List of Assemblies of God people
The following are notable people associated (past or present) with the Assemblies of God.
|A. A. Allen||Preacher active in the 1950s and 1960s||United States of America||Known for his "raise the dead" campaign|
|John Ashcroft||Former U.S. attorney general, Missouri senator (1995), and Missouri governor (1985–93)||United States of America||Known as the first Assemblies of God congressman|
|Carlos Avendaño||Founder of the National Restoration Party, a member of the Legislative Assembly of Costa Rica from 2002 to 2006 and 2010 to 2014. Was a presidential candidate in the 2014 election. Also a pastor.||Costa Rica|
|Jim Bakker||Founder of The PTL Club||United States of America|
|Tammy Faye Bakker||Ex-wife of Jim Bakker and PTL co-leader||United States of America||Subject of film "The Eyes of Tammy Faye"|
|Daniel Berg||Founded the Assembly of God in Brazil with Gunnar Vingren in 1911||Sweden|
|Moya Brennan||Grammy Award-winning Irish singer||Ireland|
|Johnny Cash||Singer-songwriter, guitarist, actor, and author.||United States of America|
|João Campos de Araújo||Politician and Pastor, member of chamber of deputies||Brazil|
|Silas Câmara||Politician and Pastor, member of chamber of deputies||Brazil|
|Lazarus Chakwera||Politician and since 2013 head of the Malawi Congress Party. Also former president of Malawian division of the Assemblies of God.||Malawi||Resigned as preident of the Assemblies of God in Malawi in 2013 to focus on political career.|
|Alan Chambers||Former president of Exodus International, the largest ex-gay organization in the world||United States of America|
|Gary Chapman||Singer-songwriter||United States of America||Parents were ordained Assemblies of God ministers and pastored an A. of G. in Texas; once married to Amy Grant (m. 1982–97)|
|Toni Childs||Pop singer, raised in the Assemblies of God||United States of America|
|David Yonggi Cho||Senior Pastor of the largest church in the world, Yoido Full Gospel Church in Seoul, South Korea||Korea|
|Vern Clark||Admiral (United States Navy, Retired) – Former Chief of Naval Operations, graduate of Evangel College Springfield, Missouri||United States of America|
|Bruce Cozart||member of the Arkansas House of Representatives from Hot Springs||United States of America|
|Jan Crouch||co-founder of Trinity Broadcasting Network||United States of America|
|Paul Crouch||co-founder of Trinity Broadcasting Network||United States of America|
|Nicky Cruz||Former gang member; now Assemblies of God minister. Author of autobiography Run Baby Run||United States of America|
|Richard Dortch||Illinois District Superintendent (1971–83) when he joined PTL; the 2nd PTL executive to spend time in federal prison for his crimes related to the PTL scandal||United States of America|
|Iliafi Esera||Senior Pastor of Faith City Church in Wanganui, NZ.; currently General Superintendent of the Assemblies of God in New Zealand and Assistant Superintendent of the AGNZ (2003–11)||New Zealand|
|Andrew Evans||Previously Senior Pastor of Paradise Church; founder of the Family First Party and Member of the South Australian Legislative Council||Australia|
|John Wesley Fletcher||Oklahoma City-based pastor||United States of America||Defrocked twice and convicted of perjury in charges stemming from the PTL scandal.|
|Israel Folau||Rugby league, rugby union, and Aussie rules footballer. Was raised Mormon, but converted to being an active member of an Assemblies of God fellowship in 2011.||Australia||Folau was criticized in the Australian media for faith-inspired anti-gay social media post.|
|Jason Frenn||Missionary-evangelist and author who holds citywide crusades throughout Latin America and the United States; an honorary member of the Luis Palau Evangelistic Alliance and hosts a daily live radio program with a million listeners on Radio Nueva Vida||Latin America and The United States||Has spoken to over 4.5 million people in live events and has seen more than 450,000 first-time decisions for Christ|
|Mickey Gilley||Rock-n-Roll and Country star, singer, pianist, guitarist||United States of America||Performed with cousins Jerry Lee Lewis and Jimmy Swaggart at the Ferriday First Assembly of God church (Ferriday, Louisiana)|
|Richard Grenell||Political commentator, Diplomat, U.S. Ambassador to Germany (2018-present)||United States of America|
|Jessica Hahn||Church Secretary whose sexual involvement with Jim Bakker was one factor that triggered the PTL Ministry scandal and subsequent investigation||United States of America|
|Steve Hill||Evangelist who led the Brownsville Revival in Pensacola, Florida in the 1990s||United States of America|
|Benny Hinn||Televangelist, host of This Is Your Day on TBN; was ordained by the Assemblies of God in 1994, and subsequently resigned his ordination in 1996||United States of America|
|Brian Houston||Senior Pastor of Hillsong Church||Australia|
|Ben Hoyle||Current National Youth Facilitator A/G NZ and Director of Youth of the Nation NZ||New Zealand|
|Tim Johnson||Politician, attorney, and real estate broker. Served in the U.S. House of Representatives
from Illinois's 15th district from 2001 to 2013.
|United States of America|
|Jonas Brothers||Pop rock boy band||United States of America||Father Paul Kevin Jonas, Sr. is an ordained Assemblies of God minister and former pastor in Wyckoff, New Jersey|
|Johnny Key||Republican member of the Arkansas State Senate from Mountain Home in Baxter County||United States of America|
|Phil Keaggy||Guitarist, singer, songwriter and founding member of rock band Glass Harp||United States of America||Two weeks after Keaggy's mother died in 1970 he became a Christian and attended a small Assembly of God Church in Boardman, Ohio|
|Sam Kinison||Controversial comedian in the late 1980s and early 1990s; before becoming a comedian, he was an Assembly of God evangelist||United States of America|
|Jerry Lee Lewis||Rock-and-roll pianist, singer; at age 8 sang for Ferriday First Assembly of God Church (Ferriday, Louisiana), played at tent revivals||United States of America||Cousin to Jimmy Swaggart and Mickey Gilley|
|Linda Gail Lewis||Singer||United States of America||Sister to Jerry Lee Lewis, began performing with him at the Ferriday First Assembly of God church (Ferriday, Louisiana)|
|John Mahama||President of Ghana from 2012 to 2017 Reported to be raised Presbyterian, but is now an active member of the Assembly of God/||Ghana|
|Silas Malafaia||Pastor, author, and televangelist||Brazil|
|Aimee Semple McPherson||Former Assemblies of God church planter and evangelist who later became the founder of the International Church of the Foursquare Gospel||United States of America|
|Lemma Megersa||Minister of Defense||Ethiopia||Also a board member of the Assemblies of God in Ethiopia.|
|Scott Morrison||30th Prime Minister of Australia||Australia|
|Marilyn Musgrave||Politician, attorney, and real estate broker. Served in the U.S. House of Representatives
from Colorado's 4th district from 2003 to 2009.
|United States of America|
|Danny Nalliah||Pastor of The Fire Ministries in Melbourne, Victoria||Australia|
|Ronaldo Nogueira||Pastor and politician, member of chamber of deputies||Brazil|
|Sarah Palin||Former Governor of Alaska and GOP Vice President Candidate; attended Assembly of God Church for two decades until 2002||United States of America|
|Everaldo Pereira||Pastor, businessman, and politician. President of the Social Christian Party (Brazil), candidate in the 2014 election.||Brazil|
|Scott Perkins||Radio personality; known as the "Country Parson" to country music listeners in the Topeka, Kansas market; founding pastor of the FarmHouse Cowboy Church in Topeka.||United States of America|
|David du Plessis||One of the founding fathers of the charismatic movement outside of the traditional Pentecostal churches||South Africa|
|Elvis Presley (1935–1977)||"King of Rock & Roll," singer, actor, born in Tupelo, Mississippi; sang in choir at First Assembly of God (Tupelo) and at camp meetings||United States of America|
|Samani Pulepule||Former Chief Apostle and General Superintendent of the World Samoan AOG Fellowship (1966–2011); also Senior Pastor of the largest Samoan congregation in the world, Auckland Samoan Assembly of God, NZ||Samoa, based in New Zealand||regarded as one of the eldest serving pastor and superintendent in the Assemblies of God|
|Jane Russell||Hollywood actress||United States of America||Funeral was conducted by the Pacific Christian Center, an Assemblies of God congregation in Santa Maria, California|
|Gene Scott||Internationally known preacher, former president of University Network and helped found Oral Roberts University||United States of America|
|Guy Sebastian||Pop, R&B, and soul singer-songwriter who attended Paradise Community Church; the first winner of Australian Idol (2003) and is a judge on the Australian version of The X-Factor||Australia||Has sung with the then Paradise Community Church Youth Conference Planetshakers|
|Marina Silva||activists and politician, presidential candidate in the 2010, 2014, and 2018 elections.||Brazil||Silva has been at times criticized by the church leadership for her leftist stance on many issues such as drug reform.|
|Kristy Starling||Contemporary Christian music artist; participant in Assembly of God National Fine Arts Festival competition||United States of America|
|Jimmy Swaggart||Former Assemblies of God evangelist; televangelist, founder of Jimmy Swaggart Ministries, and gospel music artist||United States of America||Cousin to Jerry Lee Lewis and Mickey Gilley, began performing at the Ferriday First Assembly of God church (Ferriday, Louisiana)|
|Hidekazu Takayama||Pastor and politician, member of chamber of deputies||Brazil|
|Todd Tiahrt||U.S. Representative from Kansas 4th District, graduate of Evangel College Springfield, Missouri||United States of America|
|Gunnar Vingren||Founded the Assemblies of God in Brazil with Daniel Berg in 1911||Sweden|
|Doug Wead||Former special assistant to George H.W. Bush and author; was once an Assemblies of God evangelist||United States of America|
|José Wellington Bezerra da Costa||Current President of the Assemblies of God in Brazil||Brazil|
|Smith Wigglesworth||Healing Evangelist, the "Apostle of Faith," instrumental in founding future Elim and Assemblies of God national fellowships; spoke at Assemblies of God conferences but never joined the organization||England|
|David Wilkerson||Former Assemblies of God evangelist; founder of Teen Challenge, founder and pastor of independent Times Square Church in New York City from 1987 until the time of his death on April 27, 2011; famous for the book The Cross and the Switchblade, instrumental in conversion of Nicky Cruz||United States of America|
|Bill Wilson||Leader of Metro Ministries International||United States of America|
|George O. Wood||General Superintendent of the Assemblies of God (2007–2017)||United States of America|
- "Carlos Luis Avendaño Calvo Profile" (in Spanish). Retrieved 19 December 2018.
- Politics. "Chakwera steps down as Malawi Assemblies of God president: To concentrate on front-line politics | Malawi Nyasa Times – Malawi breaking news in Malawi". Nyasa Times. Retrieved 3 October 2013.
- "Bruce Cozart's Biography". votesmart.org. Retrieved December 14, 2013.
- Webster, Andrew (19 September 2007). "Storm mates won't stop Israel if he wants to follow his faith: Geyer". Archived from the original on 19 November 2007.
- "Folau content after ditching Mormonism". The Sydney Morning Herald. November 8, 2011.
- "Israel Folau: Rugby Australia 'intends' to sack full-back after social media post". BBC. 11 April 2019. Retrieved 14 April 2019 – via www.bbc.co.uk.
- "Johnny Key's Biography". votesmart.org. Retrieved December 5, 2013.
- "John Mahama Biography". Archived from the original on 28 July 2012.
- "John Mahama preaches about favour of God in Church". Ghana Web. 25 September 2018. Retrieved 26 June 2019.
- "God wants Ethiopians to prosper: The prime minister and many of his closest allies follow a fast-growing strain of Christianity (Pentecostalism in Ethiopia)". The Economist. 24 November 2018.
- Albuquerque, Flávia (14 June 2014). "PSC anuncia Pastor Everaldo como candidato a presidente da República" (in Portuguese). Agência Brasil. Retrieved 27 November 2017.
- Bermingham, L. B. (2004). Guy Sebastian Angels Brought Me Here: The Official Biography, Funtastic, Victoria. ISBN 1-74150-055-9
- Cheah, Jason (December 22, 2003). Nice guys do win. Allmalaysian. info. Retrieved June 19, 2009.
- "Pastor Silas Malafaia critica Marina Silva e vira destaque no Twitter" (in Portuguese). 28 September 2010. Retrieved 2012-08-01.