He was exceptionally popular as a preacher and under his ministry the membership at Stamford Hill increased from 355 to 1,055. He was a prominent member of Caleb Morris 's club in London and remained a warm-hearted Welshman all his life. He was elected a member of the royal commission on the Church of England and other religious bodies in Wales and Monmouthshire ( 1910 ). He refused to sign its report, and at the request of the Free Churches , through F. B. Meyer , published a book explaining his point of view: Weighed in the Balance: The Case for Welsh Disestablishment , with a foreword by D. Lloyd George , 1910 . He was chairman of the Congregational Union of England and Wales ( 1913-14 ). He published: The Epistle to the Galatians , 1895 ; The Children's Year ; The Fatherhood of God ; The Disciples’ Prayer .
Reverend Richard Griffith Owen, M.A., (1890-1973), Bangor
Published date: 1959