Ed Harrell

Edgar Harrell owned and operated the Pella Window Company, Inc., Rock Island, Illinois for thirty-five years until his retirement in 1985. During the years 1970 to 1985, he served on the board of trustees of the Moody Bible Institute, in Chicago, Illinois, and has been a popular Bible teacher and lay minister throughout his adult life. He has enjoyed many years of fishing and big game hunting in the Rocky Mountains from Alaska to New Mexico, and currently resides in Clarksville, Tennessee with his wife Ola, together enjoying their two children, eight grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. As a survivor of the USS Indianapolis (www.indysurvivor.com), Mr. Harrell speaks extensively around the United States about his experience at sea.

Memorial Weekend Road Trip

Memorial Weekend Road Trip

It’s Memorial Day weekend! Let’s take a road trip. Ed Harrell, Jeremy Camp, and Christopher Yuan share their stories.

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Facing Fear Biblically

Facing Fear Biblically

How does fear affect our walk with God? It depends on how we handle it. Trillia Newbell, Donovan Campbell, Ron Deal, and Ed Harrell share accounts of facing fear with faith.

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Growing In Your Faith Day 4

Ducks on the Pond: Rescued at Last

On July 30, 1945, the USS Indianapolis, with a crew of 900, was sunk by a Japanese torpedo.

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Growing In Your Faith Day 3

Survival in the South Pacific

Like many young men in the 1940’s, Ed Harrell proudly joined the Marines to fight for his country.

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Growing In Your Faith Day 2

Mercy at Sea

When Ed Harrell heard the orders to abandon ship he had no idea what the next few days had in store for him–dehydration, shark attacks, oil burns, hunger.

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Growing In Your Faith Day 1

The Sinking of the USS Indianapolis

Imagine yourself floating in the ocean, with your friends dying all around you.

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Growing In Your Faith Day 2

Out of the Depths

Today, we’ll take you “Out of the Depths” with Ed Harrell, a survivor of the WWII ship, the USS Indianapolis.

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