Classic Sermons/Death and Dying (Kregel Classic Sermons

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It is common practice for church goers in American society to refer to their own congregation as their "church family." Tunstill, Jr., grew up in a Christian home and accepted Christ at an early age, having been impacted by the strong religious faith and teachings of his great-grandfather, grandfather, and father, who were all Baptist preachers and pastors of churches in Tennessee, Indiana, and Kentucky, respectively.

Pages: 160

Publisher: Kregel Academic & Professional (October 3, 2000)

ISBN: 0825441501

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