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Secret Police Dossier on Persecuted Bulgarian Pentecostal Leader Deposited at Flower Pentecostal Heritage Center

Stefan Stefanov (1948-1988), a deacon in the Assemblies of God church in Shumen, Bulgaria, was persecuted by the communist government in the 1970s and 1980s. Stefan’s father, Nikola, had started the Shumen congregation in the late 1940s and was imprisoned following the infamous Pastoral Trial of 1948-1949. 250 more words

Assemblies Of God

Foundations of Pentecostalism Part 3: The Pietists - Emotion is Superior to Intellect

Part three of our examination of Pentecostal foundations will bring us back to the 17th century where we take a look at the founder of a movement called “Lutheran Pietism”, Philipp Spener and his successor Nikolaus Von Zinzendorf. 2,221 more words


Signs and Wonders

Why do we tear each other a part? If we are preaching Jesus is the Only way of salvation then we are preaching the Good News. 541 more words

Filled With The Spirit In A Pentecost Liturgy

My first Pentecost as a Catholic, and there I was, an altar server. I had also served the week before and had done the reading out of the Acts of the Apostles all the Month of May. 1,017 more words

Politics And Religion

May 14th, 2017


 Jonathots, Jr. Daily Blog

(Number 1584)



Social Commentary

Foundations of Pentecostalism: Part 1 Montanus & Vincent Ferrer - Mysticism

For those unfamiliar with Pentecostalism, it is not a denomination but was considered a “movement” back in the early 20th century which sprouted into several main denominations: Christian and Missionary Alliance, Assemblies of God, International Church of the Foursquare Gospel, Vineyard, Elim (UK), Church of the Nazarene, Church of God in Christ, Oneness Pentecostal (cult more than it is a denomination), to a much lesser extent, Calvary Chapel (typically anti-cessastion in pneumatology but not pentecostal in liturgical ecclesiology), Disciples of Christ, and many others. 966 more words


Presbyterian Polity 201

Presbyterian polity 101 is rule by elders.

201 is living in submission to the rule of elders within a communion’s assemblies unless a member or officer appeals the rules. 295 more words

Modern Church