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Spring 2018

  • Michael Brown: Playing With Holy Fire

    MBrown-PlayingWithHolyFireMichael L. Brown, Playing With Holy Fire: A Wake-Up Call To the Pentecostal-Charismatic Church (Lake Mary, FL: Charisma House, 2018), 224 pages, ISBN 9781629994987. Dr. Michael Brown has Pentecostal roots that run deep. His early days as a Christian were spent in an Italian Pentecostal Church in ... Read More

  • Knud Jorgensen: Equipping for Service

    KJorgensen-EquippingForServiceKnud Jørgensen, Equipping for Service: Christian Leadership in Church and Society (Oxford: Regnum Books International, 2012; Eugene, Oregon: Wipf & Stock, 2013), 150+xiv pages, ISBN 9781908355065. The Reverend Dr. Jørgensen’s Equipping for Service is a substantially revised version of two of his earlier teaching modules: his ... Read More

  • A Short Review of the Society for Pentecostal Studies 2018 Conference

    RWadholm-SPS2018Rick Wadholm Jr. shares his highlights and reflections from the Society for Pentecostal Studies 2018 Annual Conference held at Pentecostal Theological Seminary, on the campus it shares with Lee University in Cleveland, Tennessee. The day before the meetings officially commenced for SPS in Cleveland, Tennessee, I ... Read More

  • Real Christianity is Growing in the USA

    WDeArteaga-RealChristianity 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 ... Read More

  • Joan Paddock Maxwell: Soul Support

    ?????Joan Paddock Maxwell, Soul Support: Spiritual Encounters at Life’s End (Resource Publications, 2017), 230 pages, ISBN 9781532618741. Having served as a chaplain in two Pennsylvania State psychiatric hospitals for twenty-nine years, I was interested in reading the memoirs of hospital chaplain, Joan Paddock Maxwell’s, Soul Support: ... Read More

  • Good News of the Kingdom of God: An Interview with Paul Pomerville

    PPomerville-GoodNews--title2Author of The Third Force in Missions, Missionary-scholar Paul Pomerville speaks with about theologies and attitudes he believes have hindered the effectiveness of the church, particularly the church in the West. He urges Pentecostals to throw off the poisonous ideas of colonialism and the ... Read More

  • Chris DeWelt: What is God doing in the world?

    CDeWelt-WhatIsGodDoing 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 ... Read More

  • Denzil Miller: How to Live for God

    DMiller-HowToLiveForGodDenzil R. Miller, How to Live for God: A Guide for New Christians (PneumaLife Publications, 2018), 40 pages, ISBN 9780997175059. The book How to Live for God was written by Dr. Denzil R. Miller. He has written several books on the work of the Holy Spirit ... Read More

  • Sexual Abuse, by Any Other Name?

    shadow-JesseBowser-540x360When it comes to addressing sexual abuse today, we crave data but avoid dialogue. But if we’re going to tackle the pandemic of abuse, particularly in communities of faith, we need clearer conversation not simply more. Society’s romance with intersectionality is a functional distraction to ... Read More

  • Holy Spirit Invasion: An Interview With Dean Merrill speaks with Dean Merrill, the author or co-author of almost 50 books, about his latest book that investigates amazing and true stories of the work of the Holy Spirit today. Please tell our readers about any ways in which the Pentecostal or Charismatic movements ... Read More

  • The Problem of Old Wineskins

    JOliver-TheProblemOfOldWineskins2Jeff Oliver, author of the three-volume Pentecost to the Present: The Holy Spirit’s Enduring Work in the Church, brings a challenge to church leaders: desire and operate in the gifts of the Spirit. The greatest problem facing the church today may not be a new one, ... Read More

  • Presenting the Beautiful Gospel: Ten Theses about Contemporary Christian International Mission and Cross-Cultural Evangelization

    crowd-JoseMartin-560x373In former times, some missionary efforts were aligned with militaristic imperialism. Are the terrible expressions of colonialism being promoted by contemporary missionaries? Professor Celucien Joseph reminds us there is a better way.   For many years, I have been thinking about the interreligious conflict between Christianity and ... Read More

  • Kenneth Stewart: In Search of Ancient Roots

    KStewart-InSearchOfAncientRootsKenneth 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 ... Read More

  • Embrace the Spirit this Pentecost

    dove-facingright“After the Holy Spirit is come upon you…” Acts 1:8 May 20, 2018 is Pentecost Sunday. You’ve seen it before, an old house that goes through an extreme makeover—it is like a brand new home! The attraction is the compelling contrast between life before and life after. Consider, ... Read More

  • Keith Warrington: The Miracles in the Gospels

    KWarrington-MiraclesGospelsKeith Warrington, The Miracles in the Gospels: What Do They Teach Us about Jesus? (Peabody: Hendrickson, 2016), 274 pages, ISBN 9781619708327. This text by an accomplished Pentecostal scholar provides the reader with an accessible and up-to-date treatment of Jesus’ miracles that is sufficiently apprised of the ... Read More

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