Category: Church History

Aimee Semple McPherson in Tulsa during the Spanish Flu Pandemic

In 1918, Foursquare’s founder Aimee Semple McPherson began a three-week revival in Tulsa, Okla., right in the middle of the influenza epidemic. The U.S. government had placed a ban on public gatherings. God told her to go anyway. McPherson testified that the Spirit urged her to come to Tulsa anyway and “Start immediately.” Aimee obeyed, […]