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January - June 1940 Memories

Saturday 22 April 2017 at 12:01 am

From January to June 1940 a series of eight articles by Rev Gotthilf Birkmann appeared in the Giddings Deutsches Volksblatt and have been translated by Ray Martens. The articles condensed the happenings of the Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod in Texas year by year from 1854 to 1897. As you read these year by year accounts, from one line entries to many line entries, you might be struck by the same thoughts as mine as I recalled the words in the Acts of the Apostles, "...and the Word of the Lord grew!" 


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