Rev. Leonard W. Onstead — c.1965
Brother Onstead was probably my father's favorite Bible teacher. He was the Pastor of the First Pentecostal Church in Corning, Arkansas at the time I was born in 1951. And throughout the period of my growing up he would stay with my family for a week or so at a time while ministering in churches in the areas of Arkansas, Missouri, and Illinois where we lived during those years - although the area covered by his ministry was much wider across the United States.
Rev. L.W. Onstead had an exceptional Bible teaching ministry and could make complex theological topics easy for the common man to understand ... as you will see for yourself if you listen to the audio recordings included below on this webpage. He didn't shy away from the more controversial topics, such as the first two of those included here: The Woman's Place in the New Testament Church and The Rapture. And two of his most often requested Bible studies covered the end time prophecies of Revelations and the basic truthes of the gospel message found in the book of Romans.
These audio recordings are roughly 50 years old, were recorded live during a church service with all of the usual crowd noises in the background, have been played many times, sat on a shelf for many years, suffer from some channel cross-talk in the quieter passages, and now have been digitally re-mastered and restored as much as is possible back to their original lustre for your ease of listening.
And now you are in for a treat, whether this is the first time you have ever heard of this man, or have heard stories of him told by old timers, or have been a follower of his ministry for many years, I present to you, the Reverend Leonard W. Onstead whose message on The Rapture should automatically begin playing shortly after you load this webpage.
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