Today, Greenville is the largest city in the Mississippi Delta, although it began as a small port city on the river. The founders of Greenville envisioned that it would one day be a mighty city on the Great River. Their vision was guided by their faith in a higher power.
Faith and vision have made Greenville a bulwark in times of trouble. Wars, politics, civil unrest and industry have been unsuccessful in shaking its foundation of faith.
In Faith of Our Fathers, John T. Black traces the origin and history of Greenville’s area churches. Through his clever design of highlighting both churches and individuals, Black shows how faith has influenced the history of this once small port city.
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