The Holiness-pentecostal Movement

Source: The Complete Library of Christian Worship, Robert E. Webber, General Editor

The origins of the Holiness-Pentecostal movement are found in the work and teaching of John Wesley. Worship within the movement varies widely, but it seems to thrive in contexts that encourage spontaneity and freedom. Traditional Pentecostal worship is currently undergoing significant change because of the growing popularity of contemporary worship choruses.

Throughout their history the Holiness and Pentecostal movements have been characterized by an extemporaneous vernacular style that...


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