[Ordination Service] (audio)
Installation of Elder Berry at Calhoun
Bishop J. Howard Dell Collection
This recording begins with the choir singing “We’ve Come This Far by Faith” and other gospel songs, and a man introduces Dell and his wife. Dell announces the ordination of Elder Berry as pastor of a church in Atlanta. He recites Romans 10:14, and talks about the Watergate scandal and how some people are not meant to be president or in charge. He talks about sin and the importance of the preacher, mentioning that education is not the answer. He goes on to say money and politics are not the answer, but preaching and testifying is what will bring the congregation closer to God and make a better world.
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Dell, J. Howard, "[Ordination Service] (audio)" (1973). J. Howard Dell Collection, Audio-Visual Recordings. Recording 60.
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