Originally from Ohio, Henry was an early leader in the Holiness Movement near Boyertown, Pennsylvania. In 1889 he, answered a call to hold revival meetings in eastern Pennsylvania. Denominational leaders had received requests from congregations there, but had no one to send. Though Henry was only 22 years old, he proved a very effective organizer. He toured eastern Pennsylvania and New Jersey for several months each year till 1895. He became a very active evangelist and song writer, holding meetings in every American state and in Britain.
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Display Title: Wandering AfarFirst Line: Wand'ring afar from my home aboveTune Title: [Wand'ring afar from my home above]Author: William J. HenryMeter: 220.127.116.11.18.104.22.168Scripture: 2 Corinthians 6:2Subject: Decision |Source: Timeless Truths (http://library.timelesstruths.org/music/Wandering_Afar); Faith Publishing House, Evening Light Songs, 1949, edited 1987 (413); The Gospel Trumpet Company, Select Hymns, 1911 (34)