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Pastor Prevails in Battle over Right to Life “parade permit in Columbus, MS

Mat Staver Liberty Counsel Columbus, MS – Yesterday, exactly four years after his arrest, Pastor Stephen Joiner was awarded over $10,000 in damages from the City of Columbus for his unlawful arrest during a pro-life demonstration. On March 30, 2011, Pastor Joiner was arrested by Columbus Police Department Captain Frederick Shelton for simply holding a sign on a public right…

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Pastor drops dead after adultery discovered

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (CBS Connecticut) – A pastor died as his congregation yelled at him over his alleged infidelity. Bishop Bobby Davis, pastor of the Miracle Faith World Outreach Church, dropped dead as his congregation shouted support for him, the Connecticut Post reported. “After the service on Sunday the bishop’s family asked us to remain in the church and the bishop confessed to us…

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20 – January – 20 – THIS DAY IN BAPTIST HISTORY PAST

First Black Baptists in Savannah, GA 1788 – Andrew Bryan was ordained into the gospel ministry. Bryan pastored the first Negro Baptist church in Georgia. The church was founded by Abraham Marshall whose father, Daniel, founded the first Baptist church in Georgia. Abraham baptized forty-five black believers and along with others who had been previously baptized he formed them into…

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14 – January 14 – THIS DAY IN BAPTIST HISTORY PAST

He preached through the prison grates  1744 – John Pickett was born. When he was grown he had a strong leaning toward gaming and sports of all kinds. He became a dancing master which took him to Pee Dee, North Carolina, from his home in King George County, Virginia, around 1764. Under the preaching of Josiah Murphy in N.C. in…

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13 – January 13 – THIS DAY IN BAPTIST HISTORY PAST

The gospel chases exposes an atheist 1872 – Elder J.N. Hall was ordained to the gospel ministry on January 13, 1872. He was born in 1849. An indefatigable laborer, Hall preached an average of a sermon a day and edited several Baptist journals of his time. But most of all he excelled in debating. The infidel club of Trigg County,…

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02 – January 02 – THIS DAY IN BAPTIST HISTORY PAST

Johann Gerhard Oncken Baptists go to Germany 1884 – Johann Gerhard Oncken, the “Apostle of the German Baptists,” finished his course, and went home to be with His Lord. As a young Lutheran he had left his native Germany for England to serve an apprenticeship under a devout Presbyterian tradesman. He treasured his Bible, but it was only after a…

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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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283 – Oct. 10 – This Day in Baptist History Past

He pastored five churches at one time 1846 – Rev. William Duncan, whose ministry was during the period immediately following the Revolutionary War, ended his earthly sojourn. The seventy- year-old was the elder statesman of the Mt. Pleasant Associational Meetings. This one was being held in Ebenezer Baptist Church of Randolph County, Missouri.  Duncan became ill as he had nearly…

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276 – Oct. 03 – This Day in Baptist History Past

A Mightily used man of God 1791 – Dr. Adiel Sherwood, pastor and educator, was born in Washington County, New York, and after graduating from College was trained in theology at Andover Seminary. Andover was founded by the Conservative Congregationalists after liberalism had penetrated Harvard. There he studied under Dr. Moses Stuart, who had been used of God to eradicate…

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269 – Sept. 26 – This Day in Baptist History Past

Colby College-Early View A ship wreck was used of God 1811 – Thomas Francis served on a committee to petition the General Court in the District of Maine to establish a school of higher learning among the Baptists. When Maine became a State, the Maine Literary and Theological Institute became Colby College. Francis served the Baptist church at Leeds as…

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