Call to Prayer Issued for 9/11

In a year which marks the 15th anniversary of the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, is a presidential election year, and has seen tens of thousands in America alone struggle from the results of natural disasters, General Superintendent George O. Wood is calling Assemblies of God churches to join with thousands of other churches … [Read more…]

The $1 Surprise

Hanging by a thread, the Teen Challenge center in Newark, New Jersey, was about to shut down in July 2008, tossing the program’s residents back onto drug-infested inner-city streets.  A perfect storm had rocked the center to its core. In the middle of a national economic crisis, failure loomed from a longstanding weak donor base, … [Read more…]

Called to Chicago’s South Side

After accepting Jesus as Savior as a result of an evangelistic Bible tract given to him by a fellow bank employee where he worked as a security guard, E. Charles Moodie started attending the multiethnic Yonkers Christian Assembly in New York. Pastor James A. Williams discipled Moodie, who eventually became a youth leader at the … [Read more…]

Big Easy Disciples

Christine Johns was a sophomore at Eastern New Mexico University when she surrendered her life to Jesus. “I realized that God loved me,” says Johns, now 30. “I’d made terrible decisions, and really wanted God to be my Lord and lead my life.” That sophomore year in 2005 also was when Hurricane Katrina, the most … [Read more…]

Northwest University Ranked in Top 20 for Value

Money magazine recently published its new list of best college rankings and Northwest University (NU) in Kirkland, Washington, ranked #20 among the most affordable private colleges in the nation. NU, an Assemblies of God institution, was the only university from Washington State to make the list. Money also listed NU #21 of colleges that “add … [Read more…]

This Week in AG History — August 25, 1928

Stephen Jeffreys (1876-1943) was considered by many to be the greatest British evangelist since John Wesley and George Whitefield. He was affiliated with the Assemblies of God in Great Britain, but his ministry extended across the world. Jeffreys came to the headquarters city of the American Assemblies of God — Springfield, Missouri — for a … [Read more…]

God, I Want a Platform!

What does a godly platform look like? How can I get one? How do I take care of it? What should I not do on my platform? Am I going to be accountable for how I use it? Jamie Morgan, the lead pastor of Life Church (AG) and the Life House of Prayer (24/7 prayer) … [Read more…]

No Greater Story

All-American Brandon Burlsworth was one of the greatest walk-ons to ever play the game, but not many football fans are familiar with his story. That will change this weekend, with the release of Greater, an independently produced, PG-rated movie that will premiere in more than 400 theaters nationwide, primarily in the South.   Considerable attention … [Read more…]

Creative Engagement

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. Sarah Evans is worship leader at River of Life Assembly of God in Alachua, Florida, with an aspiration to reach her … [Read more…]