Who were the men and women who laid the foundation of The General Council of the Assemblies of God? They were ordinary people, many with little or no ministry experience or formal training, yet they were the raw material God used in the modern Pentecostal movement. Shaped by the Holy Spirit, they became His instruments of vision and revivalfrom generation to generation. Their journey is a foundation we can build on. Ideal for classroom use or personal reading, this updated version includes updated bios; new material covering the timeframe since the original writing of the book in 2000; and fresh design for easy reading. Pick up where this book ends and your faith will be strengthened as you live the history that has changed the world.
Gary B. McGee was a leading historian in the Assemblies of God Fellowship, serving as Professor of Church History and Pentecostal Studies at the Assemblies of God Theological Seminary in Springfield, Missouri. He authored seven books, edited and contributed to three books, wrote chapters in fifteen books, and published forty-one journal articles and 129 articles in twelve historical and theological dictionaries. He was also a frequent contributor to other publications.
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