Joel Frans Adolph Carlson

The church Assembly of God arrived the Pernambuco, in 1918, through the Swedish missionaries Joel Frans Adolph Carlson and Signe Charlota Carlson, that before coming to our State, had passed a period of time in Belm of Par to perfect the Portuguese language. In 1910, the young Swedish missionaries Gunnar Vingren and Daniel Berg had been sent by God to Brazil after passing a time in the United States. He was in ground American where if he radiated the pentecostal fire cited in Acts of the Apstolos, chapter 2, and that one would even spread for the world reaching in them in the current days, a promise Mr. when affirmed its Disciples, saying: ' ' But, you will receive to be able, when the Espirito Santo to go down on you, and will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, all Judia and Samaria, and until the confines of the Terra' '. Acts of the Apstolos, chapter 1, verse 8. Daniel Berg and Gunnar Vingren had arrived the Belm in the 19 day November of 1910. Until then, they were part of the Church Baptist of America. The Methodist shepherd Justus folloied them to Nelson to the Church Baptist in Belm, it presented and them to the responsible one for the work, shepherd Noble Raymond.

E, thus, the missionaries had started to live in the dependences of the church. The young missionaries had the heart avivado for the Espirito Santo, and prayed without ceasing, of day and night. This fact called the attention some members of the church, that had started to censure them, considering them as fanatic for dedicating as much time to the conjunct. But this did not shake them. With nimbleness and eloquncia, they had continued to nail to the salvation in Christ Jesus and the baptism with the Espirito Santo, always alicerados in the Holy Writs. As result of the conjuncts, some members of that Church Baptist had believed in the truths of the complete Evangelho that the missionaries announced.