KeywordsJames Avenue Baptist Church (Fort Worth, Tex.)--History
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Abstractinterviewed by Scott Loar twice on 10 March and on 11 March 1980 in Brownwood, Texas.
160 pages; index
Frankie Rainey was pastor, James Avenue Baptist Church (JABC), Fort Worth, and a missionary to India; personal history; around-the-world missionary trip, 1970; cultural description of India; missionary trips to India, 1972 and 1976; reflections on India; combining pastorate at JABC with desire to teach; dean, Institute of Christianity, Howard Payne University; wife's personal history; various short mission trips arranged through JABC: The Conquerors Thru Christ Ministries; impressions of Manley Beasley, Peter Lord, and John W. MacGorman; financial condition of JABC; sponsorship of missions; advice to newly ordained ministers- philosophy of staff development, children's involvement in church, devotion of laymen to projects, and teaching deacons; crisis over the Charismatic movement; treatment of the Lord's Supper; preaching through the books of the Bible; thoughts on Second Coming of Christ; interest in music; his energetic personality; interaction of Hindus and Christians in India; conversions during trip of 1972; social practices of India; Indian politics; continued contact with the All-India Prayer Fellowship; changes in India from 1970 to 1980; advice to future missionaries.