This is dedicated to those of Australia’s Pentecostal Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Elders and leaders who may never complete a PhD in their lifetime but who thoroughly deserve one for their contributions to the land, the nation, and the church.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples Cultural Warning

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander readers are advised that this book contains the names of and quotes from persons who are now deceased. This may cause intense sadness or distress.

In addition, cited publications or website links may also contain images or names of Aboriginal and Islander people who are deceased without providing appropriate cultural warnings to the reader.