An Examination and Evaluation of the Brownsville Revival

Jeffrey M. Spencer (This originally appeared in the Spring 1999 edition of the MCOI Journal) beginning on page 8) INTRODUCTION The “Brownsville Revival” began at the Brownsville Assembly of God in Pensacola, Florida on Father’s Day (June 18, 1995) under the direction of Pastor John Kilpatrick and visiting Evangelist St eve Hill. From the very start, this movement has been overflowing with bizarre manifestations and uncontrollable behavior such as laughing, shaking, barking, roaring, and temporary … Continue reading

Y2K: Genuine Crisis or Over-Hyped Circus?

(This originally appeared in the Spring 1999 edition of the MCOI Journal) For the last several years, many of us who are involved in discernment ministries have been wondering what type of doomsday cults would surface to herald the new millennium. There is something about the turn of a new century that feeds people’s fearful imaginations of the future. If a new century fosters such gloomy speculations, how much more hysteria will be ignited by … Continue reading