A Campus and City Launch

During the years Eli Stewart served on Chi Alpha Campus Ministries staff at Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, Texas, 165 of the interns from that school went on to full-time ministry, 84 percent of them in other Chi Alpha chapters across the nation.   Twenty became Assemblies of God world missionaries. Yet only five … [Read more…]

Appreciating the Candidates

Life360 Park Crest in Springfield, Missouri, recently hosted a special Sunday service and banquet for all 15 missionary candidate families who took part in the AG U.S. Missions fall 2016 candidate orientation. The Sunday morning service and accompanying banquet are not an official part of the orientation schedule, but candidates know not to miss out. … [Read more…]

This Week in AG History — October 18, 1959

How should Christians respond to political and cultural crises? Assemblies of God evangelist Martin Luther Davidson, in a sermon at the 1959 General Council, encouraged listeners to learn from the example of the first-century church. The early church, he noted, endured significant persecution in a society rocked by political turmoil and moral decay. In the … [Read more…]

Big Orange Party

Visitors to the campus of Morningside Assembly of God in Sioux City, Iowa, will be greeted with lots and lots of orange the night of Oct. 26. For the past two years, the church of more than 600 regular attendees has been reaching out to the community through a family-friendly fall-themed event called the Big … [Read more…]

Comfort for the Carolinas

When Hurricane Matthew veered off its predicted course and inundated North and South Carolina, it left some cities literally underwater. But Mercy Chefs was already in position, ready to go wherever they were needed. Mercy Chefs, founded by Chef Gary and Ann LeBlanc, is a ministry focused on providing victims of disasters, first responders, and … [Read more…]

Teen’s Martyrdom Still Sparks Hope

I’m Not Ashamed will bring the story of Columbine High School shooting victim Rachel Joy Scott, who attended an Assemblies of God church, to movie screens nationwide this weekend. Beth Nimmo, whose daughter Rachel was one of the dozen student victims in the April 1999 tragedy in Littleton, Colorado, partnered with First Priority founder Benny … [Read more…]

Answering the Early Call

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. Joe Cline sensed the call to ministry before he even began to attend church regularly. At the time, he says he simply felt different, but … [Read more…]