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By Kene Jackson
NEFC Executive Director 

An Act Of God

"For it is by grace you have been saved, through faith-and this is not from yourselves, it is the gift of God-not by works, so that no one can boast.- Ephesians 2:8-9


Last updated 3/26/2024 at 8:52am

Museum of American History

T. Texas Tyler

Mom told me a story once about T. Texas Tyler, an alcoholic country and western singer who became a believer back in 1958 (before my time).

As his music morphed to country gospel, TTT began closing his contractual obligations that were part of his former life as a country and western star. Hollywood and the Grand Ole Opry weren't that hard, but one promoter wouldn't let him out of an "ironclad" contract for a series of fairs and rodeos and threatened him with a lawsuit if he wouldn't sing at these beer gardens.

Tyler phoned him up. When he told him that Jesus had saved him, the man asked if he...

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