Posted on March 28, 2016
William Staughton (1770-1829) the fourth subject in volume 7, A Noble Company, trained theologically among the Particular Baptists of England and present in 1792 when the Particular Baptist missionary society was formed, was also present in 1814 at the founding of the general missionary convention of Baptists in America and a solid supporter of formal theological education among Baptists. He was effective as the editor of a missionary magazine, the president of a university, and as pastor of Baptist Churches. He was an active participant and one of the most trustworthy servants in the famed Philadelphia Baptist Association. In Staughton, Baptists in America had one of their most reliable guides as they laid theological foundations for missionary labors.