This Week in Texas Methodist History

Date Posted: 8/20/2012

“Superstar” Evangelists Hold Tent Meeting at Taylor - August 19, 1895.


John B. Culpepper spent his time travelling, preaching, and raising money for an orphanage. He attracted the attention of Sam Jones who offered him a spot in his evangelistic enterprises, but Culpepper preferred to work a solo act.  As his reputation grew, so did attendance at his meetings… 



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