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305 – Nov. 01 – This Day in Baptist History Past

“Liberalism was creeping into the SBC”   1849 – Harry A. Tupper married Miss Nancy Johnstone Boyce, and he accepted a call to pastor a small Baptist church in Graniteville, S.C. In 1853 he was called to the First Baptist Church of Washington, Georgia, where he labored until accepting the offer to serve the Foreign Mission Board of the Southern…

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273 – Sept. 30 – This Day in Baptist History Past

Through him we have the First Amendment 1776 – Elder John Leland married Miss Sallie Devine, and God blessed them with eight children. As the Apostles, along with Patrick Henry, Carrington, and Washington, he would have been considered an “unlearned and ignorant” man, in that he had received no formal education. But his proficiency in the gospel, law and politics…

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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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223 – Aug 11 – This Day in Baptist History Past

The Lord of the Harvest provides the reapers Helen Maria Griggs was baptized and joined a Baptist church in Brookline, Mass., Aug. 11, 1822. She felt the call to Burma, and she married Francis Mason and spent their honeymoon aboard ship as they sailed the next day to Burma.   As a small girl Helen was very ill, but her mother…

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