[Autobiography – Soperton, Georgia] (audio)

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J. Howard Dell

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circa 1979


Bishop J. Howard Dell Collection

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This recording is of Dell talking about conducting services at the Lovely Hill Baptist Church – Soperton in 1927, and how holiness churches were new to the people there. He talks about organizing the Soperton church and how many people were saved through his church. He talks about how his wife had a baby girl in 1927 and how she passed after 6 days. He talks of his early days of preaching when he was 18 years old in Macon, Georgia, and other early experiences in his life as a preacher.


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