Billy Sunday (1862-1935), was a professional baseball player from 1883 to 1891 for Chicago, Pittsburgh, and Philadelphia teams. He was converted through the street preaching of Harry Monroe of the Pacific Garden Mission in Chicago. He left a $5,000 a year salary as a baseball player for a $75 a month for the previously evangelistic YMCA. From 1893 to 1895 was associated with J. Wilbur Chapman. He was an evangelist from 1893 to 1935. It is estimated that over 300,000 people walked the "sawdust trail" to receive Jesus Christ as Saviour and Lord. (Adapted from "The Wycliffe Biographical Dictionary of the Church," page 387, Elgin S. Moyer, 1982, ©Moody Press, Chicago, IL)

For more information about Billy Sunday, please visit the Christian Biographical Resources for many links, pictures, and articles about this great evangelist.


Sermon Index

1. Booze

2. "The Need For Revivals"

3. "He That Winneth Souls is Wise"

4. Atonement Through the Blood of Jesus

5. Backsliding

6. Why Delay Your Real Conversion?

7. Broken Down Altars

8. Old Time Religion

9. Spiritual Food for a Hungry World

10. "Teach Us to Pray"

11. The Second Coming of Christ

12. Theater, Cards and Dance

13. Under the Sun

14. Wonderful

15. Shew Thyself a Man

16. Gethsemane

17. Motherhood

18. The Devil's Boomerangs


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