20th Century US Revival Movements

  • 1906 – Azusa Street — Started the Pentecostal Movement.  Speads like wildfire around America and around the world for decades to come.
  • 1950s – Healing Revival — Brought Divine healing to America.
  • 1950s – The Latter Rain — Contemporary to the Healing Revival.  Eventually reshaped the vision of church.
  • 1960s – The Charismatic Movement — The Holy Spirit invades the traditional church.
  • 1970s – The Jesus Movement — Massive numbers of hippies get saved in Pentecostal revival as the hippie lifestyle implodes.  Root of Calvary Chapel and Vineyard Movements.
  • 1980s – The Vineyard — John Wimber brings “signs and wonders” to the evangelical church.
  • 1990s – Toronto/Brownsville Movements.
  • 2000s – What now????
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  1. Too early to tell. These other movements all had a major effect in reshaping the church. It’s not clear yet if Lakeland is just kind of a Tonronto/Brownsville part II, or if it will really change church. Regardless, it’s more exciting than what has been going on in the previous 8 years.

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