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an evangelistic meeting intended to reawaken interest in religion


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He first put together a television show, which was eventually syndicated, in 1951 and began live broadcasts of his revival meetings in 1957 from New York's Madison Square Garden.
This paved the way for a series of revival meetings, which had been opposed by Mennonites in the early 1890s, and also ushered in stricter dress and behavior regulations.
More than 20 years ago, Americans United sounded the alarm about a group called Sports World Ministries, which sent former professional athletes into public schools to deliver speeches on "character" - lectures that often took on the air of revival meetings.
Riddle suggests that his once thriving revival schedule is now limited because many pastors say that revival meetings are "not effective or [are] too costly.
She said researchers found some people were admitted to the hospital following revival meetings experiencing severe delusional episodes.
Kumuyi who has been flying all over Europe and the USA in the past five years to push the work through leadership building programmes, national conventions, revival meetings, retreats, etc.
While it is appropriate to remember the revival meetings on Azusa Street, Pentecostals will claim instead the Upper Room in Jerusalem as the spiritual home of their experience (naturally subordinate to Golgotha and the empty tomb).
They also proposed a number of "new measures" to prepare the soil and sprout the seed of faith, a carefully designed set of material arrangements: preliminary prayer meetings; protracted revival meetings, often lasting several days; night-time preaching; the "anxious bench"; and, rhetorically impassioned sermons which impelled the audience to minutely scrutinize their characters for sin.
In high school I would go to revival meetings in the summertime," Mr.
William, who was soon to acquire a reputation as a fiery preacher, began a series of revival meetings at Bethesda Chapel and soon a congregation of over 2,000 people were squeezing through its doors.
Revival meetings lasted hours on end, in some places occurring almost daily.
Although we have written testimony of powerful oration and second-hand accounts of the feelings created by revival meetings, it's hard to imagine today the full power of the words and the message as they were spoken,' said Dafydd Pritchard of the archive.
Musically, it can make one realize that being gay is a joy to sing about, not an affliction that needs to be cured via revival meetings or suppressed via constitutional amendments.
It is 1931, and the economy is terrible in the US during the Great Depression as June and her parents, with a non-speaking hired man, Rhett, travel around trying to get some money together by holding revival meetings.
It became like one of those revival meetings where you confess your sins.