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Following the 2015 Supreme Court case legalizing same-sex marriage in the United States, the General Superintendent of the United Pentecostal Church International, David K. Bernard, issued a statement that reiterated the... More »

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There are a variety of religious groups which call themselves "Apostolic" or use the term apostolic in reference to their members, such as The Apostolic Church International, a Pentecostal denomination borne out of a Wel... More »

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Some of the well-known ministers in Nigeria and around the world include Bishop David Oyedepo of Living Faith World Outreach Ministry, Pastor Chris Oyakhilome of Christ Embassy, Prophet Temitope Joshua of Synagogue Churc... More »

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The Pentecostal Church of God is considered to be a classical branch of Pentecostal Christianity, and it does not dictate a specific dress code. While men and women are expected to dress conservatively, the believers of ... More »

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