Forward in Faith First Broadcast (December 7, 1958)
The first Church of God “Forward in Faith” national radio broadcast aired on Sunday, December 7, 1958. Bennie S. Triplett was the program director and announcer. Music included “Living by Faith” (Forward in Faith Ladies Trio), “Leaning on the Everlasting Arms” (FiF Choir), “Faith for Today” (Choir with soloist Roosevelt Miller), and “Faith of Our Fathers” (FiF Quartet). Speaker Earl Paulk Jr., then pastor of the Hemphill Church of God in Atlanta, preached the sermon “Forward in Faith” from Ephesians 6: 10-11 and 13.