James M. Kirk

James M. Kirk
Short Name: James M. Kirk
Full Name: Kirk, James M., 1854-1945
Birth Year: 1854
Death Year: 1945

James McPherson Kirk, 1854-1945

Born: June 18, 1854, Flushing, Ohio.
Died: June 10, 1945, Flushing, Ohio.
Buried: Flushing, Ohio.

Raised a Methodist, Kirk became associated with the Christian and Missionary Alliance (CAMA) in 1887. He organized the CAMA’s Gospel Mission in Flushing, Ohio, in 1907, and as part of the Ohio Quartet, sang at CAMA conventions and gatherings.



Kirk, James M. (Flushing, Ohio, 1854--1945). Converted at an early age. Became associated with the C&MA in 1887, was a first subscriber to The Alliance Weekly, and wonderfully healed at the first Cleveland Alliance convention. Spent entire life on a farm but devoted much time to Christian work. A member of a famous singing group, the Ohio Quartet, which for 12 years traveled extensively in convention work. In 1906 organized the Gospel Mission of the C&MA in Flushing. An outstanding figure in the Central District as song leader and in Bible teaching and prayer. Grandfather of Geraldine Southern, well-known mezzo-soprano, music instructor at Nyack, and director of music in Alliance churches. Kirk wrote some 40 songs, many while busy with farm chores. Some favorites:
Blessed Quietness
He Is Just the Same Today
I've Yielded to God

--Paul Milburn, DNAH Archives

Texts by James M. Kirk (13)sort descendingAsInstances
Have you found the great Physician, Jesus Christ of GalileeJames M. Kirk (Author)6
I am watching for the coming of the glad millenial dayJ. M. K. (Author)62
I hear my Savior saying, "Come closer, My child, to Me"James M. Kirk (Author)4
I read the sweet story again and againJames M. Kirk (Author)2
Ich bin nicht l'nger mehr alleinJames M. Kirk (Author)2
Ich hoer' den Heiland sagenJames M. Kirk (Author)2
Ihr sollt meine Zeugen seinJames M. Kirk (Author)2
I'm never lonely any moreJ. M. K. (Author)5
O wonderful story of mercy and loveJames M. Kirk (Author)2
Our Lord, whom we've not seenJames M. Kirk (Author)2
Under thy wings my GodJames M. Kirk (Author)2
Ye shall be my witnesses, was Jesus' last commandJames M. Kirk (Author)3
Yo espero el día alegreJames Kirk (Author)1
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