A Charismatic Christian Wishing He Were a Mennonite

My name is Aaron D. Taylor and I’m a charismatic Christian. If you ever see me driving with my glasses on, I may look dignified, but don’t let my appearance fool you. Throughout my life I’ve been slain in the Spirit and drunk in the Holy Ghost on numerous occasions. I’ve felt the anointing, laid … Mer A Charismatic Christian Wishing He Were a Mennonite

The Demonic Factor in Mass Shootings: Exorcism as Gun Control

by William De Arteaga. The gun control debate Gun control is regularly debated in the United States, not the least when horrible mass shootings occur in schools, cinemas and other places. What is lacking in the dispute is a consideration of the spiritual dimensions of gun control. The silence from the pulpit on this issue is … Mer The Demonic Factor in Mass Shootings: Exorcism as Gun Control

Why Activists Need God to Make Their Case

by Micael Grenholm I’ve been a peace and justice activist now for eight years; campaigning, advocating and debating for things like disarmament, pacifism, economic equality, poverty reduction, sustainability, environmental protection, gender equality, open borders and religious freedom. My motives are Christian: I believe this is what Jesus wants me to do and that it makes … Mer Why Activists Need God to Make Their Case

Is Trump Really the Great Man of God Charismatics Prophesy About?

by Alexander Venter I have come across people who prophesy that Trump is a modern-day Nehemiah, a godly leader over God’s covenant people. This is biblically problematic. Trump is a leader with seriously flawed moral character and is not godly in any form or fashion (certainly not a follower of Jesus) according to the fruit of … Mer Is Trump Really the Great Man of God Charismatics Prophesy About?

Trump or Jesus: We Do Have to Choose

America’s new President is controversial, to say the least. Saying outrageous things concerning women or ethnic minorities to gain massive media attention and popularity, just to then lie about the statements ever being made, sounds like an absurd way to become the most powerful person in the world. But it tragically seems quite effective. Hillary … Mer Trump or Jesus: We Do Have to Choose

An Interview with Candy Gunther Brown

How does science relate to the supernatural? This intriguing question is one of the issues that professor Candy Gunther Brown at Indiana University has been researching. An expert on the international Pentecostal and charismatic movement, she has been particularly interested in Christian supernaturalism in the Global South, which broadly corresponds to Africa, Asia, and Latin America. … Mer An Interview with Candy Gunther Brown