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Protestantism after 500 Years
By 2040, half of all Protestants will live in Africa.
Two major movements within Christianity, Evangelicalism and Pentecostalism, overlap with Protestantism (as shown in the last diagram in the infographic).
Immigrants Are Reshaping American MissionsSubscriber Access Only
Latino congregations are launching their own international partnerships to support ministries and churches in their homelands.
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They date back more than a century and are closely tied to Pentecostalism—birthed, for example, from the Azusa Street revival in Los Angeles in 1906 and from the growth of New York
Exploring Evangelicalism: The Assemblies of God
In this first iteration of the "Exploring Evangelicalism" series, I talk with Dr. George Wood, CEO and General Superintendent of the Assemblies of God, USA.
for that. I've also written on why Pentecostals keep growing, and hosted Alton Garrison on The Exchange show to talk about Pentecostalism. Finally, you
The Story Behind Trump’s Controversial Prayer Partner
What Paula White’s Washington moment implies for the prosperity gospel’s future.
A movement within Pentecostalism, Word of Faith emphasizes positivity and prosperity; it's often summarized by outsiders as “name it and claim it.” Horton considers elements of this
3 Important Church Trends in the Next 10 Years
Christianity in the United States may look very different in 10 years.
And, if that trend continues, the math does not look good. Trend #2: Continued Growth of Pentecostalism and the Charismatic Movement. The second
The Church's Three-Part HarmonySubscriber Access Only
Why evangelical, sacramental, and Pentecostal Christians belong together in one body.
The Church's Three-Part Harmony. Why evangelical, sacramental, and Pentecostal Christians belong together in one body. Michael Bird| March 17, 2017.
Why Do These Pentecostals Keep Growing?
Many evangelical churches and denominations are in a state of plateau or decline. Why aren’t Pentecostals?
In almost all Pentecostalism (as contrasted to other continualist streams) speaking in tongues follows the Holy Spirit's baptism. Nominals don't populate Pentecostalism, so it grows.
Why Rio Was Upset a Pastor Didn’t Come to Carnival
Evangelicals have mixed feelings about mayor Marcelo Crivella, the latest symbol of Protestant ascendancy in Catholic Brazil.
Evangelicals have mixed feelings about mayor Marcelo Crivella, the latest symbol of Protestant ascendancy in Catholic Brazil.
Morning Roundup 11/20/14
Overspending Churches; Converting Catholics; Bob Jones University Investigation
Morgan Lee with some helpful statistical perspective on Latin America. We continue to see a dramatic shift toward Pentecostalism in Latin America. Enthusiasm
Hillsong Church at a Glance
What is Hillsong Church like, beyond the music that just about everyone sings?
Hillsong adds professionalism and positivity to their Pentecostalism. They are Pentecostal, which is not surprising given that most of the largest churches in Australia are.
Does Protestantism Need to Die?Subscriber Access Only
Or to recover its riches? Two Protestant luminaries look at the legacy of the Reformation, 500 years later.
In each case, he wants us to see how these lively churches (and global Pentecostalism in general) are Protestant only in the sense that they are not Catholic or Orthodox.
Understanding the Charismatic Movement
Over 300 million people in the world are considered charismatic Christians.
This is one part of a whole series of various streams of Pentecostalism. In a sense, Pentecostalism was entering the mainline (the Episcopal Church, no less) and this was news.
Know the Heretics: A Book Interview with Justin Holcomb
Justin Holcomb answers questions about his new book on heresy throughout church history.
persons within the Godhead. Modalism is seen today in the "Oneness" sect of Pentecostalism, which clearly denies the doctrine of the Trinity. In the Modalist
Morning Roundup 5/12/14
Lighten Up, Christians; Latinos Shift; Sex Abuse Scandal
In our bent way of thinking, that makes him the biggest stress-out of all. Many US Latinos shift from Catholicism to Pentecostalism, other choices, survey finds—Michelle Boorstein.
An Interview with Dr. Philip Jenkins, Distinguished History Professor (Part 3)
What does the future of the global church look like? Dr. Jenkins explains.
We are dealing with a movement that comes out of a uniquely American birth. I don't think anyone would argue that Pentecostalism was born anywhere else.
Continualist Christians: An Overview
An overview and brief history of the Pentecostal / Charismatic / Third Wave Movements.
|. Ed Stetzer. Image: HTB Church / flickr. 0; tweet; share; email; print. This is one part of a whole series of various streams of Pentecostalism. Here is the rest of the series:
Morning Roundup 10/17/13
An Appeal to John MacArthur; Public Prayer; A Song for My Mother
John MacArthur is leading a conference opposed to Pentecostalism and the charismatic movement, following up on other such conferences or books against the emerging church
Caught Between the Spouse and the SpiritSubscriber Access Only
Brazilian women find support and new roles at charismatic churches. Their husbands don't like it. Whom will they choose?
earlier. But she says she had known it would not be easy following this new wave of Pentecostalism with a husband stuck in the past. A Balancing Act. Now
Jesus Is Alive in LondonSubscriber Access Only
A snapshot of Christian witness in the world (as it appeared in our May issue).
Jesus Is Alive in London. A snapshot of Christian witness in the world (as it appeared in our May issue). CT Staff| April 24, 2016. Jesus Is Alive in London. Image: Gideon Mendel / Corbis.
Morning Roundup 07/29/13
Pope Francis; Freedoms; Reaching Your Neighborhood; Checklist Christianity
However, within the Global South there is much variation within the Church. Catholicism in Africa is thriving, though not without competition from Pentecostalism and Islam.
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Finding My ‘True Self’ As a Same-Sex Attracted Woman
Finding My ‘True Self’ As a Same-Sex Attracted Woman
In my young-adult struggle with sexual identity, both legalistic condemnation and progressive license left me floundering.
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