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The message of Power Evangelism has been embraced around the world, and the book that started it all has become a classic, with more than one million sold. In 2006, Christianity Today named it one of the 50 most significant Christian books to be published in the last 50 years. This revised and updated edition describes the releasing of Gods power through signs and wonders to refresh, renew, heal and equip His people. Drawing from the teaching of the New Testament and with illustrations from his own experience, Vineyard leader John Wimber persuades the reader to "yield control of our lives to the Holy Spirit." Though Wimber died in 1997, his teaching continues to spread throughout the Vineyard movement, through the broader renewal movement and to Christians across the globe, even those who do not consider themselves Charismatic. Co-author Kevin Springeralso a Vineyard pastorhas found that in the years since its first publication, Power Evangelism has only grown, and the results continue to be explosive. This edition includes a chapter-by-chapter study guide and reflects changes Springer and other power evangelism practitioners have made in presentationnot in contentfor readers in the new millennium.
JOHN WIMBER (1934 -1997) was a charismatic pastor and one of the founding leaders of the Vineyard Movement. He pastored Anaheim Vineyard Christian Fellowship from 1977 to 1994, where he emphasized intimacy with God, authenticity in worship, and church planting, which he called the best form of evangelism.” Wimber became a well-known speaker at international charismatic conferences, focusing on what he called power evangelism” and healing through the power of the Holy Spirit. His bestselling books Power Evangelism and Power Healing continue to be widely read and to influence the next generation of ministry leaders.
KEVIN SPRINGER is president of PRISM Leadership Group, a consulting ministry devoted to helping pastors and churches clarify their dreams and visions and assisting them in fulfilling them. He and his wife, Suzanne, also conduct marriage seminars and retreats.