Black History Month: William Seymour

Many will know that February is Black History Month in the US. There are countless Black people who have changed the landscape, not just of the US, but of the entire world.

Many may not know the name William Seymour. I would offer that over 600 million Christians worldwide, along with their current denomination and/or local church, exist because of Seymour’s work.

He was part of what was known as the Azusa Street Revival of 1906. This significant event in California opened the door for the Pentecostal, Charismatic, and New-Charismatic movements over the past 115 years. These groups have been involved in great endeavors of mercy, justice, and care that have reached into the world, beyond conversions and new churches.

Watch this brief, 3-minute video to learn a bit more about this poor, half-blind man whom God used to initiate some great things.


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