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Pa Pa

Pa Pa
Born 1888
Married 1908 to Icie Pennington
Died 1976

Letters and Writings

The Divine Call
Pa Pa wrote in his memior that he was called into the ministry; this essay discusses that and other calls from the Divine.
If I Had a Chance to Live Here Again
A meditation upon the question: What if I had a chance to live my life over again?
Although he modestly notes that this document “is not an autobiography,” Pa Pa’s memoir covers his entire life from his childhood to his law practice through his ministry with the Methodist church and into retirement.
An essay on the satisfactions of entering the ministry.
Sunday School Lesson
A Sunday school lesson, date unknown, that demonstrates Pa Pa’s versatility and the thought he put into writing his lessons.
Thank-you letter
Sometimes just a few words speak volumes.


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This short video montage was compiled from 8mm film and, except for some insignificant scraps left on the editing-room floor, includes every clip we have of Pa Pa: