Month: June 2018

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History Greenbrier Presbytery 1889

June 27th, 2018, at 1:00 pm

Greenbrier Presbytery was organized in 1839 primarily through the extensive missionary efforts of the father of the Presbyterian Church in West Virginian, John McElhenney. In the publication available for PDF download via the button at the end of this introduction, Historical Sketch of Greenbrier Presbytery by William L. Price, Rev. McElhenney’s ministry supplying pulpits and […]

James was born to James and Elizabeth Blythe in recently established Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, October 28, 1765. According to W. B. Sprague in Annals of the American Pulpit, young James was receiving a classical education in a local school at his father’s behest when he decided he did not care for some of the […]

If you have not read the previous articles of this series you may want to do so by visiting the first part,  “J. Gresham Machen, France 1918,” and then continuing through the succeeding parts using the links at their ends. After serving two-hundred-forty-nine cups of hot chocolate on Easter Sunday, the area around Machen’s hut was […]