The vision of the Center for Pentecostal Ministry is to develop and provide resources and training for Pentecostal ministers, congregations and ministries, resources that are faithful to the core beliefs of the Pentecostal movement. For us, the heart of the Pentecostal movement is a Wesleyan vision of the sanctified life as one of sharing in the love of God, which finds its fullest expression in a Spirit-filled life.
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A review of Dear Church of God Family Written by Barrington Brown, D.Min.
The book, Dear Church of God Family: Letters of Love and Concern is a “series of essays in the form of letters addressing the author’s concerns for the Church of God” (Cleveland, TN). It is an outstanding presentation, which offers insights regarding the ethos of the Church of God (COG) while laying bare the soul of the author, Jackie David Johns, who describes the work as containing “the themes of my life and ministry.” Johns is a Professor of Spiritual Renewal and Practical Theology, at the Pentecostal Theological Seminary. The book is published by the Center for Pentecostal Ministries, (2022), and contains 200 pages, which is divided into thirty-two chapters (each letter forming a chapter), a preface, and a postscript. [To continue reading click here: Documents.]