ADAM, Joseph. b. perhaps Dundee, ca. 1843, date unknown; d. Bournville, Birmingham, 10 March 1919. According to the Churches of Christ periodical, The Bible Advocate (‘Pleading for a Complete Return to the Faith and Practice of the New Testament Church’), 4 April 1919, he was born ‘some seventy-six years ago in the city of Dundee’. Adam was trained as a carpenter, but became a Churches of Christ evangelist, trained at Birmingham by the great Churches of Christ evangelist David King (1819-1894). Like many members of the church he travelled much, but was associated at some time in his career with churches at Wigan, Liverpool and Nottingham. He had a particular interest in Sunday schools and...
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