Who Was Gamaliel?

The Assemblies of God Center for Holy Lands Studies (CHLS) provides a regular column to PE News that offers deep and sometimes surprising insight into the Word of God through close examination of the culture of the day, biblical sites, and archaeological records. In this article, Wave Nunnally, Ph.D., professor of Early Judaism and Christian Origins at Evangel University … [Read more…]

Engaging in Dialogue

OAK GROVE, Missouri — Alex Bryant Jr. and his wife, Angie, have tried to be reconcilers between cultures and generations throughout their 21-year marriage. It’s never been easy. Before their wedding in 1995, relatives on both sides had to adjust to the thought of a spouse from another race becoming part of the family. The … [Read more…]

A Quest for the Written Word

As the number of Hispanics in the U.S. increases, so must the understanding of how churches can cater to the different generations represented. Various age groups adapt to their surroundings in different ways, so multiple methods are needed to meet disparate cultural needs.   In the past 15 years, the number of Hispanic Assemblies of … [Read more…]

This Week in AG History — October 27, 1934

Myer Pearlman (1898-1943) was one of the foremost educators and writers in the early Pentecostal movement. Born into a Jewish family in Edinburgh, Scotland, he moved with his family to Birmingham, England, at age seven. He received his common-school training at the Birmingham Hebrew School and excelled in his studies. At age 14 he mastered … [Read more…]

Bigger Than Baseball

The abrupt end of his professional baseball career marked the beginning of God’s dream for evangelist Fred Felton III. Now Felton believes he is living the best of both worlds. Before he accepted Christ as Savior, Felton was obsessed with playing professional baseball. He modified his quest after his salvation decision. “All I wanted to … [Read more…]

Extreme Educational Makeover

A contribution that a Nebraska District Assemblies of God  leader and his wife donated to a stranger’s scholarship fund five years ago has turned out to be a Kingdom investment in their own children as well. Gerardo Macias is no longer a stranger to Toby Schneckloth, Nebraska District youth director, and wife, Kim. Macias is the new Next … [Read more…]

Ava's Well

By Mark Alexander Editor’s note: This is one in a series of PE News articles on people in the Assemblies of God under the age of 20 who are making an impact in their communities. Mark Alexander is an Assemblies of God World Missions missionary working with the Africa Oasis Project. Ten-year-old Ava Heath of … [Read more…]