Total disregard of the commandments regarding women not speaking in Church was not enough...Having one of their top leaders caught doing Sodomy in a park wasn't enough...Famous and influential: also has detailed lists of influential and famous adherents of over 100 different religious groups (famous Methodists, famous Jews, famous Catholics, famous Zoroastrians, famous Jehovah's Witnesses, famous Theosophists, etc.), and lists of prominent people (actors, politicians, authors, U. presidents, artists, musicians, Supreme Court justices, film directors, etc.) classified by religious affiliation.
He still has a stand against television, and I would have to ask him once he returns from a revival overseas as to whether he will remain with the UPCI or not. Licensing divorced and remarried men to preach was not enough...
For example, an American with no ability to speak any language other than English suddenly became capable of speaking fluent German.
There may also have been some instances of glossolalia (ecstatic speech that is meaningless to the typical listener).
In short, appearance both reflects and to a large degree determines what we are in the eyes of self and others.""The basic reason for modesty of dress is to subdue the lust of the flesh, the lust of the eye, and the pride of life," the UPCI document continues.
"The exposed body tends to arouse improper thoughts in both wearer and onlooker."To avoid such problems, United Pentecostal churches set these modesty guidelines for women: UPCI says balance is appropriate for women: "She is not so old-fashioned as to look like a monstrosity, but she is deliberately methodical in choosing clothing that will dignify her womanhood without provoking the stares of the opposite sex." "We can honestly proclaim that the basic principles of godly appearance that apply to Christian women should also apply to men; namely, modesty, moderation, decency, elimination of ornamentation and costly finery, and distinction between male and female in hair and dress," UPCI says.