Listen to Krista’s conversation with Arlene Sanchez Walsh. She tells her personal story about her conversion from Catholicism to Pentecostalism, voices her critiques of the movement’s current incarnations, and describes the powerful impact the movement is having on Latinos on the continent during these times.
Mel Robeck is the son of two Pentecostal pastors. He describes their travels and what it was like growing up with them in California and Las Vegas.
Robeck says that the growth of the Pentecostal movement was reflected in the boomtown growth of Los Angeles.
The second chapter of the book of Acts in the Bible is central to the Pentecostal belief system. Mel Robeck tells the story.
Mel Robeck traces the religious genealogy of the Pentecostal movement and the historical precedents of speaking in tongues.