Why “Powerhouse 360?”
1. We are called to reach the world all around us, no matter which way we turn
2. Leading people to know Jesus, helping them CONNECT and GROW, and helping them become witnesses and SERVANTS is a circular, on-going process
Ø Connect –With God—With Truth—With People
· The Great Command
Matt 22:36-39 "Teacher, which is the greatest commandment in the Law?" 37 Jesus replied: "'Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.' 38 This is the first and greatest commandment. 39 And the second is like it: 'Love your neighbor as yourself.' NIV
- We connect through our Sunday worship gatherings as well as other special events and gatherings
Ø Grow – In Our Relationship with God – In Our Understanding of the Bible
· The Great Commission
Matt 28:18-20 Then Jesus came to them and said, "All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. 19 Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, 20 and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you. And surely I am with you always, to the very end of the age." NIV
- We grow through our mid-week discipleship gatherings and other discipleship opportunities-
Ø Serve – Sharing Jesus’ Love in Our World – Reaching Out to Hurting People Around Us
· The Great Empowerment
Acts 1:8 But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes on you; and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the ends of the earth." NIV
- We engage in Spirit-empowered servant-hood through various outreach and ministry opportunities which involve both giving and doing.
AG.org News & Information
AG Grows By Attracting New Generation
As the world continues to vie for the attention of the younger generation, the Assemblies of God is one of the few U.S. denominations where young people are flocking. Statistics indicate approximately 40 percent of the Fellowship's more than 3 million adherents are 25 and younger.
Africa's Hope Launches New Website
In addition to showcasing its ministries, the new Africa's Hope website also includes an interactive map of Africa. Click on the individual country to reveal the Bible schools and students Africa's Hope supports in that country.
This Week in AG History -- April 21, 1934
Lula Bell Hough devoted her life to ministry, traveling as a missionary to China as a single, young woman where she would invest 45 years of her life. Read this historic 1934 report from Hough as well as hear her testimony in an audio interview!
A Centennial Pilgrimage to Hot Springs
Approximately 300 people gathered to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Assemblies of God in Hot Springs, Arkansas, April 10-11. In addition to honoring the past and retracing the steps of the founding members of the Assemblies of God, those present experienced a powerful prayer and worship service, where the gifts of the Spirit were evident.
Plans for August AG Centennial Moving Forward
The Assemblies of God Centennial Celebration will take place August 5-10 in Springfield, Missouri. All services will be live-streamed and a prayer initiative called "Flock: Soar Together" will be offered for the 10 weeks leading up to the centennial event.