Hyman Jedidiah Appelman

2021-01-03T09:51:10-06:00December 27th, 2020|

Date: December 27, 2020

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For episode 41 of the "50 Baptist You Should Know" Series, we will discuss the ministry of Hyman J. Appelman. Appelman was a Jew born in Russia in 1902.  His family migrated to America, and after learning English and excelling in Northwestern and DePaul Universities, he became successful trial lawyer. (1921 to 1925) After experiencing some severe work and mental overload, he was saved at 23 years of age.  He was immediately disowned by his family.  After a struggle with doubt and depression, he had a divine appointment with a chaplain who helped him.  He became an evangelist who saw thousands attend his

John R. Rice

2021-01-03T09:51:28-06:00December 13th, 2020|

Date: December 13, 2020

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For episode 40 of the "50 Baptist You Should Know" Series, we will discuss the ministry of John R. Rice. Poor and in poverty, John learned how to get things from God through prayer.  He constantly saw God supply for his needs. At the age of twenty-one, John entered Decator Baptist College where he took to milking the college cows and later was a waiter in the college dining room. A few years later, John entered the University of Chicago, looking to obtain a Master's in Education and Psychology.  Through attending a service at the Pacific Garden Mission near the University, John felt God's

Myron Cedarholm

2020-12-27T09:57:56-06:00December 6th, 2020|

Date: December 6, 2020

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For episode 39 of the "50 Baptist You Should Know" Series, we will discuss the ministry of Myron Cedarholm. Dr. Cedarholm was born June 20, 1915 in St. Paul, MN.  He was an athletic young man, which God used to help him minister to young people. In 1965, Dr. Cedarholm became the president of Pillsbury Baptist Bible College, succeeding his friend and mentor, Dr. Monroe Parker. Just three years later and due to conflicts of standards with the Board of Directors at Pillsbury Baptist College, Dr. Cedarholm resigned his position at Pillsbury and started Maranatha Baptist College in Watertown, WI. For almost 20 years, Dr.

John Monroe Parker

2020-12-06T09:50:47-06:00November 29th, 2020|

Date: November 29, 2020

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For episode 38 of the "50 Baptist You Should Know" Series, we will discuss the ministry of John Monroe Parker. Dr. Parker was born in June of 1909 in Alabama.  He grew up in a godly home, and was saved after hearing the preaching of Bob Shuler.  He attended Bob Jones College in Florida, eventually becoming an evangelist. He was able to witness to Al Capone himself while hitchhiking his way to college, and would find out later that the evangelist George Mensik was saved because of his riding as a bodyguard in the gang's car. Throughout his life he was a professor at

John Birch

2020-11-29T10:13:56-06:00November 22nd, 2020|

Date: November 22, 2020

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For episode 37 of the "50 Baptist You Should Know" Series, we will discuss the ministry of John Birch. Born to Presbyterian missionaries in India, John Birch was a gifted young man. He found himself at Bible Baptist Seminary under J. Frank Norris, who we discussed a couple episodes ago. Listen along as we explore the life and ministry of John Birch, who eventually lost his life during WWII.  

Beauchamp Vick

2020-11-29T09:58:42-06:00November 15th, 2020|

Date: November 15, 2020

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For episode 36 of the "50 Baptist You Should Know" Series, we will discuss the ministry of G.B. Vick. George Beauchamp Vick was born 1901 into a lawyer's home.  His father soon after traded his career for the pulpit.  His father died suddenly and G.B. Vick's mother moved to Louisville, KY from there home in Nashville, TN. A young Beauchamp Vick, gained employment with the railroads in the Fort Worth, Texas area during the oil boom.  Being a Christian, he and his young wife were drawn to the First Baptist Church of Fort Worth, under the pastorate of J. Frank Norris. Norris asked Vick

J Frank Norris

2020-11-15T10:20:43-06:00November 8th, 2020|

Date: November 8, 2020

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For episode 35 of the "50 Baptist You Should Know" Series, we will discuss the ministry of J. Frank Norris. Raised in a drunkards family, God used Norris to preach strongly against gambling, drinking, and modernism. For most of his ministry, John Norris lead the largest church in Fort Worth, Texas.  Later, a church in Detroit called Norris to pastor their church.  Norris accepted the position which lead to his pastoring of the two largest churches in the country. Listen this week as explore the life and ministry of J. Frank Norris.

George Truett

2020-11-08T09:53:15-06:00November 1st, 2020|

Date: November 1, 2020

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For episode 34 of the "50 Baptist You Should Know" Series, we will discuss the ministry of George Truett. George Truett was the pastor of the First Baptist Church of Dallas Texas for 42 years.  He was greatly used of God to reach thousands of people.  For a time, Truett lead the largest church in America. Listen along as we discuss the life and ministry of George Truett.

Mordecai Ham

2020-11-01T10:26:16-06:00October 25th, 2020|

Date: October 25, 2020

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For episode 33 of the "50 Baptist You Should Know" Series, we will discuss the ministry of Mordecai Ham. Mordecai Ham came from a long line of Baptist Preachers; eight to be exact! God reached Mordecai when he was just eight years old.  Even-though he was saved, he tried getting away from the call of God on his life, by studying law. However, God had his way.  After the death of his grandfather, Mordecai surrendered to God's calling.  God used Mordecai to preach through the south, reaching the "most notorious sinner."  He known for coming into a town before a meeting and actively

Isaac McCoy

2020-10-26T16:19:54-05:00October 18th, 2020|

Date: October 18, 2020

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For episode 32 of the "50 Baptist You Should Know" Series, we will discuss Isaac McCoy. Isaac began his ministry as a pastor in southern Indiana.  Later, he felt God's call to reach the Indians of the American Frontier throughout the Midwest. Join us this week, as we discuss Isaac McCoy, who endured the hardships of the American Frontier to reach the American Indians for Christ.  
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