Jesse Hendley is often called the dean of Southern Baptist evangelists. He traveled throughout the United States and other countries during the 20th century, proclaiming the Gospel in revivals and on his radio show. Photo courtesy of Jesse Hendley Collection
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (BP)--The Jesse Murphy Hendley Collection, documenting more than 60 years of the Southern Baptist evangelist's ministry, is now available for research at the Southern Baptist Historical Library and Archives in Nashville, Tenn.
Hendley, often called the dean of Southern Baptist evangelists, began Atlanta's first Christian radio broadcast in 1931 which developed into "The Radio Evangelistic Hour" and continued until his death at age 87 in 1994. Read More