FROM JERUSALEM TO LEBANON
OLD PATHS MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH
In the Old Testament, God tracks His people from Adam to Abraham.
In the New Testament, God tracks His people from Abraham to Jesus Christ.
In the history below, God tracks His people from Jesus Christ to your church.
30 John the Beloved, baptized by John the Baptist, becomes an apostle in the church organized by Jesus Christ at Jerusalem in Israel.
95 Polycarp is baptized by John the Beloved from the Jerusalem church.
150 The Partus church in Italy is organized by Polycarp from the Jerusalem Church.
237 The Turan church in Italy is organized by Tertullian from the Partus church.
348 The Pontifossi church in France is organized by Tellestman from the Turan church.
671 The Darthea church in Asia Minor is organized by Adromicus from the Pontifossi church.
738 The Timto church in Asia Minor is organized by Archer Flavin from the Darthea church.
812 The Lima Piedmont church in Italy is organized by Balcaleo from the Timto church.
987 The Hill Cliff church in Wales is organized by Aaron Arlington from the Lima Piedmont church.
1014 Intense persecution, first initiated by King Henry II of England, destroys most records of this period.
1663 The earliest record of Olchon church in Wales, a direct descendant of the Hill Cliff church.
1668 The Rhydwilim church in Wales is organized by William Jones from the Olchon church.
1701 The Welsh Tract church in Pennsylvania is organized by Thomas Griffiths from the Rhydwilim church.
1707 The Philadelphia Association is organized by the Welsh Tract, Lower Dublin, Cohansey, Piscataway, and Middletown churches.
1765 The Kehukee Association is organized by the Philadelphia Association.
1796 New Bethel church becomes a member of the Mero District Association, organized by the Kehukee Association.
1948 McFerrin church is organized by James H. Smith from the New Bethel church.
1956 Faith church is organized by Robert Gregory from the McFerrin church.
1961 Harmony church is organized by C. B. Massey from the Faith church.
Old Paths Baptist Church
is organized by William House from the Harmony Church