It's been 100 years since the Assemblies of God emerged from the Pentecostal outpouring at Azusa Street. Charisma's founder reports on what the Holy Spirit has done through the world's largest Pentecostal denomination—and what lies ahead. This includes a fascinating blend of paradoxes amid unprecedented global growth.
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Dr. Mark Williams, general overseer of the larger of the two denominations, pledged to "stand shoulder to shoulder" with the Church of God of Prophecy at the latter's International Assembly in Orlando.
Some have been taught that tithing was an Old Testament law, while freewill offerings is the New Testament way of doing things. Do you agree with this bishop's take?
The Word of Faith movement has come under fire as largely a name-it, claim-it push. Is it a true move of God or pure manipulation?
Even when the chipper "worship leader" in contemporary churches bounds on stage and predictably beckons everyone to "stand and worship," the people compliantly obey the stand command, but then they turn into mute mannequins.
Don't miss this amazing retrospective of the origins and history of the Assemblies of God as the world's largest Pentecostal denomination celebrates its 100th anniversary.
Check out this special video that takes you through 100 years of key events and leaders in the Assemblies of God movement as the denomination celebrates its centennial.
"I doubted my salvation, I almost walked away from the ministry, I thought that God hated me..."
Why is George O. Wood so excited about this year's Assemblies of God Centennial? Watch this video to find out!
Worship: What steps have you taken or will you take to address these excuses?
Despite his recent writings about the decline of the church, LifeWay's Thom Rainer says there's plenty of reason for hope.
Paul Daugherty turns 29 just days before he is to become senior pastor. Is his appointment the result of nepotism?
Without any fanfare, these five churches have hit on something big to bring people to Jesus.
Generally speaking, the typical contemporary local congregation has no vision beyond the care and concern for their own flock and adding to their membership. But is that how it was supposed to be?
No matter whether your pastor is just starting out in ministry or has been serving the church longer than you've been alive, there are unique temptations all along the road of lifetime ministry. Where are you?
A new video message from Billy Graham is in production and is set to release on Nov. 7, in honor of his 96th birthday.
What can we do right now to foster true community among our ministry staffs? These five ideas just might reconnect and recharge.
The Benham brothers, Jack Phillips, Phil Robertson, Mozilla—in the midst of these public confrontations, there is a 'behind the scenes' scenario playing out. Thousands are looking for a way out!
A renowned scholar and prolific writer, Horton continued to travel the world until age 92, visiting 25 countries as a lecturer. Read more about his impactful life.
Kids who meet Mark Wright learn everything he has to teach them about hunting and football. But most importantly, they hear about the everlasting love of Jesus Christ.