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14.05.05 09:14 Age: 7 yrs

Pentecostals Consider Joining Ecumenical Movement

Morning Prayer at the WCC conference in Athens, Greece.

Pentecostal communities can offer a "power beyond ourselves" to the 21st century ecumenical movement, according to a Pentecostal scholar at the World Council of Church's weeklong mission and evangelism conference.

Pentecostal communities can offer a "power beyond ourselves" to the 21st century ecumenical movement, according to a Pentecostal scholar at the World Council of Church's weeklong mission and evangelism conference.

"Pentecostalism has one great strength that helps it to avoid posing a threat to others," said Dr Kirsteen Kim, who lectures at the University of Birmingham in the UK. "Most of the evangelism is spontaneous, it is not part of a plan, it is not achieved through a human strategy. It is the fruit of the Holy Spirit." (…)