[Thanksgiving and History of Columbus District] (audio)

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History of the Columbus District


J. Howard Dell

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circa 1970


Bishop J. Howard Dell Collection

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This recording begins with Dell reading a thanksgiving scripture, each picturing Jesus giving thanks. He talks about how Jesus multiplied food by giving thanks. He talks about how people have to “move the stone” and work with God to have belief. He talks about the death of Jesus and resurrection. Audio then cuts to Dell announcing a brief history of the Columbus district of the Northern Georgia COGIC, talking about the previous elders and how they moved, merged, and founded churches in the area.


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