On this date, May 25, 1868, Billy Bray died. A converted alcoholic, he became a powerful Methodist. He was famous for breaking out in singing and dancing while preaching, earning the title as an unconventional preacher. One of his sayings that he used most when people complained about his unique preaching methods, “If they were to put me in a barrel, I would shout glory out through the bunghole! Praise the Lord!”

Death of Billy Bray

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