Extent: 8.0 cu.ft.
Biographical Note: Julian M. Motley (1927 - ) served in pastoral ministry for 46 years. He pastored at Gorman Baptist Church in Durham, NC for 30 years. He also pastored at Ca-Vel Baptist Church (1952-1953), Holly Springs Baptist Church, Rawls Baptist Church, and Rose Hill Baptist Church. He attended Campbell Junior College (A.A.), Wake Forest College (B.A.), and Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (M.Div. with Languages). In addition, he participated in several committees of the Southern Baptist Convention, North Carolina State Convention, and Yates Baptist Association in Durham, NC. He worked at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary for 13 years, where he directed the school’s pastoral ministries and taught several classes as an Adjunct Professor of Pastoral Ministry. He authored the book "How Then Should We Think?" (2016), in which he wrote about the “mind of Christ.”
Scope and Contents: This collection contains materials relevant to Julian M. Motley’s pastoral ministry, participation in denominational committees, and pastoral teaching at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. The pastoral ministry materials contain mostly topical sermon outlines. They also include articles, correspondence, directories, newsletters, and other materials pertinent to Motley’s position as pastor at several churches. The majority of these materials pertain to his pastoring at Gorman Baptist Church and Rose Hill Baptist Church. The denominational materials include correspondence, meeting minutes, publications, reports, and other materials, which were composed or compiled by Motley during his involvement with several Southern Baptist Convention committees, such as the Executive Committee Public Relations Work Group, Liaison Committee, and President-Treasurer Search Committee. The Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary materials contain correspondence, handbooks, lecture outlines, and other materials relevant to Motley’s professorship and pastoral directorship at the school.
Conditions Governing Access: This collection is open for research.
Processing History: Arranged and described by archives staff in 2016.
Preferred Citation: Julian Motley Papers, Archives and Special Collections, Library at Southeastern, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, Wake Forest, NC.
Repository: Archives and Special Collections, Library at Southeastern, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, Wake Forest, NC
Resource Identifier: ARC.070