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The Legacy of Smith Wigglesworth and Revival for Today

The Legacy of Smith Wigglesworth and Revival for Today

This article has a two-fold purpose. First of all, we write to honor the legacy of Smith Wigglesworth, a very famous Christian healing minister and prophet of the late 1800’s all the way through the late 1940’s. Notably, he did extraordinary feats and exploits in the Name of Jesus Christ, including mighty miracles and even […]

The Great Civil War Revival: God at Work in Unlikely Places

The Great Civil War Revival: God at Work in Unlikely Places

Pastor Wes Shortridge presents a short history of the astounding revival that occurred on both sides of the American Civil War and how it impacted the nation for decades.   Introduction America in 1861 presents a painful and complex chapter in history. God, however, had a plan for the American people, and God remained present […]

Peter Cartwright and the Circuit Riders: A Sustained Revival

Peter Cartwright and the Circuit Riders: A Sustained Revival

Introduction In a town called Rogues’ Harbor, because of its many rogues and outlaws, Peter Cartwright found salvation from a life of debauchery. He experienced conviction of sin and redemption during the Kentucky Revival in the early 1800s. The revival itself faded due to infighting and influence from outside groups such as the Quakers, but […]

Revival in Papua

Revival in Papua

It all started when my friend and I were longing to do something that can bring about changes in Papua. There are many ideas but there are many challenges and political issues that we must consider as well. Before I go any further, I would like explain little bit about the background of Papua, Indonesia. […]

Prophecy in the Church: Pathway to Revival

Prophecy in the Church: Pathway to Revival

What Spirit-filled pastors and leaders need to know about prophecy in the church. For several years I regularly attended a local Pentecostal church. The pastor believed in all of the gifts of the Spirit and often prayed in tongues during the music ministry. However, on the rare occasions that anyone in the congregation prayed aloud […]

Paris 2015 Revival Chinese Training Conference

Paris 2015 Revival Chinese Training Conference

We just completed a week of a very large conference in Paris sponsored by my church. We had hundreds of Chinese from all over Europe and many even from mainland China.  The emphasis was on revival and the work of the Holy Spirit.  Speakers included me, Bill Johnson from Redding, California, Brother Yun (Heavenly Man) […]

Michael Brown's Authentic Fire, reviewed by William De Arteaga

Michael Brown’s Authentic Fire, reviewed by William De Arteaga

Michael L. Brown, Authentic Fire: A Response to John MacArthur’s Strange Fire (Excel Publishers, Dec 12, 2013), 418 pages. Authentic Fire, by Dr. Michael L. Brown, is a masterful answer to the intemperate and angry attack on Charismatic movement and Pentecostalism by John MacArthur in his work, Strange Fire.[1] In the public launch to Strange […]

Supernatural Physical Manifestations in the Evangelical and Holiness Revival Movements, by Paul King

Supernatural Physical Manifestations in the Evangelical and Holiness Revival Movements, by Paul King

With the phenomena associated with the “Toronto Blessing,” the Pensacola/Brownsville revival, and the ministry of Rodney Howard‑Browne, such as falling under the power of the Spirit, trembling, holy laughter, etc., people have tended to either completely accept or completely reject all such phenomena. However, when we study the history of the church, in particular the […]

Is Revival Soft or Strong? by Thang San Mung

Is Revival Soft or Strong? by Thang San Mung

A guest article by Thang San Mung Is Revival Soft or Strong? A Pastoral Response to Current Revival Movements and Spiritualities Introduction* With a posting of its position paper by the General Presbyters of the Assemblies of God of America in 2000,[1] it became clear to sight about the growing tension, having long been existing […]

From http://www.oasischristiancentre.org.uk/Groups/12642/Oasis_Christian_Centre/about_us/Our_History/Our_History.aspx (Accessed Feb 3, 2014).

The Blessings and Burdens of Revival: George Jeffreys: A Revivalist, a Movement and a Crisis, by Neil Hudson

For British Pentecostals, the desire for revival and the unending search for its first signs are activities that have formed their prayers and shaped their activities during most of their twentieth century existence. Looking back and reconstructing historical events into potential future paradigms of revival, they have lived hoping for God to repeat his activities […]

Eric Swensson, The Petersens and the Silesian Kinderbeten Revival

Eric Swensson, The Petersens and the Silesian Kinderbeten Revival

Read the excerpts from this paper that appeared in the Summer 2012 issue of Pneuma Review: Pietists as Pentecostal Forerunners Eric Jonas Swensson’s paper, “The Petersens and the Silesian Kinderbeten Revival,” was originally presented at the 2011 Society for Pentecostal Studies convention held in Memphis, Tennessee.

The Fire of Revival with Eddie Hyatt

The Fire of Revival with Eddie Hyatt

John Lathrop interviews Eddie Hyatt about revival and his book Revival Fire.   John Lathrop: The word “revival” means different things to different people. How would you define “revival?” Eddie Hyatt: Revival is a sovereign work of the Holy Spirit in response to the prayers of God’s people, breathing new life into His people and […]

Mel Robeck: The Azusa Street Mission and Revival

Mel Robeck: The Azusa Street Mission and Revival

  Cecil M. Robeck, Jr., The Azusa Street Mission And Revival: The Birth Of The Global Pentecostal Movement (Nashville: Thomas Nelson Publishers, 2006), 342 pages. About ten years ago, I audited a seminary course about the Pentecostal Movement. The course was a cooperative effort between Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary and Harvard Divinity School. The classes were […]

Forgotten Power: The Lord's Supper and the Biblical Pattern of Revival

Forgotten Power: The Lord’s Supper and the Biblical Pattern of Revival

  Editor Note: The editors of the Pneuma Review are aware that Dr. De Arteaga’s views on sacraments will not be universally received among our readers. This guest essay is printed to encourage thought and discussion. Please add your comments below to join the conversation.   Revivals without the Lord’s Supper As we have seen,* […]

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