SPREADING THE GOSPEL OF JESUS CHRIST
The radio ministry called Sermon & Song began in 1961. It has always been our desire to present the Gospel of the Lord Jesus Christ to as many as possible through CDs, Radio, Printed Page and over the Internet.
In Remembrance of Dr. J. Bennett Collins, 1923-2014
Dr. J. Bennett Collins, founder of Sermon and Song, Inc., passed into the presence of the Lord on June 24, 2014. We are grateful for the life of this amazing servant of God. Please pray for his family during this time.
". . . Well done, thou good and faithful servant: . . . enter thou into the joy of thy lord." Mt. 25:21
Born in Greenville County on December 7, 1923, he was the son of the late Plina Earl and Dula Vaughn Collins. He was preceded in death by his brother Billy Collins and sister Aileen Collins Greene.
Bennett began preaching the wonderful gospel of Jesus Christ as a teenager, and traveled 17 years with Evangelist Oliver B. Greene. He continued serving as an evangelist, author, and pastor of Fellowship Baptist Church in Taylors. He operated a radio ministry called Sermon and Song Ministries until his death. He was a member of Choice Hills Baptist Church.
Survived by his wife of 69 years, Helen; son, Bill Collins and his wife Cheryl; grandson, Brian Collins and his wife Charity; granddaughter Sherry Ainslie and her husband Curt; great grandchildren, Abigail and Evan Ainslie, and Josiah, Nathan and Samuel Collins.
Visitation was held Friday, June 27, 2014 from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. at Thomas McAfee Funeral Home in Downtown Greenville, SC. Funeral Services were held Saturday, June 28, 2014, at 2:00 p.m. at Choice Hills Baptist Church. Entombment followed at Woodlawn Memorial Park Mausoleum.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Sermon and Song, 525 Twin Lakes Road, Greenville, SC 29609. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.thomasmcafee.com.
FUTURE OF THE SERMON AND SONG MINISTRY
Sermon and Song, Inc., in keeping with the wishes of Dr. Collins, his family and friends will continue to help "Spread The Gospel, through his recorded messages, books and writings, on the Radio (through the "Sermon & Song" Broadcast) and over the Internet through this website.
As we continue this endeavor we covet and appreciate your prayers and support of this ministry as we move forward in sharing the good news that "Jesus Saves!"
Remember to continue to listen to the program and to visit us on-line as we update this website in the future and the Ministry moves forward in service to our Lord Jesus Christ.