Kathryn Kuhlman Biography
Kathryn Kuhlman was an American evangelist known for hosting healing services. She died of heart problems. Her foundation was established in 1954, and its Canadian branch in 1970.
Kuhlman was converted, when she was 14, at an evangelistic meeting held in a small Methodist church. When she was 16 she graduated from high school, which only went to tenth grade in their town. He older sister Myrtle had married an itinerant evangelist, Everett B. Parrott. They spent their time traveling and asked that Kathryn could join them for the summer. Her parents agreed and she went to Oregon to help out. She worked with them and often gave her testimony. When the summer was over she wanted to stay, and the couple agreed. She ended up working with them for five years.
Kathryn Kuhlman Age
Kathryn was born in Johnson County, Missouri. She was born on May 9, 1907. She died at the age of 68.
Kathryn Kuhlman Family
She was the daughter of Emma Walkenhorst and Joseph Adolph Kuhlman. She was the only child in her family.
Kathryn Kuhlman Husband
Kuhlman was married to Burroughs Allen Waltrip from 1938 to 1948.
Kathryn Kuhlman Children
No information on her children is disclosed to the public.
Kathryn Kuhlman Educational Background
No information on her educational background and qualifications is disclosed to the public.
Kathryn Kuhlman Ministry
She traveled widely around the U.S. and in many other nations between the 1940s and 1970s holding “healing crusades.” She was one of the most well-known ministers of healing in the world. In the 1960s and 1970s, Kuhlman had a nationally broadcast weekly television program called I Believe In Miracles. She also had a 30-minute national radio teaching ministry from the Bible and would often feature extracts from her healing services. Her foundation was founded in 1954 and her branch in Canada in 1970.
She relocated to Los Angeles by 1970, performing healing services for thousands of individuals, and was often contrasted with Aimee Semple MacPherson despite an enormous distinction. Despite, as she often stated, having no theological training, she became well known for her “healing gift.”
Kuhlman was friendly with Christian television pioneer Pat Robertson and appeared on his Christian Broadcasting Network (CBN) and the flagship program “The 700 Club” of the network.
Kathryn Kuhlman Death
Kuhlman was diagnosed with a heart issue in 1955, in her late 40s. She held a busy timetable, often traveling across the U.S. and around the globe, holding lengthy sessions that finished late for two to six hours. She was diagnosed with a minor heart flare-up by her doctor in July 1975; she had a relapse in November.
As a consequence, in Tulsa, Oklahoma, Kuhlman had open-heart surgery from which she died on February 20, 1976. Kathryn Kuhlman is buried at Glendale, California’s Forest Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery. A plaque in her honor is in Concordia’s primary city park, Missouri, a town on Interstate Highway 70 in central Missouri.
She’s going to lead to controversy after she died. She left to three family members and twenty staff $267,500, the bulk of her property. 19 other staff were provided smaller legacies. According to the Independent Press-Telegram, her staff was disappointed that “she did not leave most of her property to the foundation as she did under a 1974 will before.”
The Kathryn Kuhlman Foundation had persisted, but its nationwide radio broadcasting ended in 1982 owing to absence of financing. The Foundation ultimately shut down in April 2016.
Kathryn Kuhlman Books
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Kathryn Kuhlman Quotes
God is not looking for gold vessels or silver vessels. He is looking for willing vessels
Wherever you find real love, you will also find humility. Remember something: humility is not a weak and timid quality. Too often we feel that humility is a sign of weakness. This is not so. It is the sign of strength and security.
Today, Jesus stands ready to hear your cry and to answer prayer for you. He is interested in every detail of your life. He knows you better than you know yourself.
Living with faith and courage is
something that life requires of
each of us.
never, give up! Never give in no
Fight it through!
And I promise you something with
all of my heart-God will help
The greatest human attainment in all the world is for a life to be so surrendered to Him that the name of God Almighty will be glorified through that life.
I didn’t have any looks, I didn’t have any talent, and it was easy for me to say to the Lord, “I don’t have anything.” If you only knew where I came from … this leetle-bitty town with no more than twelve hundred people in it. So … anything I am today, He is the one who has done it.