On May 16th I successfully defended my dissertation and was awarded the degree of PhD in Pentecostal Theology from Bangor University (Wales, UK). I was examined by Dr. Robert Pope of Westminster College (Cambridge, UK) and Dr. Andrew Davies of University of Birmingham (UK). The Viva (so called in the UK) took about an … Continue reading The Future of AG Eschatology
In my studies of AG eschatology I was delighted to uncover a couple women who were influential with their eschatological writings. One such woman was Elizabeth Sisson who had the unique opportunity to transition with from the late nineteenth century healing holiness movement, to the Pentecostal movement and finally into the AG. Sisson had a … Continue reading Eschatological Women of the Assemblies of God: Elizabeth Sisson
In my time studying AG doctrine I have had many conversations with people about how I feel about AG eschatology. Usually people are asking about my work because they are uncomfortable with some particular point of AG doctrine that they would like to see changed. The more one is exposed to education and differing point of views, … Continue reading AG Doctrine: What Was, Is, and What Should Be
The past few months haven't been as productive as I have needed them to be. The holiday season interrupted the usual rhythm of my weekly schedule. It has been harder to carve out the time to write. So I have been using this opportunity to do some reading in the area of the development of … Continue reading Questions about the Development of AG Doctrine
The primary emphasis of my research this Summer has been to find and develop a chronological timeline of all of the Assemblies of God books that discuss AG doctrine. Gospel Publishing House has produced works for Pentecostal minsters and lay people nearly from the beginning of the AG. Soon after the AG began, GPH published tracts on … Continue reading A Timeline of Assemblies of God Doctrinal Books
Dear AG Pastor, I know you have too many books. We pastors love books. My shelves are overflowing. I know yours are too. Here is a chance to get rid of some of them. I am working on my PhD doing research on Assemblies of God doctrine. Right now I am looking for sources … Continue reading Pastors: Can I have your books?