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Jackie Wilson (b. 1936) – A Pentecostal Farmer in Donegal
‘We are all one’, explains Jackie. ‘You pray for your friends and for your folks but it’s all about prayers from the heart. It’s a much more direct experience’. Given that his family had been pretty staunch Presbyterians since the 17th century, Jackie's conversion to the Pentecostal church was not without its difficulties but this gallant farmer has always been up for a challenge.