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The history of Pentecostalism in Chad is as follows. Pentecostalism came to Chad through the missionary work of Albert Burkhardt who initally worked with a Baptist mission. He then joined l'Eglise de la Coopération Evangélique au Tchad (ECET) around 1965. Burkhardt was recommended by the “Mission porte ouverte de Châlons sur Saône.” Burkhardt first settled in Sarh in southern Chad for his missionary work that developed over time. Churches in the Apostolic or Pentecostal tradition from other regions joined toge…

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Ngarsoulede, Abel, “Chad”, in: Brill's Encyclopedia of Global Pentecostalism Online, Edited by: Michael Wilkinson, Connie Au, Jörg Haustein, Todd M. Johnson. Consulted online on 30 September 2023 <>
First published online: 2019
First print edition: 20201204

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