Currently alive, at 94 years of age.
January 20th, 1925 – Born in Brooklyn, New York to Anthony and Anna Bollback.
1930s – Played piano with Jack Wyrtzen and they started the Word of Life Fellowship.
1940s – Joined the United States Marine Corp to fight in the Second World War. He served on the Pacific front of the war.
1948 – Married Mildred Winkler.
1950 – Had a daughter, Linda. This was followed by three other children: Larry (1952), Elizabeth (1956), and Suely (1959).
1950s – Went to Brazil as a missionary with Harold Reimer to reach the Xavante tribe. Successful contact was made and missions work continued.
1957 – Founded Word of Life in Brazil. He also was the director of the first Word of Life Bible Institute (which happened to be in Brazil) for 14 years.
1972 – Harry Bollback wrote The House that God Built about the life of Jack Wyrtzen and formation of Word of Life. It has since been published and updated several times.
1976 – Harry Bollback wrote a musical for the bicentennial of the United States entitled "Let Freedom Ring." He has also created other productions such as "Ring the Bells" and "The Passion Play."
Present – Still speaks for Word of Life events and plays the organ for the Word of Life Pep Band on the Word of Life Island Camp for Teens every summer.