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Shepherding Movement
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In the 1970s and early 1980s, the burgeoning Charismatic Renewal in the United States experienced a significant controversy over the teachings and practices of the Shepherding movement. The movement grew out of the association of five popular Bible teachers in the Renewal: Don Basham (Disciples of Christ), Ern Baxter (Canadian Pentecostal), Bob Mumford (Assemblies of God), Derek Prince (British Pentecostal), and Charles Simpson (Southern Baptist Convention). In 1970, the leader of the Ft Lauderdale, Florida based Holy Spirit Teaching Mission (HSTM), publisher of the New W…

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Moore, S. David, “Shepherding Movement”, in: Brill's Encyclopedia of Global Pentecostalism Online, Edited by: Michael Wilkinson, Connie Au, Jörg Haustein, Todd M. Johnson. Consulted online on 05 June 2023 <>
First published online: 2016
First print edition: 20201204

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