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Billy Sunday – Baseball Evangelist

March 1, 2020

When:
June 6, 2020 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
2020-06-06T13:00:00-05:00
2020-06-06T14:00:00-05:00
Where:
Wilson Brewer Park - Mulberry Center Church
220 Ohio St
Webster City, IA 50595
USA
Cost:
Free
Billy Sunday - Baseball Evangelist @ Wilson Brewer Park - Mulberry Center Church | Webster City | Iowa | United States

Historian Craig Bishop, from Hutchinson, Minnesota, will present the unbelievable, but remarkable true story of William Ashley “Billy” Sunday. Billy Sunday was born on November 19th, 1862 in Story County, IA. When Billy Sunday was 13, circumstances forces his mother to send him and his elder brother to the Iowa Soldiers’ Orphans Home in Davenport, IA. Raised in Glenwood & Davenport, Billy Sunday grows up to become a major-league baseball player, but he gives up a promising career as a pro athlete to become one of the country’s most famous Christian evangelists. Billy Sunday was known for his fiery, yet down-to-earth, dynamic style of preaching. Sunday was an influential Christian minister and adviser to Presidents. “Until Billy Graham, no American evangelist preached to so many millions, or saw as many conversions – an estimated 300,000.

 

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