L. V. Strickland
Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:
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.
Letter dates CHOG beginning in Moss, MS in 1904 when Mr. and Mrs. G. B. Walters started Sunday school in a log schoolhouse. L. V. Strickland was the first CHOG minister to preach in the area. The first official CHOG building was erected in 1908 with the land donated by L. D Walters. Letter also gives a biographical sketch of T. Otis Matthews.
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.
The author is unknown. G.H. Colton started recieving the Gospel Trumpet in Sand Lake, FL in 1897. He requested to Gospel Trumpet Co. for a minister to come and preach tthere. A. J. Poulson and wife and L. V. Strickland answered the call in 1898. Their work started in Pool Branch.
Letter outlines the early history of CHOG in Mississippi. W. W. Bradley began preaching in 1887 on the topic of holiness. Author, L. V. Strickland was 16 years old when he first heard Bradley speaking. Letter details the resistance that CHOG ministers faced in the area, mentions of some members armed in case of conflict.
Includes a cover letter about the difficulty of establishing churches and W. O. Moon's entry into ministry. The letter details the development of churches in FL and Moon's influence as well as the revivals held. Eary evangelists worked under severe hardships but many answered the call from other states to pastor in FL.
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