Baptist History

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Elder David Green

2018-06-15T07:45:11+00:00

Baptist History – Elder David Green By Ura Schrock Elder David Green lived in the early 1800’s and was originally from Virginia.  He spent most of his life preaching the gospel in North and South Carolina. In 1805 he and several families moved to the bootheel area of southern Missouri, south of Cape Girardeau, Missouri, called Tywappity Bottom.  This was the first organization of a Baptist church in the Missouri Territory or west of the Mississippi River in the United States. That original church did not last very long and was reorganized into a more permanent church a few [...]

Elder David Green2018-06-15T07:45:11+00:00

John Vassar

2018-03-22T15:14:11+00:00

"Uncle John Vassar" Baptist History segment at Fairhaven Baptist Church in Chesterton, Indiana One of the the finest and most fruitful soul winners that American history has ever recorded is John Vassar. He was known in history as Uncle John Vassar. His family came from French Huguenot heritage the beginning of the 18th century or early 1700s, because of religious persecution in France. His family crossed the English Channel into Britain and lived there for three or four generations. That is where John’s father was born. They chafed under the continuous church state restrictions (Britain didn't like them either because they [...]

John Vassar2018-03-22T15:14:11+00:00

Phil Shuler

2018-06-15T09:26:35+00:00

Shuler is a name that for the last 70-80 years has been a most honored and respected name in the circles of Fundamentalism .  Dr. Phil Shuler was born in 1924. He came from good stock. His dad was Robert Shuler - Fighting Bob Shuler. He was an old-time Methodist who dared to stand for the truth when most other Bible believers in his denomination were hiding - maybe figuratively and literally. Fighting Bob Shuler built Trinity Methodist Church- the largest Methodist church in the country.  In Los Angeles, in the ‘20’s and ‘30’s, while leading a fight against corruption [...]

Phil Shuler2018-06-15T09:26:35+00:00

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