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John R. Rice (1895 - 1980)

Watch video sermons by the speaker John R. Rice in youtube format. Was a Baptist evangelist and pastor and the founding editor of The Sword of the Lord, an influential fundamentalist newspaper. Rice believed that the mission of churches was "not to take care of Christians" but to "win souls," a notion his mostly lower-middle-class church members did not wholeheartedly endorse. When Rice spent more time away from his pulpit to hold revivals elsewhere, a supply pastor and his supporters staged a coup. Rice decided to reenter evangelism. Yet before he did so, he encouraged the church to change its name from Fundamentalist Baptist Tabernacle to Galilean Baptist Church, thus distinguishing his ministry and that of the church from J. Frank Norris.

In 1934, Rice founded The Sword of the Lord, a bi-weekly publication that grew into an influential fundamentalist Baptist newspaper. At first it was simply the publication of his Dallas church, handed out on the street and delivered door-to-door by Rice's daughters and other Sunday School children. The Sword's circulation grew dramatically. It was thirty thousand in 1940, fifty thousand in 1946, and ninety thousand in 1953, surpassing the circulation of the venerable Moody Monthly. Rice regularly published reports from evangelistic campaigns that became valuable publicity tools for approved revivalists. In 1946, he and other prominent evangelists adopted a code of ethics and a statement of faith to prevent "evangelists from being unduly criticized for commercialism and unethical practices." The same year Bob Jones College conferred on him an honorary Litt. D. degree.

God Is Deaf by John Rice

God Is Deaf by John Rice


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Views: 1661

He That Winneth Souls - Part 1 of 3 by John R. Rice

He That Winneth Souls - Part 1 of 3 by John R. Rice


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Views: 787

He That Winneth Souls - Part 2 of 3 by John R. Rice

He That Winneth Souls - Part 2 of 3 by John R. Rice


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Views: 758

He That Winneth Souls - Part 3 of 3 by John R. Rice

He That Winneth Souls - Part 3 of 3 by John R. Rice


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Views: 738

He That Winneth Souls by John R. Rice

He That Winneth Souls by John R. Rice


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Views: 1094

Missing Gods Last Train by John R. Rice

Missing Gods Last Train by John R. Rice


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Views: 487

The Christian Home - Part 1 of 5 by John R. Rice

The Christian Home - Part 1 of 5 by John R. Rice


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Views: 722

The Christian Home - Part 2 of 5 by John R. Rice

The Christian Home - Part 2 of 5 by John R. Rice


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Views: 759

The Christian Home - Part 3 of 5 by John R. Rice

The Christian Home - Part 3 of 5 by John R. Rice


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Views: 766

The Christian Home - Part 4 of 5 by John R. Rice

The Christian Home - Part 4 of 5 by John R. Rice


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Views: 880

The Christian Home - Part 5 of 5 by John R. Rice

The Christian Home - Part 5 of 5 by John R. Rice


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Views: 742







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