Young Minister to Get License After First Sermon Here
From The Malakoff News
Friday, January 16, 1953
Rev. Elvin Gibson is to deliver his first sermon Sunday night, 7:30, at the First Baptist Church announces Truman Skaggs, pastor.
Rev. Gibson surrendered to the ministry Sunday night, December 28th. The pastor called the church into conference and the church body gave endorsement to the licensing of Rev. Gibson to the full-time Gospel Ministry. The official license will be presented to Rev. Gibson Sunday night in the worship service.
Being a graduate of the Malakoff High School, Rev. Gibson is a junior at Stephen F. Austin College. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Dewey Gibson of this city.
Special music is being planned for this service. The pastor urges a large attendance to support this fine young man.