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Ministerial Internship Program Graduates Commissioned

Category: Church of God News

Dr. J. David Stephens, assistant general overseer for the Church of God, and the Division of Education staff are elated that the more than 1,100 people who attended the Ministerial Internship Program (MIP) Commissioning Celebration were thoroughly blessed last weekend by the music ministry of Jordan Smith, the clear preaching about one’s call by Dr. Lamar Vest, and the Commissioning sermon to go and tell your story by presiding bishop for the Church of God, Dr. Mark L. Williams.

Ten Occupational Hazards of Ministry

Category: Opinion & Commentary

When I surrendered to the call of God several years ago, I did it soberly because I knew I was stepping into a dangerous assignment. Despite what you might hear from a few prosperity preachers wearing silk suits and pancake makeup, ministry is not glamorous—nor is it risk-free.

Worship Leader’s Viral Chewbacca Video Infects Masses With the Joy

Category: People in the News

If your sides ache from laughter this weekend, chances are you saw Candace Payne’s record-shattering video as she tried on a Chewbacca mask from Kohl’s.

Family’s Prayers Answered in an Incredible Way

Category: Testimonies

As a growing family, living in expensive New England, Massachusetts, business owner and entrepreneur Rob Willington knew he needed to find a way to pay for his family’s medical costs. The options available to him and his family via the Massachusetts Health Connector were limited and unaffordable. As a family of faith, they also had objections to many of the products and services conventional health insurance providers are mandated to cover.

VITAL Initiative Making an Impact in Virginia

Category: Church of God News

The VITAL Initiative is moving across the Church of God in Virginia impacting pastors and small churches in the state.

ChristianMingle Partners with Lighthouse Church on Conference

Category: Events and Happenings

Pastor Keion Henderson and The Lighthouse Church announced today that ChristianMingle, the premier online community for people of faith to meet, date and marry, has joined the sponsor lineup for “The 2016 Well Experience” singles conference.

New Booklet Makes Biblical Case for Why Economics Matters

Category: Ministry Resources

In a new Institute for Faith, Work & Economics (IFWE) booklet, Be Fruitful and Multiply: Why Economics is Necessary for Making God-Pleasing Decisions, IFWE economist Anne Bradley explains why “economic-thinking” is the key to faithful Christian stewardship and fruitfulness.

Spirit-Empowered Believers Celebrate Pentecost in Europe

Category: Events and Happenings

LONDON—Empowered21 concluded the inaugural E21 Europe Congress and Pentecost celebration with a time of impartation as international ministry leaders anointed hundreds of delegates during the closing session at Ruach City Church, historically known as the Gaumont State Theater.

WAKE: A Student Missions Experience at the General Assembly

Category: Church of God News

A unique opportunity for young people will take place at the upcoming Church of God 76th International General Assembly, scheduled for Nashville, Tennessee July 19-22 at the Music City Center.


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