Speaking at his first november heads meeting, which is a prayer and fasting meeting of all apostles, prophets, evangelists, nationalarea heads, rector and deans of the church s university and theological seminaries, as well as ministry directors at the pentecost convention centre pcc at gomoa fetteh, on monday, november 12, 2018. Recording and storage of the churchs music for any purpose apart from facilitating a church service, however, is subject to the permission of the church of pentecost national music committee, after the following requirements have been. And suddenly there came a sound from heaven as of a rushing mighty wind, and it filled all the house where they. There are ten core beliefs of the church which are known as tenets. The above statements have created a clear missional. Generic samples of church articles of incorporation and. Feb 08, 2017 the tenets or beliefs of the church of pentecost. I will build my church, is the first part of vision 2023, with the overarching theme, possessing the nations. I am privileged to be a member of the church of pentecost, the leading pentecostal church on earth and the fastest growing church in ghana. Its one of the ofttalked about religions and sometimes draws the most controversy, but pentecostalism has a long history in christianity.
History of the church of pentecost believers portal. In this direction we shall concentrate on equipping ministers, officers and members of the church to transform every sphere of society with the values and principles of the kingdom of god. What the agitators really wanted to change was the teaching on divorce and remarriage. We believe in the divine inspiration and authority of the holy scriptures.
They hold to the core doctrines of the trinity, the deity of jesus christ, and. The term pentecostal is derived from pentecost, the greek name for the jewish feast of weeks. In this paper the church of pentecost is the case study for delineating different levelstypes of prophets in. Jun 08, 2019 everything you need to know about pentecost. Pentecost to prereformation hi 3210 course description an examination of the history of the church from the first century to the dawn of the reformation 1500. Pentecostal beliefs beliefs and theology are important to pentecostals. There were many attacks, from all across the nation, leveled against a monday pentecost. Jan 31, 2017 the beliefs of the church of pentecost. The church and its mission the church is the representative of jesus on earth and is to carry out the great commission.
We shall discover that pentecost, according to pauls revelation, stands as emblematic of the second. That the bible is infallible in its declaration, final in its authority, allsufficient in its. Beliefs tenets the bible we believe in the divine inspiration and authority of the holy scriptures. The following distinctive attributes help identify the church of pentecost of which the pentecost international worship centreatomic, accra is a. We believe in the scriptures the bible is the inspired word of god, the product of holy men of old who spoke and wrote as they were moved by the holy spirit. We believe that the bible is infallible in its declaration, final in its authority, allsufficient in its provisions and comprehensive in its sufficiency 2timothy 3. On the attainment of independence by the gold coast in 1957, the church became known as ghana apostolic church. May our annual celebration of the churchs birthday at pentecost renew us in our commitment to continue the ministry of unity and solidarity in the midst of diversity, a. The doctrine of the church in the bible crossway articles. The church of pentecost the preamble in the n ame of the almighty god, we, the members of the church of pentecost, in exercise of our natural right and freedom to establish a church which shall be used to propagate the word of god. Further to this, it has pleased the lord and us to carve for this year, 2020, the subtheme, a glorious church to possess the nations eph. The pentecostal church 10 things you should know about.
In the city of jerusalem on the first pentecost after his ascension, jesus established the church. Jun 22, 20 generally, use of the church of pentecost songs for evangelism purposes is free of charge and regulation. The church of pentecost is a multinational church with mission outposts in over 90 countries in africa, europe, north and south america, europe, asia and australia. The church of pentecost currently operates in 105 nations headed by apostles, prophets, evangelists and senior pastors throughout the world and. On this page you can read or download pdf on the history of the church of pentecost in pdf format. As done every year, the bible study and home cell ministry which is the churchs structure for discipleship and pastoral care will provide the avenue for a systematic. Acts 2 records the activities that took place on that day and the prophecies which those activities fulfilled. I want to remind you that this document is not an end in itself. Mar 31, 20 pentecostal beliefs beliefs and theology are important to pentecostals. Tenetsour principles of belief the bible we believe in the divine inspiration and authority of the holy scriptures. All rights reserved by hdm for this digital publication. Through foreign missionary work and establishing relationships with other pentecostal churches, the church of pentecost expanded into a worldwide movement. M ost of christendom believes the significance of pentecost was that it was the birth of the church, the day the body of christ came into existence acts 2.
No man can say jesus is lord save by the holy ghost, but men are seeking to interpret the christ in. The tenets youth ministry the church of pentecost ghana. No man can say jesus is lord save by the holy ghost. The holy spirit gave birth to the church on pentecost and sent her out to proclaim a unified faith in a divided world. The doctrine of the church in the bible november 25, 2017 by. The church of pentecost, is a worldwide, nonprofitmaking pentecostal church with its headquarters in accra, ghana. But it could not be changed unless some chink could be found in the impregnable armor of church doctrine. Vision 2023 the 5year vision document by the church of. Essential tenets presbyterians have been of two minds about essential tenets. Jul 20, 2010 pentecoste gyidi nnyinaso tenets of the church of pentecost 1. The essential tenets call out for explication, not as another confession, but as indispensable indicators of confessional convictions about what scripture leads us to believe and do. The tenets of the church of pentecost the bible we believe in the divine inspiration and authority of the holy scriptures.
Visit us at the main office of the church of pentecost youth ministry in accra, greater accra. Essential tenets are tied to the teaching of the confessions as reliable expositions of scripture. Tenet of the church of pentecost extended explanation. These have helped the church with their missional agenda. What are the traditions, doctrines, tenets or core values of the church that the piwc concept seems to have flouted or contravened. Recording and storage of the church s music for any purpose apart from facilitating a church service, however, is subject to the permission of the church of pentecost national music committee, after the following requirements have been. Jesus the saviour, healer, baptiser and sooncoming king. We believe in the institution of marriage as a union established and ordained by god for the lifel ong,intimate relationship between a man as husband and a woman as wife as biologically defined at birth. Such teaching emphasises the foursquare gospel, which is christcentred. Tenets of the church of pentecost flashcards quizlet. We believe that the bible is infallible in its declaration. The church plays a leading role by providing systematic teaching and practical training. This weekend, the church celebrates pentecost, one of.
However, the church is not opposed to medication by qualified medical practitioners. Attention will be given to the major events, people, and issues that have shaped church history within this time period, as well as. One distinctive mark of the church is the purity of her doctrine and the reality of her community. They hold to the core doctrines of the trinity, the deity of jesus christ, and the belief that the bible is the word of god. Here are the detailed meaning of the tenet of the church of pentecost. Sun, apr 12 one year chronological readings 1 chronicles 9. And whereas on the first day of august, 1962 the ghana apostolic church adopted the name the church of pentecost as its new name and thereafter. Equipping the church to transform every sphere of society with kingdom values and principles.
That the bible is infallible in its declaration, final in its authority, allsufficient in its provisions and comprehensive in its sufficiency. The pentecostal church is considered a renewal movement in the christian church. We recognize that just as there are some central and foundational truths of the gospel affirmed by christians everywhere, so too there are particular understandings of the gospel that define the presbyterian and reformed tradition. Further to this, it has pleased the lord and us to carve for this year, 2020, the subtheme, a glorious church to possess the. The church of pentecost, is possessing the nations. Chairman unveils vision 2023 the church of pentecost. Dec 01, 2015 on this page you can read or download pdf on the history of the church of pentecost in pdf format. This chink was pentecost, because it was the doctrine that seemed to be the most obscure. Send us a message find a local church near you click here. Tenets of the church of pentecost pdf 20 gram soul. Opoku onyinah successful brought his stewardship as the chairman of the church of pentecost to an end in september 2018, apostle eric nyamekye having elected in may 2018 to succeed him, he chaired the executive council to carved a strategic plan for the church of pentecost in ghana. Welcome, and thank you so much for hitting our website. The pentecost international worship center and the growth patterns of the church of pentecost, unpublished mphil thesis, kwame nkrumah university of.
Bible readingstudy and scripture memorisation and application of the word to life situations. This essay examines the concept of prophetism as obtains in ghanaian pentecostalism. This church was founded by pastor james mckeown 19001989, an irish missionary from the apostolic church, bradford, uk. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. Whereas we regard as part of the body of christ the church of pentecost hereinafter called the. Possessing the nations equipping the church to transform every sphere of society with values and.
The apostle paul will speak of the future prophetic aspect of this feast day very discreetly. Generally, use of the church of pentecost songs for evangelism purposes is free of charge and regulation. Church of pentecost 20182023 is, possessing the nations. We believe in the presence of the person of the holy spirit and that the christian life can be led only with his grace. A brief history of the church of pentecost before 1922, there was a group of christian believers at asamankese, in the eastern region of ghana, who eagerly sought for the old time power of pentecost. If you dont see any interesting for you, use our search form on bottom v. That the bible is infallible in its declaration, final in its authority, comprehensive and allsufficient in its provisions 2 timothy 3. Christian beliefs are rooted in gods word, featuring over 400 short intext doctrinal summaries connecting christian beliefs to specific bible passages and 25 longer articles explaining important theological topics in greater depth.
The basic argument is that since the church is composed of believers indwelt with the holy spirit and that occurred at pentecost, the church began at pentecost. Pdf the concept of the prophet in the church of pentecost. The church of pentecost shall focus on the overarching vision of possessing the nations. The bible we believe in the divine inspiration and authority of the holy scriptures. The doctrine of pentecost how and why it was changed. That the bible is infallible in its declaration, fina. The new birth is the work of the holy spirit, and then the baptism of the holy spirit for power to serve and the gifts of the spirit for building the body of christ. The church of pentecost traced its begining from the missionary works of james mckweon. This sermon has been a basic refresher on pentecostal doctrine and beliefs. It is, i strongly maintain, the most scripturally correct understanding of firstcentury christianity and was understood by the early church to be normative for the church in all centuries. Equipping the church to transform every sphere of society with values and principles of the kingdom of god.
James mckeown began in ghana in 1937 and culminated in the establishment of the gold coast apostolic church on the 21st day of may, 1953, thereafter renamed the church of pentecost on the 1st of august, 1962, and registered on. Alongside this high regard for the authority of scripture is a belief that the gift of prophecy continues to operate within the church. Pdf branding is a strategy designed by companies to help patrons or consumers quickly. Lord jesus christ, the experience of grace, and the doctrine of the church.817 520 1339 345 62 1410 1461 1022 1177 277 1242 366 1209 578 691 939 443 404 825 1143 960 1457 574 655 1453 1188 772 300 760 1428 631