Daniel Sidney Warner
Found in 41 Collections and/or Records:
A scrapbook crafted to document the history of the Church of God. Sections are on the early history of the Church of God, the growth of the Church of God, the history of the Gospel Trumpet Company, Camp Meetings for the Church of God, Church of God music, young people outreach, mission trips, Anderson College and other affliated universities with the Church of God, the Christian Brotherhood Hour, and a section on Church of God leaders.
Letter documents that CHOG began in Laurel, Mississippi in 1908 in a tent meeting. The first church building was West of Laurel, known as "The Pond." The location moved to newly purchased land in 1928, where the church was still meeting at the time of the letter (1949). Letter also mentions L.V. Strickland and his documtnation of CHOG in Mississippi.
The letter is a brief biography of Elizabeth Walters, written because of a request made to Walter Hawk as he had personal knowledge and reconcollection of facts told to him by his grandmother. Letter also contains information on the history of the St. Louis camp ground.
Letter describes the history of CHOG doctrine was introduced to Mississippi in 1888 with the first meeting of the D. S. Warner group taking place near Dixon, MS. The group faced mass persecution with D. S. Warner responding with a hymn he wrote titled "Who will Suffer with the Savior." Despite persecution, D. S. Warner was able to establish a church in every community he conducted a gospel meeting with the State Camp location at Dixon, MS.
Letter refers to a book by John D. Green titled Pioneer Evangelists of the CHOG in the Pacific North West. The letter also mentions that A. L. Byers was the sister of John Green's mother and that Byers met D.S. Warner and accepted the Reformation truth. Continuing, J. P Haner and James Willis conducted meetings on John Green's property while revial meetings were conducted by George and Mary Cole and Lodema Kaser.
Letter answers five questions on the history. 1) How long was D. S. Warner in charge of the work before E. E. Byrum took over at Grand Junction. 2) Who took care of editorial work in Warner's absence? 3) Was A. B. Palmer connected with the work in Juction from the beginning? 4) Who were the very first ones connected with starting the work? 5) How did they carry on the work?
The letter states that J. P Haner and James Willis were going to Kenesaw to preach, G. R. Achor first pastor at Kenesaw in 1890. Annie Kriebel was preaching around 1891. Then, in the summer of 1892, D.S. Warner and E.E. Byrum stopped for a few days in Kenesaw other way to Denver, CO. The letter also details the story of Morgan Mare.