Eric Butterworth served as minister, author, and radio personality. He earned high respect for his delivery of universal spiritual ideas. His teaching focused on the divinity of all people, and his desire was that everyone would know their oneness with God.
From Winnipeg, Canada, where Butterworth was born on September 12, 1916, his family moved to southern California. He attended Fresno State University and then Capital University in Columbus, Ohio, where he studied music