F. F. Bosworth

F. F. Bosworth was born in Utica Nebraska to Methodist parents on January 17, 1877.

He was converted at a revival in the summer of 1893 while he visited Omaha , NE.

 He became active with the Christian and Missionary Alliance Church . When he came into a Pentecostal experience in 1906 . He moved to Texas in 1909 and in 1910 he started a church in Dallas , TX  where he preached.  He visited Azusa Street Revival in 1907 and  was one of the founding fathers of the Assemblies of God until 1918 when he had a disagreement ont eh intial evidence of the baptism of the Holy Ghost and resigned.  He held many revivals all over the United States and Canada where it has been said he saw the greastest conversations of his evangelistic ministry the conversations were an estimated 12,000.  He was also associated with John Alexander Dowie  where he moved spent many years under Brother Dowies Ministry  in the city known as   Zion City , IL .  That is where he also met another great man of God John G. Lake who he traveled with to Azusa Street in 1907.  He also traveled to different places  to hold revivals such as, Japan , Africa, Canada . When he established his church in Dallas , TX   another great healing evangelist shared his church her name was Maria Woodworth- Etter. He was also friends with Charles Parham and traveled with William Branham. He established “The National Radio Revival Missionary Crusaders” in Illinois . He also was heard preaching over the airwaves in the Chicago area which included a radio station called WJJD.  

He was healed from Tubercolosis in his teens and was also associated with A.B Simpson.

This information provided by Betty Morales.

Bosworth appears with John G. Lake, William Seymour and others in a famous photo from the mission.


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