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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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235 – Aug. 23 – This Day in Baptist History Past

Scourged – Not Ordained by State Church 1771 – James Greenwood preached the gospel in the Middlesex County Jail to a number of friends who had come to encourage the prisoners. In a letter, written by John Waller from the jail he said, “Bro. Thomas Wafford was severely scourged, however because he was not ordained, he was released and did…

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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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210 – July 29 – This Day in Baptist History Past

“Not many noble” The great Baptist preacher and leader in the early days of our Republic, John Leland’s description of Elijah Baker was quite revealing. He said that he was “a man of low parentage, small learning and confined abilities. But with one talent, he did more than many do with five.” It reminds us of the words of Paul…

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Dr. Greg J. Dixon on Radio Liberty Monday Night – 9 pm PST – Midnight EST

Please note Links to listen to this important internet broadcast tonight. www.radioliberty.com or to www.soundwave2000.com   Dr. Greg J. Dixon will be on Liberty Radio with Dr. Stanley Monteith Monday night at 9 pm PST and 12 midnight EST on the subject of the Georgia Guidelines and the 10 Commandments of the New World Order.  Following is an article that Dr. Dixon…

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52 – Feb. 21 – THIS DAY IN BAPTIST HISTORY PAST

February 21, 1785 – The Georgia legislature passed an act for the support of religion, prorated by the number in each denomination, and providing that any “thirty heads of families in any community might choose a minister to explain and inculcate the duties of religion, and four pence on every hundred pounds valuation of property should be taken out of…

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A beating at Church and Brambleton – The Virginian-Pilot

Opinion » Michelle Washington A beating at Church and Brambleton Posted to: Michelle WashingtonOpinion                         Michelle Washington Editorial writer for The Virginian-Pilot By Michelle Washington The Virginian-Pilot © May 1, 2012 Wave after wave of young men surged forward to take turns punching and kicking their victim. The victim’s…

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THIS DAY IN BAPTIST HISTORY PAST

THIS DAY IN BAPTIST HISTORY PAST Those fighting Baptists of early America March 26, 1771 – David Thomas founded the Potomack Baptist Church in Stafford County  from the Chappawamsic Baptist Church which he had also established as a Regular Baptist Church in Northern Virginia after he had settled in the colony after visiting from Pennsylvania on a preaching mission. Thomas…

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