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
Are These Signs of the Times?
I am sure I am not alone in feeling like there seems to be a uptick in the number of natural phenomenon in recent days. This weekend Hurricane Irma is supposed to make landfall. Two weeks ago Hurricane Harvey devastated Houston. Yesterday there was an 8.0 earthquake in Mexico. Recently typhoons in Asia have caused massive … Continue reading Are These Signs of the Times?
The Theological Legacy of “I’ll Fly Away”
If you were to ask for song requests in any AG church in America, I can almost guarantee someone will request "I'll Fly Away". For whatever reason, this song has become an American and Pentecostal favorite of previous generations. There are several reasons its popular. For one, this song has an Oklahoma connection, being written … Continue reading The Theological Legacy of “I’ll Fly Away”
The Eschatology Books of the Assemblies of God
In my dissertation, I am documenting the history of the Assemblies of God and their eschatological positions. One of the joys of that pursuit has been to build a timeline of all the books on eschatology that have been published by the Gospel Publishing House. To my knowledge, no one has done so. I also … Continue reading The Eschatology Books of the Assemblies of God
A Timeline of Assemblies of God Doctrinal Books
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
Pastors: Can I have your 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?
Pilgrimage Into PhD Studies Pt. 2
This past weekend I went to my first PhD seminar at the Centre for Pentecostal Theology in Cleveland, Tennessee. It was an amazing experience. I am so excited to be part of the Bangor University (Wales) PhD program. I was so impressed with the environment of great scholarship and warm hospitality. I was able to sit around … Continue reading Pilgrimage Into PhD Studies Pt. 2