Today is a Great Day Week 2 – Pastor Kevin Kringel
Today is a great Day to be a part of the Lord’s Church
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John 15:1,2 & 5
“I am the true grapevine, and my Father is the gardener. 2 He cuts off every branch of mine that doesn’t produce fruit, and He prunes the branches that do bear fruit so they will produce even more…5 “Yes, I am the vine; you are the branches. Those who remain in me, and I in them, will produce much fruit. For apart from me you can do nothing.
-World sales of the Bible are more than 100 million every year
– As of November 2012 the full Bible has been translated in 518 languages.
-Some portion of the bible has now been translated to 2,798 languages.
-4,000 churches are being planted in the U.S. each year (more than closing)
Assembly of God stats:
– There is one new believer in the Assemblies of God church every 25 seconds
– 1 new AG church is planted every 39 minutes = 13,140 churches annually
-Over 3,000 water baptisms were made in Illinois in 2013 (AG)
-A total of 67 million members in Assemblies Of God
– There are 21 ethnic language fellowships in the denomination
–Convoy of hope (AG min.) 100 countries, 145,484 kids each feed regularly
7,990,744 people served 2013, over 20 years 65 million people served…
– 40% of adherents in the Assemblies of God are under 25 years old
– Last year there were 453,500 conversions in the AG
-AG churches are baptizing over 80,000 people a year in the Holy Spirit.
-Every 25 seconds someone finds Christ through one of the 362,791 AG churches around the world.
-Perspective: There are 30,000 McDonalds restaurants in the world, there are 360,000 AG churches.
“Participation is the new consumption”