Gospel preacher listed in Preachers of Today, Vol. 1, 1952, 286.
James W. Reynolds was born February 4. 1916, at Lelia Lake, Texas. He is the sou of Brother and Sister J. B. Reynolds of Lelia Lake. He received most of his elementary and High school education at Lelia Lake, but graduated from high school at Melrose, New Mexico. He was baptized by Brother Claude McClung at the age of 12. He received his college education from Abilene Christian College. During the spring of the first year there, he preached his first sermon at Lockney, Texas. During the same year he spent much time doing mission work in Abilene. Up until he finished his degree he held appointments around Abilene and nearby-towns, also holding meetings at various points in Texas and Virginia. In February of 1940 he moved to Sunray, Texas. The church there bad only been meeting two mouths and had no building of their own. During the one year and one month stay at Sunray a new building was erected and mainly paid for, and 25 responded to tho invitation during this time. On August 12, 1940, Brother Reynolds was married to Martha Lou Green, daughter of Brother and Sister Glenn E. Green of Altus, Oklahoma, where Brother Green is minister of the church. Sister Reynolds also attended Abilene Christian College. Brother and Sister Reynolds moved to Wellington the first of March of this year. They are enjoying the work there and the companionship of the Christians at Wellington. Brother ReynoldB plans to spend the greater part of this summer holding meetings. The meetings will be held at Dumas, Kingston, Gustin, Vansickle, Clinton, Ballinger, which are all of Texas, and at O. M., Oklahoma. Since Brother Reynolds has started preaching he has preached in the states of Texas, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Ohio, West Virginia, and New Mexico. Brother and Sister Reynolds have one aim in life and that is to humbly serve their Lord to whatever degree their abilities will afford them, though small it is, by serving their fellow men. --- P. D. Wilmeth, Firm Foundation, Dec. 2, 1941, p. 3.