Charisma Archive Articles

A Year of Kingdom Building at KCM

Kenneth Copeland Ministries preached the Word of Faith around the world in 2021. The seminal program Believer's Voice of Victory began its 42nd year on television and 45th year by radio, having reached billions of viewers and listeners. KCM's Victory Channel on-demand...
Dance Program Protects Girls from Sexualization

Dance Program Protects Girls from Sexualization

In the past few decades, young girls and boys increasingly have been sexualized in dance and performance arts with erotic moves and sexually explicit music. "Young girls look and act like mature women," according to Dance Awareness, an organization committed to "bring...

There Will be No Birth Without Travail

There Will be No Birth Without Travail

I was young, intellectual, self-assured, secretly prideful but broken. In the midst of my pain, I encountered God in a life-changing experience. That encounter created not just hunger but desperation for more of God. That desperation led me to an amazing church in...

‘The Closest Thing to Heaven’

Gregorio, 24, grew up in a violent home in West LA, then became a violent young man himself, committing crimes until he finally faced multiple life sentences."I had a Christian girlfriend who would tell me about God and to read the Bible. To make her happy I would,...

‘You’re Safe Here Now’

Jenesis, 20, experienced multiple forms of abuse as a child, was raised by a drug-addicted mother, then at age 13, found her own grandmother dead of a drug overdose. She bounced around government-subsidized apartments in some of Los Angeles' roughest areas while...

A Vision to Restore Childhood

A Vision to Restore Childhood

When California shut down schools, churches and public life, it created an epidemic of anxiety, depression and loneliness, especially among young people.There is "an insane need for community" among kids, says Alexa Duerst, 26, youth and young adults pastor at the Los...

Former Presidential Advisor Doug Wead Memorialized

Former Presidential Advisor Doug Wead Memorialized

Born into a prominent Assemblies of God family, Doug Wead rose from traveling evangelist to insider at the highest levels in Washington. His fundraiser in the Carter White House grew into Mercy Corps, a humanitarian aid agency that has distributed over $2 billion in...

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