Lanny Wolfe

WOLFE, Lanny. b. Columbus, Ohio; 2 February 1942. A songwriter and music publisher, Wolfe has written over 700 songs. He is credited with influencing the movement of music in Pentecostal and Charismatic churches from traditional hymns and folk-style singing during the 1970s and 1980s to more recent gospel and popular styles. In addition to song writing and performing, he taught at Gateway College of Evangelism, Florissant, Missouri (1968–1974), and Jackson College of Ministries in Jackson, Mississippi (1974–1993). Since 1993 he has taught music at the South Texas Bible Institute in Houston, Texas, and served as Director of Music and Worship Pastor for churches in Texas, Florida, and...

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