This will be my last post in this series, and it will be my shortest. I want to cap this all off by tying to the the subtitle of this series: God’s Passion – Our Mission. We’ll take this one half at a time.
I wrote previously about two translations of the word dynamin in the verse Acts 1:8. The word is most often—and very properly—translated as “power,” but it can also be translated, and has been translated in other passages, as “miraculous power” or “ability.” For many people, they read “explosive power” back into the text, which is, […]
I’ve been doing some reading about evangelism for a class that I’m taking, and in my readings, I found the answer to two questions that I’ve been working through. And since I passed nearly every part of kindergarten—darn handwriting requirements—I learned to share. As a Pentecostal, I believe in the Baptism of the Holy Spirit […]
[Note: This is part three in a series examining the history of the Assemblies of God and the lessons we can draw from it. You might find it helpful to start with part one or two.] Do you work better under pressure? I do. I don’t like that I do, but I do. I guess […]
[Note: This is part two in a series examining the history of the Assemblies of God and the lessons we can draw from it. You might find it helpful to start with part one.] As I mentioned in the last post, the story of the Assemblies of God is very much the story of a […]
I’ve been in the Assemblies of God since I was born…thirty-one years ago. I’ve never known Christianity divorced from a Pentecostal background; the two are inseparably combined in my own mind, though the Assemblies themselves have only been around for 100 years, a relative newcomer where denominations are concerned. I’m working toward my credentials in […]