Allen, A(sa) A(lonzo) 1911-1970
ALLEN, A(sa) A(lonzo) 1911-1970
Born March 27, 1911, in Sulfur Rock, AR; died June 11, 1970, in San Francisco, CA; married, c. 1934; wife's name Lexia (divorced, 1967).
Licensed preacher of Assemblies of God, beginning 1936; worked as traveling evangelist, 1936-47; pastor of church in Corpus Christi, TX, beginning 1947; Voice of Healing (ministry), traveling evangelist, c. 1950-55; A. A. Allen Revivals, Dallas, TX, founder and creator of Allen Revival Hour (radio program); founder of Miracle Revival Fellowship (later known as Miracle Life Fellowship International), 1956, and Miracle Valley (spiritual community), 1958.
The Price of God's Miracle Working Power, privately printed (Lamar, CO), 1950.
Power to Get Wealth: How You Can Have It!, A. A. Allen Revivals (Miracle Valley, AZ), 1963.
The Riches of the Gentiles Are Yours, A. A. Allen Revivals (Miracle Valley, AZ), 1965.
Witchcraft, Wizards, and Witches, A. A. Allen Revivals (Miracle Valley, AZ), 1968.
(With Walter Wagner) Born to Lose, Bound to Win (autobiography), Doubleday (Garden City, NY), 1970.
Other writings include My Cross, A. A. Allen Revivals (Miracle Valley, AZ). Founder of Miracle magazine.
BIOGRAPHICAL AND CRITICAL SOURCES:
Allen, A. A., and Walter Wagner, Born to Lose, Bound to Win, Doubleday (Garden City, NY), 1970.
Stewart, Don, Man from Miracle Valley, Great Horizons Co. (Long Beach, CA), 1971.
Look, October 7, 1939, William Hedgepath, "He Feels, He Heals, and He Turns You on to God," pp. 23-31.*