Revival November 18 through December 2, 1951 in Harrisburg Ilinois, FBC

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Revival November 18 through December 2, 1951 in Harrisburg Ilinois, FBC - Evangelist Fred Cherry to Conduct First Baptist...
Evangelist Fred Cherry to Conduct First Baptist Revival Nov. 18-Dec. 2 I /"·!*:.»_,_,, _ f » t _ - » -^ ^m ·· Citizens of Harrisburg will have the privilege of hearing one of the nation's outstanding evangelists Nov. 18-Dec. 2 at the First Baptist church. Evangelist Fred Cherry will arrive here Saturday from Washington, D. C., where he has been engaged in a recent Capita City campaign. The series of meetings meetings will begin Sunday morning when Evangelist Cherry will deliver deliver his first message. A native of Oklahoma Evangelist Cherry graduated Citv from the University of Oklahoma as petroleum engineer. In this capacity capacity he served several of the major major oil companies of Oklahoma and Texas. Later he was employed by the state of Oklahoma as chief purchasing agent for the State Parks and Resources boaid , Cherry's evangelistic abilities, first became noticeable while was serving as a deacon m the Trinity Baptist church of City. Here he set himself to goal of winning two souls every! day to Christianity. This endeav-j or took him to many unusual and experiences, and at times had to work through the midnight hours to attain his goal. Through the years Deacon Cherry built up one of the largest classes in the south. Taking note of this unusual achievement, Dr E D Head, president of Southwestern Southwestern Baptist Theological seminary at Ft. Worth, Texas, invited the young layman to speak to his in evangelism at Southwestern seminary. This class is the largest class in evangehm m the world has been called the "chair of So overwhelming was the response of the students at the seminary, that the fervent speaker was ask-

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  1. The Daily Register,
  2. 15 Nov 1951, Thu,
  3. Page 13

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