Discover those heroes that were baptized in the Holy Spirit, and with the empowerment and gifts of the Holy Spirit they changed the world. Many of these early Pentecostals were burdened to see souls for Jesus and felt the baptism of the Holy Spirit empowered them to be witnesses and preach the Gospel. They saw the Baptism as a clear and distinctive event from conversion and it was evidenced with speaking in tongues and manifestation of the gifts.
Edward Irving 4 August 1792 – 7 December 1834 Introduction Why consider Irving? I believe he sowed seed that would be a forerunner to the Pentecostal movement. When we look at the time in which [...]
Charles Parham June 4th 1873 to January 29th, 1929 Introduction “He counted no sacrifice too great that he might cause the Gospel light to shine unto the darken lives, and bring the deeper truths to [...]
Rev. Alexander and Mary Boddy History Makers Alexander Boddy 1854-1930 Alexander Boddy was responsible for bringing Pentecostalism to Britain. Early Days When he was four or five, while sleeping in a cot at St. Thomas’ [...]
Aimee Semple McPherson October 9th, 1890 to September 27th, 1944 Introduction Aimee Semple McPherson was a described as a person before her time.1 It was written of her, “We had never heard the voice of [...]