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Promise of the Father: Healing the Christian Legacy of Segregation and Denominationalism
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Promise of the Father: Healing the Christian Legacy of Segregation and Denominationalism


Emerging Life 2008

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Over the past hundred years, ambiguous teaching regarding baptism in the Holy Spirit has contributed to problems in the church today. Born out of his own experience in the Pentecostal and charismatic movements of the church, J. R. Miller’s Promise of the Father takes a critical look at the history of denominationalism, separates fact from fiction, and paves the way for healing the division in the church.

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Key Features

  • Includes a review of divisions among different denominations on the subject
  • Presents guidance for healing and unity in the church
  • Provides a scriptural understanding of what the baptism of the Holy Spirit means


  • What is Baptism in the Holy Spirit?
  • The Line of Division
  • A Line Drawn in the Sand
  • The Divide Set in Stone
  • Summary of Modern Views on Baptism in the Holy Spirit
  • The Challenge Ahead

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About J.R. Miller

J.R. Miller earned his MDiv from Oral Roberts University and his DMin from Biola University. Miller is a pastor and church plant coach, and has written multiple books on church history, biblical theology, and team building. He is also an adjunct professor of practical theology and leadership.