The Pentecostal movement is little more than 100 years old. What is its history and what does it teach?
The phrase ‘Baptism with the Spirit’ is one of the most misunderstood phrases today. What does the Bible teach on this?
What is the purpose of the ‘gifts’? What are ‘tongues’ in scripture?
Will there be a World Revival?

Pentecostal roots – The Amazing Facts -

This is a brief history of the beginnings of the Pentecostal movement and where and how the unknown Tongues movement originated. The facts are little known by most Pentecostal/Charismatics…

The Other-side of Azusa St -

Many Pentecostals cite the famous Azusa St. Revival as the restoration of the gifts of the Holy Spirit. What really happened at Azusa St.? This is an historical article documenting the events.

The History-Foundation of Pentecostal Movement -

This is the main article on the how the Pentecostal movement was founded. It is a more in depth article dispelling some myths about how the Pentecostal movement was formed. The article recounts the history of the various forerunners and founders of the Pentecostal movement.

Pentecostal History – A book review -

Fields White Unto Harvest’ by James Goff Jr. This is 264 pages of accurate and surprisingly frank material concerning the history of the Pentecostal movement. The author, (a direct descendant of a co-worker of Charles Parham who founded the movement), divorces himself from his own Pentecostal roots and ties, and historically documents the progression of the movement from its beginnings in Topeka in 1901. This is the book to get to view the amazing history of the Pentecostal movement!

Pentecostal Delusion -

A brief overview of the beginnings of the Pentecostal movement.

‘Pentecostal ‘Defences’ -

A short reply to some Pentecostal ministries that defend their extra-biblical teaching of unknown ‘tongues’ and the Pentecostal ‘Baptism with the Spirit’. Recent material by these ministries states that their tongues today are a valid known languages after all, and not necessarily unknown or ecstatic utterances;….

Tongues Test -

This is a simple test to see how much the reader understands about the subject of ‘tongues’. A great tool to give to those who speak in tongues.

Today’s Tongues Linguistics -

A refutation of an article by two Pentecostals attempting to legitimise modern day tongues as a language.

Baptism with the Spirit -

Phrases such as ‘the Baptism with the Spirit’ or ‘the filling with the Spirit’ today have entirely different meanings to various groups of Christians…

‘The Baptism with the Spirit and 1 Corinthians 12:13′[v3.0] -

Is there a distinction between the ‘Baptism with the Spirit’ and 1Corinthians 12:13? Is the Baptism with the Spirit a subsequent experience to 1Corinthians 12:13? This article is an exegesis and exposition of the passages in question as well as exploring other considerations with ‘the Baptism with the Spirit’. The article is technical in parts but the historical biblical position should be clear.

Gifts – Qs.- answer-

Gifts, Babies and the Bathwater… A letter containing relevant and topical questions we have received from many readers. We pray our reply will encourage Sola Scriptura:

The Gifts in History -

This is a concise history of the sign gifts. How many ‘gifts’ are there? Did they cease in history? What did the church Fathers say about the ‘sign gifts’?

The Doctrine of ‘God Told Me’ -

I meet many people who say ‘God told me…the Spirit spoke to me…or…God gave me a vision…a dream…’ Are there such inspired sources other than, or distinct from, the Bible?…

Raising the Dead – The Truth -

Have people been raised from the dead?…‘Doug Fournier did everything he could to keep his 6 week old daughter alive… Pastor John Kilpatrick and Vann Lane…gathered some staff members around… and began to pray. For at least two hours they prayed to God to bring Fournier’s daughter back to life’. Despite the ‘faith’…

Slain in the spirit -

This article explores the roots and the history of the practice of ‘slain in the spirit‘. The practice is looked in the light of scripture.

Smith Wigglesworth – The Facts:- Revised -

The truth about Wigglesworth is very different to what is claimed in stories and books about him today. Most of what is written of Wigglesworth is typical of the Signs and Wonders Movement today – unsubstantiated and unscriptural stories.

Evangelicism, Sola Scriptura & ‘Prophecy’ -

What are the true meanings of these terms? We say ‘true’ because today there appears to be much confusion when these terms are used.

The ‘anointing’ – by Benny Hinn. A Book Review.

This book reprinted in 1997 sold millions of copies and features a stunning array of new teaching never heard of in over 1,900 years. The book begins with some credible statements but quickly falls into extraordinary stories of Hinn’s personal supernatural encounters with God. These are used as proof of his theology on the ‘anointing’. But does Scripture really say about the ‘anointing’?

Visions, Dreams, near Death -

This article examines the various claims by faith teachers of their out of body, near death experiences…

Will there be a World Revival -

Are we heading for apostasy or world revival? What does the Bible say? Most Christians today are being persuasively convinced that world revival is close…What do the Scriptures teach?

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