Beginning inSeymour hosted a revival that spread the Pentecostal message around the world. In religious newswriters voted the Azusa Street revival as one of the ten most important religious events of the millennium. Seymour has been called the most influential black religious leader in American history.
The Life and Times of J. Despite his complaints about needing a clothing allowance to adapt to the new professional-casual dress code, he looks dapper in a suede jacket and open-collar shirt. Unflappable, clear-minded, and sharp-witted, Dr. Pentecost teaches from only his Bible, without notes, and with ever-new insight.
Only his soft voice hints of his approaching ninetieth birthday. Known for his legendary practice of teaching without notes, he explains that to avoid being drawn back to the same insights and prevented from receiving new ones, he no longer marks in his Bible, and he destroys his notes after each sermon he preaches.
Thus the Holy Spirit starts fresh with him each time. Pentecost steadily from his staunch Presbyterian home in Pennsylvania through conservative Hampden-Sydney College in Virginia.
And then in a last-minute change of plans, complete with intercessory phone calls to Dallas two weeks before the beginning of the fall term, he enrolled in Dallas Theological Seminary.
The then twelve-year-old school, which had just been renamed, was headed by President Lewis Sperry Chafer, who led a faculty of eight part-time teachers. Chafer would have taken even a Shepherd dog to reach that number.
There Dwight met and courted Dorothy, the southern belle who became his beloved wife, the mother of his two daughters, and his dedicated partner in ministry for sixty-two years.
A Life of Ministry Dr. Following conferral of his ThM degree, he was offered two pastorates, one on the New Jersey coast and one in rural Pennsylvania. To retain his proficiency in Greek, theology, and Bible, he set aside two hours each morning, separate from sermon preparation, for study in those fields.
He continued this practice even when his duties expanded to seven different messages every Sunday. That got me started in the teaching business. That assignment, particularly during the raging debate over the end times, convinced him to return to DTS for additional study.
Pentecost to teach in three departments—theology, Greek, and Bible exposition—while he completed his ThD. This year marks Dr. When he celebrates his birthday on April 24, he will be teaching, at the request of the theology department, a course he has just designed on dispensationalism.
At the special invitation of the Seminary board, Dr. Pentecost became the first occupant. With the influx of student families, Dr. Now dinner invitations pour in at such a rate that he can hardly keep up with his personally typed thank-you notes. His comfortable apartment is filled with Oriental rugs, antiques, paintings, clocks, and photographs.
The antiques date to the time when he could afford to furnish his home only by finding cast-offs, sometimes literally in pieces, which he would then refurbish. Through it he became knowledgeable about old furniture and skillful at restoration.
The clocks, likewise, he learned to repair. Today each is set at a slightly different time so that on the hour the chimes move successively through the rooms. Exotic accessories remind him of international travels in the course of his ministry. The art reflects exquisite taste, diligent study, and years of collecting.
His photographs reveal his love for the Creator of all nature and, again, the eye of an artist. Bailey doubled the pay again the next year, Dr. He is a man of remarkable depth and incredible commitment to Christ.
John Walvoord in of Things to Come. He could have been describing the man as well as Dr. The volume, which began as Dr. The beloved professor, pastor, and scholar has been in continuous service even longer as his students keep coming back for more. To purchase any of these books, visit www.He began to sense God's call on his life to go into special ministry, and the believers encouraged him to obey that call.
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