Preparing for the Long Haul

During her childhood, Kate Angelo experienced living in an old school bus without electricity or running water; repeatedly being abducted by both of her divorced parents, in the process uprooted from her home and school with only the clothes on her back; her grandmother committing suicide while caring for her; being left at home by … [Read more…]

Christmas and the Importance of Family

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…]

Retired for the Kingdom

Most people picture retirement as getting to do exactly what one wants, not as the time to accept a new position. But in the case of 94-year-old Fonda Kavanaugh, taking a job allowed her to do exactly what she wanted — to minister to others. In 1997, at the age of 78, Kavanaugh retired from … [Read more…]

This Week in AG History — December 16, 1916

Puerto Rico is home to a vibrant, growing, and indigenous Pentecostal movement, consisting of an estimated 25 percent of the island’s population. Pentecostalism first came to Puerto Rico in 1916 via Hawaii, where a number of Puerto Rican families had migrated in search of employment on sugar plantations. After many Puerto Ricans living in Hawaii … [Read more…]

Engaging the Next Generation

During the Sunday morning offering at Iowa City First Assembly of God, everyone receives a couple of cents to put into a plate at the front of the sanctuary. The church began the practice earlier this year to allow everyone, including the growing number of children who attend services by themselves, to participate. “We do … [Read more…]

PE Conversations: LGBT Issues

Editor’s note: Four individuals who pursued sexually explorative relationships before turning to the Lord today are committed to and involved in teaching biblically orthodox views on sexuality. They are uniquely qualified to answer questions about a sexually confused culture because of their life experiences. Those participating in the discussion are: Janet Boynes, whose ministry is … [Read more…]

Building Toward the 2017 General Council

Christmas hasn’t arrived yet, but already there’s an excitement building for the 57th General Council to be held Aug. 7-11, 2017, in Anaheim, California. The reason for the heightened awareness has multiple answers, from the outstanding speakers to the return to southern California and the home of Azusa Street. But perhaps nothing has brought more … [Read more…]

Foreign Accent

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. A 19-year-old Missouri Chi Alpha International leader is dedicated to befriending foreign students on her college campus, and as she does, doors are … [Read more…]