BRIEF Bibliography of the NEW 21st century Pentecostalism

BRIEF Bibliography of the NEW 21st century Pentecostal Season

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This bibliography is part of an excerpt from The Supernatural Thread in Methodism: Signs and Wonders Among Methodists Then and Now by Methodist historian and renewalist Frank Billman.


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Arnott, John G. The Father’s Blessing: A refreshing move of God that is shaking Toronto-and the world. St. Mary, FL: Charisma Media. 1996.

Badley, Brenton T. Warne of India: The Life-Story of Bishop Francis Wesley Warne. Madras, India: Madras Publishing House. 1932.

Beard, Steve. Thunderstruck: John Wesley and the Toronto Blessing. Wilmore, KY: Thunderstruck Communications. 1996.

Brawley, Vince. “The Lady from Baga.” Mission Society News. August 25, 2011.

Case, Riley. “Cutting out Options for Seminary Education” in We Confess, March/April. 2007.

Chilcote, Paul Wesley. Her Own Story: Autobiographical Portraits of Early Methodist WomenNashville: Kingswood Books. 2001.

Clark, Randy. Evangelism UnleashedMechanicsburg, PA: Global Awakening. 2005.

Clark, Randy. [Compiler]. Supernatural Missions: The Impact of the Supernatural on World MissionsMechanicsburg, PA: Global Awakening. 2012. [Editor’s note: Read John Lathrop’s review]

Clark, Randy. There Is More!: Reclaiming the Power of ImpartationMechanicsburg, PA: Global Awakening. 2006.

Crandall, Chauncey. Raising the Dead: A Doctor Encounters the Miraculous. New York: Faith Words. 2010.

Crawford, Mary. The Shantung RevivalShanghai, China: China Baptist Publication Society. 1933. Reprinted by Global Awakening, Mechanicsburg, PA. 2005.

Crowder, John. Miracle Workers, Reformers, and the New Mystics: How to Become Part of the Supernatural Generation. Shippensburg, PA: Destiny Image. 2006.

Crowder, John. The Ecstasy of Loving God: Trances, Raptures, and the Supernatural Pleasures of Jesus Christ. Shippensburg, PA: Destiny Image. 2009.

Dallimore, Arnold A. George Whitefield: The Life and Times of the Great Evangelist of the Eighteenth-Century RevivalLondon: The Banner of Truth Trust. 1970.

Daniels, W. H. The Illustrated History of Methodism in Great Britain and America, From the Days of the Wesleys to the Present Time. New York: Philips & Hunt. 1880.

Davies, Larry. February 26, 2012.

DeArteaga, William. Quenching the Spirit: Discover the REAL Spirit behind the Charismatic Controversy. Creation House. 1996. [Editor’s note: See also William De Arteaga’s author page at and Mike Dies’ review]

DeCenso Jr., Frank (ed.). God’s Supernatural Power in You. Shippensburg, PA: Destiny Image. 2009.

Ferguson, Charles W. Organizing to Beat the Devil: Methodists and the Making of AmericaGarden City, NY: Doubleday & Company. 1971.

Galli, Mark. “Revival at Cane Ridge”. Christian History. Issue 45 (Vol. XIV, No.1).

Hebert, Albert. J. Saints Who Raised the Dead: True Stories of 400 Resurrection Miracles. Rockford, IL: Tan Books and Publishers. 1986.

Hyatt, Eddie. 2000 Years of Charismatic Christianity: A 21st Century Look at Church History from a Pentecostal/Charismatic Perspective. Lake Mary, FL: Charisma House. 2002. [Editor’s note: See also Eddie Hyatt’s author page at and Raul Mock’s review]

Jennings, Daniel. The Supernatural Occurrences of John Wesley. Sean Multimedia. 2005. [Editor’s note: Read Tony Richie’s review]

Johnson, Bill. Release the Power of Jesus. Shippensburg, PA: Destiny Image Publishers. 2009.

Keener, Craig S. Miracles: The Credibility of the New Testament AccountsGrand Rapids: Baker Academic. 2001. [Editor’s note: See also Craig S. Keener’s author page at, Excerpts from Miracles, and Woodrow Walton’s review]

Liardon, Roberts. God’s Generals: Why They Succeeded and Why Some Failed. New Kensington, PA: Whitaker House. 1996.

Liardon, Roberts. The Azuza Street Revival: When the Fire Fell. Shippensburg, PA: Destiny Image Publishers. 2006.

Lunn, Arnold. John WesleyNew York: The Dial Press. 1929.

MacMullen, Ramsay. Christianizing the Roman Empire (A.D. 100-400)New Haven, CT: Yale University Press. 1984.

MacNutt, Francis. Overcome By the Spirit: The Extraordinary Phenomenon that is Happening to Ordinary People. Grand Rapids: Chosen Books. 1990.

MacNutt, Francis. The Healing Reawakening: Reclaiming our Lost InheritanceGrand Rapids: Chosen Books. 2005.

O’Malley, J. Steven & Jason E. Vickers, eds. Methodist and Pietist: Retrieving the Evangelical United Brethren TraditionNashville: Kingswood Books. 2011.

Oconer, Luther J. “Methodism in Asia and the Pacific”, in T & T Clark Companion to Methodism, Charles Yrigoyen, Jr. ed. New York: T & T Clark International. 2010.

Oconer, Luther J. “The Culto Pentecostal Story: Holiness Revivalism and the Making of Philippine Methodist Identity, 1899-1965”. Ph.D. Dissertation. Madison, NJ: Drew University. 2009.

Porter, James. Compendium of Methodism11th edition. Boston: George C. Rand. 1856.

Reeves, Martin. “God Knows Our Needs : Unborn Baby is Healed.” Mission Society Newsletter. September 2012.

Riss, Richard M. A Survey of 20th Century Revival Movements in North AmericaPeabody, MA: Hendrickson Press. 1988.

Ruth, Lester. A Little Heaven Below: Worship at Early Methodist Quarterly MeetingsKingswood Books: Nashville, TN. 2000.

Ruth, Lester. Early Methodist Life and Spirituality: A Reader. Kingswood Books: Nashville, TN. 2005.

Rutz, James. Mega Shift: The Best News Since Year One…Colorado Springs, CO: Empowerment Press. 2005.

Schmidt, Leigh Eric. Holy Fairs: Scotland and the Making of American Revivalism2nd edition. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans. 2001.

Schmitt, Charles P. Floods Upon the Dry Ground: Giving Foundation and Understanding to the Progressive Move of the Holy Spirit in the EarthShippensburg, PA: Destiny Image. 1998.

Scott, James B. & Molly Davis. Restoring Methodism: 10 Decisions for United Methodist Churches in America. Dallas: Provident Publishing. 2006.

Shaw, Solomon B. Touching Incidents and Remarkable Answers to PrayerLansing, Michigan: J.W. Hazleton. 1893. Reprinted by 2009.

“Should we Expect a Miracle?”. Mission Society Newsletter. September, 2012.

Synan, VinsonThe Century of the Holy Spirit: 100 Years of Pentecostal and Charismatic Renewal. Nashville: Thomas Nelson. 2001.

Synan, Vinson. The Holiness-Pentecostal MovementGrand Rapids: Eerdmans. 1971.

Synan, Vinson. ed. The Twentieth-Century Pentecostal Explosion: The Exciting Growth of Pentecostal Churches and Charismatic Renewal Movements. Altamonte Springs, FL: Creation House. 1987.

Talbot, Michael. The Holographic UniverseNew York: Harper Collins. 1991.

Taves, Ann. Fits, Trances, & Visions: Experiencing Religion and Explaining Experience from Wesley to JamesPrinceton, NJ: Princeton University Press. 1999.

Teykl, Terry. Making Room to Pray: How to Start and Maintain a Prayer Room in Your ChurchMuncie, IN: Prayer Point Press. 1993.

The Sentinel Group. An Appalachian Dawn (DVD) 2010.

The Sentinel Group. Let the Sea Resound [DVD] 2004.

Wagner, James. An Adventure in Healing and Wholeness: The Healing Ministry of Christ in the Church TodayNashville: Upper Room Books. 1993.

Wagner, James. Blessed to Be a Blessing: How to Have an Intentional Healing Ministry in Your ChurchNashville: Upper Room Books. 1980.

Wagner, James. Healing ServicesNashville: Abingdon Press. 2007.

Waugh, Geoff. Revival Fires: History’s Mighty Revivals. Mechanicsburg, PA: Global Awakening. 2009.

Wesley, John. The Works of John Wesley3rd edition. 14 Volumes. Grand Rapids: Baker Books. 1996.

White, John. When the Spirit Comes with Power: Signs and Wonders Among God’s People. Downers Grove, IL: Inter Varsity Press. 1988.

Wigger, John. “Holy, ‘Knock-‘Em-Down’ Preachers”. Christian History. Issue 45 (Vol. XIV, No. 1).

Wigger, John H. Taking Heaven by Storm: Methodism and the Rise of Popular Christianity in AmericaChicago: University of Illinois Press. 1998.

Wood, Laurence W. The Meaning of Pentecost in Early Methodism: Rediscovering John Fletcher as John Wesley’s Vindicator and Designated SuccessorLantham, MD: Scarecrow Press. 2002.

Wright, Fred & Sharon. The World’s Greatest Revivals: How Man’s Greatest Desperation Begins Waves of Revival … Including YoursShippensburg, PA: Destiny Image. 2007.

Yung, Hwa. “A 21st Century Reformation: Recover the Supernatural.” Christianity Today. September 11, 2010.


About the AuthorFrank H. Billman, B.A. (Houghton College), M.Div. (Trinity Evangelical Divinity School), Th.M. (Trinity Evangelical Divinity School), D.Min. (Eastern Baptist [now Palmer] Theological Seminary), is an educator, pastor, author, and international speaker. He is currently leading the doctor of ministry program in supernatural ministry at United Theological Seminary in Dayton, Ohio. While on the staff of Aldersgate Renewal Ministries for 12 years, he led workshops, local and regional renewal events, was supervisor for International Ministries, Methodist School of Supernatural Ministries, and Supernatural Ministry Intensives, and was a general session speaker at the national conferences. In addition to numerous articles, he is the author of Shepherding Renewal (Aldersgate Renewal Ministries, 2011), and The Supernatural Thread in Methodism: Signs and Wonders Among Methodists Then and Now (Creation House, 2013).

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