Save the Date
B. H. Carroll Theological Institute invites you to participate in a historical event
FALL COLLOQUY XX: “Celebrating B. H. Carroll: Life, Legacy, and Vision”
November 10-12 2014
Arlington and Waco, Texas
B. H. Carroll Theological Institute will celebrate its tenth anniversary upon the 100th anniversary of the death of B. H. Carroll, its namesake, on November 11, 2014. Below are some highlights of the two-day celebration.
You will not want to miss this special event!
Monday, November 10
Carroll Institute doctoral students, faculty, staff, and friends will gather in Arlington for Monday’s Colloquy sessions. Dr. Alan Lefever, director of the Texas Baptist Historical Collection, and Dr. Jim Spivey, Senior Fellow and Professor of Church History at Carroll Institue, will present papers that explore the life, legacy, and vision of B. H. Carroll, both during his own lifetime, and since his death in 1914.
Tuesday, November 11
Participants in the event will board buses for a Historical Road Trip to Waco, where B. H. Carroll lived, worked, pastored, established a seminary, died, and was buried at the Oakwood Cemetery. The group will meet with Dr. William Pitts, Professor of Church History at Baylor University, for tours through Oakwood Cemetery and the First Baptist Church of Waco, the church Carroll pastored. The tour will conclude with a luncheon with speaker, Dr. Daniel O. Aleshire, executive director of The Association of Theological Schools (ATS) on the topic of “The Future of Theological Education,” and a brief worship service in the FBC Waco sanctuary.
B. H. Carroll Beard-Growing Contest
Last but not least, there will be a B. H. Carroll Beard-Growing Contest! Prizes will be awarded for the best naturally grown beard and the best “faux” look-alike beard. All participants will have the opportunity to take a photo with a life size cut-out of B. H. Carroll as well as view a special photographic exhibition.