We are Pentecostals because we believe in the baptism and the power of the Holy Spirit, divine healing, prophecies, spiritual gifts and the speaking in tongues etc. In pentecostalism God is not jst a theory or an abstract concept but an experienced reality.
What is the biblical mandate for such a ministry? 1 Peter 3:15-16 In your hearts regard Christ the Lord as holy, ready at any time to give a defense to anyone who asks you for a reason for the hope that is in you. Yet do this with gentleness and respect, keeping a clear conscience….