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Greenwood, Charles L.
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Charles Louis Greenwood (1891–1969) was an Australian Pentecostal church planter, missional revivalist, healing evangelist and denominational leader. He pioneered and pastored Richmond Temple in Melbourne, one of the most significant churches within the Assemblies of God in Australia (AGA). Greenwood also served two terms as AGA general chairman.

Charles L. Greenwood, commonly known as C.L. Greenwood, was born in inner city Melbourne. He was one of the 12 children to Normington and Rebecca Greenwood. After his father died, C.L. Greenwood left…

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Austin, Denise A., “Greenwood, Charles L.”, in: Brill's Encyclopedia of Global Pentecostalism Online, Edited by: Michael Wilkinson, Connie Au, Jörg Haustein, Todd M. Johnson. Consulted online on 10 June 2023 <>
First published online: 2019
First print edition: 20201204

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