• September 12, 2016

    “We all sin against the Holy Spirit if we ignore climate change”, said the Rev Dr Olav Fykse Tveit, General Secretary of the World Council of Churches, during the opening day of the 24th Pentecostal World Conference, in São Paulo, Brazil, on 7 September 2016.

  • October 28, 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.

  • February 16, 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.

  • May 27, 2011

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

  • February 18, 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.

  • August 29, 2010

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

  • June 23, 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.

  • June 5, 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.

  • November 19, 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.

  • October 18, 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.