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The Pastor and the Sunday-School (Paperback) Loot Price: R258
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The Pastor and the Sunday-School (Paperback): John Thomson Faris
The Pastor and the Sunday-School (Paperback): John Thomson Faris

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The Pastor and the Sunday-School (Paperback)

John Thomson Faris

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1907 edition. Excerpt: ... boys who pretended to listen to her every Sunday, took her problem to her pastor. It was as a result of this conference that a proposition was made to the school to award a deportment banner each Sunday to the class which--in the judgment of the officers--most deserved it. The proposition was enthusiastically endorsed. The class of troublesome boys received the award on the second Sunday. And, ever since, the teacher has had an orderly class. The writer once heard a pastor tell of messages of a different character given to him by some of his teachers. "Before nearly every communion service," he said, "I can expect one, two, three, or more, teachers, to come to me saying, ' I wish you would speak to M--in my class. I think he has about decided to unite with, the church.' Or, 'J--has given his heart to Christ, and he has told me he wishes to be baptized Sunday.' Maybe no word will be spoken beforehand, and I will know nothing until there is a knock at the door of the sessionroom. I open, and find a teacher waiting with a boy or a girl, a young man or a young woman, who, I am informed, wishes to make arrangements to become a church member. At one communion, not long ago, half of those received came in just this way. I tell you, it made my heart glad." But teachers are not apt to be thus eager to bring their scholars into the church if they are not on cordial terms with the pastor. Some pastors make it a habit to write letters to the teachers. Such letters may be written when--for instance--there is a death in the family; an illness severe enough to keep from Sundayschool; a bit of good-fortune; a season of special hardship in business; a birthday; a return to the city after absence. The occasions are numerous which will suggest...


Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: July 2012
First published: July 2012
Authors: John Thomson Faris
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 1mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 18
ISBN-13: 978-1-154-58432-5
Barcode: 9781154584325
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-154-58432-1

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