The Life and Times
61K - views

The Life and Times

Similar presentations

Download Presentation

The Life and Times

Download Presentation - The PPT/PDF document "The Life and Times" is the property of its rightful owner. Permission is granted to download and print the materials on this web site for personal, non-commercial use only, and to display it on your personal computer provided you do not modify the materials and that you retain all copyright notices contained in the materials. By downloading content from our website, you accept the terms of this agreement.

Presentation on theme: "The Life and Times"— Presentation transcript:


The Life and Times

of James Alexander




Married Mary McDonald-1842 -14 children, 7 reached maturity.

Lived in Winchester, KY his whole life

.-read Sear’s comment

on homeJames Alexander Harding born April 16, 1848

James W. Harding1823-1919

1861-baptized at age 13 in a meeting held by Moses Lard1866-Enters Bethany College


W. K. Pendleton, President (Campbell had died previous March.

He was greatly influenced by D. J. T. Barclay.

1869-Graduates with a teaching degree

Moves to Hopkinsville, KY, starts a school with his college roommate, Charles Knight.1871-marries 19 year old Carrie Knight—3 children born-2 died in infancy.1876-Carrie Knight Harding dies of TB


1876 to 1891

1878-Marries Pattie Cobb of Estil County, KY1879-Daughter Woodson born-she would marry J N Armstrong in 18981882-Begins writing for the Gospel Advocate.1876-1893-Evangelistic Preaching from Canada-Florida New York to New MexicoOver 300 meetings– Read F. D. Srygley’s assessment of Harding as an evangelistRead West on Harding’s view on providence


Educational Endeavors

1891- He and David Lipscomb start Nashville Bible SchoolServes as President for 10 years.1899-Starts his own paper- The Way.1898-His daughter, Woodson marries J. N. Armstrong1901—Announces that he is leaving to start a school in Bowling Green. –Armstrong goes with him-read Lipscomb’s announcement in the GA1903- The Way is merged with the Christian Leader to become The Christian Leader and the Way


1905-Potter Bible College suffers blow when Armstrong and 2 other teachers leave to start a school in Odessa, MO

1909- Harding speaks at Thanksgiving Lectures at Cordell, OK

1912- Becomes one of the editors of The Gospel Herald-J. N Armstrong’s paper 1912-gives up presidency at Potter.


1912- Begins having memory problems

1912-Potter Bible College closes


1914- Harding and wife move to Atlanta-live with


Sue and husband, Dr. Paine.1915-16 – they spend winter at Cordell Christian College with daughter Woodson.1919-Harding’s father, J W Harding dies in Winchester at age 941922- Harding dies in Atlanta-burial in Fairview Cemetery, Bowling Green, KY


This taken around 1900

Pattie Cobb Harding dies in 1945