- Does Messiah pay taxes? Journey through the Gospel to the Hebrews with Kevin Williams and find out.
And when they had come to Capernaum, those who collected the two-drachma tax came to Peter, and said, “Does your teacher not pay the two-drachma tax? (Matthew 17:24).
Throughout this ... Read More
Pneuma Review: How do you feel the Pentecostal/charismatic church today is doing at understanding and effectively communicating the teachings of the Bible? What can leaders do to improve?
French Arrington: Generally speaking Pentecostal/charismatic preaching and teaching is not substantive in biblical content. In making this observation ... Read More
- The first part of chapter eight from Professor Williams’ book, The Gift of the Holy Spirit Today, about the greatest reality of our time.
Chapter Eight: Effects, Part 2
Third, still another effect of the gift of the Holy Spirit is that of providing an assurance ... Read More
Martyn Percy, Power and the Church: Ecclesiology in an Age of Transition (London and Herndon, Va.: Cassell, 1998), xv + 239 pages, ISBN 9780304701070.
Widely published in the area of conservative religion in general and conservative Christianity in particular, theologian Martyn Percy turns in this book ... Read More
“No More ‘Geek Speak’: New programs get past the jargon and make it easy to create, update, and manage your church’s website.” Jennifer Schuchmann. Your Church (Jan/Feb 2004), pages 66-70.
There is good news about developing church website: you do not have to be a computer ... Read More
Messianic teacher Kevin Williams continues his Messianic Foundations Series with part 15 of his series on Matthew. In the Fall issue, we shall begin the examination of the sometimes-thorny issue of “forgiveness.”
J. Rodman William’s book The Gift of the Holy Spirit Today (Logos, 1980) will ... Read More
James R. Goff Jr. and Grant Wacker, eds., Portraits of a Generation: Early Pentecostal Leaders (Fayetteville, AR: University of Arkansas Press, 2002), 430 pages.
The introduction to this book tells us that no real compelling interest existed in the 20 people whose lives are described therein ... Read More
Paul L. King, “The Christian and Missionary Alliance: Higher Life Movement of Missions, Holiness, and Healing” Refleks: med karismatisk kristendom i fokus 2-1 (2003), pages 21-30.
Professor King introduces readers to A. B. Simpson and the Christian and Missionary Alliance in this Finnish and English journal ... Read More
Rick Warren, “Pastors Who Lead the Way” Enrichment 9:1 (Winter 2004).
“The good news is that while we may never achieve excellence in administration, we can learn to lead the way.”
In this article, Rick Warren states that he knows his leadership style. He is the big ... Read More
Douglas Jacobsen, Thinking in the Spirit: Theologies of the Early Pentecostal Movement (Bloomington and Indianapolis: Indiana University Press, 2003), xvi + 418 pages, ISBN 9780253343208.
This is a book long overdue, and places us all in debt to Douglas Jacobsen, Distinguished Professor of Church History and ... Read More
French L. Arrington, Encountering the Holy Spirit: Paths of Christian Growth and Service (Cleveland, TN: Pathway Press, 2003), 546 pages.
One hundred and four years ago (as of the time of this writing), two births took place: the birth of the twentieth century, and the birth ... Read More
In this chapter from the Rightly Understanding God’s Word series, Craig S. Keener explains more interpretation principles for understanding the biblical context.
As appearing in Pneuma Review Summer 2004.
We should briefly survey some other context principles: context of author; anticontext methods to avoid; and the value of ... Read More