He was a prominent member of his Connexion , being Moderator of the Association in the East in 1951 , and of the General Assembly in 1957 . He delivered the Davies Lecture in 1933 on ‘ The Kingdom of God in the light of the apocalyptic ideas of the Bible ’, [parts of which appeared in the Monthly Treasury ], and a Welsh version was published in 1935 . He wrote a great deal for Cymru , and the periodicals of his denomination. He published, among other works, two volumes of children's stories in Welsh ( 1921 and 1927 ); two volumes in Welsh on the Bible ( 1922 ; 1932 ), one on Christian doctrine ( 1953 ), a volume on the history of civilisation ( 1927 ), and Athrofa'r Bala (a history of Bala College , 1937 ). His work as a preacher , teacher , and author was characterized by order and lucidity. He took an interest in education; he edited Sunday school textbooks for his denomination for years. He was also the literary editor of the Society for Religious Education in Wales and wrote a syllabus for religious instruction in the schools of Wales ( 1945-46 ). He took an interest in the School of Social Service for Wales , and wrote one of the booklets of that movement, Hamdden yr adolesent yng Nghymru ( 1929 ). The United Nations Organisation published another pamphlet of his, on Sunday school teachers and world peace ( 1934 ). He was a scholar with a clear, analytic mind, and paid great attention to detail.
Reverend Gomer Morgan Roberts, M.A., (1904-93), Pont-rhyd-y-fen / St Dogmael's / Llandybïe
Published date: 2001