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Why Do These Pentecostals Keep Growing?

In his Christianity Today article titled Why Do These Pentecostals Keep Growing, Ed Stetzer, a noted Christian researcher and missiologist, is not focusing on aberrant Pentecostal groups but what he terms “orthodox evangelical Pentecostals.”  Neither is he interested in debating Pentecostalism.  … Continue reading

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A Critique of Speaking in Tonuges

After taking a bit of a blogging break, Brian Leport over @ Near Emmaus has returned with a string of posts, among them is A Critique of Speaking in Tongues, Part One. Brian states his position on Speaking in Tongues: … Continue reading

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Paul has a Word for Charismatics

By Charismatics I mean Pentecostals and non-Pentecostals who believe in all the gifts of the Spirit for the Church today (my definition). Paul’s word for Charismatics is actually its derivative—χάρισμα, charisma, “grace gifts,” “that which is freely and graciously given.” … Continue reading

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John MacArthur Considers TD Jakes A Heretic

In his book The Truth War, popular pastor and author, John MacArthur has taken on what he considers several departures from “the faith once for all delivered to the saints” (his book is really a treatment of Jude 1-5 in light … Continue reading

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