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  • Social Media and the Pentecostal Church

    Social Media and the Pentecostal Church

    In this March 2016 paper, Kyle Smith notes important issues about how Christians, particularly Pentecostals, are influenced by social media and how churches are using it to increase their reach. Where has the center moved? The purpose of this paper is to examine the effect of social media on the Pentecostal church. The history and […]

  • Good News to Change the World: An Interview with Lisa Sharon Harper

    Good News to Change the World: An Interview with Lisa Sharon Harper

    Lisa Sharon Harper is a follower of Jesus calling all followers of Jesus to love every person the same and seek their flourishing. PneumaReview.com speaks with her about her story and how God is inviting each of us to participate with him in making his Gospel of Peace real in our communities today. PneumaReview.com: Please […]

  • An Appreciation of Martin Luther: On Why Many Denominations Do Not Destroy the Unity of the Church

    An Appreciation of Martin Luther: On Why Many Denominations Do Not Destroy the Unity of the Church

    I was raised in the 1950s, in the pre-Vatican II Catholic Church, and was taught that Martin Luther led the “Protestant Revolt” against the Catholic Church. Worse, he was largely responsible for “rending the unity” of the Universal Church. Even today, when Catholics no longer attack Luther directly, they often slyly point out how many […]

  • Healing ministry began after an Immersion in Love for Jesus: An Interview with Jack Sheffield

    Healing ministry began after an Immersion in Love for Jesus: An Interview with Jack Sheffield

    PneumaReview.com: When were you baptized in the Holy Spirit what differences did this experience bring to your ministry? Jack Sheffield: In 1973, I was converted to Christianity out from a pagan background, and I was baptized in the Holy Spirit in the same moment I was saved. I spoke in a heavenly language not even […]

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  • Verna Linzey: The Baptism With the Holy Spirit

    Verna Linzey: The Baptism With the Holy Spirit

    Verna M. Linzey, The Baptism With the Holy Spirit: The Reception of the Holy Spirit as Confirmed by Speaking in Tongues (Longwood, FL: Xulon Press), 180 pages, paperback. A New Handbook on the Pentecostal Experience Verna Linzey’s new book, according

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  • Seven Tests of a True Prophetic Word

    Seven Tests of a True Prophetic Word

    God is speaking today and Pastor Loren Sandford urges all of us to pursue biblical discernment.   With so many questionable prophetic words circulating these days, concerning both the wider world and personal prophecies, wouldn’t it be a good thing for the

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  • All In: Following Jesus

    All In: Following Jesus

    Yesterday, November 26, was Christ the King Sunday on the Liturgical Calendar. I preached a message entitled “All In,” taken from Luke 9:57–62. In the Gospel text, Jesus is on his way to Jerusalem to be crucified. A man, not

    November 27, 2017 | 0 comments | View Post

  • Tania Harris: God Conversations

    Tania Harris: God Conversations

    Tania Harris, God Conversations: Stories of How God Speaks and What Happens When We Listen (West Ryde, Australia: Authentic Media, 2017), 240 pages, ISBN 9781780781884. Tania Harris is both an academic and a practioner. She has been a student, teacher,

    November 15, 2017 | 0 comments | View Post

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  • Adam McHugh: Introverts in the Church

    Adam McHugh: Introverts in the Church

    Adam S. McHugh, Introverts in the Church: Finding Our Place in an Extroverted Culture, Revised and Expanded (Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 2017), 240 pages, ISBN 9780830843916 Introverts in the Church was first released in 2009. The book caught my

    December 6, 2017 | 0 comments | View Post

  • Global Renewal Christianity: Africa

    Global Renewal Christianity: Africa

    Vinson Synan, Amos Yong, and J. Kwabena Asamoah-Gyadu, eds., Global Renewal Christianity: Spirit-Empowered Movements—Past, Present, and Future, Volume 3: Africa (Lake Mary, FL: Charisma House, 2016) liv+ 499 pages. This volume focused on the Spirit in Africa is the third

    November 30, 2017 | 0 comments | View Post

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  • Scott Hahn: The Kingdom of God as Liturgical Empire

    Scott Hahn: The Kingdom of God as Liturgical Empire

    Scott W. Hahn, The Kingdom of God as Liturgical Empire: A Theological Commentary on 1-2 Chronicles (Baker Academic, 2012). The Kingdom of God as Liturgical Empire is Dr. Hahn’s finest work. This reviewer has read some of Hahn’s other works

    November 6, 2017 | 0 comments | View Post

  • Craig Evans: God Speaks

    Craig Evans: God Speaks

    Craig A. Evans, God Speaks: What He Says, What He Means (Franklin, TN: Worthy Publishing, 2015), xii + 255. Craig Evans is a well-known evangelical scholar and writer. Since 2016 he has been Distinguished Professor of Christian Origins at Houston

    October 18, 2017 | 0 comments | View Post

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  • Vern Poythress: Redeeming Mathematics

    Vern Poythress: Redeeming Mathematics

    Vern S. Poythress, Redeeming Mathematics: A God-centered Approach (Wheaton, IL: Crossway, 2015), 208 pages, ISBN 9781433541100. Vern Poythress is uniquely qualified to write on the topic of theology and math because he holds terminal degrees in both subjects. Right from

    December 3, 2017 | 0 comments | View Post

  • Other Recent Articles

  • Pentecostals and Ecumenism: Lost Opportunity or Hopeful Challenge?

    Pentecostals and Ecumenism: Lost Opportunity or Hopeful Challenge?

    On behalf of the leadership of Asia Pacific Theological Seminary, I am pleased to extend an invitation to you to attend the annual William Menzies Lectureship that will be held on our campus in Baguio City, Philippines, on January 15-19, 2018. The speaker will be Dr. Mel Robeck and the theme is Pentecostals and Ecumenism: […]

    December 8, 2017 | 0 comments | View Post

  • Global Renewal Christianity: Asia and Oceania

    Global Renewal Christianity: Asia and Oceania

    Vinson Synan and Amos Yong, eds., Global Renewal Christianity: Spirit-Empowered Movements—Past, Present, and Future, Volume 1: Asia and Oceania (Lake Mary, FL: Charisma House, 2016), 544 pages, ISBN 9781629986883. The current volume under review is a collection of twenty-one essays written by scholars from a variety of academic and geographical backgrounds; moreover, it is the […]

    November 24, 2017 | 0 comments | View Post

  • A Great Mission Field and a Place to Spread Blessings From

    A Great Mission Field and a Place to Spread Blessings From

    Dear friends at PneumaReview.com, We are now in France and Spain for ministry where we have been for two weeks. Last week we had our Revival Europe Training Conference with about 700 Chinese from the whole of Europe and many from China. Among the speakers was Pastor Niko of Bethany Indonesia, who has 250,000 in […]

    November 18, 2017 | 0 comments | View Post

  • The Legacy of Smith Wigglesworth and Revival for Today

    The Legacy of Smith Wigglesworth and Revival for Today

    This article has a two-fold purpose. First of all, we write to honor the legacy of Smith Wigglesworth, a very famous Christian healing minister and prophet of the late 1800’s all the way through the late 1940’s. Notably, he did extraordinary feats and exploits in the Name of Jesus Christ, including mighty miracles and even […]

    November 9, 2017 | 0 comments | View Post

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