Founded 1953 in California by mems. of Pentecostal chs.: membership includes mems. of many denominations; tries to make speaking in tongues (see Tongues, Gift of) an added dimension in mainstream chs. Purposes: 1. Provide basis of fellowship among all full gospel men everywhere; 2. Reach men everywhere for Christ; 3. Bring about more unity in the body of Christ. Publications include Voice; Vision; Charisma Digest. See also Neo-Pentecostalism.
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