Celebrate Freedom Sunday at First Baptist Dallas!

Celebrate our freedom as Americans and freedom in Christ on Freedom Sunday, June 23! Worship with our world-renowned First Dallas Choir & Orchestra and special guest, Charles Billingsley. Then, hear an inspiring biblical message from Rear Admiral Phillip Lee Jr., a committed Christian and award-winning military chaplain. We will also salute our armed forces. Join our First Dallas family for a fun and worshipful morning as we celebrate with faith, freedom, and fireworks!

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Guest Speaker
Rear Admiral
Phillip Lee Jr.

Rear Admiral Phillip “Endel” Lee Jr. earned a Master of Divinity, Master of Religious Education, and Doctor of Philosophy degree from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, TX. Lee served 11 years in the Marine Corps Reserve both as an enlisted member and as an officer, then was commissioned as a chaplain in the Navy Reserve. He has received over 18 medals, including the Navy, USCG, and Army Achievement Medals and four Meritorious Service Medals. In 2010, he was recognized as the Reserve Officers Association “Chaplain of the Year.” An ordained Southern Baptist minister, Lee has been a senior pastor, associate pastor, interim pastor, seminary professor, director of Pastoral Care and Counseling in a hospital setting, and National Coordinator of Disaster Spiritual Care for his denomination (2006–2012). Currently, he leads initiatives for planting churches near military installations to support the spiritual needs of military communities.

Musical Guest
Charles Billingsley

From the stages of Carnegie Hall and the Kennedy Center to numerous events and conferences around the country, Charles Billingsley has been one of Christian music’s most distinctive artists for nearly 30 years. Beginning his career as a lead vocalist for GRAMMY-nominated genre giant NewSong, Billingsley has since headlined more than 3,200 concerts, released 24 recordings as a solo artist, and garnered seven #1 inspirational radio hits. A sought-after worship leader and speaker at such events as Women of Joy, the GridironMen’s Conference, and Celebrators Conference, among others, Billingsley currently serves as the teaching pastor and worship leader at Thomas Road Baptist Church in Lynchburg, Virginia, as well as an adjunct instructor at Liberty University. Charles and his wife, Shae, have been married for 28 years and they have two sons, Caleb and Cooper.

Battle Hymn Of The Republic

First Dallas Choir & Orchestra

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