Flashcards in Quiz 1 Deck (32):
When was William Booth born?
April 10th, 1829
Where was William Booth born?
Who were Williams parents?
Samuel and Mary Moss Booth
What was his fathers job?
Building slum housing in Nottingham.
When and why did William have to leave school?
At the age of 13/ because his father was ruined financially. William had to help support the family.
What was Williams job?
What were Williams three great aims for his life?
-Determination to get on in the world
-Ambition to work for the alleviation of the miseries of the poor
-A longing to get right with God
Who were the three main American evangelists that had an impact on William?
Charles G. Finney
What happened to him at age 17?
He became a traveling Methodist lay preacher
Where did he move to, to begin full time ministry?
London, in 1848
What member of the Reform Movement did he meet, and what happened after meeting him?
Edwards H. Rabbits. He heard Booth preach and offered to pay him to preach, he also was introduced to Catherine Mumford.
What weird named group did William join, and when?
Methodist New Connexion, 1854
When did Catherine Mumford and William Booth marry?
June 18, 1855
When and where was Catherine Mumford born?
January 17th, 1829 in Ashborne, Derbyshire
3 interesting facts about her at a very young age...
-Learned to read at the age of 3
-Read KJVB at the age of 5
-read through the bible 8 times by the age of 12
What did her father do and how did he influence her?
Lay preacher/ carriage maker
He was an alcoholic and influenced her, and our, abstinence
When did Catherine's family move and to where?
When was Catherine converted?
When did Catherine and William meet?
April 10th, 1852
Who was their first child and when was he born?
William Bramwell Booth, 1856
What pamphlet did Catherine write and why?
Female Ministry, Women's Right to Preach the Gospel
Phoebe Palmer was attacked by a male minister for preaching
2 other children they conceived and when they were born.
Marian Billups- mentally handicapped
During the first year of the Christian mission, how many member did they have?
Turning point for the Christian mission?
-more stations were opened
Provided will with a trust fund
George Scott Railton
Evangelist who read Will's "How to reach the masses with the gospel" and joined the Christian mission
When was the name of the CM changed?
Opened mission work in Whitby in October 1877. Invited people to join the "Hallelujah Army" signed his name "Captain Elijah Cadman. Called Booth "General of the Hallelujah Army"
Flag first used...
Crest first used..
The spirit of Christ in the army