Pentecostal


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Pentecostal

1. of or relating to any of various Christian groups that emphasize the charismatic aspects of Christianity and adopt a fundamental attitude to the Bible
2. of or relating to Pentecost or the influence of the Holy Ghost
3. a member of a Pentecostal Church
http://pentecostalevangel.ag.org/
http://www.oru.edu/university/library/holyspirit/pentorg1.html
http://www.upci.org/
http://www.paoc.org/
http://www.iphc.org/
http://www.pentecostalworldconf.org/
http://www.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pentecostal
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Pentecostals, Proselytization, and Anti-Christian Violence in Contemporary India.
He seeks primarily to demonstrate the value of Pentecostal theology in the Christian ecumenical conversation--no small undertaking, as Pentecostal thought has long been pushed to the periphery of Christian discussions on ecumenicity.
The Blues Project: Pentecostal Blues Concert is a musical performance that celebrates the history and continuing relevance of original blues through Joshua2's signature style called "Pentecostal Blues." The Blues Project precipitates a blend of authentic gospel, folk, low-down country, blues and R&B/Soul and conveys a message of unity by bringing people from diverse backgrounds to interact, bond, come together as one and have an amazing time through the love and healing of the blues.
Supplemented by searches of databases of digitized Pentecostal and Holiness periodicals as well as selected disciplines (rule books) of Holiness and Pentecostal churches, the research came to include statements from thirty-three Radical Holiness and forty-three Pentecostal denominations in the United States, and citations from eight countries (Australia, Britain, Canada, Palestine, Peru, Russia, South Africa, Switzerland) mostly based on English and U.S.
I would recommend this work for anyone wanting to get an intelligent handle on the diversity and complexity of the Pentecostal phenomenon.
Among the movement's ranks are charismatics -- members of mainstream Christian churches deeply influenced by Pentecostal spirituality, including charismatic Catholics, who have had their own struggle for recognition by local bishops and the Vatican.
Assessing the number of Pentecostal believers worldwide is an arduous and highly complex task, as difficulties arise both from the very goal of the surveys as well as from the convoluted nature of Pentecostal history, and from the ensuing confusion of the terminology employed.
Investigating local Christian practice within a globalizing world, Riches examines how Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander leaders and visionaries within Pentecostal religious voluntary organizations are (re)imagining themselves, the Australian Christian Church, and their worlds through Spirit encounters.
Berger and others have argued that Pentecostal and charismatic movements are both expressions of and important agents for cultural globalization.
Whatever one's views on Pentecostal theology and Pentecostal spiritualities, it is a movement of such magnitude that Christianity will not be the same again.
Bill served as the pastor for five years at the United Pentecostal Church in Elgin (UPCI).

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