• THE BEGINNING OF THE ASSEMBLIES OF GOD OF INDONESIA (1936-1951)

    By Gani Wiyono This chapter will explore the beginning of the Assemblies of God in Indonesia which began in the second half of the 1930’s with the work of Kenneth G. Short, Ralph M. Devin, and Raymond Arthur Busby and ended with the birth of the Assemblies of God in Indonesia, which was the legal successor of the former Indische…


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  • THE BEGINNING OF PENTECOSTALISM IN INDONESIA

    By Gani Wiyono Its Origin It is difficult to give an accurate date for when Pentecostalism entered Indonesia, for very little data (especially written material) is available. However, it seems that Pentecostalism was present in this archipelago as early as 1910. Gerrit R. Polman, an early leader of Dutch Pentecostalism had been mailing Spade Regen to the Dutch…


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  • The Charasmatic Movement and Missions in Japan: Recollection and Reflection

    A Research Paper by Alex Tan (Master of Divinity Program, March 2015) Submitted to Rev. Dr. Wang Yiping in Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for PT 6003 圣灵运行与普世宣教 | Ecclesia Bible College  CONTENTS Introduction Ⅰ. The Background and Characteristics of Pentecostalism A. The Rise of Pentecostalism B. The Three Waves of Pentecostalism C. The Characteristics of Pentecostalism D. The Birth…


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  • Researching a Yunnan Revival

    By Lisa Ravenhill The Miao Minority Pastor Wang Zhiming…


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  • Anti-Charismatic Bias in the Chinese Union Version of the Bible

    By Robert Menzies Abstract In this article, Robert Menzies asserts that the translators of the Chinese Union Version of the New Testament deviated from their guiding principles when they translated the verb “to prophesy” (profhteÊv). They did not translate the verb consistently nor did they render it literally. The Union Version translators generally translate references to predictive…


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  • Pentecostals in China

    By Robert Menzies  From the East coast to the West coast The wind of the Holy Spirit will blow everywhere From the East to the West The glory of the Holy Spirit will be released Good news comes from heaven Good news rings in the ear Causing dry bones to become moist Frail bones to become strong Full of the Holy Spirit, we will not turn…


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