Eliza Davis George

Eliza Davis George Eliza Davis-George (1879–1980) was born in Texas to former-slave parents. Her parents raised her in the Baptist church, but it wasn’t until she was 16, during a series of revival meetings, that...

Zilpha Elaw

Zilpha Elaw Zilpha Elaw (1790–18??) was born into a free, devoutly Christian family near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She was only twelve years old when her mother died in childbirth and her father placed her in the...

Harry Hosier

Harry Hosier Harry Hosier (17??–1806) was born sometime around 1750. The exact date and place of his birth are unknown, as he was born into slavery. At some point in his early life he was...

Richard Allen

Richard Allen Richard Allen (1760–1831) was the father of the African Methodist Episcopal Church (AME), the oldest black institution in the United States. He was born into slavery and sold as a child to a...

Bob Harrison

Bob Harrison Bob Harrison (1928–2012) was born into a Christian family, but nothing was further from his mind as a young man than becoming an evangelist. Growing up in the San Francisco ghetto and watching...

Rob Redeemed Releases Doing The Most

Rob Redeemed Releases Doing The Most "Doing The Most is a personal testimony for me. For years I struggled with insecurities and wanting to fit in, not realizing who I was in Christ. Within the...
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Harriet Baker

Harriet Baker As a preacher and evangelist, Harriet Baker prepared both Black and White congregations to receive women as church leaders. Born in 1829 to a free woman, Baker constantly felt the threat of being...
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William Seymour

Born of former slaves, William Seymour sparked a large missionary movement at the turn of the 20th century which birthed the modern Pentecostal movement. He led the Azusa Street Revival and has been known for his humility.

Stephen Wiley

Stephen Wiley recorded the first full-length Christian Rap album! In 1985, Wiley commercially released Bible Break, on Brentwood Records. Wiley, living in Arrow, Oklahoma at the time, attended Rhema Bible Church. 

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