William Marrion Branham
EXPLORE GROUPS: Voice of God Recordings (Branham)
Voice of God Recordings (Branham)
VGR, William Branham Evangelistic Association, "Only Believe," "Message" churches, End-Time Message (ETM) Ministry, Young Foundations
William Marrion Branham (1909-1965)
Joseph Branham, president (son), Billy Paul Branham (son)
Jeffersonville, IN USA
Jeffersonville, IN USA
Spoken Word Publications
include the Bible, An Exposition of the Seven Church Ages, The Revelation of the Seven Seals, Adoption, Hebrews, The Spoken Word Is the Original Seed, Footprints in the Sands of Time. Biographies by followers: William Branham: A Man Sent From God (Gordon Lindsay, 1950); William Branham, a Prophet, Visits South Africa (Julius Stadsklev, 1952); The Acts of the Prophet (Pearry Green, n.d.); Twentieth Century Prophet (Lee Vayle, 1963); Supernatural: The Life of William Branham (Owen Jorgensen, 6 vols., 5 vols. published)
Catch the Vison, Cub Corner
Branham followers believe that William Branham was the "angel of the Laodicean church" age (Rev. 3:14), God’s end-time prophet sent to correct errors in the Church so the Bride of Christ will be prepared for Christ’s return. Branham also taught he was Elijah to the Gentiles (Mal. 4:5), and his followers consider him the "seventh angel" of Revelation 10:7. Branham denied the historic Christian doctrine of the Trinity in favor of a sort of modalism (in which the Father, Son and Holy Spirit appear in various modes). Branhamite groups preserve and disseminate Branham’s messages as though they were Scripture.
Branhamism is not a centralized movement, and various groups loyal to Branham and his teachings publish, broadcast, and send missionaries across the world. Individual "Message" churches use a wide variety of names and can be difficult to identify at first. VGR manufactures and ships millions of tracts, cassettes, and other materials to Branham followers around the globe.
Angola, Argentina, Benin, Bolivia, Brazil, Cameroon, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, Congo (Democratic Republic), Congo (Republic), Costa Rica, Côte D’Ivoire, Ecuador, Ethiopia, Finland, Ghana, Guatemala, Honduras, India, Iran, Kenya, Liberia, Lithuania, Malawi, Mexico, Mozambique, Namibia, Netherlands, Nigeria, Pakistan, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Romania, Russia, Sierra Leone, South Africa, South Korea, South Sudan, Togo, Uganda, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Venezuela, Zambia, Zimbabwe
The movement is especially strong in Africa and Latin America.
include Afrikaans, Albanian, Alur, Ateso, Bemba, Bengali, Bulgarian, Burmese, Cebuano, Chichewa, Chinese, Chitumbuka, Czech, Chinese, Creole, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Ewe, Finnish, French, German, Gujarati, Haitian Creole, Hausa, Hindi, Hungarian, Ibo, Italian, Japanese, Kannada, Kinyarwanda, Kirundi, Korean, Kyangonde, Latvian, Lingala, Lithuanian, Luganda, Malagasy, Malayalam, Manipuri, Marathi, Nepali, Norwegian, North Sotho, Oriya, Pampango, Pedi, Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Shangana, Shona, Sinhalese, Slovak, Spanish, South Sotho, Swahili, Swedish, Tagalog, Tamil, Telugu, Tiv, Tsonga, Tswana, Twi, Ukrainian, Uzbek, Venda, Xhosa, Yoruba, Zulu