In 1959 Dr. Fred M. Barlow was elected National Sunday school consultant for Regular Baptist Press and the General Association of Regular Baptist Churches. He held pastorates in New York, Ohio and Michigan.
Then he began a ministry to local churches and multi-church Sunday school conferences; held evangelistic campaigns; gave addresses to Bible colleges and seminaries; and was active in summer Bible camp evangelism and youth rallies. His sermons have been prize winners in sermon contests held by the Sword of the Lord.
He was the author of several books, including: Vitalizing Your Sunday School Visitation, Special Days in the Sunday School, Timeless Truths, Profiles in Evangelism...Revival for Survival...and several smaller booklets, including a biography of John R. Rice.
Dr. Barlow was a native of southeastern West Virginia. He graduated from Baptist Bible Seminary (now Baptist Bible College of Pennsylvania, Clarks Summit, Pennsylvania) and received an honorary Doctor of Divinity degree from Western Baptist Bible College, Salem, Oregon. Dr. and Mrs. Barlow were parents of four children. Dr. Barlow died in 1983.
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John R. Rice - A Giant of Evangelism
DR. JOHN R. RICE
Giant of Evangelism
by Dr. Fred M. Barlow
"Not only one of the most controversial figures in the field of evangelism, being both applauded and criticised, Dr. John R. Rice is one of the most underrated Christian leaders of our time. His accomplishments are nothing short of miraculous. He has put the fires of evangelism ...read
The Shameful Sin of Prayerlessness
"Lord, teach us to pray..." (Luke 11:1).
Our text may well have taken place early in the morning "when the dew was still on the roses" and a solitary figure rose from being prostrated in prayer. Some of His disciples had slipped nearby to wait for their Master to terminate His prayer.
The text was surely occasioned by the recognition of those ...read
You Had Better Get Ready!
"In those days was Hezekiah sick unto death. And the prophet Isaiah the son of Amoz came to him, and said unto him, Thus saith the Lord, Set thine house in order; for thou shalt die, and not live."-II Kings 20:1.
Little did Jack Clauson realize as he was digging a grave in Clairton, Iowa that he was digging his own grave.
This sixty-year-old ...read