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  • Transforming Evangelism: The Role of Social Media

    Transforming Evangelism: The Role of Social Media

    In a recent interview with Charisma Media, evangelist Brian Barcelona highlighted the transformative impact of social media platforms like TikTok and YouTube on modern evangelism. Barcelona emphasized the need to capture attention with bold messages to effectively convey the gospel in a digital age. “It was a way that we got the attention of people

  • Bear Grylls Says It’s ‘a Privilege’ to Support Russell Brand’s Christian Faith Amid Assault Allegations

    Bear Grylls Says It’s ‘a Privilege’ to Support Russell Brand’s Christian Faith Amid Assault Allegations

    Popular reality TV star Bear Grylls is defending his decision to support comedian and actor Russell Brand in his newfound Christian faith despite the sexual assault allegations against the celebrity. “Russell, you know, [it was] a privilege to stand beside him as he was getting baptized; that is a life journey for him,” he told Australia’s

  • Jesus March Sweeps Through San Francisco

    Jesus March Sweeps Through San Francisco

    A mere week after sexual deviancy marched through the streets of San Francisco, a Jesus March broke out filled with shouts of praise, a worship set and baptisms. On Saturday, July 6, social media posts on X (formerly Twitter) began filling peoples news feeds of the march, complete with video of the event and the

  • STRANG REPORT: Claim the Gift of Pentecost

    STRANG REPORT: Claim the Gift of Pentecost

    Editor’s Note: Although Pentecost 2024 has passed, the need for the Holy Spirit’s power has not. Enjoy this column from Charisma CEO and bestselling author Stephen Strang. Pentecost Sunday falls on May 19 this year. It is a time for action, and also reflection on how Pentecost is uniquely central to Spirit-led living. In the

  • Russell Brand Connects With ‘The Chosen’ Star in Search of Christian Friends

    Russell Brand Connects With ‘The Chosen’ Star in Search of Christian Friends

    Who could be a better Christian friend than the man who plays Jesus himself? Russell Brand announced that he would have Jonathan Roumie on his Locals channel as he seeks out “Christian friends” to have on his show. “I’ve been a Christian for a little while now, so I think it’s time to have some

  • Jenny Weaver Reveals Massive Ministry Announcement

    Jenny Weaver Reveals Massive Ministry Announcement

    Jenny Weaver gave the biggest update about her Core Group ministry to-date. “We actually got a church,” Weaver says in her announcement video with her husband, Stephen Weaver. “We have been given land and a building. Not just one building, but there are six buildings on about 15 acres of land,” Weaver says. Breaking News. Spirit-Filled

  • A New Wave of Revival Energizes College Campuses

    A New Wave of Revival Energizes College Campuses

    Jennie Allen has had a front-row seat to much of the revival unfolding across America, particularly among young people. She’s been speaking on college campuses and witnessing Gen Z’s rising interest in faith and the Bible. “It is so real,” Allen recently told CBN News from the red carpet of the KLOVE Fan Awards in

  • The Upper Room on Mount Zion: Site of the Biblical Pentecost and the Pouring of the Holy Spirit

    The Upper Room on Mount Zion: Site of the Biblical Pentecost and the Pouring of the Holy Spirit

    The Upper Room, also called the Cenacle, is the site in Jerusalem traditionally identified as the location of the Last Supper, where Jesus dined with his apostles. It also served as a meeting place for the apostles post-ascension and during Pentecost. While debate surrounds its origins and authenticity, archaeological findings and ancient sources suggest its

  • Jenny Weaver’s Incredible Vision for a Summer of Baptisms

    Jenny Weaver’s Incredible Vision for a Summer of Baptisms

    The Holy Spirit placed a dream on Jenny Weaver, and so far, this dream is only beginning. In an exclusive interview with Charisma Media, Jenny Weaver discussed how she came to the conclusion that this summer would be a summer to see the miraculous happen through baptisms. Breaking News. Spirit-Filled Stories. Subscribe to Charisma on YouTube now!

  • Revival is Stirring as ‘Hundreds and Hundreds’ Get Baptized in Texas Fountain

    Revival is Stirring as ‘Hundreds and Hundreds’ Get Baptized in Texas Fountain

    Thousands of believers in Texas say their lives were changed this weekend after they participated in one of the biggest revivals that continues to sweep across the United States this summer.   Former Wiccan turned Christian minister Jenny Weaver baptized “hundreds and hundreds” of men, women and children in a water fountain outside of Trinity

  • Top of the Week: Greg and Tai Locke Appointed as Apostles in Church Ceremony

    Top of the Week: Greg and Tai Locke Appointed as Apostles in Church Ceremony

    Following are snippets of the top stories posted over the past week on mycharisma.com. We encourage you to visit the links to read the stories in full. Greg and Tai Locke Appointed as Apostles in Church Ceremony In a recent service held at Global Vision Bible Church in Mount Juliet, Tennessee, Pastor Greg Locke and his wife

  • Salvations in South Dakota Penitentiary as Dozens Baptized

    Salvations in South Dakota Penitentiary as Dozens Baptized

    God Behind Bars, a national prison ministry, has seen a group of 25 men from a maximum security prison in South Dakota give their lives to Jesus Christ last week.  Since 2009, God Behind Bars has worked to restore the lives of inmates, by building their faith, during incarceration and after their release. Through their

  • What Is the Biblical Definition of ‘Revival?’

    What Is the Biblical Definition of ‘Revival?’

    As impressive moves of faith unfold across America—from the beaches of northeastern Florida to the shorelines of Southern California—many are wondering if the country could be on the cusp of revival. Steve Gaines, pastor of Bellevue Baptist Church in Memphis, Tennessee, and the former president of the Southern Baptist Convention, is the author of the

  • Blac Chyna’s Faith Journey: ‘I Didn’t Have a Back Up Plan’

    Blac Chyna’s Faith Journey: ‘I Didn’t Have a Back Up Plan’

    When one person comes to know the Lord, all of heaven rejoices. The world was completely floored when Blac Chyna, whose real name is Angela White, turned over her life to Jesus and was baptized back in 2022. Now, she’s sharing her journey of faith with Christian music artist Lecrae. As Church Leaders noted, White

  • Promised Pentecostal Power: Baptism in the Holy Spirit

    Promised Pentecostal Power: Baptism in the Holy Spirit

    Reflecting on Jesus’ earthly ministry, we see it was limited to only a few years. However, after the Resurrection and Pentecost, it was and continues to be multiplied through Spirit-empowered believers. Their ministries today, guided and equipped by the Holy Spirit, continue to proclaim the gospel of Jesus Christ and the future kingdom of God. These

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