Undated Speeches of President Don H. Morris

Probably from the mid 1930s to the early 1940s

  • Ambiguous speech using Lawrence Smith, Walter Adams, etc. as participants.
  • Builders Program speech in honor of those who have built the school through its history. (approx. 1946)
  • Lions Club speech about improving the moral condition of the armed forces.
  • A memorial service for those who died in WWII.
  • Speech on communism and socialism and being aware of their dangers.
  • "The Need For the Christian School."
  • A list of scriptures dealing with "gifts."
  • A sermon on "Giving -- John 3:16."
  • "The Vision and the Scope of the Gospel."
  • "How Elders Are Made," from G. Dallas Smith.
  • Chapel speech on honesty and integrity.
  • Funeral service for Mrs. C.T. Hutchinson.
  • Speech at the Kiwanis Club about the Abilene colleges and in appreciation for the support given by Abilene.
  • Speech in Lubbock concerning the establishment of LCC, plans for it.
  • "Christian Colleges and Their Financial Support," probably from 50's.
  • Notes for speech on Marxism.
  • Two copies of editorial referring to Don Morris' warning about socialism in a recent speech.
  • "Christianity and Life."
  • "The Bible and Education."
  • A sermon given in Brownwood, TX, on Moses' speech before the crossing of the Jordan.
  • Funeral service of G.C. Helvey.
  • A copy of the Mayflower Compact.
  • Abilene Reporter-News write-up of Morris' speech at the Kiwanis Club on our growing desire to be governed by man.
  • "Our Plea."
  • Speech about the teachings of the Church in Italy.

Speeches mostly from the 1940s, some later.

  • Speech at the District Meeting of the Texas Confederation of Womens' Clubs on communism. Probably early 50s.
  • Funeral Service for Tyson Cox.
  • Speech about the "Next Year at Abilene Colleges."
  • Speech at the Dallas Kiwanis Club on higher education.
  • "Abilene Christian College and You."
  • "The Church and Communism."
  • Speech before the faculty meeting of Hardin-Simmons about the relations between the three colleges.
  • Speech at the Burleson, TX, high school commencement.
  • Address on soil conservation given to Anson Lions Club.
  • Speech at fund raising meeting for ACC.
  • Sermon on honesty.
  • Notes for speech to students on future of ACC.
  • Speech about the purposes and plans of ACC.
  • "The Educational Program of the Church."
  • "The Congregation and Its Leaders -- Training for Leadership.
  • The past, present, and future of ACC.
  • "Opportunities of the College Church."
  • Speech about ACC, its past, and its needs.
  • Speech on British socialism.
  • Funeral service for David B. Pursch.
  • Speech before the Texas Jersey Breeders' Association on farming methods in other parts of the world and communism.
  • Report on the progress of the building plans at College Church.
  • Speech delivered at a prohibition rally.
  • Address to the Texas Meeting of the FTA about education and communism.
  • Sermon about the bliss of Heaven and what it could be like here on Earth if all were Christians.
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