October 24, 2007

Pentecostals and gifts of the Holy Spirit

62%

That’s the percentage of U.S. pentecostals who say they have witnessed divine healings.

Pentecostals are more likely than other Christians to report having experienced or witnessed divine healings, having received direct revelations from God and having experienced or seen exorcisms. 62% of U.S. pentecostals say they have witnessed divine healings and 54% say they have received direct revelations from God. Pentecostals from other parts of the world — including Latin America, Africa and Asia — are also more likely than other Christians to report such experiences, with 86% of Kenyan pentecostals saying they have witnessed or experienced an exorcism. Read More