A Pentecostal fellowship ended up opening more churches in the United States of America in 2011 than there were days in the year.
According to its records, the Assemblies of God, a denomination with around 3 million members, opened up 368 new churches in 2011.
Pastoral training and funding for these endeavors came through the Assemblies of God’s “Church Multiplication Network,” which is a department in the organization’s National Leadership and Resource Center.
“The reason this all matters is because new churches are incredibly effective at helping people far from God begin to follow Jesus,” said Steve Pike, national director of the Church Multiplication Network, in an interview with The Christian Post.
“CMN equips, funds and networks AG church planting projects from a national perspective.”
Pike attributed this growth to “a strong sense of dependency on and expectation of the empowerment of the Holy Spirit.” To read more, click here.
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