No Retreat

Every year the U.S. Assemblies of God designates the second Sunday of December as Bible Sunday across the Fellowship. On that day, U.S. churches partner with Bible Alliance, a ministry of Assemblies of God World Missions, to help provide the FireBible in one or more languages. This year’s focus is India. On Bible Sunday, Dec. … [Read more…]

A Homecoming with a Surprise

When New Life Assembly of God was destroyed by fire on March 20, it was soon discovered that the church, which ministered in the poverty-stricken east side of Florence, South Carolina, had been unintentionally underinsured. For Pastor Burton Ross Jr. it was a difficult and dark day — more than most people knew. But the … [Read more…]

Persisting Despite Opposition

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. After being rescued from the darkness of drugs and depression, a Florida teen is now a bright light for Christ in his high … [Read more…]

RV Volunteering Without the RV

Despite failing vision, Eliza Morse’s faith held steady.   In 2010, Morse learned she needed cataract surgeries and that she had Fuchs Endothelial Corneal Dystrophy, a degenerative eye disease, which further contributed to her loss of vision.   When surgery became an option, Morse faced the prospect of a total loss of eyesight if it … [Read more…]

Marching to Different Drums

In 2014, father-son pastors Randy and Ryan Visconti unveiled their vision for sparking growth and building unity in the Mesa, Arizona, church where they served as pastors: separate services, based on generational worship preferences. It involved more than just adding a contemporary-style service — aimed at the 20-40 age demographic — to the existing more traditional … [Read more…]

Evangel Dedicates Coryell Field

Evangel University completed installing Coryell Field this summer, a state-of-the-art game and practice surface, on its Springfield, Missouri, campus and dedicated it in a special ceremony on Friday, Oct. 21, 2016.  The new AstroTurf field is now being used for men and women’s soccer home games and practice, football practice, and for marching band rehearsals. … [Read more…]

This Week in AG History — November 11, 1944

When President Woodrow Wilson declared the United States’ first observation of Armistice Day on Nov. 11, 1919, he envisioned a world that would “work out in peace a new and juster set of international relations.” However, history would show that the world was not yet done with international war. Twenty-five years after that first declaration, … [Read more…]

Appealing to a Changing Culture

When Vanessa Hall became Women’s Ministries director for the Assemblies of God South Texas District in 2014, she felt as though she had walked into a different subculture. Hall found herself immersed in a largely homogenous culture, where many people had an extensive AG heritage dating back several generations. As the first African-American in the … [Read more…]