Category: Ministry Resources
Caridad Rivera’s new book, THE LIFE OF A CHRISTIAN, ($12.99, paperback, 9781498425049; $6.99, e-book, 9781498425056) is for everyone looking to know more about the Christian lifestyle. She encourages all readers to have a closer walk with the Lord and to see that being a Christian is much more than just sitting on a bench and listening to a sermon. This book is ideal for a new Christian serving God for the first time or a practicing Christian who may be struggling with their beliefs. She answers many important questions including: What are the struggles Christians may face? How can one live a life pleasing unto God in the mist of adversities? Is it really necessary to pray? Whose job is it to prepare the Christian for the coming of Christ? Why is it necessary for Christians to have the Fruit of the Spirit? Anyone who has ever contemplated these or other Christian-related questions is encouraged to read this book.
Category: Global News and Ministry
In a letter issued on 25 August, addressed to Rev. Luca Negro, president of the Federation of Protestant Churches in Italy, World Congress of Churches (WCC) general secretary Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit offered “heartfelt condolences to the people who lost family members and friends.” The letter follows the massive earthquake that hit central Italy in the morning hours of 24 August, taking hundreds of lives.
Category: Church of God News
Recently, at the Church of God International General Assembly in Nashville, Tennessee, Youth and Discipleship honored three outstanding couples who concluded their appointments as state directors of Youth and Discipleship. The newly-elected leaders of Y&D, David Blair and Rob Bailey, department staff and state directors from around the USA and other countries gathered to bid farewell to Gary Lewis, who concluded his four years as the International Director, as well as honor several couples whose ministries were moving in a new direction.
Category: Opinion & Commentary
I grew up in the South, where football is a religion. Every boy I knew dreamed of becoming a star quarterback. When my relatives gathered for meals, the conversation usually revolved around whether Auburn would beat Alabama this year.
Category: Discipleship & Evangelism
Celebrating the culmination of a three-week long nationwide campaign in Malawi (East Africa), thousands of people gathered in the capital city of Lilongwe for an evangelistic gathering of unprecedented magnitude and impact in the country. The campaign—known as Love Malawi—was led by international evangelist Andrew Palau and was the result of more than four years of prayer and planning. In the end, Love Malawi mobilized thousands of Malawian Christians and more than 900 churches to share their faith, serve their communities, and come together in unity around a common vision to see all of Malawi embrace the love of Jesus Christ.
Category: Lifestyle & Culture
A new exhaustive scientific study conducted by two Johns Hopkins University scientists reveals that scientific evidence does not support the “born that way” claim regarding homosexuality or the “trapped in the body” so-called transgender claim. Written by Dr. Lawrence S. Mayer and Dr. Paul R. McHugh, this study evaluates data from over 200 peer-reviewed studies regarding sexual orientation and gender identity.
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