BIOGRAPHY OF JOHN G. LAKE

John Graham Lake was born on March 18, 1870 in Ontario, Canada. When he was small his family moved to Michigan, in the United States. While he was still young, Lake attended a Salvation Army meeting and became convicted of his need for a savior, and he invited Jesus to become Lord of life. Lake was incredibly impacted by illness. He was one of sixteen children, and over the course of his young life eight of them died. He grew to hate the sickness, grief, and death that was so…

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History of Hymns: “Nothing but the Blood”

“Nothing but the Blood”Robert LowryThe United Methodist Hymnal, No. 362 “What can wash away my sin?Nothing but the blood of Jesus.What can make me whole again?Nothing but the blood of Jesus.O precious is the flowthat makes me white as snow;no other fount I know;nothing but the blood of Jesus. ” Robert Lowry (1826-1899) has provided us with many of the most venerable nineteenth-century texts and tunes from the United States. The Philadelphia-born author and composer of this hymn was a popular Baptist preacher and educator who served churches in Pennsylvania, New…

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HISTORY: BIOGRAPHY OF JOHN ALEXANDER DOWIE

John Alexander Dowie (seen in the picture above with his wife Jane) was born in Scotland in May of 1847. He was a shorter man of approximately 5’4″. You will notice that in all pictures with others he’ll either be standing or sitting so that the height differential would not be noticeable. His father, John Murray Dowie, was a tailor and part time preacher. In 1860 his family immigrated to Australia, and moved to the town of Adelaide. Dowie became a member of the Congregational church, and decided he wanted…

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HISTORY:BIOGRAPHY OF KATHRYN KUHLMAN

Kathryn Johanna Kuhlman was born on May 9, 1907, in Concordia, Missouri. Her parents were German and she was one of four children. Her mother was a harsh disciplinarian, who showed little love or affection. On the other hand, she had an extremely close and loving relationship with her father. She would describe, as a small child how, her father would come home from work and she would hang on his leg and cling to him. She often said that her relationship with God the Father was extremely real because…

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BIOGRAPHY: PASTOR ENOCH ADEJARE ADEBOYE.

Pastor Enoch Adejare Adeboye is a Nigerian Pastor and the General Overseer of The Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG)Pastor Adeboye has a PhD in applied mathematics from the University of Lagos, and worked as a lecturer in mathematics at the universities of Lagos and Ilorin. After joining the RCCG, he began working to translate the sermons of its then Pastor and founder, Rev. Josiah Olufemi Akindayomi, from Yoruba into English. In 1981 Adeboye was appointed General Overseer the church, taking over from Papa Akindayomi, who had died the previous year. For…

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HOW GOD USED JOHN LAKE IN SOUTH AFRICA

In 1910, a vicious plague hit portions of South Africa (picture is of doctors helping the sick in the plague), the plague had spread so wide that in less than a month, one quarter of the entire population had died. In desperate attempts, the government was offering any nurses $1,000 who could help care for the sick ($1,000 was ALOT of money back then) John G. Lake and his assistants went to help however, free of charge. Having had a medical background, Lake was fit to help care for the…

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APOSTLE JOHNSON SULEMAN LED OMEGA FIRE MINISTRIES INTERNATIONAL CELEBRATES 16TH YEAR ANNIVERSARY

Omega Fire Ministries International began in 2004 in a small town called Auchi in Edo State Nigeria and was founded by Apostle Johnson Suleman. After working as an assistant pastor in the Armor of God Church in Lagos from 1998, he started Omega Fire Ministries at the end of a couple of meetings and encounters with God. In particular, he had an encounter in 2003 and in his own words, “I went to bed on December 24, and I woke up on December 26. I didn’t see Christmas day…I slept…

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History OF Obadare Ministry Koseunti Program

Obadare started the Koseunti in 1970 in consequence of a vision which he had during a prayer and fasting session organized to round-off the year 1969. According to Obadare, on December 30, 1969, God spoke to him in a vision lamenting the vast number of dilemmas confronting many people in the world and emphasizing that many are faced with difficulties engineered by Satan. As a result, these problems often defy human solutions.God remarked that what pains God most is that Christian Churches were no longer dependent on God for rescue…

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HOW PA JOSIAH AKINDAYOMI,FOUNDER RCCG, DIED AND CAME BACK TO LIFE

JOSIAH AKINDAYOM

Pa Josiah Akindayomi, the founder of Redeemed Christian Church of God, who later handed over to Pastor Enoch Adeboye, is indeed a strange man. He once died and then came back to life, and yes, there is a great and important lesson to learn here. Sit back and read. In the second quarter of 1980, he fell ill. Members and elders of the church rallied round him to pray for him. He urged them to stop praying for him because they were dragging back what had to be done. By…

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