A Gardener’s Hope
Read Matthew 13:18–23
Seed catalogs emerge shortly after the beginning of the New Year, giving avid gardeners substance for their springtime dreams. Greenhouses, grow lights, and nutrients help to sprout the seedlings.
The Assemblies of God
The Assemblies of God was founded in 1914 in Hot Springs, Arkansas with 300 people at the founding convention. Today there are 13,017 churches in the U.S. with over 3 million members and adherents. There are more than 69 million Assemblies of God members worldwide, making the Assemblies of God the world’s largest Pentecostal denomination.
The U.S. Assemblies of God national office is located at 1445 N. Boonville Avenue, Springfield, Missouri. It houses the denomination’s executive and administrative offices, service divisions and departments, and the Gospel Publishing House printing plant which ships over 6 tons of literature daily.