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Elliff to Speak in Chapel

September 28, 2001

Dr. Tom Eliff

Dr. Tom Elliff, pastor of First Southern Baptist Church in Del City for more than 15 years, will lead Oklahoma Baptist University's Oct. 3 chapel service.

Elliff is a third generation Southern Baptist pastor and has led crusades and conferences across the United States and in Kenya, Tanzania, Germany and Australia and 11 other countries.

He has served in a variety of Baptist association, state and national positions, including two terms as president of the Southern Baptist Convention. Several of his articles and books have been published - his most recent, A Passion for Prayer, in 1998.

Elliff received his bachelor's degree from Ouachita Baptist University and a master's of divinity degree from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. He has received three honorary doctorates from Southwestern Baptist University, Mid-Continent Baptist Bible College and American Christian College.

He is married to Jeannie, and they have four grown children and 14 grandchildren.