Biographical Information

Franklin Camp

Joseph Franklin Camp was born at Munford, Alabama on June 9, 1915 and died on May 21, 1991.

Both his father and grandfather were gospel preachers. Franklin attended David Lipscomb College and began preaching in 1935.

He preached for the church at Munford, Alabama for twelve years, for the Park Avenue congregation in LaGrange, Georgia for two years, for the church at East Gadsden, Alabama for thirteen years and for the Shades Mountain congregation in Birmingham, Alabama for ten years.

Franklin served for sixteen years as a member of the Board of Trustees of Alabama Christian College. He was co-editor of The First Century Christian and editor of The Word of Life. He authored two sermon-outline books, Old Truths in New Robes (Volumes 1 and 2), and a book entitled, The Work of the Holy Spirit in Redemption (A. Roberts & Son Publication, P.O. Box 1807, Birmingham, Alabama 35201, 1974).

In latter years, after 1972, Franklin devoted full time to writing, lecturing, giving special lessons to Bible teachers and holding gospel meetings. How To Study the Bible (designed especially for Bible school teachers), Evolution, The Work of the Holy Spirit and The Inspiration of the Bible were a few of the special themes on which he lectured through the years.

Franklin's goal was to study the Bible six hours each day. For many years he rose at 4:00 a.m. to begin his day of scriptural study and Biblical meditation.

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