prather, 2940 Holmes.                                                                                                                                                                       Music director for the assembly was Gene Bartlett. On the platform behind him
                                                                 11-year-old son, William Jerry, died in an lu, Hawaii.                                                       ings have increased         are Dr. E. W. Westmoreland, program director; Dr. T% B. Lacltey, state executive
                       Section IV, Auditorium—Exhibits and automobile crash in the Oklahoma Pan-                                                                              $8,000 annually and
                                                                                                                                                  i                                                       secretary; and Tom E. Carter, assembly business manager.
                    displays, R. Lofton Hudson, 400 W. handle Aug. 8.                                                                                                         gifts to missions have
                    Meyer; General araneements, J. T. Elliff,       The family were on their way to a Bantist News Briefs:                                                    averaged $2,500 an-
                    141 N, Lawndale; Ushers, E. Paul Fish- Colorado vacation when the Monday                    Into Yugoslavia: Temporarily at least                         nually. Also during
                   er, 2400 Kensington; Pages, Paul Elledge, morning accident occured at the inter- Yugoslavia has opened its doors to                      this time a $28,000, two-story educa-
                    3931 Washington; Parking, L. C. Pen- section of U. S. Highway 83 with State Southern Bantist missionaries. Dr. and                      tional unit was completed and a new
                    nington, 603 W. 10th; Nursery, R. L. Highway 3 in Beaver County.                         Mrs. John Allen Moore of Mississinoi           parsonage purchased. Substantial gains
                   Decker, 821 Harrison; First Aid, Harold          Funeral services were conducted in and Georgia have received a six-month                have been made in all phases of church
                    T. Dill, 400 W. Meyer; Wire Recorder, Shawnee Wednesday by J. Grover Scales, visa to enter the Communist countrv in                     activity.
                        Iph T. Boggs, 40th and Wyoming; church administrator, and burial was August. Moore said, "I certainlv hope
                         HC, John Kooistra, 141 N. Lawndale. last Friday at Knoxville, Tenn.                 our stay will be permanent." (BP)
                                                                    Dr. Wood, 53, who came to Shawnee           New Film: The Relidous Film Foun-
                                                                                                                                                            Paul Maxey Married
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                      esident Is Honored                         in May, 1954, was a native of Boatland, dation of Hollywood has announced the                 Paul A. Maxey, pastor of Walker
                       W. A. Evans, pastor of Blackburn Tenn. He was a graduate of Carson- production of a feature film on the life                         Church in Arbuckle Association and
                   Chapel Church near Shawnee and presi- Newman College and Southern Seminary. of Roger Williams with the script to be                      son of Superintendent and Mrs. H. Tru-
                   dent of the Baptist General Convention He had served three years with the Edu- checked by convention committees.                     :   man Maxey of the Oklahoma Baptist
                   of Oklahoma, has teen named "Rural cation Department of the Tennessee state                  Beets Moves: Freeman H. Beets, as-          Orphans' Home, Oklahoma City, was
                   Minister of the Year" in Oklahoma by convention, for 14 years as pastor of sistant for the past two years in the|                        married to Miss Patty Lou Roberts at
                                                                                                                                                                                                            "»'if-:;*x-^*'W* ir'+iiff^J} *
                   the Progressive Fanner magazine.             Fifth Avenue Church, Knoxville, Tenn., Education Commission of the Southern                 First Church, Henryetta, Friday evening,
                       He was given this recognition by the and for eight years as pastor of Wood- Baptist Convention, Nashville, Tenn.,                    Aug. 12. She is the daughter of Mr. and
                   publication because of his leadership in lawn Church, Birmingham, Ala.                    has accepted a position as registrar and       Mrs. M. L. Roberts of Henryetta, The
                   the rural church field and because of the        The family is survived by one son, director of admissions at Hardin-Sim-                ceremony was conducted by the groom's              Young people from all parts of the state enjoyed the fellowship and received the
                   enlargement program in which he has Frank Daniel, 20, in military training at mons University, Abilene, Texas effec-                     father assisted by Robert R. \Chambers,       inspiration from the worship services, study classes and - devotfc^^jpe™
                   led his church.                               Portsmouth, Va.                             tive Sept. 1.                                  pastor of the church.                         were 2,134 public decisions including 164 professions pffUttiot*!^
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                  PAGE FOUR                                                                                                        BAPTIST MESSENGER        AUGUST 18, 1955
                                                                                       WITH NATIONAL GUARD
                                                                                          R. S. Bazzell, administrator at'Perry          Ministerial Changes:
                                                                                       Memorial Hospital, spent two weeks                    M. E. Fitzpatrick, Ladonia, Texas has
                                                                                       recently with the Oklahoma Air Nation-             I -n called to the pastorate of First
                                                                                       al Guard at Casper, Wyo. While in Cas-             ' nurch, Kingfisher.
                                                                                       per, he preached at the First Southern
                                                                                       Church where Garland Howard, former                   J. A. Smith, a former pastor in Okla-
                                                                                       Oklahoman, is now pastor.            '             homa, has accepted the call of First
ORDAINS DEACONS                             HAVE NEW SON                                                                                  Church, Olustee.
  Hazel Dell Church in Pottawatomie-                                                  HOPEWELL VOTES TO BUILD \                              Robert Ross has resigned as pastor of
                                              Pastor and Mrs. A. E. Burns, Letha         Hopewell Church, Edmond, M. H.
Lincoln Association ordained Floyd Cook     Church, announce the birth of a son,                                                          Round Grove Church in Kay Associa-
and Charles Shorney as deacons. Bill                                                  Childers, pastor, has voted to erect an
                                            David Bryce, June 1.                      educational building. The building will             tion.
Cannon is pastor.                                                                                                                            Roy Wilson is the new pastor of Lib-
                                            HAS 283 ADDITIONS                        .contain two assembly rooms, 17 class-
 HAS FIFTH ANNIVERSARY                                                                                                                    erty Center Church in Mills Association.
                                               There were 283 additions, 102 by bap- rooms and a kitchen. Construction will
    Enterprise Church in Delaware-Osage tism, during the pastorate of Coleman begin Sept. 1.                                                 Leon Noss has accepted the pastorate
 Association observed its fifth anniversary L. Raley at Country Estates Church,                                                           of Okay Mission of Central Church,
 with Homecoming Day activities July 17. the membership growing from 128 to OBSERVES 11TH ANNIVERSARY                                     Muskogee.
 Speakers were Jess Dittmar, associational 367. A 9,100-^quare-foot building was         Broadway Church, Sand Springs ob-
 missionary; Henry Cox, first pastor, and erected on a four-acre tract of land. served the llth anniversary of Pastor                        Dilbert Kelso has resigned as pastor of
 Bill Glasgow.                                                                        D. H. Corwin on Aug. 7. Gifts were                 Schilling Church in Oklahoma County
                                            Raley has resigned to join the faculty presented to the Corwins by the church.                Association.
 FORMS NEW CHURCH                           of Oklahoma Baptist University.           In the afternoon the church ordained                                                                                  A   x^^SS*^^E^'H^:
                                                                                                                                             D. H. Hudson is the new pastor at
    The Aydelotte Baptist Church was                                                  Bob Hendricks, Ross Wells, Tom Sulli-              Reagan in Johnston-Marshall Associa-          BIRTHDAY OFFERINGS ... On a recent Sunday at First Church, Tyrone birth-
 organized in the Aydelotte community       INSTALLS COOLER                           van, Clyde Boyd, Nelson Boyles, W. 0.
                                                                                                                                         tion.                                         day offerings for the Baptist Orphans Home spanned four generations in one family.
 north of Shawnee July 24, with 32             Southeast Church, Oklahoma City has Smith and Bob Howard as deacons.
                                                                                                                                                                                       At left above, Janet Mann, 4, drops her gift into the familiar home-shaped bank.
 charter members. Lawrence Enunons, a completed installation of an air con-                                                                  A. L. Crawford has been called to the     She is the great granddaughter of C. P. Mann, 93, at right, putting in his offering*
 student at Oklahoma Baptist University, ditioner in its auditorium, Pastor John MISSION BECOMES CHURCH                                  pastorate of Russett Church in Johnston-      Janet's grandfather, Grover Mann, is superintendent of the Sunday school.
 was called as pastor. Serving on the E. Roe announced.                                  Trinity mission of Immanuel Church,              Marshall Association.
 council were A. A. Brady, associational HIVELY ORDAINED                              Duncan, was organized into a church
                                                                                                                                             Ralph W. Renfrew has accepted the      Joe Truell has been called to the pas-
 missionary; G e o r g e Gosnell, Russell                                             July 31 with 172 charter members. J.
                                               Max Hively, a student at Oklahoma Harold Bryan, who had been serving as                   pastorate of Balko Church, Panhandle    torate of Maguire Church in Union As-            Revival Reports:
 Hathcock and Emmons, all of Shawnee. Baptist University and pastor of War-                                                              Association. -                          sociation.                                      Choate Prairie Church had seven ad-
                                                                                      pastor of the mission, was called as pas-
 WINS RECOGNITION                           wick Mission of First Church, Chandler, tor and David Johnson as minister of                     A. J. Lawrence is the new pastor of    W. D. Spalding has been called to ditions, six by baptism, and three other-
    Soldier Creefe Church in Oklahoma was ordained to the ministry July 24. music. V. A. Jones, pastor of the parent                     Conley Church in Muskogee Associa-      Little Cedar Church, Frisco Association. professions in a revival led by Jimmie
 County Association won recognition for A. A, Brady, associational missionary, church, was the speaker for the special                   tion.                                                                               Ingram, Oklahoma City. Samuel R. El- '-,.
                                                                                                                                                                                    Harold Neal has resigned as pastor of lenwood is pastor.
 having the best proportionate representa- served as moderator; Kenneth Williams, services and T. F. Glosup, superintendent                  Jake Self has moved from Akins      Butler Church to accept the pastorate
 tion at an associational Sunday school pastor at McLoud, conducted the exam- .of missions for Mullins Association, was                   Church, Muskogee Association, to First at Narcissa. r                                  Immanuel Church, Poteau had two ad-
 conference. R. A. Stacy is pastor.         ination, and T, Grady Nanney, pastor moderator for the organizational meeting.                                                                                                   ditions by letter in a youth-led revival
                                            of University Church, Shawnee, preached                                                       Church, Bowlegs.                           Coy A. Chatham has accepted the call in which Hosey Gray was the evangelist '
BUYS PROPERTY                               the sermon.                               HAS STUDY COURSE                                       Glen W. Smith has moved from Buck-  of Octavia Ch&rch, LeFlore Association. and Joan Murry led the singing. Both
    Carey Heights'Mission of Dumas Ave-                                                j First Church, Woodward has just com-             horn to Bethel, both in Muskogee Asso-     J. L. Clements is the new pastor of are young people in the church. L. A.
 nue Church, Oklahoma City has pur- ATTENDANCE INCREASES                              pleted a "backyard" study course for all            ciation.                               Macedonia Church.                           Combes is pastor.
 chased a tract of land measuring 433 by       Calvary Chapel, Lawton reports a departments from the Primaries through                       Dumas Thomas is the new pastor of       Ed Foreman has accepted the call of         Fairview Church in Pottawatomie-
 165 feet on S.W^ 27th Street; also, a summer "jump" rather than a summer Adults. Average attendance was 86 with
3,600-square-foot building. The price of "slump." Until July the average Sunday 76 receiving awards. Oldest member re-                    First Church, Connerville.              First Church, Howe.                        Lincoln Association was led in a one-
the land was 54,600, Oklahoma County school attendance had been 45. The av- ceiving an award was Mary Healy, 89.                             R. C. Barnes has accepted the pastor-   E. W. Miller has resigned as pastor week revival by Dr. Frank W. Wood,
Association paying one-half of it. L. L. erage for July was 60. James Corner is                                                           ate of Morris Chapel in Johnston-Mar-  of First Church, Chelsea, in order to pastor of First Church, Shawnee, with '
Hammond is pastor of the mission and pastor.                                          CORRECTION                                          shall Association'.                     enter Southwestern Seminary this fall.     Bob Wright directing the music. There
 Vincent Riggs, of the parent church. .                                                  In a report of the ordination of dea-                                                                                                were three additions by baptism. Clyde
                                                                                                                                             Lee I. Dance is the new pastor of Cen-
                                            HAS RECORD ATTENDANCE                     cons at Medicine Park in the July 28                                                           John T. Stell Jr. has accepted the call Frisby is pastor.
 VICTORY ORDAINS                                                                                                                          ter Point Church, Enon Association.
                                              Trinity Church, Vinita had an aver- issue of the Messenger Jim Bearden was                                                          of First Church, Earlsboro. Former             First Church, Thomas held a combi-
    Victory Church, Oklahoma City or- age attendance of 241 in Sunday school included in the list of deacons ordained.                       R. E. Spencer has accepted the call of
                                                                                                                                                                                  Oklahoma pastorates are Morning Star nation revival-Vacation Bible School for
dained five men as deacons July 10. for the month of July. O. D. Fritz, su- This should have been Jack Laughter.                          Schilling Church in Oklahoma County     Church, Meeker, and First Church, the Indians there, with Stephen S. Cover
They are Paul Taylor, Rex Moser, Har- perintendent, and C. E. Henson, pastor, .O. T. Perkins is pastor.                                   Association.                            Sharon.                                    doing the preaching. There were 16 pro-j
old Massey, Bob Turley and David Hoi- report this is a record with the exception                                                             Brevard Brown is the new pastor of
comb. Roy Dittmar, pastor of Temple of special campaigns.                                                                                                                            Don Cole is the new pastor of North fessions of faith. Glen Wood is pastor.
                                                                                      HAS OPEN DATES                                      Crowder Springs Church, Frisco Asso-
    lurch, questioned the candidates and                                                 Evangelist Bill Smith, Box 7233, Tulsa,                                                  Heights Church, Sapulpa.                       Southeast Church, Oklahoma City was
          Norman, pastor at Carter Park, BROTHERHOOD HAS GUESTS                       has the first three weeks in October open                                                      Harry D. Truelove is the new pastor led in a summer revival by Mack Ferren,
     mght the message. Fred Hardin is         Brotherhood members of First Church, for supply on Sundays or for a revival.                   Carl T. Wheeler has resigned the pas-                                            the theme of the meeting being "Men for
                                                                                                                                          torate of Ideal Street Church, Seminole.of Leon Church in Enon Association.
  lastor.                                   Chelsea had their wives and families as For many years Smith has served as mis-                                                                                                   Christ." DeLane Ryals had charge of the
                                            guests at a recent meeting. After the sionary, pastor and evangelist in Okla-                  He plans to attend Southwestern Sem-      Guy D. Ward has moved from Banner music. John E. Roe is pastor.
HONORS PASTOR                               program, a watermelon feast was held. homa, Kentucky and Florida.                              inary.                                 Church in South Canadian Association
    Story Church in Arbuckle Association Edgar Parks is Brotherhood president                                                                                                     to First Church, Tuttle.                        Apache Church was led in a tent re-
                                                                                                                                             Virgil Hokomb, formerly music and                                                vival by an evangelistic team from Fort
honored its pastor, Logan Atnip, with and E. W. Miller, pastor.                       EMANUELS LEAVE FOR JAPAN                             educational director at Elm G r o v e     Ronnie Dunn has been called to the Smith, Ark. Jack Thompson was the
a farewell party recently, following his                                                 Bill and Rebekah Sue Emanuel, mis-                Church, Azle, Texas, is the new pastor Bunch pastorate in Muskogee Associa- evangelist, Edgar Vetito led the singing
resignation. Gifts were presented to the OPEN FOR REVIVALS                            sionaries to Japan, have completed their             of Banner Church in Union Association. tion.
pastor and his family and refreshments        Evangelist E. T. Manley has open furlough in the States and have returned                                                                                                       and Sam Fost was the pianist. Pastor
were served* The members have com- dates for fall revival meetings. He may to their field in Japan. Their book, A                          Chester Stotts, Coldwater, Kans., has     David Kanton has resigned as pastor L. A. Taft reports 18 additions to the
pleted the work of redecorating the be contacted by writing him at Box 876, Call Comes Ringing, is on sale in the                        been called as pastor of Paruna Church. of Hickory Church in Arbuckle Associa- church and one surrendered to the mih-.
church building and parsonage.              Carnegie, or by calling 3645.             Baptist Book Stores.                               He will continue teaching in Coldwater. tion.                                        istry.

                                                                                                                                          AUGUST 18,    1955                                                                                                   PAGE SEVEN
PAGE SIX                                                                                                    BAPTIST MESSENGER
                              ptist World Alliance London Jubilee

               Arsenal Football Stadium was the scene of the Coronation                                           Most sessions of the Ninth Congress were held in Royal
           Service on the final evening of the Baptist World Congress held                                    Albert Hall, which had been the scene of some of thefirstses-
           in London, England Jnly 16-22. This special service was at-                                        sions at which the Baptist World Alliance was organized in
           tended by 45,000 and addressed by Dr. Billy Graham.                                                1905. There were 8,500 delegates from 60 countries.

                                                                                                                                                                                  Theme of the London Congress in Royal Albert Hall was "Jesus Christ, the same yesterday, and today, and forever."

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                Dr. Geoffrey Fisher (center), Archbishop of Canterbury, brought greetings to the                                     Russian Baptists sent a delegation of
           Congress from the Church of England. At left is Miss Itsuko Saito of Hawaii, with dele-                                 nine headed by Jacob I. Zhidkov (above),'
           gates from India and Korea.                                                                                             who addressed the Congress on Friday,;



                                                                                                                                                                                   Oklahomans present included from left to right, Sam Scantlan, Mr. and Mrs.
              Colorful costumes were worn by Bap-                                            Miss Sophia Duerksen   and sister,      India was well represented by dek-i       Grady Cothen and Mr. and Mrs. H» Truman Maxey, all of Oklahoma City, seen                                                                                                            Dr. Theodore F. Adams, *pastor• of First
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          '••••'-'""-'''- ~*-•-
           tist women from Sweden.                                                         Esther, were present.                   gates in native costume.                    enjoying fellowship outside Albert Hall.                                                                                                                                           Church,> -Richmond, Va., was elected- prerfdent      1
                                                                                                                                                                                     *"*   •'   *   -   '•     •     .   -   -   .   -   •    • ••-   -   .   ,.,   - ,*;;. ' . ; , . > . >   ^;..:-i,-p. .   ',;•_:.'.-.-",-   . ; • - -...'!- • • - _ " . - :        •       - -      '          • ="  "* '
           PAGE EIGHT                                                                                                                               BAPTIST MESSENGER               AUGUST 18, 1955                                          ,' • / ' - V ^ ^ > ' V ' ^ f ' - ^ ; - \ ^ C
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Woman9s Missionary Vnion;
             Religious Education;
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       State Mission Season of Prayer Is Sept. 5-9                                                          As ISee It
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               By Dr. T. B. Lackey
                                                                                                               I             In
                                           Vacation Bible
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        By Miss Nicy Murphy, Assistant Executive Secretary
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Emphasis on the new Woman's Missionary youth camp at Falls Creek and spe-                    Executive Secretary - Treasurer
                                                                                                        JUIUU                i ivcuuin
                                                                                                                                                                        \                             \                cial state mission causes will characterize the programs which have been prepared
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       for the observance of the Season of Prayer for State Missions Sept. 5-9.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     The 36th annual session of Falls Creek
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Assembly is now history. It was all we
                                                                                 Profes-                                                                                                                                    The state goal for the Edna McMillan Offering is $50,000. All of the offering         had hoped, bigger and better than ever.
                  . .               '                           Enrol- Av.                   Miss.          South Canadian   Wewoka, First __;. __ 236           200                  3          100 00
             Associatfon                Church                  ment Att.         sions      Off.                     f
                                                                                                                             Holdenville, First         223      146                  2
                                                                                                                                                                                                 * \J\J*\J\J

                                                                                                                                                                                                  37 OT
                                                                                                                                                                                                  •J t .7 J            above the approximate $10,000 for the special mission causes, and the cost of prer         E. W. Westmoreland, prpgram director;
                                                                                   _                                         Highway                      56      46                  3             8.29                                                                                                          Gene Bartlett, music director; Tom Car-
             Mills                  l__Leedey, First _              94    - 75              $14.94                           Konawa, First              134      110                              13*35                paring and promoting the programs, will go into the camp building fund for the new
             Mullins                    Duncan, immanuel                                                                                                                                          1 »> *.J*J
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  ter, business manager; E. P. Edwards,
                                           (Fairview Miss.)
                                        Bethel ...           _ _ 53
                                                                    42     32
                                                                           43      _
                                                                                    1        7.06
                                                                                                                                Pecan Grove
                                                                                                                             Butner _
                                                                                                                                                     . 35
                                                                                                                                                                   64                 12
                                                                                                                                                                                                    \Jm\J\f        i
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       youth camp. Each associational president
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       has been sent a                                                                            resident manager, and all their co-work-
              ., ,
                               -        Hastings
                                        Boston Avenue __ 205
                                                                 _ 61      58
                                                                                                                             Cromwell, First
                                                                                                                                (Mission)    __           89     - 69             —
                                                                                                                                                                                                   15 07
                                                                                                                                                                                                   A v/« V (

                                                                                                                                                                                                    7 03               society's gifts for state missions last year. New Series of Books Ready                    ers did a superb job in providing for
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  the spiritual and physical needs of the
                                        Hyde Park . _              75      63                7.92        Tillman             Pleasant Mound               37
                                                                                                                                                                                                     J 4\J^f

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Titles and authors of the graded series
                                        Fort Gibson, First        314     260     26        55.00                 if.        South Deep Red               52
                                                                                                                                                                   30                 3             6.48               Local goals have been set and the wo-
                                        Webbers Fails, First _160         117      3        30.20                            Snyder, First
                                                                                                                                                                   46                              15.99j
                                                                                                                                                                                                   *w • v
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       men and young people are urged to give of foreign mission books on the Moslem              thousands in attendance.
                                        Sallisaw, Blunt - „ 50             42               10.53                 \             (Colored Mission) _ 56            50*                                                                                                                                                Registration the first week totaled 12,-
                                        Bunch, First                84     56     —1        11.11                 \          Snyder, First _         _ 155
                                                                                                                                                                  *-* *f
                                                                                                                                                                 123                       -                           sacrificially.                                world to.be studied prior to the Season
                                                                                                                                                                                                  34 20
                                                                                                                                                                                                  *j^ *^\j
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  667; second week 8,894; bringing the.
                                        HasKeJJ, Midway
                                        Sffiloh     ___       , 225
                                                                    58     49
                                                                                                                             Tipton, First _ _138
                                                                                                                             Davidson, First        „ 51
                                                                                                                                                                                                  10.97                   Three programs have been planned for of Prayer for Foreign Missions are as
              „ .. _       ..           Tahlequah, Eiden           36      26                6.56                            Grandfield, First          151      108
                                                                                                                                                                                                  11 17
                                                                                                                                                                                                  * 1 •i /
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       the societies. One is suitable for presenta- follows:                                      grand total to 21,561 for the two week
             North Canadian            OkmuJgee, Second           173     111     15        10.14
                                                                                                                            Devol                     _ 57        48                              •jji i j
                                                                                                                                                                                                  31 75
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       tion on Wednesday night if the pastor            Adult, World Within a World by            period. This represents 1,415 more than
                                        Pharoan               _ 72         67                7.75                          .Tulsa, Brookside           457       386             30              125.32
                                        Weleetka, First                           —                                          Nogales Avenue             453 ,    361               7              47.35                and church want to have it. Otherwise it Elwyn Lee Means; Y o u n g People,                the total number registered last year.
              .. _L .                      (Colored Miss.)         68      64               12.13                           Bixby. First                340 \    110              11
             ISortheaslem              Miami, East Side            79    ' 63     —         29.22                           Tulsa, Glenwood            227       176
                                                                                                                                                                                  * i
                                                                                                                                                                                      7          54.22
                                                                                                                                                                                                 +J T*^**
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       can be presented in the society.              Among the Minarets by John Marion;              The preachers were at their very best;
                                           Hudson Creek            36
                                                                                                                                                                                 —_                                       Writers for the programs are: Adult, Intermediates, Mission Doctor by J. T.              All who attended the assembly will
                                                                          33                 21.50                             Memorial Hgts. _ _ . 1 93         153                              32.89
                                       Ma>esville, Immanuel 55            51      —3         16.00                           Broken Arrow,                                                           \                 Mrs. Olen Joyner, Mountain View and McRae; Juniors, The Big Difference by                   agree, I am sure, that we do not have
                                       Jay, First _ _ _ . 83              63       3         19.65                             First (Mission)           91 -     68                  2           17.67                                                                                                            to go outside the state to get the best.
                                       Miami, First _         _ 357      302                 75.70                          Catoosa, First               61       56.                 __           745
                                                                                                                                                                                                   * »TW               Mrs. Eldon A. Davis, Enid; Young Peo- Alta Lee Lovegren; and Primaries, Under
                                       Leach, First „- . 89               69      —
                                                                                  2 4,;     22.39
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       ple, Mrs. Frank Wood, Shawnee; Inter- the Olive Tree by Jane Carroll McRae.                Many decisions were made, including a
             .T ..     ,                Quapaw, First            145     116      18        34.62                              (Colored Mission) _ 98             80             _.                6.57
             Northwestern              £la>T F]rst              _ 3l      27                 .1.54                          HiJJcrest                                                                                  mediate and Junior Girls' Auxiliary, Mrs.        All books are to be secured from the      large number of professions of faith, re-
                                       Gage, Liberty __            24     23       1          3.50            ;1               (Market Mission) . 37              27             8                5.14                                                                                                             dedications and special service volun-
                                       Shaituck, First            104     92                20.00                           Collinsville, First        228       188            32              138.02                 L. H. Johnson, Ponca City; Intermediate Baptist Book Store. A leader's guide for
                                       Freedom, Haskew             31     26      —
                                                                                               1.96                        Turiey, Golden Hills _323             255            23               76.06                 and Junior Royal Ambassador, Robert each of these books is available free from             teers.
             *\i . *.    ^. A. North Miami, First „ 57                    43       3        12.15                          Tulsa, Trinity              299       238             7               51.81
             Oklahoma County -Grand Blvd.                        253     165       5        33.75                          Sperry, First               113        85                             27»w™
                                                                                                                                                                                                 ^ t 84                Scales, Oklahoma City; Sunbeam Band, the state WMU office.                                    Dr. J. D. Grey, pastor of First Church,
                                       Arcadia, First            101      74      18        39.00                          Sheridan Road          _ 523          493            72               55.53                                                                                                            New Orleans, La. will be the speaker in
                                       Barnes                      27     25       4          2.82                         North Lewis                 195       157            29               36.80                 Mrs. Joe Baker, Enid, and Business Wo-
                                       Berea _ ._                 129    107
                                                                                  —         24.52                          Easton _                    181       153             1               65.68                 man's Circles, Mrs. Raymond Hurt, Ok- £5                                                    1956, our Golden Jubilee year.
                                       Choclaw, First              65     50       4                                       Oakridge          ..        166                                                                                                                             Go tO
       I                                                                                    11.90                                                                                                Id 7R
                                                                                                                                                                                                 JH. /o
                                       Classen Blvd.             196     161       2        33.27                          Valley „. . ^              84         63                   1          14.88                 lahoma City.                                                                                        Pauls Valley, Calvary
                                       Creailme                  127     102
                                                                                  —         85.00                          Olivet                        89      81                              17 00
                                                                                                                                                                                                 A i • vv
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Sixty-five Oklahoma women traveled           Sunday afternoon, July 31, I had the
                                       Dickson -      _ ,_ 195           152                50.05                          Belview , _ _              291       221                   1          65 29
                                                                                                                                                                                                 W«/ 9^tf
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          The programs are sent out with the in two chartered buses to Glorieta, N. M.
                                       Dumas Avenue -
                                       Okia. City, First
                                                                         340      —
                                                                                  25        88.51                          Fellowship
                                                                                                                           Phoenix Avenue
                                                                                                                                                                 80                   2          27.89
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       prayer and hope that careful planning for WMU week Aug. 4-10. They left                    privilege of participating in the dedica-
                                                                         312                12.18                                                               194                   I          55 1 1
                                                                                                                                                                                                 •/•/• 17
                                       Foster                    116      94      —3        26,69                          Leonard. First               71       59                              20.64                 and preparation will be made and that Oklahoma City early Wednesday morn-                  tion of a lovely new building at Calvary
                                      Northwest „           .._ 712      565       4       205.15                          Parkland _ , - _ _ _ . 316           264                   5          71 54
                                                                                                                                                                                                 I J.**/^                                                                                                         Church, Pauls Valley. Organized only
                                       Tower Hill (Miss, of                                                                Sequoyah Hills              291      238                   7          62.75                 they will be presented effectively.           ing, Aug. 3, and returned the evening of
                                          Putnam City)      _, 54         49                 3.83                          Plainvicw              _ _ 142       126                              70.00                                                                                                            six months ago, this new church is ex-
                                       Rancho Village            293     232      —         57.75                         Manger           ;         168        140          —                   33.00                                                               Aug. 11. Miss Margaret Hutchison di-         periencing rapid growth under the ca-
                                       Schilling „                71      41      —          9.69                          Sand Springs, Trinity 156            123               7              37.14                                                               rected the tour> assisted by Mrs R R
                                       South Memorial ,
                                      Sou inside _       '• _ 254
                                      So'west Friendship „ US
                                                                185      152
                                                                                                                          Jenks, First
                                                                                                                          Tulsa, Calvary
                                                                                                                          Tulsa, Memorial
                                                                                                                                                   „ 242
                                                                                                                                                                427               6
                                                                                                                                                                                                 32.70                 Mission Institute Is Aug. 26                  Bullis, Tulsa.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  pable leadership of Jerry Amstutz, pas-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  tor. The building has room for future
                                                                          94                16.68                                                               190                              75.65
                                       Sunny Lane _ _ 194                152      —
                                                                                  11        23.70                         Tulsa, Hillcrest        _ _ 291       236          12                  53.06                    Plans have been completed for the             Mrs, C. A. Summers, state WMU pres-
                                      West Lawn       __         148               3                                      Tulsa, White City .1.251              204                                                    state mission study institute to be held                                                   expansion and we predict continued
            Panhandle _.„.. —         Keyes, First               133
                                                                                            34.17                         Tulsa, Temple , 1.215                 180               7
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     ident, presided over the conference in       growth in all phases of the work.
            rannancue                   Mcxhojna (Miss< of                       —                                         Tulsa, Carbondalc „ _208             156               3                                    Aug. 26 at First Church, Oklahoma City.       the absence of Mrs. George R. Martin,
                                          Boise City) _ ,,        57      52     — •       10.80                          Red Fork _ , '                nj      111                              29.84                 Mrs. Robert Fling, former state mission       who had not returned from her trip to                     Lawton, Central
                                      Boise City, First          105      80               35.00                          Harvard Avenue           1200         162               6              51.02
            perrT             •       Enid, Calvary        __ _155       134     —         40.01                          Inola, First                  79       64               5              17.40                 study chairman of the WMU of Texas,           Europe and the Baptist World Alliance           Aug. 7 was a red-letter day for Central
                  j              _ —Blllmgs> First                               —                                        Claremore, Hilldale           65
                                      Enid, Trinity
                                                               _ 83
                                                                          51      7        12.31
                                                                                                                          Oakhursi \                  165
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       will present the five books in the graded     in London. Mrs. Herrell Foshee of Mus-       Church, Lawton, marking the 30th an-
                                                                          67      1        16.39                                                                                 4               20.60
            Pittsbiirc                Kreos, First              126      108               31.00                          Fairhill _*                 431       338                              55.50                 series on the Moslem world and will dis-      kogee and Miss Hutchison were on the         niversary of the church and the dedica-
            rmsDun-                   McAlestcr, First , 372             303     —3                                       New Hope                    107        77               1              11.38
                                      Kiowa, First _ - __ _ 88            70
                                                                                           21.86                          Cornerstone (Mission                                                                         cuss teaching helps and class procedure       faculty.                                     tion of a beautiful new educational
                                      McAlester, Richville _ 59           48     —
                                                                                 —         15.70                              of Immanuel) __116
                                                                                                                          Mingo                      * J75
                                                                                                                                                                 81              4         N
                                                                                                                                                                                                 11.72                 for each.                                                                                  building. Richard T. Hopper is the ag- ;
                                      Hartshorns, First           9$      76               26.30                                                                172              2             - 37.03
                                                                                 —                                        Springdale                  234                    2                   26.74                                                                                                            gressive pastor. It was my good pleasure
            Pott.-Llncoln „           Shawnee, Sharon
                                                                          27     —1
                                                                                            7.20        Union __          Owasso, First , ,_223
                                                                                                                                                                173         36                   88.00                    The morning session beginning at 10        23 Mission Classes Offered                   to be on hand for the afternoon dedica-
                                      MeeKcr, First         _103
                                                                  72      61
                                                                          89      8
                                                                                           24 77
                                                                                           *^T.   * /
                                                                                                                              Northwest               125        96         _
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       will be held in the assembly hall. The           Much interest in missions was shown       tion service. Earl Stark and Fred Will-
                                                                                           15.31                                                                                                 ^        ^

                                      Chandler, First           178      146      6        34.09                              First (Riverview
                                                                                                                                 Mission)               44
                                                                                                                                                                                                     \                 luncheon and afternoon program will be        at the two Falls Creek assemblies where      hoite, former pastors, also participated
                                      Shawnee, First                                                                                                             37         -
       1                                  (Indian Mission)        65     58                 6.47                              First                   376       287         21                  78.73                  held in the dining room. The program          23 classes in missions were offered each     in the activities of the day,
       1                              Shawnee, University 241            174     —1        37.61                            \Trinity                  333       256         15                  18.79          I       for the afternoon will include a presen-
       1                              Mount PJeasant              52      42                9.94                          Ljexington, First           J91        88              4              24.65          I                                                     week. Average attendance in the mission                   State Missions
, V                                                                              —                      Oklahoma Indian — KJckapoo                     44        37                              6.31                  tation of visual materials suitable for use
      •A^'%.                          Stroud, First — — _ —              99
                                                                                           25.50                          Pawnee                       95        76         _ -                 22.98
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     classes was 2,004 the first week and            Sept 5-9 is the week set aside for the
      Kt\                          " Deer Creek                _ 72      63                30 85                                                                                                                       with the study, and a skit presenting
      Pw»                             Tecumseh, First           100      75      1         22.42                          Talihina             ;_       57       51           2                  2.85                                                                only slightly lower the second week.         observance of the Edna McMillan Week
      mff                             Asher, First               89      69       8        17.48        Cherokee Indian
                                                                                                                          Avery, Only Way
                                                                                                                                                                 40          3                   5.14                  Round Table books helpful as a source            Each week a tour to the new youth         of Prayer for State Missions. The goal
      ^P-~                            Oklahoma Avenue           103      81                11.73                                                                 38          4                   3.61
                                      Musson        ,             27     22'     —1        10.92
                                                                                                                          Ballou                       63        54                              8.61                  of background information on the Mos-         camp was directed by Bob Banks. Mon-         this year is $50,000, a portion of which
                                      Salateeska Indian           46     34                                               Sycamore Tree                36        34              3               3.74                  lem world. In the dining room will also
           Sail Fork _                Nash, First              _ 72       59     —
                                                                                                                          Bellfome                     28        23                              2.00                                                                day of each of the weeks was designated      will be used for the Woman's Missionary^
                                      Alva, First               135      100     —
                                                                                 _.        20.00
                                                                                                        Creek-Semlnole .. Snake Creek                ; 78        67         ^                    4.40                  be displays of books and teaching ma-         as missions day. At the morning worship      Union Camp at Falls Creek. This is a
                                                                                                                          Spring Church __ __IOO                 92         _L
                                      Orion                       66      57      8        24.60                          Little Cussetah              98        88

                                                                                                                                                                                                14.55                  terials for all age groups and a book         service the missionaries and nationals on    worthy project and we are confident
                »                     Waynoka, First
                                         (Chester Miss, Sch.) 56         44       6
                                                                                                        Chi-Ka-Sfaa _     Overbrook                    88        78                                                    store exhibit.
                                                                                           3(5.29                                                                           —                                                                                        the faculty were presented and in the        that missionary societies over the state,,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Teaching materials furnished by the        afternoon .a "mission tour** was con-        and others will do everything possible
               Note: Space does not permit printing of all reopits that have been r                     r
                                                                                                        ed.   Others will be printed in next week's Messenger.                                                         Foreign Mission Board are available and       ducted. Mission fields represented were      to help provide facilities for the many
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       may be picked up that day for associa-        Brazil, Paraguay, Japan, ^Hawaii, Cuba,      young people who <will use this camp in
                                                                                           HtoBHMMM                                                                                                                    tional institutes if ordered ahead of time,   and Sacaton, Ariz. (Pima Indian work).       the future.
      PAGE TEN                                                                                                                                                  BAPTIST MESSENGER                                      AUGUST 18, 1955                                                                                                        PAGE ELEVEN%
 Oklahoma Baptist University:                                                               Foundation:

 Freshmen Still Have Time for Pre-enrolment
      Freshmen who are planning to attend Oklahoma Baptist University this fall still
                                                                                           Sufficient Endowment Will
                                                                                           Provide Operating Expense
                                                                                                                                              Attendance and Additions
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Aug. 7, 1955
 have time to take advantage of the university's "Summer Monday" pre-enrolment                          By Dr. Auguie Henry
 program on Aug. 22 and 29, Dr. James R. Scales, executive vice-president, has an-
                                                                                                    Executive Secretary-Treasurer          CHURCH                                ss    TU ADD         Tulsa, Memorial                   . 321              93                5   Skiatook, Immanuel                      158   106
 nounced.                                                                                                                                  Tulsa, First      ,.                _1561   452            Holdenville, First _                318             103                2   Carter         -                        153    63
                                                                                               We have been so busy in our endeavor        Okla. City, First                  _1425    400            Okemah, First -        .            314-            101                4   Harran, First                           152    57
      Approximately 185 students have already taken advantage of this plan which            to procure endowment funds for Baptist           Incl. mission                     _1543   410            Checotah, First    ',             - 313              84                1   Bartlesville, Trinity                   150    64
                                                                                                                                           Lawton, First                       .1116   427            Pawhuska, First                   . 250              84                5   Lawton, Immanuel                        147    64
 not only gives them a chance to complete every registration step before school starts      institutions and agencies that we have           Incl. mission         .           -1280   476              Incl mission . ._ •,   , ..       308             113                    Fair       -                            146    70
but also gives them a better opportunity '                                                  said and done very little toward procur-       Duncan, First                       _ 970   323            Anadarko, First ,_         _        305             101                5 Duncan, Highland Park                     145    56
                                                                                                                                            Incl. mission      .                _1105  400            Musko"ce, Eastern Hts.              298             155                1 Okla. City, Bethel                        140    68
to obtain the class section they desire.                                                    ing endowment for the Foundation. The          Okla. City, Trinity                .-1072   401      4     Idabcl, First          -            292              94                3 Mingo           :                         140    51
   The "Summer Monday" program is                           on Radio                        need for Foundation endowment is very          Enid, First
                                                                                                                                             Incl. mission
                                                                                                                                                                              ._ 952
                                                                                                                                                                               _ 999
                                                                                                                                                                                       226     2      Tulsa, Harvard Ave.
                                                                                                                                                                                                      Midwest City, Country Estates 291
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          292             123
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             1 Ryan, First
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             3 Thomas, First
                                               OBU's Bison Glee Club will be heard          apparent to some, because they have                                               ._ 862   370    ~2      Apache, First                     - 281             129                1 Fairland, First                       — 133      49
also open to upperclassmen. transferring                                                                                                   Okla. City, Olivet
                                                                                                                                                                              ..1017   444     2      Lawton, Calvary (Incl. mission) 280                 124                    Headrlck, First                         131 ' 79
                                                                                                                                            Incl. mission
 to OBU from other universities and by a nationwide audience this Sunday                    written bequests in wills and provided         Okla. City, Northwest              ._ 966   377    12      Muskogee, Calvary          _        276              91                2 Irving
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Okla. City, West Lawn
                                                                                                                                                                              ._ 809   293      4     Chickasha, Michigan                 276              65
former students returning to Bison Hill when their music will be used on the                some amount in trusts for such funds.          Seminole, First
                                                                                                                                             Incl mission                     ._ 963   404            Cyril, First                        249              67                1 Tulsa, Fellowship —                        130    58
after being out of school for a year or Columbia Broadcasting System's "Church                 Operating expenses for the Founda-          Muskogee, First                    :. 797   216              Incl. mission            - - - 271                 74                    Seminole. Ideal Street                   129    43
                                                                                                                                             Incl. mission                    .U 930   302            Hominy, First            —          267             102                    Depew, First                             129    53
more.                                       of the Air" program Aug. 21.                    tion are being provided by an allocation       Ada, First ...                     ._ 764   200            Temple, First                     - 267              79                    Gould, First                             129    75
   For freshmen, the pre-enrolment pro-        The program is heard in Oklahoma             from the Cooperative Program. This               Incl. mission                    ._ 897   308            Madill, First     -                 262              78                1 Okla. City, Brookline                      128    75     5
                                                                                                                                           Okla City, Exchange Ave. .         .. 837   286       1    Cordell, First             .      - 261              82                3   Oakhurst, First                           83    38
cess starts promptly at 9:30 every Mon- at 10:30 a.m.                                                           makes it possible for        Incl. mission                    ._ 889    303           Muskogee, Shiloh                    260              82                      Incl. mission                          128    78     2
                                                                                                                                           Tulsa, Immanuel                    ._ 857   352       1    Enid, Calvary -                     253              69                    Sand Springs, Trinity                    128    67
day morning. The vice-president empha-         Dr. James Harris, pastor, University                             the donor to know          Norman, First                      ._ 817   266            Vinita, Trinity     *               251             117                    Bixby, Riveryiew                         100    39
sized the importance of this time, because Church, Fort Worth, Tex. will be the                                 that every dollar he       Altus, First                       „ 752     160     5     Miarni, Northwest                   247             111                      Incl. mission                          126    65
                                                                                                                                             Incl. mission                    ._ 780                  Ardrnore, Emmanuel                  245              75                3   Blair, First                             122    37
it is usually not possible for the student speaker..                                                            gives to the Founda-       Ponca City, First                  ._ 722    191     4     Tishomingo, First _ _ _          ._ 236              92                    Muskogee, Lawrence St.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              1 Manger                                    122    60     2
                                                                                                                                             Incl. mission                    ._ 768                                                       232            107                 1 Talihina, First                .          122    56
to complete registration if he arrives on      Transcribed music of the glee club,                              tion for a B a p t i s t   Frederick, First                   ._ 730    205
                                                                                                                                                                                                      Fletcher, First — -_ _ -
                                                                                                                                                                                                      Cleveland, First _ _ - _         ,_ 231               82                                              ;             121    46     4
the campus any later than that.                                                                                 cause will be used for       Incl. mission              :_.   ._ 759   243                                                                101                    Glenpool „•                              118    49
                                            under the direction of Warren M. Angell,                                                                                          .- 667    225      9    Erick, First     ~                  218                                    Lone Oak                                 117    75
                                                                                                                                           McAlester, First        .                                  Tulsa, Belview                       228             48
   Registration and testing is conducted was also heard this year on the "Baptist                               that cause. Not one          Incl. mission                    ._ 753    361           Afton, First          -         . 227                 85                   Tulsa, Olivet                            116    61
in Thurmond Hall. Following the morn- Hour." Paul M. Stevens, director of the                                   penny of the donor's       Shawnee, First                     ._ 644    169      1    Yale, First     —-           - -- 227                77                 1  Muskogee, Oldham Mem.                    115    80
                                                                                                                                             Incl. mission                    „ 728     232    p^^
                                                                                                                                                                                                      Pauls Valley, Trinity      —         203              57                   Enid, Southern Hts.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              1 Okla. City, Central                       115    56     3
ing testing program, students have an Radio and Television Commission of the               gift will be used for the operating budget      Tulsa, Brpokside                   _- 632    162      4      Incl. mission     _.. .            223                                   Mannsville, First
                                                                                                                                             Incl. mission       :            ._ 714    206
opportunity to complete all registration Southern Baptist Convention, says of              of the Foundation.                              Okla. City, Putnam City            _- 655    203      4    Tulsa Red Oak                                         81                I  Tulsa, Boulder Ave.                      108    75     2
steps, including fee payment, in the after- this series: u\Ve continue to receive wide                                                       Incl. mission                    __ 712    225           Wynnewood, First                 ._. 01Q              96                   Vamoosa                                  106    63     2
                                                                                               Howerer, if the Foundation had suf-         Ardmorc, First         A           __ 618    186           Wagoner, Immanuel ~                ~_ 220             73                    Meeker, Morning Star —.,— 104                  37
noon.                                                                                                                                                                                                 Hugo Clayton Ave. _                 215               61                   Onapa                                    103    SI
                                            acclaim on the music. It is truly wonder-      ficient endowment funds for its operat-           Incl. mission                    __ 675    201
                                                                                                                                                                                                      Waurika, First                      214               42                1 Sweetwater, First                  ;      101    85
                                                                                                                                           Hobart, First                      „ 554      133
                                            ful."                                          ing budget the* Cooperative Program                Incl. mission               _   — 657      193          Norman, Immanuel -. - -         . ' 212              105                    Lone Grove               ,               97
                                                                                                                                                                                                      Sperry, First            -          211               94                   Re.xroat „.                               96     75
 84 Students on Honor Roil                                                                 could be relieved of this allocation to the
                                                                                           Foundation and any amounts allocated
                                                                                                                                           Chickasna, First
                                                                                                                                              Incl. mission
                                                                                                                                           Clinton. First
                                                                                                                                                                              „ 604
                                                                                                                                                                              __ 655
                                                                                                                                                                              — ' 554
                                                                                                                                                                                                      Commerce, First _
                                                                                                                                                                                                      Healdton, First
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            68               4
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              1 Tulsa, Mayfair __-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  County Line, First
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        — -V
    Eighty-four students are listed on the
 three OBU honor rolls for the 1955 sum-
                                             Library                   Collection          to the Foundation from the Cooperative             Incl. mission
                                                                                                                                           Shawnec, Immanuel              1
                                                                                                                                                                              _- 650
                                                                                                                                                                              - 649
                                                                                                                                                                                                      Tonkawa, First      ~
                                                                                                                                                                                                      Okla City,, Pioneer .„
                                                                                                                                                                                                      Fort Gibson, First
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    - - 205
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    -_ 203
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          208               86
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Olustee, First
                                                An important record of a pioneer           Program could be used toward the en-            Tulsa, Sheridan Rd.                __644     259                                                                                       Okla. City, Southeast 29th St. _          82
                                                                                                                                                                                                      Hartshorne, First        _          201               66                2
 mer session which have been announced       Baptist missionary's work among the In-
                                                                                                                                           Okla. City, Remain Ave. __         __ 500    218                                                                                       Cromwell, First                       . 82      29
 by Dr. L. E. Solomon, dean and regis-                                                     dowing of particular institutions and              Incl. mission                   __ 640 -294             Okla. City, West Tenth _- - 198                      108                    Broken Arrow,. Suncrest ..
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              1 Texola, First
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           72     28-
                                                                                                                                           Duncan, Immanuel                   __ 582     175          Alva, First _                       198               30                                                          . 71      51
                                             dians of Oklahoma has been added to            agencies.                                                                                                 Tulsa, Easton Hts. _ ._             197               94                2   Davis, Immanuel                .      . 66      35
 trar.                                       the Heritage Room collection on church
                                                                                                                                              Incl. mission __.
                                                                                                                                           Miami, First
                                                                                                                                                                              __ 618
                                                                                                                                                                              „ 610      214          Konawa, First              -        197               62                3 Liberty                                    63     24
    Of the 28 students on the president's                                                      In fact, the donor who helps to endow       El Reno, First                     — 597      117          Hinton, First - _ -                 193               76                1 Kiefer, First                           . 63     25
                                             history in the OBU library.                   the Foundation, helps to endow all Bap-         Cushing, First                     — 591      238          Mountain View, First „ -            191               56                    Paoli, First                          . 61      71
 honor roll, which requires a grade of          Mrs. W. H. Fairchild of Oklahoma                                                           Blackwell, First                    ._ 518    127          Frederick, Trinity         _ _ _ 181                  70                    Midway                                . 60      35
 "A" in at least half of six or more hours                                                 tist causes because the Foundation exists          Incl. mission                    — 557 .                Poteau, Southside _-,'              181               73                    Snowhill                              . 58      33
                                             City is the donor of the collection. It in-    solely 'and impartially for all Baptist        Durant, First                       — 464     515          Leedey, First .       ,. :          177              118                3   McGuire                               . 58      45
 of summer course work, 11 had straight      cludes the manuscript sermon and cor-                                                            Incl. mission.                   — 515     104          Healdton, Bethel                     176             101                3 Gracemont
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              2 Catoosa                 '.              , 55      43
 "A" averages.                                                                             causes.                                         Pauls Valley, First                „ 452 141               Tulsa, Crowell Hts. -~ -             174              88
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              T Berlin, First                           . 54       18
                                             respondence file of her father, the late                                                         Incl. mission                    . 45
                                                                                                                                                                                 , 8     171          Hennessey, First                     172                                                                          . 50      39
    These students are Mrs. Roberta Bag-                                                       No one is more cognizant of what I          Okla. City, Kentucky Ave.           __ 401    202          Bixby, First                         168               52                   Alma, First                           . 50      40
                                             L. J. Dyke, who was a missionary to           am writing than the persons who work               JncJ. mission                   „ 470 230               El Reno /Trinity                     163               34                   Wann           . ^         •          . 50      21
 well, senior, Shawnee; Leon G. Cherring-    the Wichita, Caddo and Kiowa Indians                                                          Okla. City. Baptist Temple          „ 466 105              Tulsa, North Lewis .                 168               82               2   Okla. City, First Mexican _„ . 47               14
 ton, freshman, Vinita; Kenneth R. Den-                                                    in the Foundation office. Therefore, my         Guthrie, First                      __ 422    124          McAlester, Second            — - 167                   48                   Rctrop                                . 45      20
                                             for four years at the turn of the century.    secretary, Ednamae White, has just                 Incl. mission    }       ; _.   .— 463     157          Okla. City, Liberty          _, - 163                  85               2 Owasso, Temple Mission                  . 42      32
 nis, junior, Tecumseh; John L. Glover,         The collection includes a number of                                                        Vinita, First         . : ',__      „ 461 '144             Maud, First                          161 '             75               2 Lawton, Southside                   --- . 31      10
                                                                                           handed me a check which she has desig-          Norman, Trinity                    . 49
                                                                                                                                                                                 „ 5     192          Chouteau, First                      160               73                1
 senior, Bentonville, Ark.; James A. Holt,   his books, a beaded Kiowa cradle, and                                                         Sand Springs, Broadway _.           — 459     136          Ardmore, Southwest                   105               46
 senior, Antlers; Mrs, Nell Christine                                                      nated for endowment, the income from            Elk City, First               '_    „ 457 216                Incl. mission                      158               70
                                             photographs of Indian life, including         which is to be used for Foundation              Sapulpa, First                     — 359        94         Ncwkirk, First                       158               60
 *™, Shawnee; w*. w»u** Horner
 Leese, ^itamr^w, Mrs. Bonnie "W"W1

                                             some of the 75 meeting houses he helped                                                          Incl. mission                    „ 409 135
 McDamel, senior, Shawnee; Nettie Lee        KII;M . „,_,_                                 operating expenses. This gift is a por-          Pryor, First                      ._„ 404    262                                                                                          The Christian Life Commission of the
                                             build in western rvM^u* „ u was also
                                                               Oklahoma. He         i,_
                                                                                           tion of fa gift recently received by Miss
                                                                                                                                            Hugo, First                          . 5
                                                                                                                                                                               .. 36       79
 Oldham, sophomore, Castalian Springs,                                                                                                        Incl. mission                    — 396     112                                                                                       Southern Baptist Convention is planning
 Tenn.; Maxine Sanders, sophomore, Ok-
                                             connected with the Murrow Orphans'
                                                                                           White. She has invested the remaining            Tulsa, Trinity                    .. 36
                                                                                                                                                                                . 9      156                                                  r*                                   to prepare a television program to pre-
                                                    at Atoka during his ministry.                                                           Heavener, First                   .-, 395    131                                                 f$t
 lahoma City; Irwin Ray Supernaw, fresh-                                                   portion of the gift, the income from             Broken Arrow, First
                                                                                                                                            Durant, Calvary
                                                                                                                                                                              .__ 391      41
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             \ A^                                  sent the work of that organization.
                                                                                                                                                                                . 9
                                                                                                                                                                              .. 31
 man, Shawnee, and Carolyn Faye Hardi-                                                     which will be payable each year to the           Woodward, First                   .. 30
                                                                                                                                                                                . 9      160                                                                                          The committee working on the pro-
 man, senior, Pond Creek.                    Tests to Be Given Sept. 2                     Foundation. We are very grateful for             Muskogee, Central
                                                                                                                                             Incl. mission
                                                                                                                                                                                . 3
                                                                                                                                                                              .. 39
                                                                                                                                                                              .-_ 385
                                                                                                                                                                                         132                                                                                       gram is made up of Dr. A. C. Miller,
    Seven students were listed on the col-      G e n e r a l Educational Development      this gift because it is the first cash con-      Sallisaw, First                   .. 30
                                                                                                                                                                                . 0        96                                                                                      executive secretary of the commission;
                                                                                                                                              Incl. mission                     . 8
4ege of fine arts honor roll, which re-      tests for persons who desire to enter col-    tribution we have received for Founda-           Wewoka, First ._,                 .__ 380     138                                                                                      Barry Garrett, editor of the Arizona
      es an average of "B" in all work,      lege but have not received a high school      tion endowment.                                  Lawton, Trinity                     . 6
                                                                                                                                                                              .. 36       126                                                                                      Baptist Beacon, and Paul Sanders, law

                                                                                                                                            Sayre, First                      .— 262       87
       no grade below "C." Don Northrip,     diploma will be given at OBU on Sept. 2,          We.trust that others who are interested        Incl. mission   .        :         . 6
                                                                                                                                                                              ..32       172                                                                                       professor at Vanderbilt University, Nash-
                                                                                                                                            Tulsa, Springdale                 .-_ 361     106     1
   snior, Shawnee, made this roster with a   Miss Lenna Smock, professor of educa-         in the program of the Foundation to                                                                                                                                                     ville, Tenn,
 straight "A" average.                       tion, has announced.                          undergird Baptist causes with endowment
                                                                                                                                            Guymon, First
                                                                                                                                            Tulsa, White City
                                                                                                                                            Okla. City, Southside
                                                                                                                                                                              _- 348
                                                                                                                                                                              .-_ 343
                                                                                                                                                                              .__ ' 4
                                                                                                                                                                                                  3      J>T"                  u/                                                     Assisting in preparation of the script
    On the dean's honor roll for the col-       Tests will be given in Room 104,           and capital funds will provide the neces-        Drumright, First                  -_ 301      112     2                                                                                will be staff members of the Radio and
lege of liberal arts were 49 students who                                                                                                     Incl. mission                               147                                                                                      Television Commission.                  ?
                                             Thurmond Hall, at 8 a.m. There are five       sary endowment for the Foundation so

                                                                                                                                            Okla. City, Dumas Ave. __.             297   111      4                            -   ;
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       eo»«fca«f IMI e»**oew*o».Tt<*<c««*»
 qualified with an average of "B" in at      tests in the series, each of which takes      that the allocation coming from the Co-            Inch mission                         338   126                                                                                          The Christian Life Commission also
                                                                                                                                                                                                            "Bert had a good year financially- I got a job!"
least six hours of summer work, with no      approximately two hours to complete,          operative Program may be used for other          Tulsa, Hillcrest      -              . 338 125                                                                                         plans to resume publication of a monthly .V
grade below "C."                                                                                                                            Nicoma Park, First                   , 334 126                                                                                                                              ;
                                             _ - . —                - $2.25.
                                             Fee for the GED test is ^                     causes.                                          Muskogee, Boston Ave. __.              326    142                                                                                      bulletin.                              ^ £

PAGE TWELVE                                                                                                       BAPTIST MESSENGER         AUGUST 18, 1955                                                                                                                                                           PAGEITH1RTEEN
r                                                                                                       ART GLASS                          Foreign Missions:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       staff, has passed the Canadian medical
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       examinations which will enable him to
                                                                                               Leaded Stained Glass Windows
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       secure a license for practicing in Hong
                                                                                                     Built or Repaired
                                                                                                  OPAL ART GLASS                           Cauthen Stresses Need for More Relief Money                                                 Kong, British crown colony. He and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Mrs. Rankin, formerly Miriam Thomas,
                                                                                              916 Main           Phone 598                                        By Miss lone Gray, Press Representative                              will soon be leaving the States for Hong

                           i Open Letter                                                         STILLWATER, OKLAHOMA
                                                                                                                                                    'The attention of Southern Baptists needs to be called to the fact that relief
                                                                                                                                             funds have declined so sharply that we will soon be unable to meet the requests that
                                                                                                                                             come from neeedy areas," Executive Secretary Baker James Cauthen told the Foreign
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Kong where Dr. Rankin will assist in a
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       medical program being started iri con-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       nection with the Hong Kong Baptist As-
                                                                                                                                             Mission Board in its July meeting.                                                        sociation.

                       to Oklahoma Baptists                                                                                                          "From time to time the Southern Baptist Mission in Korea requests that we
                                                                                                                                              make as much as $10,000 available for the relief of needs which can hardly be over-
                                                                                                                                              stated. We have been able up to this                         :

                                                                                                                                             point to respond to every call for relief; Richmond 20, Va. Clearly indicate that
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Challenge of Cities
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           The July report of Dr. J. Winston
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Crawley, secretary for the Orient, said
                                                                                                    MILIAItlfltUim CUT
                 Dear Friend:                                                                                                                but unless additional money for relief                   • -
                                                                                                                                                                                          - money is for world relief.                 Southern Baptists face a special challenge
                                                                                                                                              comes in immediately, we will not be in                                                  in the leading cities of Asia. "We are
                       Having known Oklahoma Baptists and their work for a great                                                              a position to meet the next call that                Attend World Congress               now carrying on mission work in 12
                 many years now, I should like the privilege of sharing with you my               Our Service a Sacred Trust                  comes."                                        Dr. and Mrs. Baker James Cauthen          groat cities in the Orient, each of them
                 feelings as I think of your attempting a goal of $2,000,000 in 1956. It                                                          Treasurer Everett L. Deane reported left Richmond immediately following the          larger than any city in our Southland,"
                 stretches my imagination to take in this fact. It is almost impossible     WATTS FUNERAL HOME                                that as of June 30 the Foreign Mission July meeting of the board to attend the
                                                                                                                                                                          c*-                                                          Dr. Crawley said. 'The smaller of them
                 to keep in the same thought the year of 1941 with its $153,000 and a                  Oklahoma City                          Board had available for relief appropria- 50th anniversary meeting of the Baptist        have over a million people, roughly equal
                                                                                              Tipp H. Warts — A Baptist by Choice             tion a balance of only $7,932.98. South- World Alliance in London, July 16-22.           to the greater Houston metropolitan area.
                 year, fifteen years later, when the Cooperative Program reaches two                                                          ern Baptists gave $21,712 for world re- Cauthen .is a member of the executive            They range in size on up to Tokyo,
                 million.                                                                                                                     lief during the first six months of 1955? committee of the alliance which is in ses-     which ranks with London and New York
                      From where I sit, that story is thrilling. Growth in numbers, in                                                        an amount considerably less than that sion prior to the jubilee celebration.             as the largest cities of the world.
                                                                                              GOSPH. WORKERS                                  given for the same period last year.           Following the alliance meeting, Cau-          "The major cities of the Far East are
                 strength, in vision, and in dedication is apparent. Your concept of
                 the task is worldwide in its outreach. I am proud to have been a part         SPfCIAl OFFFRi                                     The Foreign Mission Board has re- then and Dr. George W. Sadler visited              the centers of economic, political, edu-
                 of those years of your history.                                                                                              peated calls for relief from Korea, Hong the Baptist Theological Seminary, Rusch-        cational, and cultural life for their na-
                                                                                                    Send Picture and $2.55 for
                                                                                                       1 col. Cut and 6 Mats.                 Kong, and the Near East. Also, from likon-Zurich, Switzerland, and will con-             tions. An adequate witness for Christ in
                     There is another phase of your progress and                            Extra Mats., 8, $1.00; 25, $2.50; 50, $4.00;
                                                                                              100, $7.00 PP. Check, M.O. or C.O.D.
                                                                                                                                              time to time, there are emergency calls fer with Southern Baptist missionaries           each of these cities is of vital importance
                plans which comes very near to me now. When                                       OKLA. MAT & PLATE CO.                       from other areas of the world. "We do in Italy and in Spain. Dr. and Mrs. Sad-           for the evangelization of the nations of
                you have given your $2,000,000 through the Co-                                         Sterotyping since 1930 ,               hope Southern Baptists will help us to ler left the States on July 6.                    the Orient . . . .
                                                                                            20 W. Calif.         Oklahoma City 2, Okla.       continue the ministry of relief; but this      Other members of the Foreign Mission
                operative Program in 1956, you will have sup-                                                                                                                                                                              "Probably our best immediate oppor-
                                                                                                                                              can be done only as funds for world re- Board staff'attending the London meet-           tunity for reinforcing our approach to
                ported Southern Baptist theological education in                              EAST TEXAS BAPTIST COLLEGE                      lief are made available to the Foreign ing were Miss Edna Frances Dawjcins,              the great cities of Asia would be through
                the amount of approximately $225,000. Are you                                         Marshall, Texas                         Mission Board," Dr. Cauthen said.           assistant secretary for missionary person-   an extension of student work. Each of
                aware of what that means? We are taking ser-                                         Reasonable Rates
                                                                                                          "i                                                                              nel, and Dr. Rogers M. Smith, associate      the large cities is an educational center.
                iously the training of our leadership. It is an in-                             High Academic Standards                                  The Relief Committee             secretary for promotion. Miss Dawkins         In many cases, there are several state
                                                                                              Moral Community Surroundings                                                                left the States in May to visit mission      or private universities. A student center
                vestment in the future.                                                            Spiritual Atmosphere                           The Relief Committee is a Southern fields in Europe, Africa, and the Near
                                                                                                                                              Baptist Convention committee which East. Dr. Smith has been conducting a                  approach offers rich possibilities not only
                      Such giving as you propose will help provide for Golden Gate                   Friendly Campus                                                                                                                    for evangelism, but also for the develop-
                                                                                                    Well-Trained Faculty                      dates back to 1946 when the convention tour through Europe and the Near East
                 Seminary nearly one-half million dollars for operations and capital                                                          asked the Foreign Mission Board to take during the past several weeks.                    ment of future Baptist leadership in
                                                                                            Regular Session Begins September 12                                                                                                         those countries. For some time most of
                 improvement in 1956. We are building a great seminary in terms of            FOR INFORMATION CONTACT:                         over the distribution of relief funds.
                                                                                                                                              Formerly Southern Baptist relief activ-               Barbara Cheshire Fund               our Orient Missions have been calling
                 faculty and library. Our new campus development has begun and                    H. D. Bruce, President                                                                                                                for new missionaries, specially trained
                 hopes for occupancy in 1959 await your increasing support.                                                                    ity had been headed by Dr. Louie D.           The Foreign Mission Board has re-
                                                                                                                                               Newton ?md the late Dr. \Georee W. ceived a gift of $1,715 from staff doc-               and experienced in student work to take
                      As in other years of outstanding achievement, your goal will be                                                         Truett.                                                                                   advantage of the rich opportunities. The
                                                                                              IF YOU DON'T DRINK                            T"          *           '           °
                                                                                                                                                                                          tors, board of directors, and other em-        need is particularly acute for couples
                 reached by every Baptist being a good steward and every Baptist                  WHY HELP PAY FOR                                                                        ployees of
                                                                                                                                                  Then in 1946 when the convention sacola Ha the Baptist Hospital in Pen-               who' could conduct a well-rounded stu-
                 church in your great state having the world in its heart as it plans its         THE ACCIDENTS OF                             began a major relief campaign to relieve          ' -» designated for the establish-
                                                                                                                                                                                          ment of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         dent center program.
                 budget. You encourage our hearts in your attempt. We fully expect                 THOSE WHO DO?                               suffering following World War H, the                 *« "Barbara Cheshire Memo-
                                                                                            FOR DETAILS ON CAR INSURANCE                                                                                                                    "A new realization on the- part of
                 to be doing our best in our places of service in all our seminaries to                                                        Foreign Mission Board, because of its rial Loan Fund.                                    Southern Baptists of the size and strategic
                                                                                                    NO OBLIGATION
                 be worthy of your devotion.                                                                                                   knowledge of world conditions and its         The fund is in memory of Mrs. John         importance of the cities where we are.
                                                                                            Name                        Age                    representatives in foreign countries, was Bell Cheshire Jr., formerly Barbara
                                                                                            Address                                                                                                                                     laboring in the Orient should heighten
                     Do your best for Christ in 1956 that the world may come to                                                                asked to take over the responsibility of Home, who died April 10 this year, just          our sense of the urgency of our task in
                                                                                            Town                  State                        distributing funds.
                 know him.                                                                                                                                                                one month before she and her husband           that part of the world."
                                                                                            Make of car                 Year
                                                                                                                                                          ,. f                             were to have been appointed mission-
                                                                                            Body Type          No. cylinders
                                                                                            Cost           Motor No                                 H    ™ i?              ff^ fund which aries to Malaya. She die<^ in the Pensa-
                                                                                                                                                              m tered f ona s
                                                                                                                                                                     .j                    cola hospital following surgery/Cheshire
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Philippine Seminary
                                                                                                                                               is made up of special gifts from mdivid- is hospital chaplain.                             The Philippine Baptist Theological
                                                                                            Occupation     ;
                                                                                                                                               uals and churches. Dr George W. Sad-                                                     Seminary, Baguio City, opened its fourth
                                                                                            Purchased when?
                                        President                                             New ( )                Used ( )                  ler, the Foreign Mission Board's secre-        The money will operate as a revolving     session on July 5 with a total of 28 stu-
                                                                                                                                               tary for Africa, Europe, and the Near loan fund, the principal being loaned to
                                                                                                                                                                          ,                                                             dents, 22 Filipino and six Chinese. Dr.
                                                                                            Youngest driver's age
                                        Golden Gate Seminary                                                                                   East, is chairman of the Relief Commit- selected first-year medical students pre-        Frank P. Lide, missionary president of
                                                                                            Use of car: Business ( ) Pleasure ( )
                                                                                                                                               tee.                                        paring for missionary service.               the school, says: "If we were able.to re-
                                                                                                       HILL HODGES
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        ceive all the students who want to come
                                                                                              Phone: JA 8-4845 or JA 5-5358                                                                   ' Medical Work in Hong Kong
                                                                                                                                              Money for relief should be addressed                                                      to us, we would have several more. We'
                                                                                                    2307 Classen Blvd.
                                                                                                                                            as follows: Foreign Mission Board,              Dr. Samuel G. Rankin, Southern Bap-         are limited in the matter of dormitory;
                                                                                                  Oklahoma City, Okla.
   =                                                                                                                                        Southern Baptist Convention, Box 5148,       tist medical missionary of the China           space, classroom spape, and fcculty,"
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