Charismatic Episcopal

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Michael Cumbie: Former Charismatic Episcopal Minister

June 7, 2010

Michael was raised in the Southern Baptist faith. He later became an Assembly of God preacher. He started a search for the truth. He wanted to know, with all the confusion of different Protestant teachings, what was the Truth. For a time he pastored in the Charismatic Episcopal church, which was a group of Charismatics and Pentecostals who were seeking the faith and worship of the early years of the Church. After discovering the early Church Fathers, he was shocked to discover that God was calling him into the Catholic ... more

Jim & Joy Pinto: Former Episcopalians

February 1, 2010

Although Jim was raised in an Italian Catholic home, he spent most of his adult life serving as a priest in the Anglican tradition. As a young adult, Jim always thought the Catholic Church was like a beautiful art museum, but never understood her teachings. Joy was baptized Catholic but her family did not practice the faith. She met and married James Pinto, who became an Episcopal. When Jim felt called to come Home to the Catholic Church, Joy was reluctant at first. They both discuss how God guided their ... more
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James Pinto, Jr.: Former Charismatic Episcopal Priest

October 2, 2006

Marcus and Jim answer open-line questions from the audience. ... more
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Michael Cumbie: Former Charismatic Episcopal Priest

August 7, 2006

Marcus and Michael answer open-line questions from the Journey Home audience. ... more

David & Michele Zampino: Charismatic Episcopal Priest & Wife

March 13, 2006

David was raised in a Christian home. His father was an Episcopal priest. Even though his parish was High Church Anglican, he never had any thoughts of becoming a Catholic. Michele was brought up Catholic but drifted away from the Church because she was bored and didn’t feel that she fit in. David and Michele met while they were attending Oral Roberts University. Later they both entered the Charismatic Episcopal Church, where David was ordained. Their original motivation to begin to look at the Catholic Church was a growing ... more

Vaughn Treco: Former Charismatic Episcopal Priest

February 13, 2006

Vaughn was born and raised in Nassau in the Bahamas. At first his parents brought up him and his seven sibling up in the Anglican tradition but later with the Plymouth Brethren. He was taught by his parents to live each day for Christ. After discovering discrepancies in Plymouth Brethren teaching, Vaughn and his wife joined the Charismatic Episcopal Church where he was ordained in 1999. His journey to the Catholic Church was sparked by listening to tapes by Dr. Scott Hahn. ... more

Fr. Steven Anderson: Former Charismatic Episcopal Priest

February 9, 2004

Father Anderson was raised a Presbyterian and invited Jesus into his hear at the age of 14. As a young man he was always interested in seeking and following the truth. After attending Oral Roberts University, he first entered the Episcopal Church but later the Charismatic Episcopal Church, where he was ordained a priest of that denomination. In his continual search for truth, Father Anderson read deeply of the Church Fathers, especially St. Irenaeus and St. Patrick. He was received into the Catholic Church in 1999 and ordained a Catholic priest in 2003. ... more

Michael Cumbie: Former Charismatic Episcopal Priest

April 8, 2002

Michael was raised a Southern Baptist in Alabama. At an early age he felt a calling to ministry. Through his college experiences he was introduced to Pentecostal spirituality. Ordained a Pentecostal minister he eventually encountered the Charismatic Episcopal Church and was ordained a priest in that denomination. His love deepened for the Catholic Church and, after a 15 year journey, he was received into full-communion with the Catholic Church. ... more
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David Utsler: Former Charismatic Episcopal Priest

June 30, 2000

David wasn’t raised in a Christian home. He knew what the Gospel was through the witness of his grandmother. In his senior year in high school he had a radical conversion to Jesus Christ. Within six months he felt a call to full-time ministry. He went to Bible College and was ordained a Non-denominational Charismatic minister, where he served for 9 years. Following the teaching of Calvinism, David found the deep significance of God’s covenants with his people. Building on the covenants he began to study to see how ... more
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Dr. Jim & Sally Shelton: Former Charismatic Episcopal Minister & Wife

July 10, 1998

Jim was baptized and reared Pentecostal Holiness. He attended Oral Roberts University and then earned a Ph.D. in New Testament from Stirling University, in Scotland. Sally was brought up in the Open Bible church but became Pentecostal after meeting Jim. Between 1978 – 1993 they bother were Methodists. In 1993, Jim was ordained a priest in the Charismatic Episcopal church. Jim was received into the Catholic Church in 1996 and Sally in 1997. ... more