Category - pentecostals

  • 27 Oct 2013

    Media coverage of George Windsor's baptism gave the impression that baptism is about conformity. Baptism began in a far more radical way, before its domestication by the powerful. Since then, many people have rediscovered baptism's original subversive force, as a sign of dedication to the kingdom of God – and a rejection of the kingdoms of this world.

  • 16 Feb 2012

    The Assemblies of God in Nicaragua are in the middle of a 3-month centennial that will culminate on 21 April with an official commemoration in Managua.

  • 26 May 2011

    Pentecostal churches have historically provided a way out of poverty, allowing people to recover self-esteem within their culture, says a researcher.

  • 18 Feb 2011

    The huge growth of Pentecostalism is changing the global landscape of Christianity but also putting disparities into sharp relief, the WCC has been told.

  • 29 Aug 2010

    The general secretary of the WCC has spoken of the enrichment his ecumenical journey has received from family members belonging to Pentecostal churches.

  • 23 Jun 2010

    For many in the West, 'natural disasters' are a reason to question religious belief. In places like Haiti, popular faith can be a resource for empowerment and change. Maria Halava interviews a Pentecostal woman pastor from Haiti whose intense belief is both personal and radical in its commitment.

  • 5 Jun 2010

    The leader of one of the world's largest Pentecostal congregations has reaffirmed his church's commitment to support the World Council of Churches' 10th Assembly in Korea, in 2013.

  • 19 Nov 2007

    The Interceders Conference will offer information and help on health and spiritual issues, providing the Church with an opportunity to make itself heard on the subject of HIV/AIDS.

  • 18 Oct 2007

    A second round of dialogue between World Council of Churches (WCC) members and Pentecostals has been inaugurated in Baar, Switzerland. A group of Protestant, Orthodox, Anglican and Pentecostal Christians met to continue work begun in 2005.

  • 10 Apr 2007

    The London Wing of the Global Day of Prayer in conjuntion with Pentecost. An Ecumenical Event

    West Ham F.C, Boleyn Ground, Green St, London, E13 9AZ

    Tel: 0870 1122700