One Bible — Three Lives Changed

The Word of God is a powerful evangelism tool as Jonathan Lytle, a district appointed Chi Alpha missionary in Belllingham, Washington, knows. He became aware that a local Whatcom Community College student named Yenay* needed a Bible, so his team used Light for the Lost and support funds to purchase a Mongolian Bible for her. When … [Read more…]

Attack in Nice Kills 84, Injures 202

See the latest updates on this crisis at AGWM.com or at the AG World Missions Facebook page.   Bastille Day festivities in Nice, France, on July 14 turned to horror when a single assailant deliberately drove a semitruck for more than a mile through a celebrating crowd. With 84 people killed, including at least 10 children, and … [Read more…]

Peanut Butter Discipleship

First Assembly of God in Portland, Maine, one of the oldest Pentecostal churches in the state, is bursting at the seams. Senior Pastor Memana Abraham says he soon will be knocking on the mayor’s door in hopes of finding affordable, larger quarters to serve the burgeoning congregation, where a lifelong lobsterman might sit next to … [Read more…]

From Magnate to Magnet

Daniel R. Holbrook says the Lord let him know two weeks before his 51st birthday in September 2007 that he needed to resign at the Honda transmission manufacturing plant in Russells Point, Ohio. Holbrook had worked for the automotive giant for 24 years, and with promotion after promotion became the transmission division’s highest-ranking non-Japanese executive. … [Read more…]

Removing Barriers

The World Deaf Assemblies of God Fellowship’s website may be simple, but at the top of every page the group’s purpose is boldly declared: “To activate an alliance among deaf believers of AG and AG-like faiths all over the world and combine forces for a worldwide Holy Spirit movement for spreading the gospel to the … [Read more…]

New Biography on J. Roswell Flower Released<br>

The long-awaited publication of J. Roswell Flower: A Brief Biography by Dr. David K. Ringer, which celebrates the life of Assemblies of God founding father J. Roswell Flower, has recently been released. Ringer, an Assemblies of God Theological Seminary graduate and retired College of the Ozarks associate professor of humanities, is Flower’s grandson-in-law. Although Ringer … [Read more…]

Prayerful Turnaround

When a congregation has a dozen people left for a Sunday morning service and is $13,000 in debt, most attendees contemplate accepting defeat and closing the doors. Yet when Jeffery L. Davis heeded a call to pastor such a church a decade ago, he firmly believed God’s plans for New Life Assembly of God in … [Read more…]

Church Camp: Where the Focus is Christ

In America today, it is not uncommon for parents from all walks of life to send their children to summer camps that help them develop their athletic, musical, or other God-given talents. Parents know that the camp is an investment in their child’s future, whether it’s for the short term (help them make the team … [Read more…]