Loren Triplett Dies

Loren O. Triplett, former Assemblies of God World Missions executive director and veteran missionary to Nicaragua, died on Sunday, December 25 in Springfield, Missouri. He was 90 years old. “Brother Triplett was a beloved servant, preacher, and missionary statesman in the Assemblies of God,” says AGWM Executive Director Greg Mundis. “His passion for the Lord … [Read more…]

TV Host: "Pick Southeastern"

Brian Kilmeade, host of the popular morning show Fox & Friends, recently spoke at the Fall commencement at Southeastern University in Lakeland, Florida. Kilmeade recalled his experience on Fox & Friends and added, “A very impressive graduating class at Southeastern. If you’re looking for a place to send your kids, you’ve gotta pick Southeastern.”  Founded … [Read more…]

Spiritual and Physical Renewal

Those involved at The Tabernacle in Decatur, Georgia, consider it a church “where the nations come to worship.” But the worship doesn’t end when the music stops. To the staff and members of the Assemblies of God congregation, true worship involves showing tangible Christian compassion to those in the community. One way The Tabernacle accomplishes … [Read more…]

Special Deliveries

Kendra Faulkner and Christine Boesch believe the best gifts really do keep on giving. That’s why their road trips involve sharing the love of Christ and encouraging the recipients to pass it on. The women attend Faith Memorial Church, an Assemblies of God congregation in Sandusky, Ohio, where Faulkner serves as children’s director and Boesch … [Read more…]

This Week in AG History — December 19, 1931

A heart-wrenching true story titled “Freddie’s Christmas” appeared in the Pentecostal Evangel 85 years ago this week. “Freddie” referred to Frederick Arthur Graves (1856-1927), the noted songwriter who became an early leader in the Pentecostal movement.  “Little Freddie” began life as the son of a tailor, in a family of four boys and one girl. … [Read more…]

They Fled to Egypt

Throughout the world an unprecedented number of people have fled for their lives, seeking a place of safe harbor for themselves and their families. Many are now living in a foreign land, dependent on the goodness of strangers.  This mass movement of people reminds us as Christians that our Bible is full of stories about … [Read more…]

Veterans Receive Christmas Surprise

They’re old, many are restricted to wheelchairs or walkers, they require long-term skilled nursing care, and what too often is forgotten, they’re heroes.  The 200 veterans who live at the Mount Vernon (Missouri) Veterans Home have fought countless battles, many have endured extreme hardships, and all have devoted at least a portion of their lives … [Read more…]

A Christmas Vision

Kara Hubbard will see her first Christmas this year. For 18 years, she has lived in darkness. The born-blind first-year University of Arkansas at Little Rock (UALR) student began receiving her sight at a Chi Alpha Campus Ministries retreat in October. Her vision has gradually continued improving since then. After her birth, doctors diagnosed Hubbard … [Read more…]

The Brothers’ Ice Cream Dream

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. Everyone likes ice cream. So what better way to make money for two entrepreneurial-minded brothers, Blake and Nolan Shofner, than to sell the … [Read more…]