South Africa School of Ministry Establishes Next-Level Training

“Go and serve knowing that you do not go alone” (Henry B. Eyring).

If the U.S. Recognizes Jerusalem as the Israeli Capital, It Won’t be the First

If the U.S. ever gets around to recognizing Jerusalem as the eternal capital of Israel, it won’t have been the first nation to do so.

‘Changing Hearts and Closing Prisons:’ Oil Industry Veteran Finds Rich New Field to Harvest

HOUSTON – Oil industry veteran David Howell is working a rich new harvest field—saving souls and reducing the prison population through a graphic guidebook, allowing public funds to be diverted to other pressing needs.

2017 MIP Commissioning Celebration: A Huge Success

Cleveland, TN – From the beginning of the MIP Leadership Seminar to the benediction of the Commissioning service, the 2017 MIP Commissioning Celebration was filled with the Spirit, joy, and inspiration.

Billy Graham Rapid Response Team Chaplains in Manchester, England, Following Terror Attack

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Crisis-trained chaplains with the Billy Graham Rapid Response Team are deploying to Manchester, England, following last night’s terror attack at an Ariana Grande concert. The latest report indicates that 22 people died in the blast, which was carried out by a suicide bomber.

FRC Aims to Stop Government Persecution of Christian Scientist

FRC Action Brent Kilen is urging the organization’s supporters to come to the defense of a Christian geologist who is being prevented from conducting research that could help prove his theories about the age of our planet because of his faith.

Vital Worship Grants awarded for 2017 by the Calvin Institute of Christian Worship

Robert Moore, Director of the Church of God Ministry to the Military, recently announced that outreaches near three military bases were the recipients of a grant from The Calvin Institute of Christian Worship (CICW).

7 Prophetic Prayer Insights in Response to Manchester Bombing

In what Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May is calling a “callous terrorist attack—one of the worst ever in British history—a suicide bomber struck at an Ariana Grande concert on Monday night. The attack left 22 dead—including children—and 59 injured.

Christian Leaders Urge White House to Move US Embassy to Jerusalem

MURFREESBORO, Tenn – As President Trump arrives in Israel today, Christian leaders back home are urging him to announce the move of the US Embassy to Jerusalem.

Lee’s Charlotte Center to Merge with Division of Adult Learning

Cleveland, TN – Lee University is merging its Charlotte, North Carolina, branch campus into its online format, according to an announcement by Lee president Dr. Paul Conn and Dr. Ken Bell, administrative bishop of the Church of God in Western North Carolina.

President Trump to reaffirm bond Between U.S. and Israel

Israel – Immediately upon his arrival in Israel, President Donald Trump took the time to give a few brief remarks aimed not only at the people of the Jewish state, but also the rest of the world.

Is the American Church Vulnerable to Fake Revival?

There have been great revivals without great preaching. There have been great revivals without great singing. But there has never been a great revival without great praying.

The Mystery of Pentecost

As the Church of God prepares to commemorate Pentecost Sunday, June 4, Michael Utterback, director of Ministry to Israel offers this unique perspective on the mystery of Pentecost and its Biblical roots.

Biola University Launches New Center on the Work of the Holy Spirit

La Mirada, CA–Biola University will launch the Center for the Study of the Work and Ministry for the Holy Spirit Today in fall 2017. Funded by a $3 million donation, the academic center is a 10-year initiative that will provide resources for a biblical examination of the person and ongoing work of the Holy Spirit, including research, publications, conferences, events and services for students.

A Christian Guide to Business Leadership

How can businesses be run to be more people-centric than profit-centric? How can business leaders reconcile their work and faith lives? That’s what Peet van Biljon and James C. Sprouse address in their book, “Profit with a Higher Purpose – a Christian Guide to Business Leadership” (CreateSpace, 2017, ISBN 13: 978-1543117677) now available at Amazon.

2017 Meeting of the Historical Society of Church of God Movements

Cleveland, TN—The 2017 Annual Meeting of the Historical Society of Church of God Movements will convene on Thursday, May 25, 2017 at 9:30 a.m. at the Ministry Training Center of the Church of God of Prophecy International Offices in Cleveland, Tennessee. For the first time ever, the meeting will also be offered via live simulcast, online.

CeCe Winans Launches Multi City Tour

Ten-time Grammy Award winner and multi-platinum-selling artist CeCe Winans will follow her recently released number one album “Let Them Fall In Love,” with a national tour. The Fall In Love Tour presented by Medi-Share is Winans’ first solo tour in a decade.

Kentucky Printer Can Refuse LGBT Message

The Kentucky Court of Appeals ruling on Friday affirmed a printer who objected to promoting a message for Lexington’s Gay and Lesbian Services Organization (GLSO) which conflicted with his sincerely held religious beliefs.

Church of God Missionaries Provide Services

Often, the Church of God constituency is not aware that missionaries rarely can serve in a foreign country just as a “missionary;” countries now require that missionaries provide services and education for their people.

Five Ways We Quench the Holy Spirit

How would we respond today if God wanted to repeat the miracle of Pentecost in one of our carefully scripted Sunday meetings? I wonder if we would embrace the unexpected wildness of that Acts 2 moment. Or would we tell the Spirit to behave?

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