Lillenas' best known song is probably Wonderful Grace of Jesus , which he wrote during his pastorate at the Church of the Nazarene in Auburn, Illinois. Lillenas explains the origin of this gospel song:. Wonderful Grace of Jesus was copyrighted in , but not published until in the Tabernacle Choir Book.
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Lillenas was a respected poet. The President was E. Petticord; the Vice President was Kenneth H. Bertha Mae assumed the pastoral responsibilities. Before Lillenas Publishing Company was sold to the Nazarene Publishing House in Kansas City, Missouri in , more than , hymnals and song books were published and sold.
Lillenas was the editor and compiler of over fifty song books for church and Sunday School. Glorious Gospel Songs included about hymns and gospel songs, of which 81 were of his own composition. After his retirement from the Nazarene Publishing House in , Lillenas and his second wife, Lola, travelled extensively, including three trips to his native Norway.
In Olivet Nazarene College awarded Lillenas an honorary Doctor of Music degree in recognition of his contributions to American hymnody. Benson , Sr. Dorsey ; Charles H. Gabriel ; Lowell Mason ; B.
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Lillenas explains the origin of this gospel song: In , Mrs. Lillenas and I built our first little home in the town of Olivet, Illinois. Upon its completion, we had scarcely any money left to furnish the little home. Awards and honours In Olivet Nazarene College awarded Lillenas an honorary Doctor of Music degree in recognition of his contributions to American hymnody. Nazarene Publishing House. Exposition Press. Further reading Articles Herald of Holiness 75th Anniversary edition. Includes photograph and biographical materials on Haldor Lillenas. McGraw, James.
The Preacher's Magazine May Pounds, Michael E. Smeaton, Donald Dean. The Hymn 31 July Tink, Fletcher L. NCN News 21 January Wesleyan Theological Journal Monographs Adams, John L. McFarland, Cunningham, Elaine.1stclass-ltd.com/wp-content/best/3522-china-handys-ausspionieren.php
Called unto holiness; the story of the Nazarenes.
Haldor Lillenas Marvelous Music Maker. Cunningham, Floyd T. Foote, Henry Wilder. Three Centuries of American Hymnody.
Archon Books, , Guthrie, Joseph R. Ingles, Faith.
Kerr, Phillip Stanley. Gospel Music Publishers, Mund, Fred A. Pollock, The Keswick story: the authorised history of the Keswick convention , London Carey, Believing in Australia: a cultural history of religions , Sydney , Withycombe ed. Younger, 26 Sept. Clarke to Hollingsworth, 10 Oct. Williamson, 7 June , ibid. Unfortunately, it then seems to drop out of the record until much later. It is sometimes claimed that one quarter of the entire population of Australia and New Zealand attended a Graham crusade meeting, but it should be remembered that the attendances usually cited are aggregates, with many people attending more than once, some even attending every night, making the total number of individuals much less.
I am grateful to David Hilliard for pointing this out to me.
Marsden, Religion and American culture , Fort Worth , —7. More broadly, and here, it refers to militant, anti-modernist Protestant evangelicalism wherever it may be found. Guiness had come to Australia from Britain in at the invitation of J. Nicholson, a prominent Australian businessman, to enliven campus ministry on Australian universities.
He became an influential evangelical leader. Strangely the Nazarene assembly minutes for , and make no mention of the Graham crusades. Noll, David Bebbington and George A. Rawlyk eds , Evangelicalism: comparative studies of popular Protestantism in North America, the British Isles, and beyond, — , New York , Callen ed. May but this did not develop well and the Church re-entered much later, in , led by Carl and Lova Swart.
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The reasons for this have yet to be fully investigated but one possible answer is that the Church remained aloof from other Christians and thus could not find the resources to sustain itself in an unfriendly environment. In there were six small churches in Australia and about adherents, the same number as a decade earlier: Ward and Humphreys, Religious bodies in Australia , Unfortunately this link is no longer active.
Conkin, American originals: homemade varieties of Christianity. Chapel Hill , Hollenweger, The Pentecostals , London , Pentecostal denominations that report their membership to the National Council of Churches USA , number their membership at around 10 million which includes both two-stage and three-stage Pentecostals. On the other hand, denominations that are Holiness, but not Pentecostal, number only 1. These figures do not, of course, include the very large number of independent Holiness, Pentecostal and Pentecostal-Holiness congregations which do not submit statistics to the National Council of Churches.
Metz, Speaking in tongues: a biblical analysis , Kansas City ; and W. Purkiser, Conflicting concepts of Holiness: issues in holy living , Kansas City , 54— An attempt at rapprochement is made in Howard A. Snyder and Daniel V.
Runyon, The divided flame: Wesleyans and the charismatic renewal , Grand Rapids Lawrence, Defenders of God: the fundamentalist revolt against the modern age , San Francisco , 1. See also Implicated , 7. In adult Wesleyan Methodist membership was 55 and Sunday School attendance was Hardgrave, For such a time , This paper has its origins in G. La Trobe An earlier version appeared in the non-refereed journal of the Wesleyan Theological Consortium, Aldersgate Papers ii Sept.