Jones, Howard (Pastor)

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Life and ministry

Howard Jones and his wife worked for ELWA, the first Christian radio station in Africa, for several years in the 1950s and 1960s.

Ministered at a Bible conference in Ethiopia (in 1961?) together with


The following is the station’s first broadcast (Liberia, 1954):


Listen to Howard Jones on Billy Graham’s efforts for desegregation:

Further reading

Jones, Howard (with E. Gilbreath). Gospel Trailblazer: An African American Preacher’s Historic Journey Across Racial Lines. Chicago, IL: Moody, 2003. [Read online at]

Jones, Howard O. Shall We Overcome? A Challenge to Negro and White Christians. Westwood, NJ: Flemming H. Revell, 1966.