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Williams to Keynote Empowered21 USA Congress

Category: Church of God News

Church of God General Overseer Dr. Mark L. Williams will be the keynote speaker for the upcoming Empowered21 USA Congress to be held June 5-7, 2014, at First Assembly of God, Griffin, Georgia. The purpose of the Congress is to celebrate the Holy Spirit; encourage people to teach/preach about the Holy Spirit on Pentecost Sunday, June 8; and engage the next generation in the Spirit-empowered faith.

Evangelical Christian Named to TIME’s 100 Most Influential People for Work on Climate

Category: People in the News

A statement was recently released by the Rev. Mitch Hescox, President & CEO, Evangelical Environmental Network:

Second-Grader Prohibited from Reading Bible During ‘Read to Myself’ Time

Category: The Persecuted Church

Liberty Institute sent a letter Tuesday to Cypress Fairbanks Independent School District (Cy Fair ISD) officials in response to a complaint from the family of a Hamilton Elementary School second grader, whom a teacher allegedly prohibited from reading the Bible during “read to myself” time.

Free Speech Takes on Sacrilegious Meaning at Chicago Jesus Display

Category: Lifestyle & Culture

“The Divine Mercy” display, an image of Jesus that was set up in Chicago’s Daley Plaza by private citizens on April 17, was vandalized Tuesday night.

Smoky Mountain Children’s Home Blessed as Children Give to Children

Category: Church of God News

A few of the Smoky Mountain Children’s Home staff still remember when the Sunday school bell would ring, class was dismissed and we all marched up to the front of the church to put our coins in the offering plate for the Smoky Mountain Children’s Home Penny March. That moment in time seems like a very long time ago, but the principle of giving was taught to children at an early age. The principle of giving has not changed –it’s just done in other motivational ways.

Could Technology Bring the End-Times Beast?

Category: Opinion & Commentary

Technology is one of the leading ways we are able to track Bible prophecy, but it seems it is helping to create the fulfillment of those prophecies. Could it be ushering in the kingdom of the beast?

Atheist Cites Complaint Against Christian Football Coach

Category: The Persecuted Church

Angry atheists are at it again. This week, they’re taking on Dabo Swinney, head coach of the Clemson Tigers. His alleged unlawful conduct? Expressing his Christian faith and allegedly making a number of voluntary religious activities available to his players—the adult student-athletes at Clemson.

Global Diaspora Forum Planned for March 2015 in Manila, Philippines

Category: Events and Happenings

The Global Diaspora Network (GDN) has announced that a Global Diaspora Forum is scheduled to convene in Manila, Philippines on March 24 – 28, 2015.

Chaplains in Unity

Category: Church of God News

David paints a beautiful picture of how God views unity. “It is like precious oil poured on the head, running down on the beard, running down on Aaron’s beard, down the collar of his robes” (Psalm 133:2). Aaron was only allowed to minister unto the Lord after he was anointed with oil. There is great significance in the comparison of unity and oil; both are very precious in the eyes of God. The body of Christ is most fruitful when dwelling together in one mind and one accord. Living in unity with our brothers and sisters is like being saturated with the oil of the Lord; the very oil of the anointing that prepares us to be ministers of the gospel.

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