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A New Kind of Pentecostal

Christianity Today referenced CRCC Executive Director Donald E. Miller's book Global Pentecostalism: The New Face of Christian Social Engagement in an article about how Pentecostals are engaging in compassionate ministries and social change in numerous ways.
In the book Global Pentecostalism: The New Face of Christian Social Engagement, Donald E. Miller and Tetsunao Yamamori identify "progressive Pentecostals" as a group of "Christians who claim to be inspired by the Holy Spirit and the life of Jesus and who seek to holistically address the spiritual, physical, and social needs of people in their community." From their research, Miller and Yamamori report that since 1980, Pentecostals and charismatics have contributed over $2.3 billion and 250 million people in goods and services in over 100 countries.
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