April 19, 1836.  A. J. Gordon was born in Hew Hampton, N.H. For over 30 years he pastored two churches in Boston.  A respected evangelist, he founded Gordon College with his wife, Maria (first called Boston Missionary Training School).  He was involved in the American Baptist Missionary Union and founder of the prophecy magazine The Watchword.  The American Baptist Quarterly recently published an issue devoted to him “Adoniram Judson Gordon: American Baptist Pastor and Evangelical Leader.”

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