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Purnomo, Petrus Agung
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Petrus Agung Purnomo (1962–2016) was the founder and senior pastor of JKI Injil Kerajaan (The Gospel of the Kingdom Church/GKC) in Semarang, Central Java, Indonesia. The GKC was one of the largest megachurches in Indonesia with approximately 16,000 weekly attendants on its peak. The Holy Stadium, the main venue of the megachurch, was built between 2004 and 2007 and is probably the second largest Indonesian megachurch site with 12,000 seats.

The GKC was well known for its extensive public engagement with more than 30 department of ministries serving the impoverishe…

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Kristanto, Rony Chandra, “Purnomo, Petrus Agung”, in: Brill's Encyclopedia of Global Pentecostalism Online, Edited by: Michael Wilkinson, Connie Au, Jörg Haustein, Todd M. Johnson. Consulted online on 21 April 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2589-3807_EGPO_COM_040657>
First published online: 2019
First print edition: 20201204



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