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The United Pentecostal Church International (UPCI) says that it has 5½ million constituents world-wide (About UPCI, upci.org). There are more than 350,000 members in the U.S.A. and Canada combined (overview of the United Pentecostal Church International by Jack Zavada, learnreligions.com). … Continue reading →
The Salvation Army (TSA) states that it has about 27 thousand officers (minsters), and about 1.5 million soldiers and junior soldiers (members, or salvationists) in 2021 (statistics – The Salvation Army International, salvationarmy.org). It claims about 430,000 members in the … Continue reading →
Ascertaining accurate total numbers is difficult. Pentecostalism is not a single denomination, but an umbrella term which includes many denominations “The World Christian Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (2020) currently counts 644 million Pentecostals/Charismatics worldwide” (The Society for Pentecostal Studies at 50 … Continue reading →
Authority 1. Bible “The Holy Scripture containeth all things necessary to salvation; so that whatsoever is not written therein, nor may be proved thereby is not to be required of any man that it should be believed as an article … Continue reading →
Name There are different ideas which have been set forth for the origin of the name Baptist. (1) A few Baptists claim that the name is God-given. It was given to John because of his mission. Also, it is the … Continue reading →
Name The name “Reformed Church” has its origin in the reformation. “Originally, all of the Reformation churches used this name (or the name Evangelical) to distinguish themselves from the “unreformed” or unchanged, Roman Catholic Church. After the great controversy among … Continue reading →
The world-wide membership is said to be 75 million (Presbyterian Church Denomination by Mary Fairchild, learnreligions.com). Some claim the number to be over 90 million (About the Presbyterian Church, rockvillepresbyterian.org). In America, there are several branches of the Presbyterian Church. … Continue reading →
I read an article recently regarding eternal life. It was written, “Everlasting life doesn’t begin when you die. Everlasting life begins the moment you believe in Jesus for it. Jesus says, ‘He who believes in Me has [right now – … Continue reading →