Have Some Spiritual Gifts Ceased?

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In this video, theologian Frank D. Macchia charitably discusses both positions on what can be a divisive topic—the so-called “charismatic gifts” debate. He seeks to understand and accurately articulate the position that the charismatic gifts have ceased, but ends up arguing for their continuation in the church.

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Dr. Frank D. Macchia is Professor of Theology at Vanguard University and Editor of PNEUMA: The Journal of the Society for Pentecostal Studies. He is also an author and frequent speaker, and works for ecumenical movements such as the National Council of Churches.

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  1. Hi Frank,

    This is from England. The gifts of the spirit are full on in the Anglican church, in many Baptist churches and their is a denomination here called New Frontiers, that is reformed charismatic. There is no debate in the UK except among small Brethern and cessationist churches that are not flourishing.

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