This book is essential reading for all who wish to understand the tremendous world wide growth of the Assemblies of God. McGee's research is both extensive and dependable. The missionary passion of this branch of the universal church and its integration with other branches is most informative and illuminating.
Reviews the development of the Division of Foregin Missions of the General Council of the Assemblies of God, and analyzes the factors tha tled to its growth between 1914 and 1959.
Few Assemblies of God educators have attained the breadth of influence achieved by McGee. His extensive college and seminary teaching experience spanned five decades (1967-2008), he was a prolific author, and he helped to build bridges through his leadership in numerous professional and interchurch organizations.He was Distinguished Professor of Church History and Pentecostal Studies at the Assemblies of God Theological Seminary, where he taught since 1984. He previously taught at Central Bible College (1970-1984) and Open Bible College (1967-1970).