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International Council In session This Weekend

Category: Church of God News

Cleveland, TN–The International Council (IC), a body of leaders from around the globe focused on the global ministries of the Church of God, begin their biennial meeting this Sunday, September 24, 2017.

Holy Land Experience Honors Florida First Responders with Complimentary Admission

Category: Ministries and Organizations

Holy Land Experience, the world-famous faith-and-family vacation destination located in Orlando, will honor Florida First Responders Saturday, September 30th, with complimentary admission to the park in appreciation for their sacrificial service to communities, neighborhoods, families, and individuals in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma.

The Dogma That ‘Lived Loudly’ in America’s Founders

Category: Opinion & Commentary

By now, you have probably heard how Diane Feinstein, the ranking senator from California, and several of her colleagues took Notre Dame professor Amy Barrett to task for her Christian values and beliefs. This occurred during the confirmation hearing for Barrett, a federal court nominee.

2017 Jail and Prison Ministry Conference Set for October 6

Category: Church of God News

The Office of Special Projects in USA Missions announces that the final details have been arranged, and the 2017 Jail and Prison Ministry Conference will be held on Friday, October 6, 2017, in the Leadership and Communications Center on the campus of the Church of God International Offices in Cleveland, Tennessee. Joins Forces with Major Homeschool Publisher

Category: Ministries and Organizations, the leader in faith and family streaming video, is joining forces with the nation’s top trade publication for homeschooling to help families who are looking to enhance their curriculum and research options.

New Documentary Commemorates 500th Anniversary of the Reformation

Category: History and Heritage

Richard Weikart, an author and history professor at California State University, Stanislaus, recently teamed up with Emmy-Award-winning cinematographer and producer Jim Gromer on an exciting documentary project. To commemorate the 500th anniversary of the Reformation, they filmed at many sites in Germany and Switzerland where Luther and other Reformers made history.

Fall 2017 Engage Now Available

Category: Church of God News

The 2017 fall issue of Church of God Engage has been released and is available digitally at

The journal for ministers, church and lay leaders, offers a variety of articles for those working in ministry on a regular basis. Different than Church of God Evangel, Engage offers practical ministry ideas and resources, as well as items for the local church to implement.

This issue has articles that address such pertinent topics as the tithe of tithes, ways we quench the Holy Spirit, and leadership development. Guest writer Pastor Rick Warren offers “Four Ways a Pastor Can Show Love for His People.”

Regular columns include Legal Notes and Financial Matters that appeal to the minister and local church. In a special emphasis this issue, former first lady of the Church of God, Sandra Kay Williams, speaks about the role as a pastor’s wife as it relates to the church staff. She and her husband, Mark, now serve at the North Cleveland Church of God. There is also a section which looks back at the last four months of Church of God happenings as reported on Faith News Network.

Published three times a year, Engage is first emailed to ministers and leaders in the Church of God. It is then made available to anyone simply through logging into the website On the site, the publication may be downloaded for print, or viewed in a convenient two-page spread. There are also archived copies of the publication going back several years.

When Sin Goes from Shocking to Amusing

Category: Opinion & Commentary

“Remember ever, and always, that your country was founded by the stern old Puritans whose first act on touching the soil of the new world was to offer on bended knees thanksgiving to Almighty God” (paraphrase of Henry Wilson; 18TH U.S. Vice President).

Scriptural Promises to Pray Over Your Health Everyday

Category: Opinion & Commentary

I recently spent some time updating a list I have of scriptures related to health and wellness. It now includes over 66 verses that follow.

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