Posts by Dennis Gulledge

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AN INTERVIEW WITH HUGO McCORD

by Dennis Gulledge

    (1911-2004) “Happy is the preacher who with good conscience at the end of a ministry anywhere can say he has held back nothing that was profitable, that he has declared the whole of God’s counsel, and so is free from the blood of all men (Acts 20:20-27).”             – The Living and Abiding Word: 1979 Freed-Hardeman […]

    AN INTERVIEW WITH GEORGE W. DeHOFF

    by Dennis Gulledge

      (1913-1993) George W. DeHoff was born near the village of Vanndale, Arkansas, on September 20, 1913. His parents were Orville Orson and Adah Gaskins DeHoff. George’s earliest memories were not of Vanndale, but of living in Paulding, Missouri, where they moved when he was very small. In 1918, the DeHoff’s moved to the “Kentucky Settlement,” […]

      AN INTERVIEW WITH ROY H. LANIER, JR.

      by Dennis Gulledge

        Roy H. Lanier, Jr. was born in Abilene, Texas, on July 28, 1930, and spent his early years in Fort Worth. After graduating from Abilene Christian High School he went on for his higher education at Freed-Hardeman College, Florida Christian College and Abilene Christian College. Brother Lanier did local work for congregations in Iowa, Florida, […]

        AN INTERVIEW WITH J. M. POWELL

        by Dennis Gulledge

          (1907-2004) The subject of this interview described himself as “A Mississippian by birth, a Tennessean by adoption.” J. M. Powell was a scholar in the American Restoration Movement who has authored History of the Franklin (Tennessee) Church of Christ. He co-authored two books, The Church Is Building, and N.B.H.: A Biography of Nicholas Brodie Hardeman. […]

          AN INTERVIEW WITH HUGH FULFORD

          by Dennis Gulledge

            Hugh Fulford was born on December 27, 1937, near the little town of Samson in Geneva County, Alabama. When he was three or four years old, his family moved to central Florida where they lived for a few months before moving to the town of DeFuniak Springs in the panhandle of Northwest Florida. His mother […]

            AN INTERVIEW WITH ROBERT R. TAYLOR, JR

            by Dennis Gulledge

              Robert R. Taylor, Jr., was born at Bradford, Tennessee, on October 30, 1931. At a very tender age he was immersed into Christ by Robert H. Bell at Locust Grove, Tennessee, on August 10, 1944. It was at that congregation where, five years later at the age of 18, he preached his first sermon. Brother […]

              GOSPEL MEETING

              by Dennis Gulledge

                Theme: God’s Word for Man’s Basic Needs Mabelvale Church of Christ June 4-7  Speaker: Neal Pollard Neal Pollard was born in Oxford, MS. Baptized by his father, Gary, in Cairo, Georgia, in 1979. Educated at Faulkner University, Freed-Hardeman University, and Bear Valley Bible Institute International (A.A., B.A., M.B.S.). Married to the former Kathy Gillaspie. They […]

                AN INTERVIEW WITH ROY H. LANIER, JR.

                by Dennis Gulledge

                  Roy H. Lanier, Jr. was born in Abilene, Texas on July 28, 1930, and spent his early years in Fort Worth. After graduating from Abilene Christian High School he went on for his higher education at Freed-Hardeman College, Florida Christian College and Abilene Christian College. Brother Lanier did local work for congregations in Iowa, Florida, […]

                  AN INTERVIEW WITH GARLAND ELKINS

                  by Dennis Gulledge

                    (1926-2016) Garland Elkins was born on August 19, 1926 a few miles outside of Woodbury, Tennessee. He was reared in the community that bears the Elkins name. His parents were Richard and Emma Todd Elkins. Garland was one of seven children. He was immersed into Christ in July 1939. Garland married Corinne Smith, also of […]

                    AN INTERVIEW WITH J. A. McNUTT

                    by Dennis Gulledge

                      (1908-1999) G.K. Wallace described J. A. McNutt as “a country boy who made good.” * The good of which brother Wallace spoke is not that of earthly wealth and fame, but of gospel preaching. James Alton McNutt was born on November 16, 1908. He was the son of James Edgar and Vashti Crump McNutt. His […]