Religion scholars say the fastest-growing form of Christianity is
Pentecostalism, with its exuberant worship and belief in the so-called
gifts of the Spirit, including speaking in tongues and divine healing.
Researchers say Pentecostals and charismatics - Catholics and others who
share in Pentecostal practices - make up one-quarter of the world’s
Christians, with the greatest numbers in the developing world. A new
study finds the fastest-growing Pentecostal churches are tackling social
problems in their communities.
In Los Angeles, members of the Angelus Temple are rebuilding a community
that has fallen on hard times. This Pentecostal church was founded by
evangelist Aimee Semple McPherson nearly 90 years ago.
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