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  • FIRST-PERSON: A real-life story of forgiveness

    by Rhonda Harrington Kelley, posted Tuesday, December 19, 2017 (one year ago)

    Rhonda Harrington Kelley recounts the forgiveness experienced by her father, the late Bob Harrington, after 17 years apart from God, his family and his calling. Read More

  • 'Chaplain of Bourbon Street' dies at 89

    by Staff, posted Wednesday, July 05, 2017 (one year ago)

    NEW ORLEANS (BP) -- Famed New Orleans evangelist Bob Harrington, known by many as "the Chaplain of Bourbon Street," passed away of kidney failure on July 4 in Stigler, Okla., where he had lived the last seven years with family. He was 89.

    Harrington became a well-known evangelist during the 1960s and 1970s following his conversion to Christianity at age 30 in his hometown of Sweet Water, Ala. He was a popular guest on national television shows including Phil Donahue, Merv Griffin and The Tonight Show due to his one-liners and unconventional religious wit. ... Read More