Charles Fox Parham

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Birthday
4, 1873
Birthplace
Iowa
Death Date
Jan 29, 1929 (55)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
4, 1873
Birthplace
Iowa
Death Date
Jan 29, 1929 (55)

About

Considered the 'father of the Pentecostal Movement,' he was a central figure in its creation and spread.

Before Fame

He began studying to enter the ministry at age of 9, while recovering from rheumatic fever, and by 13 was converted.

Trivia

He was the first one to connect the speaking in tongues with the baptism in the Holy Spirit.

Family Life

He wrote to Sarah Thistlewaite to propose marriage, but warned her that because he was so dedicated to the Lord, they may not have a life of comfort, and she married him anyway.

Associated With

While he started the Pentecostal movement, the preacher Aimee McPherson helped spread with her evangelism.