Aimee Semple McPherson By: Jayden gilbeau

Aimee Semple McPherson was also known as Sister Aimee or simply sister. She was a Canadian- American Pentecostal evangelist and media celebrity in the 1920s and 1930s. She was famous for founding Foursquare Church. She has been noted as a pioneer in the use of modern media. This was because she used radio to draw on the growing appeal of popular entertainment.

She was the most publicized evangelist, surpassing Billy Sunday and her other predecessors. She conducted public faith healing demonstrations before large crowds; testimonies conveyed ten of thousands of people healed. Aimee's articulation of the United States as a nation founded and sustained by divine inspiration continues to be echoed by many pastors in church today.

"News coverage sensationalized her misfortunes Utah family and church members; particularly nflaming accusations he had fabricated her reported kidnapping, turning it into a national spectacle. McPherson's preaching style, extensive charity work and ecumenical contributions were a major influence to Charismatic Christianity in the 20th Century."

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