Offerings in Early Pentecostalism

Pentecostal Offerings

“When Pentecostal lines are struck, Pentecostal giving commences. Hundreds of dollars have been laid down for the sending of missionaries and thousands will be laid down. No collections are taken for rent, no begging for money. No man’s silver or gold is coveted. The silver and the gold are His own to carry on his own work. He can also publish his own papers without asking for money or subscription price.”

– From the first edition of the “Apostolic Faith” newspaper reporting on the outbreak of revival at Azusa Street in Los Angeles in 1906.

Prayer Provokes Gratitude

Prayer Provokes Gratitude

If you pray continually about the little things in your life, you will be grateful continually. If you only pray about the big things in your life, you will only be grateful occasionally.

– Peter Greig

The Church As The Answer “The most inte

The Church As The Answer

“The most interesting, creative and political solution we Christians have to offer our troubled society…is the church. We serve the world by showing it something it is not, namely, a place where God is forming a family out of strangers.”

– Stanley Hauerwas

What Would Our Response Be Today? “Many

What Would Our Response Be Today?

“Many churches have been praying for Pentecost, and Pentecost has come. The question is now, will they accept it? God has answered in a way they did not look for. He came in a humble way as of old, born in a manger.”

– From the first edition of the “Apostolic Faith” paper reporting on the outbreak of revival at Azusa Street in Los Angeles in 1906.