Rev. Everett Leon Holland, age 85, of Oak Ridge, Tennessee, went to be with the Lord on September 20, 2014, and was reunited with his wife, Mamie, of 41 years.
He was a licensed minister and involved in church ministry for 52 years. He began his ministry in 1962 in St. Louis, Missouri, and continued there until 1994. He then continued his ministerial work in Oak Ridge, where he moved after the passing of his wife. He ministerial accomplishments included evangelist, pastor, Bible teacher, Sunday school teacher, radio and television ministries, and author of numerous Bible tracts and several books.
Through the years, he was a licensed minister with several organizations including the Assemblies of the Lord Jesus Christ (ALJC), United Pentecostal Church International (UPCI), International Apostolic Fellowship (IAF), and Bible Way Church of Our Lord Jesus Christ World Wide (Incorporated). He also worked as a spray painter for the Hussmann Corporation in St. Louis from 1953 to 1993.
Mr. Holland was well-known for his Bible prophecy teaching, exceptional Biblical knowledge, quoting scriptures, his spiritual insights on topics, as well as his knowledge of Israel and Jewish history. He loved sharing the gospel with everyone he met. He also loved history, current events, and archaeology. Even at age 85, he had a sharp mind and could easily recite historical happenings and dates. [Read more…]