But to effectively serve Christ in the world, we must not merely be called holy; we must actually be holy. In today's article, Timothy Tennent helpfully explains how the pouring out of the Spirit at Pentecost provides the church with this needed holiness.
Happy birthday, Henry Class Morrison! Morrison was a Methodist evangelist, editor, and president of Asbury College and founder of Asbury Theological Seminary. In today's post read a biographical sketch of his "pentecostal" experience, then download the autobiographical account itself, for free.
The instant effect of the descent of the Spirit on the first Gentile converts in the house of Cornelius was that they began to “magnify God.”
In the cycles of the church calendar, Pentecost Sunday is the final Sunday of the Easter Season. For those who design worship, it’s an opportunity to bring in some incredible themes into the gatherings of our church. Find 10 modern worship songs for pentecost in today's article by Drew Causey.
Read the creed by William Arthur as he articulates a bold faith in the person and work of the Holy Spirit.
It is easy to become self-reliant and its especially dangerous in ministry. Samuel Chadwick wrote a book called The Way to Pentecost, which calls on us to become reliant on The Holy Spirit.
Contemporary Pentecostalism is in many ways an offshoot of Wesleyan-Arminian spirituality and theology via the American Holiness movement. Pentecostals specifically identify conversion, sanctification, divine healing, and the premillennial second coming of Jesus as Wesleyan-Arminian-Holiness themes that particularly impacted the formative stages of their movement’s development.
In today's Seven Minute Seminary, Dr. Steve Seamands explains how three elements present at Pentecost—wind, fire, and speaking in tongues, all represent the continual work that the Spirit of God wants to accomplish in and through his church.
Just before Advent, J.D. Walt posted a great article asking, “What Is Your Master Calendar?” and explaining why it matters. You should take a...
http://youtu.be/2U2sk-POYC4 Tomorrow is Pentecost Sunday—what did it mean for the early church and their mission? See this resource filmed earlier with Dr. Craig Keener. See our...