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James Williams, the father of five and grandfather of thirteen, has pastored in the Vineyard and in the United Methodist Church. He is a Ph.D. candidate at Regent University writing on the Charismatic Movement in the United Methodist Church and believes that teaching Christian history should be like pulling out the family photo album.

Gordon Smith: Transforming Conversion

Gordon Smith: Transforming Conversion

Gordon T. Smith, Transforming Conversion: Rethinking the Language and Contours of Christian Initiation (Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, 2010), 208 pages, ISBN 9780801032479. Gordon Smith’s book deals with a central piece of Pentecostal life: conversion. Thoughtfully read, it can deepen understanding and expectations of conversion, which in turn have evangelistic and pastoral implications. On the other […]

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Ben Witherington: A Week in the Life of Corinth

Ben Witherington: A Week in the Life of Corinth

Ben Witherington III, A Week in the Life of Corinth (Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 2012), 158 pages, 9780830839629 Thirty years ago, I read James Michener’s novel, The Covenant. Like so many of his historical novels, it is marked by well-researched and detailed historical background. Many twists and turns of the inter-generational plot line have […]

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Back to the Original Church

Alan Delotavo’s Back to the Original Church, reviewed by Jim Williams

From Pneuma Review Fall 2013. Alan J. Delotavo, Back to the Original Church: The Secret Behind Church Movements (Eugene, OR: Resource Publications, 2010), 100 pages, 9781556355660. Regular and careful Bible readers inevitably piece the Bible story together until they have a sense of the grand sweep of things. We do the same with the history […]

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Todd Hunter's Giving Church Another Chance, reviewed by James Williams

Todd Hunter’s Giving Church Another Chance, reviewed by James Williams

Todd D. Hunter, Giving Church Another Chance: Finding New Meaning in Spiritual Practices (Downers Grove, IL: IVP Books, 2010), 167 pages, ISBN 9780830837489. Formerly national director of the Association of Vineyard Churches, USA, Todd Hunter is now a Bishop in the Anglican Communion of North America with the responsibility of church planting. Giving Church Another […]

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