The 24th installment brings us to early evangelistic campaigns in northern and eastern Oregon, and getting sidetracked back into the newspaper business. My first full-length evangelistic campaign with Elder Robert L. Taylor in Eugene, Oregon, came to its almost fruitless end. Mr. and Mrs. Elmer E. Fisher, who lived ten miles west of Eugene, were the only ones added to the church by this campaign. And they had been brought in by a private Bible study in my room - not in a preaching service. Mr. Taylor had induced the Oregon Conference members to build a church building in Eugene. He felt sure he could build up a good congregation there. It turned out that Mr. Taylor had, for some little time previous to our campaign, been in the retail lumber business in Eugene.
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