Gospel Gleaner bucks trend, returns to print

Gospel Gleaner magazine

Gospel Gleaner returns to print

KILLEN, Ala. (BNc) —Bucking the trend of periodicals moving to electronic format, “The Gospel Gleaner” returns to print in its January, 2013, issue.

Editor Andrew D. Erwin assumed the helm of the magazine in June, 2012, at the request of founding editor Bill Dillon. Andrew moved it from congregational oversight to form Gospel Gleaner Publications, to insure its financial stability, he wrote in his editorial of the same issue.

Andrew preaches with the Pleasant Valley church in Killen.

As the magazine moves to a monthly format, it will deal with “with proper interpretation and application of the biblical text, the home, the church, denominational doctrines, ministry, and church history,” among other subjects, according to a mailout to subscribers.

“The Gospel Gleaner is going to have the look, feel, and appeal of an ‘old time’ religious paper. We will offer news and notes, biographical sketches of preachers, key historical perspectives on the Restoration Movement, timely articles, varying styles of writers, and open pages to religious discussions,” Andrew wrote.

The magazine also begins to charge a modest annual subscription fee.

New staff writers were also added to several of the present ones for the new phase: Ronald D. Bryant, Gerald Cowan, Guy Hester, Sam Hester, Wayne Kilpatrick, M.W. Kiser, James R. Lewis, Owen D. Olbricht, John T. Polk II, Brandon Renfroe, Roger Shepherd, and Ron Thomas.

The paper begins its 25th year in 2013.

For more information see the magazine’s website. Also, see these PDFs of the subscriber mailout and the entire Jan., 2013, issue.

Randal and his wife Vicki have lived and worked in Brazil since Nov. 1984. They have three children, two daughters-in-law, and three grandchildren. He likes to read novels in his back-porch hammock.

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3 Comments

  1. David Dugan

    Great news. I have enjoyed the Gospel Gleaner in the past and have many issues in my library. Good men, good news of more good articles. Dave Dugan Lawton, Ok.

  2. This looks good because the names of the participants are reliable trusted men. I pray for its success in winning souls.

  3. Frank R. Williams

    Good to hear of the return of “The Gospel Gleaner,” Received it for years and will look into getting on the mailing list, per paying for subscription. The more truth printed, the better for truth!

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