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The Indonesian Pentecostal Fellowship of Churches (Persekutuan Gereja-gereja Pentakosta di Indonesia)
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Persekutuan Gereja-gereja Pentakosta di Indonesia (PGPI) is an organization of Pentecostal denominations that cooperate to represent Pentecostal interests on public issues with the government. The development of the PGPI is largely related to the history of the Pentecostal movement in Indonesia. The beginnings of the pentecostal movement in Indonesia can be traced to the efforts of a number of people including Gerrit R. Polman, an early Pentecostal leader of Dutch origins in Indonesia around 1910. In 1911, prayer meetings were conducted by H.E. Horstman of  the Gereformeerde Kerk,…

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Gultom, Junifrius, “The Indonesian Pentecostal Fellowship of Churches (Persekutuan Gereja-gereja Pentakosta di Indonesia)”, in: Brill's Encyclopedia of Global Pentecostalism Online, Edited by: Michael Wilkinson, Connie Au, Jörg Haustein, Todd M. Johnson. Consulted online on 20 April 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2589-3807_EGPO_COM_040610>
First published online: 2019
First print edition: 20201204



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