This Week in Texas Methodist History

12/11/2012

Nineteenth Century Methodists were known for their enthusiastic shouting during worship sermons, and some of those shouts have provided generations to follow with humorous stories about inappropriate shouting.  One such story comes from the Texas Annual Conference of 1895. The conference met in Brenham that year and one of the guests was the Rev. John James Tigert III, an editor of church publications from Nashville.

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