Rev. Dr. Harold D. Hunter
P.O. Box 12609
Oklahoma City, OK 73157
(405) 787-7110 (phone)
(405) 789-3957 (fax)
Associate of Arts, Tomlinson College, Cleveland, Tennessee, 1968
Bachelor of Arts, Biblical Studies, Lee University, Cleveland, Tennessee, 1970
Diploma of Christian Studies, Biblical Studies, Regent College, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, 1973
Master of Arts, Theology, Fuller Theological Seminary, Pasadena, California, 1974 (M.Div. equivalency, December 1974).
Doctor of Philosophy, Systematic Theology major, Historical Theology and New Testament minors, Fuller Theological Seminary, Pasadena, California, 1979
Department of Cultural and Religious Studies and the Divinity School, Chung Chi College, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Adjunct Professor, 2013
Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary (Boston), Visiting Professor, South Africa and Korea, 2010
Adjunct Faculty, Gospel Theological Seminary, Korea, 2004--2007
Professor At Large, Church of God World Missions, 1993-1995,
Church of God Theological Seminary Extension in Puerto Rico, 1992, 1994
Visiting Professor, Asian Pacific Theological Seminary, Baguio, Philippines, 1993
Visiting Professor, Asian Seminary of Christian Ministries, Manilla, Philippines, 1993
Visiting Professor, Seminarul Teologic Penticostal De Grad Universitar, Bucharest, Romania, 1993-1994
Visiting Professor, Seminario Ministerial Sudamericano, Ecuador, 1993, 1995, 1996, Visiting Professor
Scholar in Residence, Church of God School of Theology, Cleveland, Tennessee, 1991-1993
Visiting Professor, Korean Theological Seminary, Seoul, South Korea, 1991
Associate Professor of Historical and Systematic Theology, Oral Roberts University School of Theology, Tulsa, OK, 1985-1986
Assistant Professor of Systematic Theology, Church of God Theological Seminary, 1981-1985
Visiting Instructor, Manna Christian College, Fayetteville, North Carolina, Summer 1980
Adjunct Instructor, Melodyland Graduate School of Theology, Anaheim, California, 1978-1979
Research and Occasional Lectures, 1986-1991:
Seminario Biblico Latinoamericano (Costa Rica), Western Pentecostal Bible College (Canada), McMaster Divinity School (Canada), Christ College Oxford University (England), McCormick Theological Seminary (Illinois), Continental Bible College (Belgium), Centrale Pinkster Bijbelschool (Holland), Northern Baptist Theological Seminary (Illinois), Asbury Theological Seminary (Kentucky), Apostolic Faith Mission Theological College (South Africa), Berea Teologiese Kollege (South Africa), Utrecht University (Holland), Wycliffe College (Canada), Botswana Bible College (Africa), Trinity Evangelical Divinity School (Illinois), Free University of Amsterdam (Holland), Assemblies of God Theological Seminary (Missouri), Vanguard University (California), North Park Theological Seminary (Illinois), Gregorian University (Rome), International Correspondence Institute (Belgium), Seminario de Teologia (Colombia), Centra de Formacion Ministerial (Costa Rica), University of Zurich (Switzerland), University of Birmingham (England), Southern Baptist Theological Seminary (Kentucky), Presbyterian Theological Seminary (Korea).
Society for Pentecostal Studies, 1974-present. President, 1984.
American Academy of Religion, 1982-present.
Evangelical Theological Society. 1981-1992
Institute for Biblical Research, 1983-1993
North American Academy of Ecumenists, Washington, D.C., 1990 annual conference
European Pentecostal Charismatic Research Association, 1991-Present.
Director with Fr. Peter D. Hocken, Theological Track,
International Charismatic Consultation on World Evangelization, Brighton,
England, July 9-13, 1991. Professor Jürgen
Moltmann keynote speaker. Accounts given in Ecumenical Trends (3-92, 4-92) and Tychique #95 (Jan-Feb 92).
Asian Charismatic Theological Society, Malaysia, 1994
Korean Pentecostal Society, 1997
Asian Pentecostal Society, Korea, 1998
American Theological Library Association. Attended 1995 national conference hosted by Vanderbilt University.
Society of American Archivists. Attended 1995 national conference held in Washington, D.C. and 1996 national conference in San Diego, California
Webmaster, Society for Pentecostal Studies, 2000-2005.
Co-chair with Cecil M. Robeck, Jr., Theology Track, Malta 2004, International Charismatic Consultation
Co-Chair with Cecil M. Robeck, Jr., Theology Track, Azusa 2006, April 25-29, 2006 official centennial celebration in Los Angeles, California.
European Pentecostal Theological Association, 2009-
North American Renewal Service Committee, Steering Committee, 1985-present. 1986, 1987, 1990 and 2001 North American Congresses on the Holy Spirit and World Evangelization (New Orleans, Indianapolis, St. Louis). Orlando '95 included specialized sessions for scholars and a track for Pentecostal history all of which were my responsibility.
Charismatic Concerns Committee, Glenco '86 and Marywood '92
Pentecostal Fellowship of North America, Reconciliation '94 Dialogue
Faith and Order, National Council of Churches of Christ in the USA, Dialogue with Pentecostals, 1985-1990 and 1996-2001.
Evangelicals for Social Action, 1988-1992.
Word, Kingdom and Spirit Conference, 1994 in Malaysia
Pentecostal World Conference, Singapore 1989, Seoul 1998, and Los Angeles 2001
Advisory Board, International Charismatic Consultation on World Evangelization, 1989-present. Participated in Asia Consultation, March 7-10, 1994 in Malaysia
Appalachian Ministries Educational Resource Center conference (10-91) and subsequent work with director Dr. Mary Lee Daughtery.
Pentecostal-Charismatic Theological Inquiry International. Informal network of 600 scholars spread across six continents. Occasional newsletters replaced by www.pctii.org 1992-Present.
World Alliance of Reformed Churches-International Pentecostal Dialogue. Inaugural session in May 1996 hosted by Waldensians and subsequent meetings through 2006.
World Council of Churches Consultation with North American Pentecostals, June 4-8, 1996 in Costa Rica
World Council of Churches Consultation with Global Pentecostals, November 10-14, 1997 in Bossey, Switzerland
World Council of Churches General Assembly, Delegated Observer, December, 3-14, 1998 in Harare, Zimbabwe
Guest participant, International Roman Catholic - Pentecostal Dialogue, July 23-29, 1999 in Venice, Italy.
Member of Pentecostal team, World Council of Churches - Pentecostal Joint Consultative Group which commenced work June 19-23, 2000 in Hautecombe, France. Acting Chair of Pentecostal team that convened August 27-September 1, 2001 at the Seminario Sudamericano in Quito, Ecuador.
Helped organize theological stream of ICCOWE conference known as Prague 2000 held August 23-27, 2000
Led international team that sponsored an archives seminar at the 19th Pentecostal World Conference held May 28, 2001 at Angelus Temple, Los Angeles, California
Webmaster for Pentecostal/Charismatic Churches of North America (PCCNA), 2001—2006.
Faith and Order Commission, National Council of the Churches of Christ in the USA, 2003--Present
International Charismatic Consultation. Formerly known as International Charismatic Consultation on World Evangelization (ICCOWE). Member of advisory board. Co-organizer of theology track at Brighton ’91 and Malta 2004.
Webmaster for the Pentecostal World Fellowship (PWF), 2006--2010.
Roman Catholic - Evangelical Dialogue, Minneapolis/St. Paul, 2006
Member of Pentecostal team, World Council of Churches - Pentecostal Joint Consultative Group which first met October 3-9, 2007 at Baar Switzerland.
Edinburgh 2010 Centennial Celebration and Commission VII, 2009-2010
Conversations Between the Ecumenical Patriarchate and Pentecostals. Co-Chair with Metropolitan Professor Dr. Gennadios of Sassima. Istanbul - October 2-7, 2010; Crete - October 28-29, 2011; Germany - September 27 - 29, 2012.
World Council of Churches Inter-Orthodox Consultation: A Response to "The Nature and Mission of the Church", Observer, March 2-9, 2011, Cyprus
Consultation on Global Pentecostalism known as Oxford 2012, Convener, June 7-9, 2012, Oxford Centre for Mission Studies, Oxford (UK)
World Council of Churches Central Committee, Observer, August 29 - September 5, 2012, Crete
World Council of Churches General Assembly, Delegated Observer, October 30 - November 8, 2013 in Busan, South Korea
Evangelist license, Church of God of Prophecy, 1966-1975.
Ordained minister, Church of God of Prophecy, 1975-1991. Ordained Minister, Church of God (Cleveland), 1991-1995. Ordained Minister, International Pentecostal Holiness Church, Heartland Conference, 1995-Present.
Itinerate ministry, Church of God of Prophecy, 1967, 1968, 1970, 1981-1985
State official for Church of God of Prophecy in Tennessee, 1968-1969
Special speaker for conventions, retreats, seminars, youth camps, 1968-Present
Pastor, Church of God of Prophecy, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, 1970-1973
Assistant Pastor/Minister of Music, Church of God of Prophecy, Paramount, California, 1973-1976
Associate Minister, Calvary Cross Chapel, Cerritos, California, 1976-1979
Administrative Assistant to the Alabama State Overseer, Church of God of Prophecy, 1979-1981
District Overseer and state official, Oklahoma, 1985-1986
Executive Director of Sunday School Department, Church of God of Prophecy, Cleveland, Tennessee, 1986-1991
General Board of Administration, International Pentecostal Holiness Church, 1995-1997
Chair, Leadership Education At A Distance (LEAAD), International Pentecostal Holiness Church, 1995-1996
Centennial Commission, International Pentecostal Holiness Church, 1997-1998
Distance Learning Committee, International Pentecostal Holiness Church, 1998
Centennial Ministry Team, Azusa Street Revival Centennial, Los Angeles, 2006
Centennial Steering Committee, International Pentecostal Holiness Church, 2010-2011
Author of Spirit Baptism: A Pentecostal Alternative (Lanham, MD: University Press of America, 1983), pp. 310.
Editor, Pastoral Problems in the Pentecostal-Charismatic Movement (Cleveland, TN: Society for Pentecostal Studies, 1983). [This is a volume of papers presented at the 1983 annual meeting of the society].
Co-editor with Peter D. Hocken, All Together in One Place: Papers from the Theological Section of the Brighton Conference on World Evangelization (Sheffield, England: Sheffield Academic Press, 1993), pp. 281.
Co-editor with Cecil M. Robeck, The Azusa Street Revival and Its Legacy, (Cleveland, TN: Pathway Press, 2006) pp. 364. Reprinted in 2009 by Wipf & Stock.
Co-editor with Cecil M. Robeck, The Suffering Body: Pentecostal Perspectives on Violence Around the World, (United Kingdom: Paternoster Press, 2006) pp. 228.
Author of Spirit Baptism: A Pentecostal Alternative (Eugene, OR: Wipf and Stock, 2009 ).
Co-editor with Neil Ormerod, The Many Faces of Global Pentecostalism (Cleveland, TN: CPT Press, 2014).
Helps and Hints, 1986-1991
Legacy. A publication of the IPHC Archives & Research Center (1996- 2001).
Cyberjournal for Pentecostal-Charismatic Research, 1997-Present
Co-editor with Cecil M. Robeck, Jr., Reconciliation (July 1998). This was a publication of the Pentecostal-Charismatic Churches of North America.
E-Legacy. A publication of the IPHC Archives & Research Center, 2010
“Tongues-Speech: A Patristic Analysis,” in Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society 23:2 (June 1980), 125-137.
"Spirit-Baptism: Evaluated Biblically, Historically and Systematically." Dissertation Abstract. Studia Biblica et Theologica 10:1 (April, 1980) 153f.
“Response to J. D. G. Dunn’s ‘The Charismatic Renewal’s
Challenge to Traditional Ecclesiology’,” in Cecil M. Robeck, Jr., Ed. Gifts
of the Spirit (Pasadena, CA: Society for
Pentecostal Studies, 1982).
“Spirit-Christology Dilemma and Promise,” in Heythrop Journal 24:2 (1983), 127-140 continued in 24:3 (1983), 266-277.
“Spirit-Baptism and the 1896 Revival in Cherokee County, North Carolina,” in Pneuma: The Journal of the Society for Pentecostal Studies 5:2 (Fall 1983), 1-17.
“What is Truth?” [1984 Presidential Address] in J. Rodman Williams, Ed. Toward a Pentecostal/Charismatic Theology (South Hamilton, MA: Society for Pentecostal Studies, 1984).
"Speciality Books for Pentecostal Seminarians." Seminary Viewpoint 1:3. Cleveland: Church of God School of Theology, 1984.
“Sketches of Perspectives on Koinonia,” in Pneuma: The Journal of the Society for Pentecostal Studies 12:2 (Fall 1990), 161-166.
“Reflections by a Pentecostalist on Aspects of BEM,” in Journal of Ecumenical Studies 29:3/4 (Summer/Fall 1992), 317-345.
“Musings on Confessing the One Faith,” in Pneuma: The Journal of the Society for Pentecostal Studies 14:2 (Fall 1992), 204-208.
“The Reemergence of Spirit Christology,” in EPTA Bulletin 10:1 (1992), 50-57.
“We Are the Church: New Congregationalism,” in Jürgen Moltmann and Karl-Josef Kuschel, Eds. Concilium: Revista Internazionale di Teologia (3/1996), 17-21. This volume was devoted to the topic “Pentecostal Movements as an Ecumenical Challenge”.
“Beniah at the Apostolic Crossroads: Little Noticed Crosscurrents between Parham, Sandford, Irwin and Tomlinson,” in Cyberjournal for Pentecostal-Charismatic Research 1 [www.pctii.org/cyberj/index.html] (January 1997).
“International Pentecostal Holiness Church,” in Yung-Chul Han, Ed. The Acts of Pentecost (Seoul, Korea: Han Young Theological University, 1998), 285-326.
“Aspects of Initial-Evidence Dogma: A European-American Holiness Pentecostal Perspective,” in Asian Journal of Pentecostal Studies 1:2 (1998), 185-202.
“Pentecostal Healing for God’s Sick Creation?” in The Spirit and the Church 2:2 (November 2000), 145-167.
“Some Ethical Implications of Pentecostal Eschatology,” in Journal for the European Pentecostal Theological Society 22 (2002), 45-55.
“Two Movements of the Holy Spirit in the 20th Century? A Closer Look at Global Pentecostalism and Ecumenism,” in One in Christ 38:1 (January 2003), 31-39.
"A.J. Tomlinson’s Journey Toward Racial Reconciliation,” in History and Heritage (Winter/Spring 2003) 5-7,10
“A Journey Toward Racial Reconciliation: Race Mixing in the Church of God of Prophecy” in Refleks - med karismatisk kristendom i focus 3-1 (2004) 19-43.
"A Portrait of How the Azusa Doctrine of Spirit Baptism Shaped American Pentecostalism," Enrichment Journal 11:2 (Spring 2006) 78-90.
"A Journey Toward Racial Reconciliation: Race Mixing in the Church of God of Prophecy," in The Azusa Street Revival and Its Legacy, co-edited by Harold D. Hunter and Cecil M. Robeck (Cleveland, TN: Pathway Press, 2006) 277-296.
"Orphans or Windows? Seeing Through A Glass Darkly" in Cyberjournal for Pentecostal-Charismatic Research #17 (January 2008)
"'Full Communion': A Pentecostal Prayer," in Ecumenical Trends 37:1 (January 2008) 1-7,15
"A.J. Tomlinson's Emerging Ecclesiology," in Pneuma: The Journal of the Society for Pentecostal Studies 32:3 (2010) 369-389.
“Two Movements of the Holy Spirit in the 20th Century? A Closer Look at Global Pentecostalism and Ecumenism,” in Pentecostalism and the Unity of the Churches (Eugene: PICKWICK Publications, 2010), edited by Wolfgang Vondey.
"North American Pentecostal Reflections on Postmodernity," Mission and Postmodernities. Edinburgh 2010 Commission III (Regnum Books, 2011)
"Pentecostal Social Engagement: Excerpts from Around the World," Engaging the World: Christian Communities in Contemporary Global Societies. Edinburgh 2010 Commission VII (Regnum Books, 2012)
"Pentecostal Perspectives on Apostolicity," accepted for publication in the Journal of the European Pentecostal Theological Association.
Robert Mapes Anderson, Vision of the Disinherited in Christianity Today (January 4, 1980).
Alasdair I. C. Heron, The Holy Spirit in Pneuma: The Journal of the Society for Pentecostal Studies 7:2 (Fall 1985), 165-166.
David Harrell, Oral Roberts: An American Life in EPTA Bulletin 5:3 (Fall 1986), 59-61.
Charles Carter, A Contemporary Wesleyan Theology in Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society (December 1986), 481-484.
D. Martin and P. Mullen, Eds. Strange Gifts? In Pneuma: The Journal of the Society for Pentecostal Studies 9:2 (Fall 1987), 202-203
D. A. Carson, Showing the Spirit in Pneuma: The Journal of the Society for Pentecostal Studies 10.1 (Spring 1988), 65-66.
Lowell J. Sarte, All Christians are Charismatic in EPTA Bulletin 8:2 (1989), 104.
Randall Balmer, Mine Eyes Have Seen the Glory in EPTA Bulletin 9:2-3 (1990), 83-84.
Mickey Crews, Church of God: A Social History in Religious Studies Review 17:1 (January 1991), 89.
David Stoll, Is Latin America Turning Protestant? and Shirley Nelson, Fair, Clear, and Terrible: The Story of Shiloh in Religious Studies Review 17:4 (October 1991), 372-373.
James R. Goff, Jr., and Grant Wacker, Eds., Portraits of a Generation: Early Pentecostal Leaders, Pneuma.26:2 (2004) 374-376.
Short Articles and Editorials:
California Focus, several articles, 1976-1979
Alabama Update, several articles, 1979-81
“An Intersection of the Godhead and Humankind,” White Wing Messenger 63:9 (December 28, 1985) 21-24.
Oklahoma Voice, occasional articles, 1985-1986
Helps and Hints, Monthly Editorial, 1986-1991
White Wing Messenger, several articles many of which were also published in Spanish and French, 1986-1991.
"A History of Tongues-Speech" used as part of a continuing education course for Lee University.
“’Blessed Are the Peacemakers:’ The Bible Is God’s Word in Human Words,” White Wing Messenger 65:6 (November 14, 1987) 11-14.
“Devoted to the Apostles’ Teachings,” White Wing Messenger 66:4 (October 15, 1988) 30-33, 35.
“An Introspective Interview On Sunday School and Children’s Ministries,” White Wing Messenger 64:18 (April 15, 1989) 4-8,36,38.
“The Vision!” White Wing Messenger 67:5 (October 28, 1989) 4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11
“Freely You Have Received, Freely Give,” White Wing Messenger 67:19 (May 12, 1990) 6-7,10-11.
“Do You Have A Vision of C.A.R.E. and Love?” White Wing Messenger 67:17 (April 14, 1990) 4-7,30
“Treasure These Truth,” White Wing Messenger 68:6 (November 10, 1990) 13,14,15,16,21,22.23,24,25.
“Some Who Love to C.A.R.E.,” White Wing Messenger 68:17 (April 13, 1991) 4-7.
“Grace Will Lead Me Home: Part 1” White Wing Messenger 69:5 (October 26, 1991) 6-8.
“Grace Will Lead Me Home: Part 2, “ White Wing Messenger 69:6 (November 9, 1991) 8-11.
“Brighton ’91: A Pentecostal Perspective,” in Ecumenical Trends 21:4 (April, 1992) 51-54.
“The Spreading Flame: Beniah and Points North,” Reflections 2:2 (Fall 1992), 6.
“Voting Rights Extended to Women,” Reflections 3:1 (Spring 1993).
“Preserving Our Pentecostal Legacy,” International Pentecostal Holiness Advocate 79:4 (November, 1995) 8-9.
“Centennial Moments: Miss Mallory’s Children,” Issachar File 2:1 (January, 1998) 6.
“Centennial Moments: G.F. Taylor, ‘Defender of the Faith,’” Issachar File 2:2 (February 1998) 6.
“Centennial Moments: A.B. Crumpler and the Holiness Advocate,” Issachar File 2:4 (April, 1998) 6.
“Centennial Moments: Daniel Awrey,” Issachar File 2:5 (May, 1998) 6.
“Centennial Moments: G.B. Cashwell and the Bridegoom’s Messenger,” Issachar File 2:7 (July, 1998) 6.
"IPHC Historic Timeline" at http://arc.iphc.org/timeline.html
“Snapshots of a Spiritual Journey: A. J. Tomlinson,” in White Wing Messenger 100 Years: Commemorative Issue (June 2003) 14-18.
"Joseph Hillery King: Legacy of A Firm Foundation," in IPHC Experience 1:6 (June/July 2004) 6-7.
Series on Azusa St. Revival Centennial in IPHC Experience 2006. Wrote 10 articles and one book review.
"Beniah At The Apostolic Crossroads," in IPHC Experience (May 2008).
"IPHC Archives," in IPHC Experience (January 2009).
"J.H. King and the International Pentecostal Council," in IPHC Experience (April and June 2009)
"IPHC Historic Timeline" at http://www.iphc.org/archives/iphc-timeline
"Headlines from the West" in 2011 IPHC Centennial Booklet
"How The IPHC Was Formed" in IPHC Experience (March 2011)
Dictionary and Encyclopedia Articles:
“Church of God of Prophecy,” “Church of God (Queens, NY),” “Fields of the Wood,” “AJ Tomlinson,” Homer Tomlinson,” “MA Tomlinson,” “Ordinances,” “Serpent Handling,” in Stanley M. Burgess and Gary McGee, Eds., Dictionary of Pentecostal and Charismatic Movements, Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 1988.
“A.J. Tomlinson,” “Speaking in Tongues” in Daniel G. Reid, Ed., Dictionary of Christianity in America, Downer’s Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 1990.
“Churches of God,” in J. D. Douglas, Ed., New 20th Century Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge, Grand Rapids: MI: Baker Book House, Second Edition, 1991.
“Church of God of Prophecy,” “Church of God (Queens, NY),” “Fields of the Woods,” “International Pentecostal-Charismatic Academic Societies,” “AJ Tomlinson,” Homer Tomlinson,” “MA Tomlinson,” “Ordinances,” “Serpent Handling,” “Shepherding Movement,” “B.E. Underwood” in Stanley M. Burgess, Ed. International Dictionary of the Pentecostal Charismatic Movements, Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan Publishing House, 2002.
“Church of God of Prophecy,” International Pentecostal Holiness Church,” “Pentecostal Church of God” and “Pentecostal World Conference,” in Gordon J. Melton and Marin Baumann, Eds. Religions of the World: A Comprehensive Encyclopedia of Beliefs and Practices (Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-Clio, 2002), 4 Volumes.
“Church of God of Prophecy,” in Hans Hillerbrand, Ed., Encyclopedia of Protestantism, four volumes by Routledge, New York, 2004
“Church of God of Prophecy” in Samuel Hill,
Charles H. Lippy, and Charles Reagan Wilson, Eds., revised
edition of the Encyclopedia of Religion in the South,
University Press, 2005
Revised "International Pentecostal Holiness Church" for J. Gordon Melton's Encyclopedia of the American Religions, 8th edition
Professional Papers Delivered
Society for Pentecostal Studies, "Patristic Literature and Tongues-Speech," 1975
Society for Pentecostal Studies, "Spirit Christology," 1982
American Academy of Religion, paper "Systematic and Biblical Theology Methodology: A Test Case on Spirit Christology," delivered at the 1983 meeting of AAR-SBL.
Evangelical Theological Society, regional conference, paper "NT Use of the OT" delivered at the Southeast regional meeting held at King College, March, 1983.
Evangelical Theological Society, "A Spirit Movement Called Montanism" read at 1985 regional meeting.
National Council of Churches in the USA – Pentecostal Dialogue, paper “Reflections By A Pentecostalist On Aspects of BEM,” 1990.
Evangelical Theological Society, regional conference, "Restore the Apostolic Faith: Pentecostal Convergences with Conciliar Documents," March 1992, Beeson Divinity School.
"Postmodern Pilgrims in a Global Village" presented to Asia Charismatic Theological Association meeting March 8, 1994 in Port Dickson, Malaysia
"Exorcising Demons of Racism" paper presented March 5, 1995 to Church of God Black Ministers' Association in Atlanta
"Beniah At The Apostolic Crossroads: Parham, Sandford, Tomlinson, Irwin," paper read to the 1996 Society for Pentecostal Studies meeting at Wycliffe College in Toronto, Canada.
"In Search of a Pentecostal Identity: Locating African Instituted Churches." Presentation to Prague '97 sponsored by the International Consultation on World Evangelization (ICCOWE)
"Two Movements of the Holy Spirit in the 20th Century? A Closer Look at Global Pentecostalism and Ecumenism," paper read to Theological Symposium for Asian Church Leaders held September 21, 1998 in conjunction with the 18th Pentecostal World Conference in Seoul
Asian Pentecostal Society - responded to paper by Dr. David Daniels at conference which met May 21, 1999 at the Gospel Theological Seminary, Daejon City, Korea
European Pentecostal Charismatic Research Association - read paper titled "Two Movements of the Holy Spirit in the 20th Century? A Closer Look at Global Pentecostalism and Ecumenism" to July 13-17, 1999 conference meeting in Hamburg, Germany
Roman Catholic - Pentecostal International Dialogue, July 23-39, 1999 in Venice, Italy. Read paper titled "Faith and Christian Initiation: Patristic Literature: A Pentecostal Perspective"
"A Guidepost on Creation for the Pentecostal Movement Facing Spiritual Challenges in the 21st Century," paper read to the 8th International Theological Conference on the Holy Spirit, hosted May 21, 1999 by the International Theological Institute of the Yoido Full Gospel Church
"Some Ethical Implications of Pentecostal Eschatology," paper read to EPCRA which met July 17-21, 2001 in Leuven, Belgium
"Global Pentecostal and Conciliar Ecumenism," paper read to the Society for Pentecostal Studies meeting March 14-16, 2002 at Southeastern College in Lakeland, Florida.
“Racial Tension in the Church of God of Prophecy,” paper read to Black Ministers for a Change in Cleveland, Tennessee on November 14, 2003.
“Race Mixing in the Church of God of Prophecy," paper read the Society for Pentecostal Studies meeting March 11-13, 2004 at Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
"A Pentecostal Perspective on Full Communion," paper read in my absence by Cecil M. Robeck at an international theological conference held September 13, 2004 in conjunction with the Pentecostal World Conference in Johannesburg, South Africa.
"'Full Communion': A Pentecostal Model," paper read for the Ecumenical Group of the Society for Pentecostal Studies which met March 8-10, 2007 at Lee University in Cleveland, TN.
"A.J. Tomlinson's Emerging Ecclesiology," paper read to the Historical Society of Church of God Movements which convened May 29, 2008 in Cleveland, TN.
"A.J. Tomlinson's Emerging Ecclesiology," paper presented to pre-conference session on Early Church of God Ecclesiology at the Society for Pentecostal Studies which met March 26. 2009 at Eugene Bible College in Eugene, Oregon.
"Pentecostal Social Engagement," paper presented to Edinburgh 2010 Commission VII, University of Edinburgh New College, June 13, 2009
"North American Pentecostal Reflections on Postmodernity," Edinburgh 2010, June 2-6, 2010
"Nature and Mission of the Postmodern Church," World Alliance of Pentecostal Theological Educators at Pentecostal World Conference, August 24-27, 2010, Stockholm, Sweden
"Pentecostal Reflections on Apostolicity," WCC - Pentecostal JCG, November 5-11, 2011, Riga, Latvia
"A Postmodern Pentecostal Perspective on Apostolicity," Society for Pentecostal Studies, February 29-March 3, 2012, Regent University
1983 interview by Mickey Crews in preparation for Ph.D. dissertation published under the title The Church of God: A Social History published by the University of Tennessee Press in 1990.
1989 interview by Deborah V. McCauley for Columbia University Ph.D. dissertation to be published by Illinois University Press under the title Appalachian Mountain Religion.
1990 interview by Joseph D. Byrd for "Pentecostal Preaching," Ph.D. dissertation, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary.
1992 interview by Thomas G. Burton for 1993 University of Tennessee Press's Serpent Handling Believers.
1994 Interview by Roger Robins for twenty-five year history of the Society for Pentecostal Studies.
1996 interview by Sherry Benvenuti for Ph.D. dissertation on Pentecostal reconciliation at the University of Southern California