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Winter 2005

Pentecost: Empowerment for Life-changing Ministry

theme articles

Ask The Superintendent—Pentecostal Ministry

Interview with Thomas E. Trask

There is no letting up on this leader’s passion for Pentecost!

Eternal Resources For Eternal Business

By Byron D. Klaus

How does a Pentecostal leader cultivate the spiritual dexterity to know when “unauthorized fire” has compromised Pentecostal fire?

Pentecostal Ministry In A Postmodern Culture

By Howard Young

Here is how to preserve Pentecostal vitality in an ever-changing American culture.

Practicing Pentecost: Intimacy With The Holy Spirit Is Energizing Churches, Empowering Pastors, And Changing Lives

By Scott Harrup

Find out how seven pastors are connecting their congregations to the life-changing power of the Holy Spirit.

What Does It Mean To Be Pentecostal?

By James K. Bridges

Consider these five identifying characteristics that are evident in the lives of Pentecostal people.

What A Name To Live Up To

By Charles T. Crabtree

To live up to the title “Pentecostal preacher” is to strive to succeed beyond a Lindbergh, Talmage, or Spurgeon.

A Waterline Of Another Kind

By George O. Wood

Six marks of a Pentecostal church.

Baptism In The Holy Spirit, Initial Evidence, And A New Model

By Gordon L. Anderson

How can Pentecostals deal with the problems raised by non-Pentecostals on issues of Holy Spirit baptism and still retain their Pentecostal position? Consider this new model.

They Spoke With Tongues And Prophesied

By Roger Stronstad

Despite the sometimes strident claims to the contrary, 21st-century Pentecostals can with confidence affirm their biblical position on initial physical evidence.

Practical Empowerment For Everyday Living

By Randy Hurst

Miraculous manifestations are wonderful, but the greater attraction of Holy Spirit empowerment relates to practical, everyday living.

Spirit Baptism: Before And After

By Anthony D. Palma

Practical suggestions to help leaders guide the “not-yet-filled” and “already-filled” believer in realizing this full potential in this scriptural experience.

The Ministry And Gifts Of The Holy Spirit Today

By J. Lowell Harrup

The essentials to fostering true life in the Spirit in your church.

Postpentecostalism? God Forbid

By Joseph L. Castleberry

It is time to consider whether Pentecostalism without expression of the charismata is, in the parlance of the Greek New Testament, an idiotikosPentecostalism.

Additional articles

“On Men and Women, I Will Pour Forth of my Spirit”: Theological Reflections on Spiritual Gifts (PDF)

Pentecost — Resource List

BiblicalGlossolalia

Coming To Terms With An Evangelical Heritage

 

editorials

Ministry Matters

By Gary R. Allen

In Closing

By Thomas E. Trask

columns

The Church & The Chosen People

New Jewish Competition for Gentile Souls

By Ray Gannon

Postmodernism And The Church

What (if Anything) Has Changed?: The Postmodern Condition as Deconstruction and Reconstruction

By Stanley J. Grenz

History Is His Story

Thomas Cartwright and English Presbyterianism

By William P. Farley

Preaching That Connects

What is a Pentecostal Preacher?

By Craig Brian Larson

Financial Concepts

Wartime Stewardship

By Randall K. Barton

Worship In The Church

Any Given Sunday: The Preparation-Presentation Correlation

Let’s Talk About Islam

The Message With Power

By Sobhi Malek

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