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Vines, Gaines to speak at Gray Allison’s 90th birthday celebration at Mid-America

AllisonCORDOVA, Tenn. – A 90th birthday celebration will be held at Mid-America Baptist Theological Seminary in Cordova, Tenn., Thursday, May 1, for Gray Allison, longtime evangelism professor and former president of the seminary.

The celebration will begin at 11 a.m. with a chapel message by Jerry Vines, former president of the Southern Baptist Convention, and a pastoral testimony by Steve Gaines, pastor of Bellevue Baptist Church, Cordova. The service will conclude with a presentation by Mid-America President Michael Spradlin, followed by a birthday reception.

“This event will be an exciting time as we honor the seminary’s founding president and his global evangelistic legacy,” said Tanner Hickman, director of alumni and church relations at the seminary.