Explore the history and legacy of the Azusa Street Revival, the momentous 1906 Pentecostal revival founded by William Joseph Seymour, an African American religious leader. Azusa Street Revival was founded by William Joseph Seymour, co-founder of modern Pentecostalism and one of America’s greatest African American religious leaders.The revival sparked a mighty outpouring of the Holy Spirit. Many saved, healed, and baptized with the Holy Ghost, with evidence of speaking in tongues.
John Hyde was born in 1865 in Carthage, Illinois. His father was Reverend Smith Harris Hyde a Presbyterian. John Hyde and his brother Edmund attended seminary together. John looked up to and admired his older brother very much.
Learn more about David du Plessis, the South African-born Pentecostal minister who helped spread the baptism of the Holy Spirit worldwide and worked tirelessly to unite the Pentecostal and Catholic churches. David Johannes du Plessis (7 February 1905 – 2 February 1987) was a South African-born Pentecostal minister. He was one of the main founders of the charismatic movement that spread the baptism of the Holy Spirit with the evidence of speaking in other tongues to non-Pentecostal churches worldwide. David du Plessis was known as Mr. Pentecost.
Explore the life and legacy of Peter Cartwright, one of the most fascinating ministers of the gospel in American history. Peter Cartwright was born on September 1st, 1785, to poor parents in Amherst County, nestled along the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, in the state of Virginia. His father was a soldier fighting for liberty in the Revolutionary War.
Discover the inspirational story of William "Billy" Bray - an unlettered tin miner who found salvation in November 1823 and went on to become a famous Methodist preacher known as "God's man with a shout." Learn about his enthusiasm for the Lord and joyous expressions of worship that were a powerful witness to the love of Christ. Billy Bray said, "My comrades used to tell me that was no religion, dancing, shouting, and making so much-to-do, but I was born in the fire and could not live in the smoke."