William DeArteaga : Praying the News

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William DeArteaga | PentecostalTheology.com

This is my article on “Praying the News.’ It was inspired by the Rev Frank Laubach’s idea of praying While waiting on lines or other public places The link is to Pneuma Review, a wonderful Pentecostal/charismatic e-journal. I check it out almost daily for its great articles, and reviews. The editor, Raul Monk, a very godly man and wonderful friend, has gathered together a stable of great writers and scholars, but also accepts submissions from persons just beginning on their writing.

The “news” is by its nature, mostly negative. An airliner that makes it to its destination is not news, but one that falls out of the sky is. The national TV networks try to include positive news stories such as “the person of the week” segment on…

William DeArteaga

William L. De Arteaga, Ph.D., is known internationally as a Christian historian and expert on revivals and the rebirth and renewal of the Christian healing movement. His major works include, Quenching the Spirit (Creation House, 1992, 1996), Forgotten Power: The Significance of the Lord’s Supper in Revival (Zondervan, 2002), and Agnes Sanford and Her Companions: The Assault on Cessationism and the Coming of the Charismatic Renewal (Wipf & Stock, 2015). Bill pastored two Hispanic Anglican congregations in the Marietta, Georgia area, and is semi-retired. He and his wife Carolyn continue in their healing, teaching and writing ministries. He is the state chaplain of the Order of St. Luke, encouraging the ministry of healing in all Christian denominations.

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