The African American Roots and Interracial Ideal of the Pentecostal Movement

A little-known aspect of the modern Pentecostal movement is the important role of African-Americans in both its inception and development. The birth, growth, expansion, and diversity of the Pentecostal movement were the direct result of the involvement and influence of African-American pioneers. Much can be learned from the history of this movement.

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Christmas — Christian or Pagan?


Over the past number of years, there have been numerous individuals and articles exposing what some consider the pagan roots of Christmas. Most of these discussions are directed toward Christians, claiming that the observance of Christmas is displeasing to God and even idolatrous in nature. This is a serious claim and worthy of a sound biblical response.

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