B. H. Carroll Theological Institute
invites you to participate in
FALL COLLOQUY XX
“Celebrating B. H. Carroll: Life, Legacy, and Vision”
November 10-11, 2014
Arlington and Waco, Texas
B. H. Carroll Theological Institute will celebrate its tenth anniversary upon the 100th memorial anniversary of B. H. Carroll, its namesake, on November 11, 2014.
The Fall Colloquy will be a two-day event looking back on B. H. Carroll’s life, legacy, and contributions to theological education. It will also be a time of reflecting on the future of theological education and Baptist life in Texas.
Schedule of Events
Monday, November 10
Dr. Alan Lefever and Dr. Jim Spivey 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.
|2:00||Session 1: Dr. Alan Lefever|
|3:00||Break (Carroll Bistro, Ste. 100)|
|3:30||Session 2: Dr. Jim Spivey|
Tuesday, November 11
Colloquy participants 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 for tours through Oakwood Cemetery and the First Baptist Church of Waco, the church Carroll pastored. The tour will conclude with a luncheon featuring speaker Dr. Daniel O. Aleshire on the topic of “The Future of Theological Education,” and a brief worship service in the historic FBC sanctuary.
|8:30||Buses Depart from BHCTI (301 South Center St., Arlington, TX 76010)|
|10:30||Arrive at Oakwood Cemetery (2124 South 5th St., Waco, TX 76706) for Tour of Cemetery with Dr. Pitts|
|11:15||Board Buses for First Baptist Church, Waco|
|11:25||Tour of FBC Waco with Dr. Pitts|
|12:00||Luncheon with Speaker, Dr. Daniel Aleshire, and Worship Service Beard-Growing Contest, Photographic Exhibition|
|3:00||Board Bus for Arlington|
|5:00||Arrive at Carroll Institute|
West Wing Ste. 120
BHCTI Office Ste. 100
Wade Building, Ground Floor
301 S. Center St.
Arlington, TX 76010
Tuesday Historic Tour
Meet in the Ground Floor Foyer of the Wade Building
The Carroll Beard-Growing Contest will award prizes for the best naturally grown beard and the best “faux” look-alike beard.
Participants will have the opportunity to take photos with a life size cut-out of B. H. Carroll as well as view a special photographic exhibition.
Dr. Alan Lefever, Director of the Texas Baptist Historical Collection
Dr. Jim Spivey, Senior Fellow and Professor of Church History at Carroll Institute
Dr. William Pitts, Retired Professor of Church History at Baylor University
Dr. Daniel O. Aleshire,Executive Director of The Association of Theological Schools (ATS)