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Jeff Oliver: Pentecost To The Present: Worldwide Revivals and Renewal

Jeff Oliver: Pentecost To The Present: Worldwide Revivals and Renewal

Jeff Oliver, Pentecost To The Present: The Holy Spirit’s Enduring Work in the Church, Book Three: Worldwide Revivals and Renewal (Newberry, FL: Bridge-Logos, 2017), 320 pages, ISBN 9780912106366. Jeff Oliver has taken on the ambitious task of chronicling the charismatic work of the Holy Spirit throughout church history. He has done this by writing a three […]

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Nine Significant Features of the Chinese House Church

Nine Significant Features of the Chinese House Church

God is doing something amazing in China. With the special permission of the publisher, PneumaReview.com presents Chapter 20 from the book by Eugene Bach and Brother Zhu, The Underground Church. “[T]he house churches of China are growing at a phenomenal rate. Never in the history of the world have so many people in such a […]

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Kenneth Stewart: In Search of Ancient Roots

Kenneth Stewart: In Search of Ancient Roots

Kenneth J. Stewart, In Search of Ancient Roots: The Christian Past And the Evangelical Identity Crisis (Downers Grove, IL: IVP Academic, 2017). The author of In Search of Ancient Roots, Kenneth J. Stewart, professor of theological studies at Covenant College in Lookout Mountain, Georgia, maintains that the roots of the evangelical tradition goes further back […]

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Chris DeWelt: What is God doing in the world?

Chris DeWelt: What is God doing in the world?

Chris DeWelt, “What is God doing in the world?” Good News Productions, International. In this video you will get a glimpse of some of the things that God is doing in our world.  The Christian faith is experiencing significant growth in a number of places around the globe. Dr. Chris DeWelt highlights what is happening […]

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Real Christianity is Growing in the USA

Real Christianity is Growing in the USA

Is Christianity dying in America? In this review essay by historian William De Arteaga, he points out that the statistics about the church shrinking are not what most have made of it. Glen T. Stanton, “New Harvard Research Says U.S. Christianity Is Not Shrinking, But Growing Stronger,” The Federalist (January 22, 2018) The above cited […]

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Healing and the History of Redemption: An Interview with J. D. King

Healing and the History of Redemption: An Interview with J. D. King

Pastor J. D. King speaks with PneumaReview.com about the history of divine healing he has written, the three-volume Regeneration: A Complete History of Healing in the Christian Church. PneumaReview.com: Please tell our readers why you chose the name Regeneration for your book on healing. J. D. King: I understand that some will accept this title […]

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Miracles and the Gifts of the Spirit All Through Church History

Miracles and the Gifts of the Spirit All Through Church History

Historian Jeff Oliver has written a three-volume series on how the gifts of the Spirit have continued all through Christian history. PneumaReview.com speaks with Jeff about his series and how we should expect God to do supernatural things through his church today. PneumaReview.com: Tell us some of your story. What Christian traditions influenced you growing […]

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William De Arteaga: Agnes Sanford and Her Companions

William De Arteaga: Agnes Sanford and Her Companions

William L. De Arteaga, Agnes Sanford and Her Companions: The Assault on Cessationism and the Coming of the Charismatic Renewal (Eugene, OR: Wipf & Stock, 2015), ISBN 9781625649997 Dr. William L. De Arteaga wrote Agnes Sanford and Her Companions: The Assault on Cessationism and the Coming of the Charismatic Renewal to describe the history of […]

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Billy Graham: Apostle of Changed Lives and Second Chances

Billy Graham: Apostle of Changed Lives and Second Chances

Billy Graham: Apostle of Changed Lives and Second Chances  Christian History Magazine Features: Guest Editor, David Neff; Author, Grant Wacker and Fellow Historians Who Chronicle the Life of the World’s Best Known Evangelist for Christ   Christian History Institute (CHI), a quarterly magazine series, published a special edition of Christian History – issue #111, titled: “Billy Graham – Apostle of […]

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Vinson Synan: Oral Roberts

Vinson Synan: Oral Roberts

Vinson Synan, “Oral Roberts: Son of Pentecostalism, Father of the Charismatic Movement,” Spiritus: ORU Journal of Theology, 2:2 (2017) pages 5-21. Dr. Synan’s very fine article describes Oral Roberts (1918-2009) as “one of the most important religious figures of the twentieth century,” and that is indeed true. He, more that any person, brought Pentecostalism to […]

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Spending time with one of NASA’s “Hidden Figures”

Spending time with one of NASA’s “Hidden Figures”

I was honored to be this year’s guest speaker for the Presbytery of Eastern Virginia’s MLK Day Service. In the picture with Micah and me is Dr. Christine Darden, one of NASA’s hidden figures from the book entitled Hidden Figures. Dr. Darden attended the MLK Day Service. Dr. Darden is featured in the History Makers archives. As the archives report: She received […]

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The Second Blessing of Spirit Baptism: British Reformation Roots of the Pentecostal Tradition

The Second Blessing of Spirit Baptism: British Reformation Roots of the Pentecostal Tradition

The belief that Christian conversion was followed by a “second blessing” experience originated with eighteenth century Anglican priest and founder of Methodism, John Wesley. As elaborated by Wesley and his associate, the English divine and apologist John Fletcher, this belief laid down much of the theological agenda for the nineteenth-century Holiness movement and the twentieth-century […]

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The Ancient Poisons: Discernment Heresies of the New Testament

The Ancient Poisons: Discernment Heresies of the New Testament

Historian of Revival, William De Arteaga, makes it clear that heresy is an ancient and persistent threat to genuine revival. However, the heresies he examines might surprise you. This essay asserts that there have been three unrecognized discernment heresies in operation throughout Church history that have retarded revival and hindered the Church from coming into […]

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An Unlikely Historian of Revival: Interview with Eugene Bach

An Unlikely Historian of Revival: Interview with Eugene Bach

Eugene Bach speaks with PneumaReview.com about the amazing things he has seen God doing in China, Iran, North Korea, and other difficult places. What can we learn about the causes of the greatest revival of our age? How can you learn more about these Jesus movements that few others seem to be talking about?   […]

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