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Masonic-The Greatness And Antiquity Of Free Masonry, Charles C. Chapman Oct 2014

Masonic-The Greatness And Antiquity Of Free Masonry, Charles C. Chapman

Charles C. Chapman Masonic Speeches

These are notes for a speech Chapman gave addressing the topic of freemasonry.


Masonic-The Meaning Of Free Masonry, Charles C. Chapman Oct 2014

Masonic-The Meaning Of Free Masonry, Charles C. Chapman

Charles C. Chapman Masonic Speeches

Here are the text and notes of a speech given by Chapman addressing the principles and foundations of freemasonry - among them wisdom, beauty, strength, morality, equality, and rectitude of life.


College Notes-Chapman College, Charles C. Chapman Oct 2014

College Notes-Chapman College, Charles C. Chapman

Charles C. Chapman College Lectures

A speech about the history and goals of Chapman College. It was founded as a Christian college whose mission was to instill Christian morals and values into students, and help them to build character in such a way as to lead them to success while spreading Christian influence.


College Notes-Advice To College Students, Charles C. Chapman Oct 2014

College Notes-Advice To College Students, Charles C. Chapman

Charles C. Chapman College Lectures

Notes for a speech in which Chapman gives students advice on their education and their intellectual, spiritual and social development.


College Notes-Welcome To New Students, Charles C. Chapman Oct 2014

College Notes-Welcome To New Students, Charles C. Chapman

Charles C. Chapman College Lectures

Notes for a speech given at the opening dinner for students at California Christian College, where Chapman claims that the most important thing students can gain is not intellectual knowledge, but Christian character and a personality that will lead them to be successful.


College Notes-Character Building 2, Charles C. Chapman Oct 2014

College Notes-Character Building 2, Charles C. Chapman

Charles C. Chapman College Lectures

Chapman advises students to work to build good character while they are still young, as it will contribute to success later in life.


College Lectures-The Minister As An Executive Revised, Charles C. Chapman Oct 2014

College Lectures-The Minister As An Executive Revised, Charles C. Chapman

Charles C. Chapman College Lectures

This is a revised version of a speech with the same name. In it Chapman compares the organization of a church to that of a business, and therefore admonishes ministers to act as executives and to utilize similar techniques to organize and maintain their church. He urges ministers to allow members to assume as many leadership roles as possible and to always adapt his methods to the unique qualities of his particular congregation.


College Lectures-The Pastor Revised, Charles C. Chapman Oct 2014

College Lectures-The Pastor Revised, Charles C. Chapman

Charles C. Chapman College Lectures

This is a revised version of a speech with the same name. In it Chapman uses the metaphor of a shepherd and his flock to describe the ideal relationship between a minister and his congregation. He says that pastors must be active in managing their flock and be willing to go out of their way to save a "lost sheep". A minister should also call on his members at home and make a great effort to have a personal connection to each and every one.


College Lectures-The Minister In His Relation To The Community, Charles C. Chapman Oct 2014

College Lectures-The Minister In His Relation To The Community, Charles C. Chapman

Charles C. Chapman College Lectures

A speech in which Chapman reminds ministers that they are a vital member of their community and should strive to be an active part of it. He cautions that they should go out in the community and join in various organizations, but should remember that their religious duties come first.


College Lectures-Marriages--Funerals, Charles C. Chapman Oct 2014

College Lectures-Marriages--Funerals, Charles C. Chapman

Charles C. Chapman College Lectures

A lecture where Chapman gives advice about the proper ways in which to conduct weddings and funerals. It includes a large section with a step-by-step marriage ceremony.


College Lectures-Four-Fold Education, Charles C. Chapman Oct 2014

College Lectures-Four-Fold Education, Charles C. Chapman

Charles C. Chapman College Lectures

These speech addresses the proper physical, intellectual and spirtual development of young people.


College Lectures-The Minister As An Executive, Charles C. Chapman Oct 2014

College Lectures-The Minister As An Executive, Charles C. Chapman

Charles C. Chapman College Lectures

In this lecture Chapman compares the organization of a church to that of a business, and therefore admonishes ministers to act as executives and to utilize similar techniques to organize and maintain their church. He urges ministers to allow members to assume as many leadership roles as possible and to always adapt his methods to the unique qualities of his particular congregation.


Chapman College Graduation Exercises - 1942, Charles C. Chapman May 1942

Chapman College Graduation Exercises - 1942, Charles C. Chapman

Charles C. Chapman College Lectures

A speech given to graduating students at Chapman College, where Chapman congratulates and admonishes the departing youth to remember and cherish their Chapman experience.


Chapman College Chapel Address, Charles C. Chapman May 1942

Chapman College Chapel Address, Charles C. Chapman

Charles C. Chapman College Lectures

Chapman lectures departing students to go out and help reconstruct the war-torn world. He says that the two goals of the College are to help students develop good character and an attractive personality. He consoles the faculty on recent troubles at the College and assures them that after the war is over they will be able to rebuild.


College Notes-Our College, Charles C. Chapman Jan 1938

College Notes-Our College, Charles C. Chapman

Charles C. Chapman College Lectures

Notes for a speech given at College Day in Long Beach about California Christian College.


College Notes-The Value Of The Christian College, Charles C. Chapman May 1937

College Notes-The Value Of The Christian College, Charles C. Chapman

Charles C. Chapman College Lectures

Notes for a talk given at the chapel at California Christian College, where Chapman states that the ultimate goal of the college is to instill Christian character and develop personality in students so that they will be successful.


Masonic-Appreciation Of Stanley As Grand Commander, Charles C. Chapman Apr 1934

Masonic-Appreciation Of Stanley As Grand Commander, Charles C. Chapman

Charles C. Chapman Masonic Speeches

Chapman gave these speech at the reception honoring his son, C. Stanley Chapman, in the office of Grand Commander at the Masonic Temple in Fullerton.


Masonic-Remarks 1934, Charles C. Chapman Apr 1934

Masonic-Remarks 1934, Charles C. Chapman

Charles C. Chapman Masonic Speeches

These are notes for remarks given on the occasion of the installation of Stanley into the office of Grand Commander of California at the Masonic Temple in San Francisco.


Talks At Clubs And Organizations-Thanksgiving Day, Charles C. Chapman Nov 1932

Talks At Clubs And Organizations-Thanksgiving Day, Charles C. Chapman

Charles C. Chapman Club Speeches

A speech given at the Rotary Club at Fullerton in honor of Thanksgiving Day.


College Notes-Advice To Ministers, Charles C. Chapman Jan 1932

College Notes-Advice To Ministers, Charles C. Chapman

Charles C. Chapman College Lectures

In this speech Chapman gives advice to young ministers in regards to their studies and their spiritual development. He counsels them to cultivate a good relationship with their congregation and the community so that they may be more effective as ministers.


Talks At Clubs And Organizations-The Need Of Your Order, Charles C. Chapman Oct 1931

Talks At Clubs And Organizations-The Need Of Your Order, Charles C. Chapman

Charles C. Chapman Club Speeches

A speech given at the Independent Order of Odd Fellows (IOOF) Convention in Fullerton. Chapman talks about the virtues of fraternal organizations of the IOOF and how the spirit of brotherhood they create is much needed in the present day world.


Clubs And Organizations-Days Of Old, Charles C. Chapman Sep 1931

Clubs And Organizations-Days Of Old, Charles C. Chapman

Charles C. Chapman Club Speeches

These are notes for a speech that was given to the Fullerton Rotary Club, in which Chapman talks about technological advancements and contrasts modern times with those of his youth.


College Lectures-The Minister In His Relation To The Community Revised, Charles C. Chapman Apr 1931

College Lectures-The Minister In His Relation To The Community Revised, Charles C. Chapman

Charles C. Chapman College Lectures

This lecture is a revision of an earlier speech. In it Chapman reminds ministers that they are a vital member of their community and should strive to be an active part of it. He cautions that they should go out in the community and join in various organizations, but should remember that their religious duties come first.


College Lectures-The Ordinances, Charles C. Chapman Apr 1931

College Lectures-The Ordinances, Charles C. Chapman

Charles C. Chapman College Lectures

Chapman advises students about the importance of the two ordinances of their church, baptism and communion, and how to most effectively perform these two rites to bring out their spiritual meaning most successfully.


College Lectures-The Minister In Our Larger Brotherhood, Charles C. Chapman Apr 1931

College Lectures-The Minister In Our Larger Brotherhood, Charles C. Chapman

Charles C. Chapman College Lectures

This is a revised version of an earlier lecture, "In Our Larger Brotherhood." Both lectures are about the need for greater cooperation between churches locally and around the world. It advocates the establishment of and participation in inter-church and interfaith organizations, but emphasizes that these organizations should not become authoritative bodies and that all power should rest in the individual churches.


College Lectures-Preparation Revised, Charles C. Chapman Apr 1931

College Lectures-Preparation Revised, Charles C. Chapman

Charles C. Chapman College Lectures

This is a revised version of an earlier speech. It advises students to undertake rigorous study to prepare themselves for the ministry. Also advises them in the proper conduct of a successful minister in the community.


College Notes-The Minister, Charles C. Chapman Apr 1931

College Notes-The Minister, Charles C. Chapman

Charles C. Chapman College Lectures

There are two parts to this file. First is the speech that was given to students at the First Ministerial Institute. In it Chapman speaks of his own ministerial ambitions and advises the students to fully commit themselves to their chosen profession. The second part is the program for the Ministerial Institute.


College Lectures-The Minister--A Man, Charles C. Chapman Apr 1931

College Lectures-The Minister--A Man, Charles C. Chapman

Charles C. Chapman College Lectures

In this lecture Chapman asks ministers to live their lives in the model of the life of Christ. He advises them on their appearance, manners, and conduct on the pulpit and when relating to the members of their church.


College Notes-Advice To New Students, Charles C. Chapman Feb 1931

College Notes-Advice To New Students, Charles C. Chapman

Charles C. Chapman College Lectures

Given at the Freshman class dinner at California Christian College. Chapman speaks about the development close faculty-student relationships and the importance of building character in young people.


College Lectures-The Minister Revised, Charles C. Chapman Jan 1931

College Lectures-The Minister Revised, Charles C. Chapman

Charles C. Chapman College Lectures

This is a revision of an earlier lecture. In it Chapman addresses ministerial students and advises them on their course to become ministers. He tells them to make sure they are prepared for the financial, mental and spiritual challenges of the ministry. He also admonishes them to be ambitious in making themselves into an example for their congregation but also reminds them to be humble and use the life of Jesus as a guide.