General Presbytery Reaffirms AG's Position on Alcohol

This week, members of the Assemblies of God’s General Presbytery — the Fellowship’s second-highest policymaking body — are convened in Louisville, Kentucky, for their annual meeting. Among items discussed in the proceedings was the Assemblies of God’s position on abstinence from alcohol. The Fellowship’s long-held stance on avoiding alcohol was adopted as a “position paper” … [Read more…]

Little and Committed

Editor’s note: This is one in a series of 20 PE News articles on 20 people in the Assemblies of God under the age of 20 who are making an impact in their communities. Coy Pittman is a little boy with a big heart. When Coy was 3 years old, his family received a newsletter … [Read more…]

MEGA Sports Camps Seeing Big Responses

Across America, parents spend millions of dollars every year to send their sons and daughters to a sports camp. So, it’s little wonder that when churches offer MEGA Sports Camp for a fraction of the cost of a typical sports camp (sometimes even free), it catches their attention. But what churches are finding even more … [Read more…]

Forging Ahead With Purpose

Editor’s note: This is one in a series of 20 PE News articles on 20 people in the Assemblies of God under the age of 20 who are making an impact in their communities.  Not too many founders of nonprofit organizations need a parent’s signature to get their mission registered, but Dalton Forge didn’t want … [Read more…]

Acts 2 Journey Brings New Life to NewLife

NewLife Assembly of God is located in Canyon Country, California, a community and district within the city of Santa Clarita in northwestern Los Angeles County. Although the church was established 50 years ago, reaching into the community was not a formative part of its DNA. Pastor at NewLife for seven years, Chris Janiak says, “I … [Read more…]

A Head for Memorization

Editor’s note: This is the first in a series of 20 PE News articles on 20 people in the Assemblies of God under the age of 20 who are making an impact in their communities. No other quizzer in the history of Assemblies of God Teen Bible Quiz (TBQ) has come close to the accomplishments … [Read more…]

Overcoming Suspicions

  Nathaniel Olemaun hopes to return to his hometown in a couple of years with a degree in elementary education. In addition to teaching, he plans to become a missionary to Alaskan Natives in Barrow. A student at the University of Alaska-Fairbanks, the member of the Chi Alpha Campus Ministries, U.S.A. chapter is preparing for … [Read more…]

The Consequences of Going Back Home

When Luke Womack graduated from college in 2011, he soon discovered that his bachelor’s degree in business administration didn’t guarantee a job. After months of sending out résumés, Car Max finally hired him as a used car salesman. Before that, Womack says, he was so desperate for work that he became a cook at Chick-Fil-A. … [Read more…]

This Week in AG History — July 30, 1932

The year was 1932. The world’s economic and political systems were groaning under the weight of an economic depression. Western culture was shifting as modern education and urbanization challenged traditional notions about family and morality. Myer Pearlman, a prominent Assemblies of God systematic theologian, writing in a 1932 Pentecostal Evangel article, summed up the cultural moment … [Read more…]