3 Important Church Trends in the Next 10 Years
Christianity in the United States may look very different in 10 years.
The Charismatics and Pentecostals have already won the worship war—most churches are now comfortable with what would be "Calvary Chapel" worship in 1980.
Morning Roundup 7/24/14
Religious Freedom vs. LGBT Rights?; New Calvinism; Charismatic Catholics
None of that would look unusual in Middle Tennessee's Pentecostal- leaning congregations, but these charismatics are challenging the notion of Catholicism as a buttoned-up faith.
Morning Roundup 5/26/15
Marriage Rate Hits Low; Evangelical Stability; Theology Feud in Arizona
the 'body of Christ' in Fountain Hills.” Another stated, “Imagine Baptists united with Lutherans working side-by-side with Presbyterians, all while holding the raised hands of charismatics
Morning Roundup 11/21/13
Pentecostals and Charismatics; Life Apart from God; Ted Turner and Heaven
Pentecostals and Charismatics; Life Apart from God; Ted Turner and Heaven |. Ed Stetzer. Image: HTB Church / flickr. Where Did All These Pentecostals and Charismatics Come From?
Understanding the Charismatic Movement
Over 300 million people in the world are considered charismatic Christians.
The charismatics tended to be the evangelicals and as the mainline denominations became more progressive theologically, the charismatics began to be increasingly uncomfortable.
Urban Mix-and-Match Religion Didn't Start with Nick Cannon
Why this 'new spirituality' is really just old-fashioned syncretism.
church to affirm their traditional values and provide a sense of community, many country migrants encountered black Jews, black Muslims, black Catholics, black charismatics, and black
The Third Wave: The Continualist Movement Continues
What is the Third Wave Charismatic Movement?
On the other hand, continualist theologian Sam Storms explains, "According to most Pentecostals and charismatics, baptism in the Holy Spirit is an event subsequent to and therefore
Surprise: The African Church Is Not Very Charismatic
Only a third of the continent’s Christians are Pentecostals and other renewalists. And they’re facing backlash.
wrong. But he hasn't emphasized his critique as much as he did when publishing The Charismatics (1978) and its 1993 followup, Charismatic Chaos.
Morning Roundup 07/17/13
Pope Francis; Church Staff Members; Islam 101; Calvinists & Charismatics
Morning Roundup 07/17/13. Morning Roundup 07/17/13. Pope Francis; Church Staff Members; Islam 101; Calvinists & Charismatics |. Ed Stetzer. Image: FRANCO ORIGLIA / GETTY.
‘Dear Worship Leader...’
A review of Zac Hicks’s The Worship Pastor.
For Charismatics, it's the ever-elusive experience of God, the high of divine encounter. There are many ways we are drawn away from worship's core ability to make us more like Jesus.
Continualist Christians: An Overview
An overview and brief history of the Pentecostal / Charismatic / Third Wave Movements.
I'm thankful today for my many faithful friends in the continualist movement, represented by Pentecostals, charismatics, and Third Wave Christians around the world.
Morning Roundup 10/31/13
Women in Leadership; Strange Fire Book Review; Personal Worship
cessationist position. However, the reaction also showed that many of those who are cessationists are also concerned that charismatics are fairly addressed. In
Morning Roundup 07/29/13
Pope Francis; Freedoms; Reaching Your Neighborhood; Checklist Christianity
BTW, Catholics in Brazil often look like charismatics in most of the world, so it is an interesting mix. The Pope May Be Argentine But 'God Is Brazilian' -- R. Andrew Chesnut.
Morning Roundup 07/31/13
Rand Paul & Chris Christie; Gospel Project; Social Media
This kingdom advance is energizing! Anglicans, Charismatics, Baptists, Presbyterians, Methodists, and so many others with other (or no) denomination are using The Gospel Project.
Guard Your Flock … Even From Other Christians
Ministry Fence Post #3
driven Christians. There are "issue Calvinists," "issue Charismatics," "issue homeschoolers," "issue political Christians," and the list goes on and on. Your