All Africa Day of Prayer

Peter Thomas, field director for the Church of God in Africa, recently joined Christopher Sabale, prayer coordinator for Africa, along with other leaders in the nation of Botswana for the first-ever All Africa Day of Prayer.

Author Calls for World Wide Revival Movement with New Book

Dr. Jeremy Mays has studied the history of great revivals for years. Now he believes that he has found a biblical pattern to cause revival in our generation. Dr. Mays began his own journey down the revival pathway after hearing a recorded message by evangelist Duncan Campbell of the Hebrides Revival.

Summit Unites Church and Mental Health Professionals

Beginning today, in Lynchburg, Virginia, The Struggle is Real Summit is built around “Mental Health and the Mission of the Church.”

Pentecost Sunday Resources Page Launched

Church of God General Overseer Tim Hill has called for a denomination-wide emphasis on the celebration of its Pentecostal heritage with a month-long “Preparing for Pentecost” focus toward this year’s Pentecost Sunday on June 4, 2017.

How do Millennial Christians Make Decisions?

Teleios Research conducted a survey by placing advertisements on InstaPray, a Christian Instagram account In total, 858 individuals participated, with the majority being: evangelicals (77%); college students (51%), females (67%), and 80% US residents. The average age was 23 ± 10 years.

61 New Scripture Translations Completed Last Year

In 2016, Bible Societies assisted in the completion of translations in 61 languages spoken by over 428 million people. 2016 was ‘a first’ for no fewer than 30 languages, spoken by over 95 million people. 17 communities now have their very first Bible, 6 have a New Testament and 7 communities have their first, or additional, portions of Scripture.

First Recipients of Church Planting Bank Grants Approved

Cleveland, TN–On Tuesday night, April 25, the first recipients to be approved for grants from the recently established Church Planting Bank were introduced during the Tuesday evening session of the International Executive Council of the Church of God.

Pureflix.Com Streaming More as Platform Continues to Expand

PureFlix.com, the leader in the faith and family streaming video on demand space, is expanding the type and number of devices consumers can watch the service on, thanks to a significant expansion of its Android-based platform and compatibility with Apple TV.

Trump Cabinet Members Praying, Studying the Bible Together

Members of President Donald Trump’s cabinet are gathering for prayer weekly.

Executive Council Meets in Joint Session

Cleveland, Tenn.–The Church of God International Executive Council, gathering for their regularly-scheduled April meeting, joined with the Administrative Ministries Council at the International Prayer Tower at the North Cleveland Church of God.

Hobby Lobby Founder Releases New Book

Hobby Lobby CEO and founder David Green, one of America’s most successful businessmen, offers both inspiration and practical advice in his new book, “Giving It All Away… And Getting It All Back Again” (Zondervan). Written by Green and National Christian Foundation Heartland CEO’s Bill High, “Giving It All Away… And Getting It All Back Again” chronicles the path that the Green family has chosen regarding their legacy and encourages readers to live generously and focus on what is truly important – faith and family.

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.

Training Church of God Ministers to Lead in Europe

Superintendent for the Church of God in Western Europe, Chris Swift, penned the following testimonial of the desire and need for continued training of our ministers:

Christ-Centered After School Club Receives Approval to Meet in Public School

KAPOLEI, Hawaii — In a victory for Child Evangelism Fellowship® (CEF®) in the Aloha State, its after-school Good News Club® can now be held in Ewa Elementary, the largest elementary school in the Campbell-Kapolei Complex.

Former NFL Player Releases New Album ‘J-Walk’

Son of mega church pastor Dr. Tony Evans, Jonathan Evans, a mentor, author, speaker, spoken word artist and former NFL fullback is encouraging men of all ages in their spiritual walk with God on his new album J-Walk. The spoken word record is available on all digital platforms worldwide and on JonathanBlakeEvans.com.

Lee University Named on Great Values Website

Cleveland, TN—Lee University was recently named on the list, “30 Affordable Colleges with the Best Study Abroad Programs 2017-2018.” The list was released by greatvaluecolleges.net.

Australian Leaders Call World to Pray and Fast for America as Pence Visits Australia

For the fifth year in a row, Australia is calling the nations of the world to join with them to pray and fast for five days for America, from 30 April – 4 May 2017.

Largest National Faith-Based Conference for Entertainment Professionals Returns

Biola Media Conference, the largest national event for people of faith working in the entertainment industry, will return after a year hiatus on April 29, 2017 at Fox Studios in Los Angeles, Calif. The original creator of the comic book character Deadpool, Rob Liefeld, director Destin Daniel Cretton, actress Meagan Good are slated to speak at the conference.

Report of the Church of God in Scotland

The Church of God in Scotland, led by Overseer and Career Missionaries Dennis and Vanna Tanner, is thriving. Their ministry encompasses evangelizing the lost, discipling new believers, training spiritual leaders, and planting churches.

South Sudan Churches Issue Easter Hope Message

For most of the world’s newest nation, wracked by internal conflict, joy seems far away, and yet for Christians, Easter is still a time of hope. A recent message from the South Sudan Council of Churches (SSCC) says the Resurrection reminds us that even in this world there is “goodness and light with triumph.”

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