Posts Tagged ‘Assembly of God’

World Vision flip-flops on same-sex marriage for employees Comments 1

Tuesday, April 1st, 2014

Christian relief organisation World Vision has changed its position on same-sex marriage twice within days in the United States. On March 24, it announced it would no longer define marriage as between a man and a woman in its employee conduct manual in the US. But it reversed that stand soon afterwards and said it Read more

Tongan pastor stood down over alleged threats Comments 0

Tuesday, July 2nd, 2013

A senior pastor at New Zealand’s Assemblies of God church has been stood down for misconduct. Vosailangi Sikalu lost his job after being investigated for sending threatening text messages. He’s also accused of mismanaging church donations, but says in that regard he’s done nothing wrong. Mr Sikalu has been a pastor for more than 10 Read more

Assemblies of God plan 40 new churches in Fiji Comments 0

Friday, August 24th, 2012

The Assemblies of God (AOG) Church in the Fiji’s Northern Division is aiming to build 40 churches. Divisional Superintendent of the church in the north, Pastor Jeremaia Radrodro, confirmed the north had hosted a total of 64 AOG churches and that there were plans to extend this number as part of a crusade the church planned Read more

Catholics in Brazil decline sharply in number Comments 0

Tuesday, July 10th, 2012

Census figures revealing a sharp decline in Catholic numbers in Brazil have been released a year ahead of Pope Benedict’s planned visit to attend World Youth Day 2013. Out of 191 million Brazilians, 123.2 million define themselves as Catholics — more than in any other country in the world. But in the 10 years to Read more