General Council of the Assemblies of God of India

The General Council of the Assemblies of God of India is a Pentecostal Christian denomination in India. It is affiliated with the World Assemblies of God Fellowship. The headquarters in Chennai, Tamil Nadu.

General Council of the Assemblies of God of India
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ClassificationEvangelical Christianity
TheologyPentecostal
ModeratorRev. Dr. David Mohan
AssociationsWorld Assemblies of God Fellowship
HeadquartersChennai, India
Origin1995
Congregations5,200
Official websiteassembliesofgod.in

History

The General Council of the Assemblies of God India has its origins in a mission of the Assemblies of God USA in Chennai in 1915. [1] The council was founded in 1995. [2] In 2016, it had 5,200 churches. [3]

Beliefs

The Assemblies of God believe in the Statement of Fundamental Truths. [4]

Bible Colleges

Bible Colleges affiliated with the Assemblies of God India.

  • Southern Asia Bible College, Bangalore
  • Buntain Theological College, Kolkata
  • Southwestern India Bible College, Junnar
  • Antioch Bible College, Pondicherry
  • Tamil Nadu Bible College, Madurai
  • Madras Bible College, Chennai
  • Trinity Bible College, Valasai
  • Bethel Bible College, Punalur established in 1927

See also

References

  1. Allan Anderson, An Introduction to Pentecostalism: Global Charismatic Christianity, Cambridge University Press, UK, 2013, p. 140
  2. Michael Bergunder, The South Indian Pentecostal Movement in the Twentieth Century, Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing, USA, 2008, p. 46
  3. Kristin Wileman, ASSEMBLIES OF GOD IN INDIA CELEBRATES CENTENNIAL, news.ag.org, USA, June 22, 2016
  4. General Council of the Assemblies of God of India, Our 16 Fundamental Truths, agmdc.org, India, retrieved December 14, 2019
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