Evangelical Icon David Wilkerson Dies in Car Crash

(RNS) Evangelist David Wilkerson, who wrote the popular book “The Cross and the Switchblade” and founded New York’s Times Square Church, died in a traffic accident Wednesday (April 27). Wilkerson, 79, died after his car slammed into a tractor-trailer on a highway...

Assemblies of God: A Profile of Pentecostals

In the 1950s, Pentecostalism emerged as one of the most visible and growing forms of Protestantism. The beginning of the modern Pentecostal revival is generally traced to a prayer meeting led by Charles Parham. At the meeting on Jan. 1, 1901, at Bethel Bible College...