Prior to my coming to Asbury I lived in the Boston area. Boston is the home of a major spiritual awakening. More people have come to Christ in Boston in the last three decades than during the Great Awakening, but it has largely gone unnoticed, because it is occurring primarily among African, Chinese, Korean, and Hispanic peoples. There are over 50 different African congregations in Boston and, indeed, on any given Sunday in Cambridge, Massachusetts, more people worship Christ in a language other than English than in English. It has been called the “quiet revival.”Jesus is growing his church and the gates of hell shall not prevail against it!
Thursday, October 20, 2011
Revival in Boston--Who Knew?
There is an interesting post over at Timothy Tennant's blog regarding the growth of the church in the Boston area. He writes: