Jimmy Swaggart's bestselling songs on Amazon.com are "Old Gospel Ship," "There Is A River," "Just As I Am," "Jesus Use Me" and "Come Holy Spirit (Move On Me)" as of April 2015. He's had multiple greatest hits albums released over the years.Continue Reading
Jimmy Swaggart's debut album was "Some Golden Daybreak," which he made to give out at revivals. He has won several awards, including Favorite Gospel Artist of the Year in 1974 from readers of "Singing News" and the 1977 Male Vocalist of the Year Award from "Record World." He has been nominated for multiple Dove Awards, and his albums "Live from Nashville" and "Worship" were both nominated for Best Gospel Album at the Grammy Awards.
Jimmy Swaggart is a pastor who was born on March 15, 1935. His ministries include a telecast, a radio program, a television show and a television network. He opened a college in 1984, originally called Jimmy Swaggart Bible College before a name change to World Evangelism Bible College. He has written several books, and his ministry publishes a magazine every month.
Jimmy married his wife Frances in 1952. They have a son together, Donnie, who is a preacher. They have three grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.Learn more about Art & Literature