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The Mouse Under the Elephant in Strange Fire

The Mouse Under the Elephant in Strange Fire

    Rob Wilkerson responds to the article, “The Elephant in the Strange Fire” by Cameron Buettel, published on November 3, 2014 on John MacArthur’s Grace to You ministry website.   Frankly, I’m a nobody in the kingdom. I’ve never published any books, though I’d certainly like to one day. I’ve never led a church […]

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Robert Graves speaks with PneumaReview.com about Strangers to Fire

Robert Graves speaks with PneumaReview.com about Strangers to Fire

Editor Introduction: For many Pentecostals and charismatics, John MacArthur’s 2013 book, Strange Fire, represents the same tired arguments used for years by those who believe God is done giving gifts to his church. PneumaReview.com asked The Foundation for Pentecostal Scholarship President, Robert Graves, about their response, their first published book, Strangers to Fire: When Tradition […]

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R. T. Kendall: Holy Fire, reviewed by Mark Sandford

R. T. Kendall: Holy Fire, reviewed by Mark Sandford

  R. T. Kendall, Holy Fire: A Balanced, Biblical Look at the Holy Spirit’s Work in Our Lives (Lake Mary: Charisma House, 2014), 256 pages, ISBN 9781621366041. In his prologue, R.T. Kendall sums up the purpose for Holy Fire: to end the “silent divorce…between the Word and the Spirit.” He laments that in any divorce, […]

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Response to hard cessationist critic, by Craig Keener

Response to hard cessationist critic, by Craig Keener

  Craig S. Keener responds to a critic’s comment posted on his statement about the relationship between anti-supernaturalism and cessationism.     I find here, as in the book to which I originally responded, some strange lumping together of all charismatics’ beliefs to the detriment of any particular charismatic. What prompted me to write the […]

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The Theological Pillow Fight from the Nosebleed Section

The Theological Pillow Fight from the Nosebleed Section

  In this review essay by Rob Wilkerson, he reflects on his background as a disciple of John MacArthur, his becoming a continuationist anyway, and his look at Michael Brown’s book, Authentic Fire: A Response to John MacArthur’s Strange Fire (Excel Publishers, 2013). I loved pillow fights when I was younger. I haven’t enjoyed one […]

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Perspectives on Spirit Baptism: Five Views

Perspectives on Spirit Baptism: Five Views

  Chad Owen Brand, ed., Perspectives on Spirit Baptism: Five Views (Nashville, TN: Broadman and Holman Publishers, 2004), 338 pages. Perspectives on Spirit Baptism is a collection of five scholarly essays that define Spirit Baptism from five traditions: Reformed (Walter C. Kaiser), Pentecostal (Stanley M. Horton), Charismatic (Larry Hart), Wesleyan (H. Ray Dunning), and Catholic […]

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John Levison: Filled with the Spirit

John Levison: Filled with the Spirit

John R. Levison, Filled with the Spirit (Eerdmans, 2009), 490 pages, ISBN 9780802863720. As Pentecostals and Charismatics, we are people who have been confronted by an intense experience of the Holy Spirit. This has led us to reappraise the importance we attach to the Holy Spirit within our Systematic Theologies, as well as reviewing our […]

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Craig S. Keener: Pentecost

Craig S. Keener: Pentecost

  Craig S. Keener talks about the origin and meaning of Pentecost in the book of Acts by highlighting these seven points: the Promise of Pentecost, the Preparation for Pentecost, the Proofs of Pentecost, the Peoples of Pentecost, the Prophecy of Pentecost, the Preaching of Pentecost, and the Power of Pentecost. Part of the Seedbed […]

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R. T. Kendall: Holy Fire, reviewed by Tony Richie

R. T. Kendall: Holy Fire, reviewed by Tony Richie

  R. T. Kendall, Holy Fire: A Balanced, Biblical Look at the Holy Spirit’s Work in Our Lives (Lake Mary: Charisma House, 2014), 256 pages, ISBN 9781621366041. R.T. Kendall (DPhil, Oxford University) is no stranger to controversy. Raised in the Wesleyan-Arminian tradition he converted to Calvinism as an adult. Yet his scholarship has challenged contemporary […]

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A Worldwide Movement of the Holy Spirit

A Worldwide Movement of the Holy Spirit

  There are few Christians in the West who have not heard of the revival that started around 1906 usually referred to as the Azusa Street Revival. This outpouring of the Holy Spirit on evangelical Christians, mostly from the holiness stream literally changed the history of Christianity and the world. People came from all over […]

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Rodman Williams: The Gift of the Holy Spirit Today

Rodman Williams: The Gift of the Holy Spirit Today

Every chapter from Professor Williams’ book, The Gift of the Holy Spirit Today, about the greatest reality of our time. Spring 2002: Author’s Preface Spring 2002: Introduction Spring 2002: Chapter One: Background Summer 2002: Chapter Two: Dimensions Fall 2002: Chapter Three: Response Winter 2003: Chapter Four: Purpose, Part 1 Spring 2003: Chapter Four: Purpose, Part […]

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Carolyn De Arteaga: Watching God Work

Carolyn De Arteaga: Watching God Work

  Carolyn De Arteaga, Watching God Work: The Stuff of Miracles (Alachua: Bridge-Logos, 2014), 192 pages, ISBN 9781610361217. I recently finished reading this delightful book and I must admit the title threw me off just a bit. I picked up this book, I think, expecting something more dramatic and perhaps, even mystical. The term ‘miracles’ […]

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John MacArthur’s Strange Fire, reviewed by Dennis Balcombe

John MacArthur’s Strange Fire, reviewed by Dennis Balcombe

  John MacArthur, Strange Fire: The Danger of Offending the Holy Spirit with Counterfeit Worship (Nashville, TN: Nelson Books, 2013), 333 pages, ISBN 9781400206414. Strange Fire by John MacArthur is a vicious and callous attack on the worldwide Pentecostal/Charismatic movement, and a great affront to the hundreds of millions of born-again Christians in every nation […]

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Tongues: Dead Formalism or Sanctifying Sign of the Spirit?

Tongues: Dead Formalism or Sanctifying Sign of the Spirit?

  I just re-read the following poignant warning from the late Dr. Donald Bloesch: “Pentecostalism can become a new formalism, that words of prophecy and speaking in tongues can simply be outward acts that assure us of acceptance by our peers and be completely bereft of the sanctifying presence of the Spirit of God” (The […]

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