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Spring 2020

  • Daily Seedings: Peter’s Revelation

    ISpencer-DailySeedings-PeterRevelation Peter’s Revelation Simon Peter answered and said, “You are the Christ, the Son of the living God.” — Matthew 16:16 In the first year of Jesus’ ministry, while preaching by the Sea of Galilee and being pressed into the water by the throng, Jesus asked Peter that He ... Read More

  • Marian Devotion and the Coming Second Wave of the Catholic Charismatic Renewal

    WDeArteaga-MarianDevotion-bridgeMarian Devotion and the Coming Second Wave of the Catholic Charismatic Renewal Catholics and Protestants Together in Charismatic Renewal? Perhaps nothing makes more of a laughingstock out of global Church unity in Spirit and worship than the contentious issue of Marian devotion. Some Catholics truly worship Mary ... Read More

  • Daily Seedings: Paul’s Revelation

    ISpencer-DailySeedings-PaulRevelation Paul’s Revelation The Gospel which was preached by me is not according to man. For I neither received it from man, nor was I taught it, but it came through the revelation of Jesus Christ. — Galatians 1: 11-12 The apostle Paul met the Lord on the Damascus ... Read More

  • The Falls Church Anglican: The Long March to Healing Ministry Excellence

    TFCA-cover   This article is a chapter from the Rev. William De Arteaga’s forthcoming book, Saints, Heroes and Villains of the Anglican Healing Awakening.   To my knowledge no other Anglican church, or any other church, has such an effective and robust ministry of healing and deliverance as The ... Read More

  • Daily Seedings: Heart Revelation Not Head Knowledge

    ISpencer-DailySeedings-HeartRevelation Heart Revelation Not Head Knowledge We know that when He is revealed, we shall be like Him, for we shall see Him as He is. — 1 John 3:2 When John had a vision of the glorified Lord on Patmos, John fell at His feet as dead. The ... Read More

  • Miracles in an Iranian Prison: An interview with Maryam Rostampour and Marziyeh Amirizadeh

    MRostampourMAmirizadehInterview Pneuma Review had the privilege of speaking with two brave women that God used to share the story of Jesus with thousands in their homeland of Iran.   Maryam Rostampour and Marziyeh Amirizadeh introduce themselves: We were born into Muslim families in Iran. As young adults we ... Read More

  • Pandemic Responses: Fear, Shame, and Rejoicing in Suffering in Africa and the Middle East

    JHarries-PandemicResponses “Why should I stop?” I asked myself. The big fellow standing in the road holding up his hand was not in police uniform. It is not uncommon cycling in Kenya, to have people wave me down just to ask me to give them money. Something ... Read More

  • Daily Seedings: Revelation And Impartation

    ISpencer-DailySeedings-Revelation&Impartation Revelation And Impartation That you may be filled with all the fullness of God. — Ephesians 3:19 Revelation of God not only brings conviction, but it also brings impartation. When one gets a revelation of the love of God, that love will be shed abroad in the heart. ... Read More

  • Report Card for the Church: Response to COVID-19 and How to Do Better

    surgeon-JonathanBorba-9Ov8ofh7URg-crop This guest article by Christian historian William De Arteaga is not merely a historical and theological reflection. By way of introduction, he writes, “The end of the article contains specific, biblical ways of praying against viruses. I have done this for years with very good ... Read More

  • Holly Beers: A Week in the Life of a Greco-Roman Woman

    HBeers-GrecoRomanWomanHolly Beers, A Week in the Life of a Greco-Roman Woman (Downers Grove, IL: IVP Academic, 2019), 172 pp. A Week in the Life of a Greco-Roman Woman is the sixth book in A Week in the Life Series from InterVarsity Press. Previously published are: A ... Read More

  • Eric Metaxas: Martin Luther

    EMetaxas-MartinLuther9781101980026Eric Metaxas, Martin Luther: The Man Who Rediscovered God and Changed the World (Penguin, 2018), 480 pages, ISBN 9781101980026. The author, Eric Metaxas, is well known as a #1 New York Times bestselling author, in part, because of his thorough treatment of the life of Dietrich ... Read More

  • Craig Keener on Racial Reconciliation in the Bible

    CKeener-RacialReconcilation-cover The Bible has much to say about racial reconciliation. Join New Testament scholar Craig Keener in his basement study for this timely investigation of how the church is called to be ambassadors of ethnic and racial reconciliation.   More from Craig Keener: Listening for God’s Voice and ... Read More

  • Demonstrations Can Have Good and Bad Fruit

    protest20200531-KoshuKunii-byj3fem6idE-crop In this article appearing at, historian and theologian the Rev. Dr. William De Arteaga warns that mass demonstrations as the ones now carried on in the name of George Floyd can be double-edged swords. They can help bring needed reforms, as in the ... Read More

  • Is Christianity the White Man’s Religion? Introduction by Antipas L. Harris

    AHarris-IsChristianity-cover Antipas Harris introduces his new book, the serious challenge behind it, and his invitation to join him in proclaiming anew that Jesus is Good News for everyone. Without doubt, we are living through troubled times. The world is engulfed in noxious uncertainties: contentious politics, racial ... Read More

  • The Making of the Christian Global Mission, Part 1: Jan Hus and the Moravians

    WWalton-JanHus&MoraviansChristian historian Woodrow Walton investigates the origins of the modern movements that inspired Christians to go and share the mission and message of Jesus throughout the world.   The Making of the Christian Global Mission Part 1: Jan Hus and the Moravians It may seem odd to associate ... Read More

  • GloPent World 2020: Mapping Global Pentecostal Issues

    GloPentWorld2020 First Virtual Global Pentecostal Studies Conference: “Mapping Global Pentecostal Issues” When: Saturday, 31st October 2020, from 12:00-20:00. What: The European Research Network on Global Pentecostalism (GloPent) will be having its first Virtual Conference, hosted by The Centre for Pentecostal and Charismatic Studies at the University of Birmingham. The ... Read More

  • The worrying impact of COVID-19 on religious minorities around the world

    WEA-RLC-COVID-19-impact With the emergence of the COVID-19 crisis, a noticeable rise in authoritarianism has resulted in increased repression of religious minorities around the world. From discrimination, hate speech, disinformation, to scapegoating of religious minorities for the spread of the virus—the pandemic has had a telling impact on ... Read More

  • Spring 2020: Other Significant Articles

    OtherSignificant-Spring2020 Lenny Smith, “Welcome to the End of Entertainment Worship” (October 1, 2018). In case you missed it: The author of the worship song, “Our God Reigns,” reminds followers of Jesus what worship is all about.   John Lathrop, “Rejection” (January 15, 2020). “If you are going to be ... Read More

  • Is God using dreams in a special way during the pandemic?

    Dreams John Lathrop wrote to many Pentecostal/charismatic Bible teachers to ask them if they have found that God is speaking to people more frequently or vividly through dreams during this time of isolation. Here are some of the responses that he received, may they become prompts to you ... Read More

  • Bouncing Off the Floor

    bounce-SamuelEliasNadler--JzHSIzNYnU-560x373 Lenny Smith shares the story of how he wrote the song, “Our God Reigns.” Sometimes you have to reach bottom, in order to bounce off the floor and fly up into the air. Back in 1973, I was out of work, again, and pretty depressed. ... Read More

  • Paul Hattaway: Guizhou

    PHattaway-GuizhouPaul Hattaway, Guizhou: The Precious Province (London, England: SPCK, 2018), 272 pages, ISBN 9780281079896. Paul Hattaway has a great deal of knowledge about the church in China; this knowledge comes not only from his research but also from his direct involvement with the church there. He ... Read More

  • Veli-Matti Karkkainen: Spirit and Salvation

    978-0-8028-6856-5_Karkkainen_Spirit and Salvation_vol 4_cov.inddVeli-Matti Kärkkäinen, Spirit and Salvation: A Constructive Christian Theology for the Pluralistic World, Vol. 4 (Grand Rapids, MI: William B. Eerdmans, 2016), xi-498 pages, ISBN 9780802868565. As a constructive theologian, Kärkkäinen works to create a coherent explanation of religious belief (in this case Christian) by honest ... Read More

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