This Week in AG History — Nov. 8, 1930

Anna Tomaseck (1902-1981), a single woman known as “Mamaji” (precious mother) to the many children whom she raised on the Indian/Nepali border, spent 50 years serving God in India and is credited with opening the doors of Nepal to the Pentecostal movement. Tomaseck accepted Christ in a Billy Sunday crusade and consecrated her life to … [Read more…]

Unique Career Training

PHOENIXVILLE, Pennsylvania — The University of Valley Forge has implemented an innovative concept that saves the school money while helping top students further their education. President David S. Kim created the graduate assistant program, which allows the best students to earn a master’s degree in a unique manner. These students, who might otherwise have gone … [Read more…]

Future Minded

Fleeing the repressive regime of then-Communist Romania, thousands of refugees re-settled in Portland, Oregon, during the late 1970s and 1980s. They lost much in choosing freedom — but not their faith, strong work ethic, and deeply ingrained commitment to family and community. That wealth of spirit and character proved a strong foundation for southeast Portland’s … [Read more…]

Refueling for Marriage and Ministry

ODENVILLE, Alabama — Couples huddle around round tables, pouring their hearts out about the stresses of married life, particularly the rigors of pastoring a rural church. Their concerns are heard by mentors — a married husband and wife who have been in the ministry at least 40 years. The mentors offer advice not only at … [Read more…]

Presidential Appointment

Ordained Assemblies of God minister Sandra L. Morgan, director of the Global Center for Women and Justice (GCWJ) has been appointed by President Donald Trump to the new Public-Private Partnership Advisory Council to End Human Trafficking. Morgan has been appointed to the panel for a two-year term, which is expected to kick off in January. … [Read more…]

Responding to Today's World

If we are honest, we live in a crazy world. Every day when you tune into the news, or browse your phone, you are baited to respond to things the way the world does. But there should be a noticeable difference about a follower of Jesus Christ, when placed next to the average person in … [Read more…]

Sin and Salvation

EDITOR’S NOTE: This article originally appeared in the Pentecostal Evangel in a series entitled, “Theology in a Nutshell.” Chen* was being difficult. I sat in my study speaking to this agnostic graduate student. I was pastoring in a university city, and I frequently had the opportunity to discuss the claims of the gospel with skeptics … [Read more…]

America Prays

In January 2017, the state of New Mexico faced serious needs. The budget deficit approached $250 million, crime rates escalated, and one of the state’s largest employers, Intel, eliminated jobs. Amid this crisis, pastors from across the Land of Enchantment began to pray. Brian D. Alarid, founding pastor of Passion Church in Albuquerque, spearheaded the … [Read more…]