Category: Church History

African Church
History of Assemblies of God Church Ghana And Abroad

The Assemblies of God denomination has its roots in the religious revival that started during the late 1800’s and continued through the early 1900’s. The revival was characterized by a widespread experience of spiritual manifestations such as speaking in tongues and supernatural healing, giving birth to the Pentecostal movement. a prominent figure in this history […]

Bishop Elisha Salifu Amoako
Prophetism in Ghana From 1914 to 2018
The emergence of Prophetism in Ghana From 1914 to 2018

Source: GhanaChurch.com – Ghana Churches News Portal History of prophetism in Ghana’s Christianity, beginning from 1914 to 2018’s PHASES OF PROPHETISM IN GHANA Phase 1 In Ghana, the prophetic ministries of Prophets William Wadẻ Harris (c. 1860-1929), John Swatson (c.1855-c.1925), and Kwame Sampson Oppong (c.1884-c.1965) who were founders of African Independent/Initiated/Indigenous Churches (AICs) have attracted […]

Biographies
Smith Wigglesworth - "APOSTLE OF FAITH"
Smith Wigglesworth – “The Apostle of Faith”

Smith Wigglesworth said “I don’t often spend more than half an hour in prayer at one time, but I never go more than half an hour without praying.” Smith Wigglesworth was a British evangelist who was important in the early history of Pentecostalism. Smith Wigglesworth, often referred to as ‘the Apostle of Faith,’ was one […]

Biographies
John Graham Lake - "A Man of Healing"
John Graham Lake – “A Man of Healing”

John G. Lake was an American-Canadian missionary leader in the Pentecostal movement that began in the early 20th century. John Graham Lake who was born on March 18, 1870 and died on September 16, 1935, usually known as John G. Lake, was a Canadian-American leader in the Pentecostal movement that began in the early 20th […]

Biographies
William J. Seymour - "The Catalyst of Pentecost"
William J. Seymour – “The Catalyst of Pentecost”

Rev. William Joseph Seymour was an American minister, and an initiator of the Azusa Street Revival. Seymour was one of the most influential individuals in the revival movement that grew into the Pentecostal and Charismatic movements, along with other figures such as Charles Parham, Howard A. Goss, and Frank Bartleman. Seymour’s emphasis on racial equality […]

Biographies
Charles Fox Parham
Charles F. Parham – “The Father of Pentecost”

Charles F. Parham or Charles Fox Parham was an American preacher and evangelist. Together with William J. Seymour, Parham was one of the two central figures in the development and early spread of American Pentecostalism. ” T h e F a t h e r o f P e n t e c o s […]

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John Alexander Dowie—"The Healing Apostle"
John Alexander Dowie – “The Healing Apostle”

Ill he dare pray for rain?…If he does and no rain comes, then he’s not Elijah. If he doesn’t, then he’s afraid to— and that’s almost worse.’ “At last the preacher dropped on his knees behind the pulpit. Never before had an audience followed his prayers with more strained attention. ‘…God, our Father, we have […]

Church History
Emperor Constantine - The Great Painting
Emperor Constantine’s 6 Major Changes to Christianity

Technological change that advances the human race is GREAT . . . but changing and falsify historical events is just plain lying. Constantine knew from experience that the great power of the Christian message came from the preaching of the Resurrection of Christ. Immediately upon assuming the purple, he set about to insidiously undermine and […]