6 episodes

The podcast of UlsterWorldly.com, a blog about the history of Presbyterianism.

Ulster Worldly Tim Hopper

    • Religion & Spirituality

The podcast of UlsterWorldly.com, a blog about the history of Presbyterianism.

    Oral History with Rev. David Okken about the OPC Mission in Uganda

    Oral History with Rev. David Okken about the OPC Mission in Uganda

    Mr. Matthew Ezzell interviews Rev. David Okken about his 17 years on the mission field in Karamoja, Uganda with the Orthodox Presbyterian Church. Recorded on June 10, 2021 at Shiloh Presbyterian Church in Raleigh, NC.

    • 1 hr 37 min
    Steve Bowman interviews Joe Hopper about William Linton

    Steve Bowman interviews Joe Hopper about William Linton

    William Linton served as a missionary in Korea from 1912 to 1960. Linton's grand-son-in-law interviewed Joe Hopper (missionary from 1948 to 1986) in the 1980s about his memories of the Lintons.

    • 18 min
    Mr. Culvern interviews J. Hershey Longenecker about his missionary career

    Mr. Culvern interviews J. Hershey Longenecker about his missionary career

    Note: The audio quality is bad at first, but it gets better as the video progresses.


    J. Hershey Longenecker, born May 23, 1889, was a Southern  Presbyterian missionary in the town of Luebo in what is now called the  Democratic Republic of the Congo from 1917 to 1950. Sometime after his  retirement, he was interviewed about his time in Africa. In the  interview, he discusses a whole variety of matters, including Witch  Doctors, Crocodiles, Hippopotamuses, Cannibals, Missionary Life,  Handwriting, and Albert Schweitzer.


    Find out more about J. Hershey Longenecker at ulsterworldly.com/people/hershey-longenecker.

    • 36 min
    Joe Hopper preaching at Montreat Presbyterian on May 20, 1984

    Joe Hopper preaching at Montreat Presbyterian on May 20, 1984

    Joe Hopper, missionary to Korea with the PCUSA, preaching  at his home church Montreat Presbyterian (Montreat, NC) on May 20, 1984.



    Find out more about Joe at ulsterworldly.com/people/joe-b.-hopper/.

    • 29 min
    Life and Ministry with Irfon Hughes, Part 2

    Life and Ministry with Irfon Hughes, Part 2

    In the second part of my interview with Rev. Irfon Hughes, we discuss the completion of his ministry in the north of England, his call to Immanuel Chapel in Massachusetts, the formation of the Bolton Conference and New England Reformed Fellowship, his pastorate in Western Pennsylvania, and his retirement in North Carolina. 

    • 1 hr 16 min
    Life and Ministry with Rev. Irfon Hughes, Part 1

    Life and Ministry with Rev. Irfon Hughes, Part 1

    In this interview, I sit down with Rev. Irfon Hughes to talk about his early life in Wales, his conversion and call to the ministry, his experience in the Presbyterian Church of Wales, John Murray's advice on how to be reformed, meeting his wife, interactions with Martyn Lloyd-Jones, his early ministry in Wales, and his call to Sheffield, MS. 

    • 1 hr 1 min