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266 – Sept. 23 – This Day in Baptist History Past

FEMA roots started sixty-years ago 1961 – David L. Cummins was pastoring in an industrial suburb of Detroit, MI when he was severely tested as to whether he would stand on his Baptist convictions, or compromise over what many would consider an insignificant issue. Those days were the height of the “cold” war between the U.S. and Russia when the…

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257 – Sept. 14 – This Day in Baptist History Past

This Day in Baptist History Past He Baptized Over 1500 Souls 1840 – Rev. Robert T. Daniel went to be with the Lord just months after his wife, Penelope Cain Flowers had finished her earthly sojourn. His last words were, “Lord Jesus, receive my spirit.” He was born on June 10, 1773, in Middlesex County, Virginia, the fifth son of…

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Dr. and Mrs. Greg J. Dixon Celebrate 60th Wedding Anniversary

On this day sixty years ago, Sept. 4, 1953, I married Wanda Lee Hillenburg of Pleasant Hope, Missouri.  Outside of receiving the Lord Jesus Christ as my Savior it, was the best decision that I ever made in my entire life. Pro 31:10  Who can find a virtuous woman? for her price is far above rubies.  11b  The heart of…

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34 – Feb. 03 – THIS DAY IN BAPTIST HISTORY PAST

The Eternal Optimist Glen H Schunk was born in Scales Mound, Illinois, on February 3, 1918 into a German-Irish Catholic family. Glen met an honor student from his local school in Freeport, Illinois, on a blind date, Irma Hartwig. After two years of courtship, they married August 29, 1938, in Dubuque, Iowa.  Irma was converted at the age of thirteen….

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