Rev. H.B. Bye
Apostolic Ministers Fellowship
1923 ~ 1991
Reverend H.B. Bye was born on March 21, 1923 to Joseph and Opal Bye. On May 23, 1942 he married Mary Lou Sturgeon. Brother Bye served in the United States Navy, from February 1943 to December 1945.
Brother and Sister Bye's conversion to the Apostolic faith came after they both repented of their sins and were baptized in Jesus' Name. Three weeks later on November 11, 1950, they both received the baptism of the Holy Ghost in Muncie, Indiana, where Brother Richard Martin was pastor.
Brother Bye preached his first revival under a tent in Werrton, West Virginia in 1952. He spent his time helping pastors and preaching revivals in the Muncie area until March of 1955, when he began traveling full time as an evangelist. He was ordained in 1956, at a conference in Muncie, Indiana. Brother Bye traveled to (46) states including Canada, preaching the gospel over a period of (13) years. In March of 1968, he began his pastorate in Joliet, Illinois, and continued there for (23) years, until his death, on March 18, 1991.