By Silvia Anne Sheafer

ISBN-10: 0791078671

ISBN-13: 9780791078679

A sequence that examines the lives of people that have had an incredible effect at the heritage or present perform of faith. This quantity follows the lifetime of Aimee Semple McPherson, famed for her tent revivals in the United States.

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Hymns that had been popular fifty to sixty years ago were then sung. At the services for children, there was a chorus of singing young people dressed in white. The orchestra was composed of children, and the solos and quartets were performed by young people. Aimee’s sermon was directed to the youth and she followed with an altar call. Afterward, children received Bibles and gifts of clothing, food, or toys, depending on their economic need. During the campaign, newspapers carried daily stories and photos, and the radio broadcast her sermons.

She was the first woman to have a radio license and operate her own station. ” Radio station KFSG is now the oldest operating religious station in the nation. According to a Glendale resident, a typical Sunday sermon began with Sister Aimee entering, dressed as Little Bo Peep in a bonnet and calico country dress and coming down the aisle swinging a tin milk bucket. Attendants carried similar tin buckets. Sister Aimee then noted that the sound of coins dropping in the buckets hurt her ears. The crowd roared with goodnatured laughter and the coins were replaced with dollar bills.

The small congregation of Pastor Jacobs helped make posters and put up signs in store windows. Sister Aimee wanted an orchestra, too, but Pastor Jacobs declined. He felt musical instruments had no place in church. Having come this far, however, Sister Aimee was not about to be denied. She reminded Jacobs that the Salvation Army was devoutly Christian and used music in its services. She made her point. A Christian orchestra was assembled. The final addition to the revival hall was an outside banner.

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