Project Rescue, Chick-fil-A Joining to Promote Human Trafficking Awareness Day

Project Rescue a ministry to reach, rescue and restore survivors of sexual slavery is encouraging people across the nation to rally together for Dinner Out at their local Chick-fil-A on Jan. 11, 2018, Human Trafficking Awareness Day. “Although some of our Ambassadors have coordinated an official Spirit Night with their local franchise, we are not looking at … [Read more…]

Bittersweet New Beginning

David Hertweck’s emotions ran the gamut of celebration to sadness during his installation as lead pastor of Trinity Assembly of God in Clay, New York, on Dec. 10, 2017. His heart was heavy, because he hoped that his father Thomas J. Hertweck, Trinity’s founding pastor who died 10 months earlier from stage 4 pancreatic cancer, … [Read more…]

Reaching America’s Teens

As the United States hit a massive economic crisis around 2008, few areas were affected more than the industrial powerhouses of Michigan. It was in that era that Josh Wellborn, the newly appointed national director of Assemblies of God National Youth Ministries, found himself serving as youth pastor in a booming church just outside of … [Read more…]

Praying Through

Assemblies of God General Secretary James Bradford shares about prevailing in prayer in this Tuesday emphasis for the 2018 Week of Prayer. Source: AG News

A Vision for Heaven

When Dan Miller became superintendent of the dwindling German District of the Assemblies of God in 2007, he didn’t exhibit a tremendous amount of confidence. Only one church of the remaining 11 in the district organized in 1922 offered a German-language service. Miller didn’t speak the language, although he had pastored an all-white, prosperous congregation … [Read more…]

This Week in AG History — December 28, 1918

The first organization for Hispanic Assemblies of God churches in the United States was formed in 1918. At the time, the Pentecostal movement among Hispanics was in its infancy and consisted primarily of scattered, unorganized missions along the U.S.-Mexican border. Two Assemblies of God conventions were held in Texas in 1918 — one in January … [Read more…]

Jesus Film Project Premieres 1,500th Translation of <em>JESUS</em><br />

Representatives from Jesus Film Project® recently traveled to one of the most remote places in Ethiopia to premiere the 1500th language translation of JESUS in Daasanach, which belongs to an ethnic group inhabiting parts of Ethiopia, Kenya, and South Sudan. On Nov. 11, in a dusty field set between two villages, a crowd of 300 people, which … [Read more…]

For All People

“Do not be afraid. I bring you good news of great joy that will be for all the people” (Luke 2:10, NIV). Luke, in his narrative of the birth of Jesus Christ, gives us one of the first hints of God’s plan to offer salvation to all people, to everyone. I want to tell you … [Read more…]

From Our Family to Yours

May God bless you, keep you, and present you and yours with a fresh and deeply personally understanding of the depth of love Christ has for you this Christmas season. Merry Christmas! The PE News Staff 2017 Source: AG News

Happy Bags Blessings

When 8-year-old Jada Garza shared a ministry idea with Karen Abrego, community resource pastor at Ebenezer Christian Center, Abrego asked her to put it in writing. Jada returned with a five-page outreach plan in pencil, marker, and crayon. That proposal detailed “Happy Bags,” which are yellow string backpacks printed with the logo and filled with … [Read more…]