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216 – Aug. 04 – This Day in Baptist History Past

He soon preached the gospel 1744 – Elder Eleazer Clay was was born in Virginia.  He received Christ as Savior in August of 1771, joined the Baptist church and was soon preaching the gospel. He came to Chesterfield County and built a meetinghouse and started the first Baptist church in that area.  He stayed there for over sixty years!  He went…

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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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Pastor Jim Grove Receiving Bill of Rights Award

Jim and Pearl attended our very first Bill of Rights Commemorative Banquet in 1992 and many since. In 2005 he was the honorable recipient. What a worthy, upright man. What a worthy fighter in the cause of Liberty and Virtue. What an example to other Christians. I have attached the program from our most recent Bill of Rights Banquet in…

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