Charismatics

Assemblies of God Growing with Pentecostal Persistence

"At most denominational conferences these days, leaders have to recognize and reckon with the challenge of continued declines in membership. But for the US Assemblies of God (AG), which drew 18,000 registered attendees to its General Council meeting in Orlando last week, it’s a different story." - C.Today

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Charismatic Leaders Release “Prophetic Standards”: Unfulfilled Prophecy Requires Public Apology

"In an effort to affirm the prophetic movement while correcting abuses occurring within it, dozens of Christian leaders recently released a “Prophetic Standards” document..... 'there are many questions in the Body concerning the gift of prophecy and the ministry of the prophet.' Many of those questions were sparked by false prophecies about President Trump’s re-election" - C.Leaders

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“Pentecostal snake handlers are increasingly calling on doctors for help when they get bitten while handling venomous snakes instead of simply praying that they don’t die.”

"A group of about 125 snake-handling churches across America, including Hamblin’s, believe their practice is supported by the 'signs' described in Chapter 16 of the Gospel of Mark, which says, in part, that 'They shall take up serpents; and if they drink any deadly thing, it shall not hurt them; they shall lay hands on the sick, and they shall recover.'" - CPost

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Polish psychic, polarizing televangelist: 7 people who predicted a Trump victory in 2020

"Here are seven individuals, some of whom have high public profiles, who predicted that Donald Trump would win reelection. They include a Polish psychic, a controversial televangelist, and a self-described prophet." - CPost

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The Poverty of the Prosperity Gospel

"I personally have been ushered out the back door at healing services, after being publicly chastised. Many other disabled people have experienced similar treatment under the assumption that if you’re not healed, it’s your fault. 'Because God’s will is for everyone to be healed. Always. The faithful will never suffer.'" - C.Leaders

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Bethel's Kris Vallotton says his apology for election prediction was premature, will wait

"Bethel Church Senior Associate Leader Kris Vallotton is backtracking his apology for prophesying that President Donald Trump would win reelection, now saying that he will wait until the final results are tabulated." - C.Post

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