God’s Not Done with Me

Robin Sweetman Kettering met her husband, Jeff W. Kettering, at the University of Valley Forge, where they both felt a call to full-time ministry. After graduation, their future looked bright as they became pastors of Newville Assembly of God in Pennsylvania. But in 1996, seven years into their ministry in the rural borough of 1,300 … [Read more…]

New Leaders Consecrated

Three national Assemblies of God officials, half of the Fellowship’s Executive Leadership Team, are working in new positions following a consecration service Tuesday morning in Springfield, Missouri. Doug E. Clay, 54, is the new general superintendent. Rick W. DuBose, 60, takes over as general treasurer. Malcolm P. Burleigh , 66, is now U.S. Missions executive director. … [Read more…]

More Seniors Cohabitating

Americans are experiencing more active and longer lives than ever before. Consequently, the number of older single adults also has increased, the result of the death of a spouse, increased divorce rates, and never marrying in the first place. According to Pew Research Center analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data, a record number of Americans … [Read more…]

Remembering the Orphan

Allen L. Griffin is no stranger to the difficulties of the foster care system. Growing up in a home with 26 foster siblings, Griffin witnessed from a young age how the state shuffled children from household to household. To the state, the kids represented numbers in the welfare system. But to Griffin, they meant family. … [Read more…]

Called to Lee’s Summit

Since launching in the fall of 2013, Summit Park Church in Lee’s Summit, Missouri, has grown to more than 1,300 attendees in four weekend services. Pastor Scott Obremski says the church plant came about through incremental steps of obedience. Prior to starting Summit Park, Obremski served on staff for 12 years as a worship pastor … [Read more…]

This Week in AG History — October 7, 1962<br />

The Azusa Street Revival (1906-1909) in Los Angeles and the African-American pastor of the Azusa Street Mission, William Seymour, have become iconic symbols of the Pentecostal movement. However, historians and participants in the revival point to a lesser-known Baptist pastor and graduate of Spurgeon’s College, Joseph Smale, who helped prepare Los Angeles for the revival. … [Read more…]

UPDATE: AG Responds to Global Disasters

A recent streak of natural disasters and tragedies has left millions of people injured, homeless or displaced, and without daily living necessities. As well, thousands of lives have been lost. Around the world and at home, AG World Missions, national church leaders and members, AG U.S. Missions, and Convoy of Hope are on the forefront … [Read more…]