The church is at a crossroads, as many congregations have made cultural relevance more important than a true, life-changing encounter with God. Here's what can steer us on the right path.
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When leaders are captivated by their religious system, they become blind to the pure Word of the Lord. Jesus said, 'Woe!
Do pastors who turn a blind eye to sin in the nation to keep people in the seats, giving money and attending programs also turn a blind eye to sin in the church for the same reasons?
'Some wondered how I, who seem to have been standing strong for so many years, could fall for such an outright deception and lie.'
It takes courage to confront spiritual abuse—and help to escape it.
When ministers leave certain components of the gospel and important scriptural truths out of their preaching, it opens a large door for the sinner and the halfhearted to feel comfortable in their sins and in their worldly lifestyle.
Bill Johnson has made quite an impact with his healing ministry, but it didn't suddenly materialize out of thin air. Find out how curiosity, conviction and impartation led to finally seeing healing happen.
Sometimes American preaching can sound more like the 'American Dream' than what Jesus or Paul preached. How far off are we?
As the Assemblies of God celebrates 100 years, three distinct traits stand out as part of the denomination's DNA. In this Charisma exclusive, AG General Superintendent George O. Wood identifies these characteristics that must remain for continued growth in the future.
Birthed out of the Azusa Street revival, the Assemblies of God brought clarity and unity to a movement in need of order.
It's been 100 years since the Assemblies of God emerged from the Pentecostal outpouring at Azusa Street. Charisma's founder reports on what the Holy Spirit has done through the world's largest Pentecostal denomination—and what lies ahead. This includes a fascinating blend of paradoxes amid unprecedented global growth.
Dr. Mark Williams, general overseer of the larger of the two denominations, pledged to "stand shoulder to shoulder" with the Church of God of Prophecy at the latter's International Assembly in Orlando.
Some have been taught that tithing was an Old Testament law, while freewill offerings is the New Testament way of doing things. Do you agree with this bishop's take?
The Word of Faith movement has come under fire as largely a name-it, claim-it push. Is it a true move of God or pure manipulation?
Even when the chipper "worship leader" in contemporary churches bounds on stage and predictably beckons everyone to "stand and worship," the people compliantly obey the stand command, but then they turn into mute mannequins.
Don't miss this amazing retrospective of the origins and history of the Assemblies of God as the world's largest Pentecostal denomination celebrates its 100th anniversary.
Check out this special video that takes you through 100 years of key events and leaders in the Assemblies of God movement as the denomination celebrates its centennial.
"I doubted my salvation, I almost walked away from the ministry, I thought that God hated me..."
Why is George O. Wood so excited about this year's Assemblies of God Centennial? Watch this video to find out!
Worship: What steps have you taken or will you take to address these excuses?