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Ulster Worldly

Ulster Worldly

By Tim Hopper
The podcast of, a blog about the history of Presbyterianism.
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Joe Hopper preaching at Montreat Presbyterian on May 20, 1984

Ulster Worldly

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.
November 09, 2021
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.
January 28, 2021
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
January 29, 2019
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
January 29, 2019
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. 
January 22, 2019
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. 
January 22, 2019