Can you introduce yourself, who are you and what is your name?
My name is Shaun Lawson i am twenty one (21) years of age.
What position do you hold in your Revival church?
I currently hold the position of a leader within my church .
How long have you been a Revivalist?
Well i have been revivalist for over 7 years .
What brought you into the religion?
I did not choose the religion it chose me ,so basically its a calling from God .
How long have you been in it and how would you describe the movement?
I have been a revivalist for over 7 years , and i would say revivalism is nothing far from any other religion . We are just spiritual based ,upfront and forward about or religion and worship
What in your opinion is Revival?
Revival is an improvement in condition , strength or fortunes of someone or something and that the church as been doing ,impacting lives because of our spiritual base .
What are the biggest misconceptions about your religion?
The biggest misconception about revival is that is a ‘”Obeah” church as what a lot of people have to say or the famous its a “poco” church . and other things have been said which is far from the truth .
Is it like an ordinary church?
Yes it like a normal church we read from the same Bible , we sings the same songs , we worship the same . Its just our music would be different , people would say “a set up music ”
What do you do and how do you worship?
Worshiping is something very important to the church we as revivalist we worship a little different from other religions you may ask, What makes the difference ? firstly our music and we dance with each other as that is apart of worshiping and celebrating God
What happens when one is overcome by the ancestral spirits?
I would not call it overcome, it is basically the manifestation of the spirit in an unusual way .
What is the true purpose of the Revival church and how is it used to benefit lives?
The true purpose of the revival church is like any other church being establish , revivalism is coming from way back and we have impacted lives in may ways , as we look to God for healing ,deliverance and break through as we are spiritually grounded .
What do the colors represent?
People will ask what does the colors means each color has a meaning for example RED – stands for passion and love also strength
Why are fruits used in the various ceremonies?
Fruits are used in these services because its represents thanksgiving and fruits are blessings they are normally used in our fasting service and thanksgiving table
What are done with the fruits after the ceremony?
The fruits are being eaten by persons who attend the service everything is eaten on the table .
Do you think that the powers of your church are used for the wrong things?
Well in a sense God gives us gifts and some people will not do accordingly
What happens when there is a cleansing?
Well a cleansing is done in many different way but the most popular ones are water and cream soda its either consumed or used to wash off
Why is there so much confusion within the church in terms of fallen angels and spiritual possession?
I am not sure where that comes from but within my church i am not seeing that
What have you seen with your own two eyes that the spirits can do?
Well spirits are real for sure and can do things
Is your family a part of the religion?
No my family is not apart of the religion
What do you want people to know about your religion?
Well I want people to know that Revival is a normal religion we worship and we look to the same God and not because we might worship a little different . What ever you do not know ask .