Oneness Pentecostalism

Apostolic Church of Ethiopia (ACE)

The first leader of the Apostolic Church of Ethiopia was Bishop Teklemariam Gezahegne (1937-2022).

They have their own songs, as there is little interaction between Oneness Pentecostals and Trinitarian Christians in Ethiopia.

YouTube Channels

Apostolic Church Mezmur /Songs/ (> 10k subscribers)

Glory Apostolic Mezmur (> 2k)

Iso Yisehak Ab (> 6k)

ObeyActs Bible (> 6k)

Choirs

(?) Addis Ababa Choir

(?) Hawassa Choir

Union of Maranatha Choir (Hossana)

Soloists

Abenezer Fekadu

Birhanu Tekle

Erkenesh Segaro (1947-1994)

Exodus Getahun

Eyasu Teklemariam

Gedeon Addise + 2014

Proprietary Channel

AddisPraise.com
Tracks of (Amharic) albums released by the ACE Media Department.

App

Apostolic Songs
“Apostolic Songs is an application developed in Ethiopia for the purpose of making lyrics of all the Ethiopian Apostolic Church songs, that are available right now, easily accessible” (Google Play)

Further study

Haustein, Jörg. “The New Prime Minister’s [Hailemariam Desalegn] Faith: A Look at Oneness Pentecostalism in Ethiopia”, PentecoStudies 12/2 (2013): 183–204.

» Read online version at academia.edu

Teklemariam Gezahagne. Bible Writers’ Theology. Rev. edition. Hazelwood, MO: Apostolic Experience Publishing, 2007. [1st ed. 1999]

Teklemariam Gezahegne. Acts of God in Ethiopia. Hazelwood, MO: Apostolic Experience Publishing, 2007.


» For Amharic publications, visit the ACE website.

» For an introduction to Oneness Pentecostalism, you could watch “Oneness Pentecostals Explained in 2 1/2 minutes
(“Ready to Harvest” YouTube channel)


Invitation

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