I am pretty new here to this forum. After having read through some different points I have noticed some real problems among many of you with Hyles. Why is this? Every time I have ever heard him preach his doctrinal theology has lined up with the Bible. I have seen a thread wondering why there are not that many people saved through Baptist churches...and in that thread Hyles is referred to as if he were a wacko...yet his church sees thousands saved each year. These conversions are just as genuine as any you or I see throughout the year. How can any of us say they aren't? They see such a vast amount saved because their laypeople get out there on the streets and witness to those they meet, every week. They do not rely merely on the preaching on Sundays and Wednesdays for all their salvation numbers. I am not a rabid Hyles "follower", as I have met some who are! They are not always people I want to fellowship with, however this is not what Jack Hyles wanted. I know, because I have heard him speak to that issue, and I know many people who grew up in his church. Why do I see their soulwinning methods impugned so often? Are there misconceptions out there that ought to be cleared up? For example, on this very board I saw a supposed quote of his, taken out of context, with no explanation as to the possible meaning, yet it was accepted at face value by everyone else reading the thread. This disappointed me quite a bit, as I think we ought to try to give other Christians the benefit of the doubt, especially when hearing something second- or third-hand. Perhaps this isn't the right topic for this thread, and I'm sorry. If not,where may I post this? I have no problem recommeding Hyles-Anderson college to anyone wanting to learn how to preach God's Word. It certainly won't be right for everyone, I don't think it offers very much for ladies. But for its stated purpose it is an excellent college.