Dr. Paul Lowenberg, was born in Grenfell, Saskatchewan, Canada, in 1913, was an ordained minister for 73 years. He began his ministry as an independent preacher, serving as pastor and evangelist and pastor but joined the Assemblies of God in 1952. He was elected assistant superintendent of the Kansas District in 1962. In 1964, he became superintendent and served in that capacity for 14 years. He was elected an executive presbyter of the church in 1969 and served in that position until he stepped down in 1993, only to be named and honorary general presbyter.
Assemblies of God General Superintendent George Wood said, "I think it's fair to say that for many years, Brother Lowenberg set the standard for great preaching in the Assemblies of God."
He carried the gospel to six continents and was a sought after preacher for camp meetings, revivals, retreats and councils. He was an avid church planter as well, responsible for planting 20 churches in Canada and the United States.
Brother Lowenberg fell asleep in Jesus on November 6, 2008 just short of his 95th birthday. The summary of his life is in one of his favorite messages, "His Hand Clave to the Sword."