Document Type

Finding Aid

Publication Date

8-1-2022

Inclusive Dates--Span

1993-2020

Inclusive Dates--Bulk

1995-2000

Scope and Content Note

One box of Billy "Bill" Dale Dillon's sermon notes and notebooks.

Biographical Note


The following biographical note excerpted and adapted from his obituary:

“He was and [sic] minister for many years with the Church Of Christ. Bill felt called into the ministry at the young age of 15 and graduated from University Freed Hardeman with a Bachelors's degree. Bill served as a minister in Kentucky, Georgia, Tennessee, Michigan, and Arkansas.

Bill wrote several books; The Gospel Gems in two volumes; Bible Basics; Studies In Christian Growth; he edited The Gospel Gleaner and authored numerous tracts. In addition to his writings, Bill was a popular speaker, preaching congregational meetings as well as the host for One Gospel Minute on KTLO Radio Station.

For those who knew him, reading was another passion, but greater than his passion for reading, was his passion for reaching those who did not know his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. That's why he supported his mission work in Ghana, West Africa and London England.”

Bill Dillon obituary, December 25, 2020, https://www.rollerfuneralhomes.com/memorialpage.asp?id=57763&locid=24

Donor Note

Acquired from Mark McWhorter

Arrangement

The processors retained the original order as received as much as possible.

Content List

See PDF finding aid for inventory.

Language

ENGLISH

Extent of Collection

0.45 linear feet (1 box)

Manuscript Number

Center for Restoration Studies Manuscripts #559

Physical Location

Center for Restoration Studies

Use Restrictions

Open to researchers. Contact Abilene Christian University Special Collections and Archives to make an appointment.

Processing Status

Processed

Finding Aid created by

Amanda Dietz, Mac Ice

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