We’ve added a biography for another Duncan Sister – Hattie Duncan. We’ve also added some pictures to the references and cemetery information for all the Duncans.
June 27, 2007
June 26, 2007
We have updated reference information for Susan Duncan of the Duncan sisters. We have added four articles and included cemetery information for her.
June 25, 2007
We have updated the cemetery information for Elizabeth V. Baker with pictures. Thanks to Donald McLane for locating the family plot and Gary Leenhouts for taking the pictures!
June 20, 2007
We have added approximately 50 article links for Smith Wigglesworth from 1909-1923. We have also added links in the following Wells of Revival pages for his meetings in: US – Missouri, Illinois, California, Indiana; Switzerland, Sweden, England; and Australia – NSW, VIC.
We have added two article links under the reference section for Etter. One is from the history of the Church of God, Winebrenner that includes information on Maria Woodworth in 1885-1890. The second is a short description of meetings in Anderson, Muncie County Indiana in 1886.
Edward Irving was a pastor in the Church Of Scotland (Presbyterian) in the early 1800’s. In 1826 he came into relationship with pastors of a church who were praying for the baptism of the Holy Spirit and teaching that the gifts were still active and available. That church experienced a revival which included speaking in tongues. Irving asked his church to begin praying as well. The gifts broke out but they were not generally accepted. He eventually was expelled from the Church of Scotland and started his own church. Most people thought he had gone off the deep end. The distinctives of his church included: Four-fold gifts of apostles, prophets, pastors, and evangelists (why not teachers??) were still in operation. The power gifts of the Holy Spirit given at Pentecost were still needed and necessary – including speaking in tongues. The gifts were needed to prepare the body for the second coming of Christ. Christ was fully God and fully man and was capable of sin but did not sin because of the Holy Spirit.
We have updated his reference list to include 20 books written about and by Irving (before and after his break with the Church of Scotland). This includes the 1862 biography by Mrs. Oliphant which is considered the most complete (and ponderous) biography of Irving available.
John Alexander Dowie believed Irving to be an apostle on the teaching of the Holy Spirit. Many Pentecostals point to him as a fore-runner of the Pentecostal movement that would emerge 55 years after his death.
June 19, 2007
We have added 16 links to books by and about George Fox under the reference section for him. These include his autobiography, several biographies, and personal journals and writings.
June 18, 2007
We have made some minor changes to Cyrus B. Fockler’s biography based on information kindly received from Matt Saleske a member of Brookfield Assembly, which was originally started by Fockler. We’ve also added about 13 article links by and about Fockler.
June 15, 2007
We have added reference links for both Trudel and Zeller. We have also adjusted Zeller’s birth year to 1934 to match what the German National Library has listed for him.
We added several links in the reference section under Dowie’s biography. One of the links is for a book titled “American First Fruits Divine Healing Missions In The State Of California ” a report for Dowie’s work in California. There are also new additions of other articles in the list as well. Some of the critical articles contain helpful information so we have included them.