New Leaders Elected at AG General Council

ANAHEIM, Calif. — Douglas E. Clay is the new general superintendent-elect of the U.S. Assemblies of God, elected Wednesday afternoon subsequent to George O. Wood, who has held the post for 10 years, withdrawing his name from contention.

Assemblies of God Welcomes New Leader, Douglas Clay

Anaheim, Calif.–Douglas E. Clay was voted general superintendent of the General Council of the Assemblies of God USA on Wednesday in a stunning vote after former General Superintendent George O. Wood removed his name from the ballot. Clay previously served as general treasurer for the General Council of the Assemblies of God (AG).

Help Awaken Stagnant Churches

A wake-up call to sleepy churches has gone out from missions agency TMS Global, which wants to help revive inward-focused congregations through revitalized faith.

Group Aims to Increase Diversity in the World Missions Workforce

Non-white churches and workers have long been underrepresented in mainline denominations in missions, but one agency is doing all that it can to help change that. TMS Global is undertaking a major drive to diversify in its work around the world, to more fully reflect the rich breadth of God’s church and kingdom.

Northridge Church to Donate $1 Per Person Attending Easter Services

A visit to NorthRidge Church to celebrate Easter this year has the potential to change a child’s life.

International Religious Freedom Garners Bipartisan Support in Congress

International religious freedom issues are growing in urgency and importance worldwide, and today the 21st Century Wilberforce Initiative is releasing the International Religious Freedom Congressional Scorecard for the 114th session of Congress.

Three Tax Issues Churches Need to Get Right When Setting Compensation for Pastors

Compensation planning for ministers presents several unique tax issues that are not well understood by many church leaders and their advisers. To help, Richard Hammar describes three key tax considerations churches should review when structuring compensation plans for pastors.

Transfer of Licenses Combines Two Radio Ministries

Board members of Relevant Radio and Immaculate Heart Radio today signed their merger agreement and have submitted a petition to the FCC for the required ownership transfer of radio licenses to the merged entity. The non-profit corporation will be known as “Immaculate Heart Media, Inc. d/b/a Relevant Radio.” Bishops, clergy, listeners, donors, and employees across the country have expressed enthusiastic support for the merger.

New House of Worship Opens Doors in the Heart of Silicon Valley

When people think of the Silicon Valley, what comes to mind is the principle that life can somehow be perfected through innovation and technology; that mission seems to trump seeking religious purpose. The Silicon Valley is one of the least religious parts of the country, 30 percent below the national average, with less than five percent of residents attending church services on Sundays.

Five Ways to Strengthen Your Church in 2017

It’s the start of a new year and thoughts turn to eating better, getting more organized, or even reconnecting with old friends. But within your New Year’s resolutions, are you considering the health of your church?

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