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Grace Orphanage Making a Difference in Uganda

Category: Church of God News

Joseph Kagarama, regional superintendent of the Eastern Region of Africa for the Church of God, relates information regarding the Grace Orphanage in Uganda:

CeCe Winans Releases Christmas Album October 19

Category: People in the News

The multiple award- winning singer CeCe Winans has emerged from the studio with a glorious arrangement of tracks just in time for the holiday season. Once again, Winans team up with son Alvin Love III to present, Something’s Happening! A Christmas Album (Puresprings/Thirty Tigers). The mother-son team walked away with two Grammy awards for their collaboration on, Let Them Fall in Love earlier this year. The duo snagged Best Gospel Album and Best Gospel Performance/Song in top categories. Love penned five new songs for this spirit-filled Christmas album, incorporating five classic tunes with a distinctive musical twist.

“The Right to Be Christian in a Gay Rights America”

Category: The Persecuted Church

Elreta Dodds’ latest Christian apologetic book, “The Right to Be Christian in a Gay Rights America” (paperback) provides a biblical and constitutional defense against the persecution of Christians who do not support homosexuality and explains why their non-endorsement is a question of faith and religion, not of homophobia and bigotry. Dodds’ intent is not to castigate gays or inflame emotions, but to present a convincing argument as to why many Christians believe they cannot support the gay lifestyle.

Lee University’s Mission Week Serves the Smoky Mountain Children’s Home

Category: Church of God News

Lee University’s annual “Dee Lavender Mission Week” took place Oct. 1-5 to raise funds for the Smoky Mountain Children’s Home (SMCH) in Sevierville, Tennessee. In honor of Lee’s Centennial year, the university observed its roots and early connection with Sevierville and SMCH with the theme of “Going Home.” In light of this, the children’s home provided a unique opportunity to reflect upon Lee’s legacy as well as further support their mission.

Praise God for Pastor Brunson, But Don’t Forget the Persecuted Church

Category: Opinion & Commentary

The Institute on Religion & Democracy (IRD) is celebrating the release of Pastor Andrew Brunson after a Turkish court determined he has adequately served his sentence for allegedly aiding terrorists in a failed coup against President Tayyip Erdogan.

Pilot Saves Hundreds When Holy Spirit Prompts Him to Take Off Moments Before Quake Strikes

Category: Faith and Family

The Holy Spirit prompted a Christian airline pilot to speed the departure of his Batik Air flight from Palu carrying 140 passengers, narrowly averting a potential disaster with the loss of many lives.

Operation Compassion Begins Relief to Hurricane Michael Survivors

Category: Church of God News

As Hurricane Michael blew onshore in Florida and into Georgia, Operation Compassion began formulating a plan to get help to the survivors as quickly as possible. With winds in excess of 155 miles per hour and storm surge between 9 and 12 feet, the immediate coastline was devastated. Hurricane Michael continued its devastation into Georgia as a category 3 storm.

Turkey Releases Pastor Brunson

Category: The Persecuted Church

Family Research Council President Tony Perkins, in his capacity as a Commissioner on the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom, attended this morning’s hearing near Izmir, Turkey where Pastor Andrew Brunson was released to return to the United States. The pastor spent nearly two years in prison before being transferred in July to house arrest. The Trump administration had imposed sanctions on two Turkish officials who were linked to the arrest and detention of the pastor along with other economic actions against the Turkish government.

Global Focus Shines a Light on Group’s Efforts to Equip Girls for a Brighter Future

Category: Ministries and Organizations

This year’s focus of the United Nations’ annual International Day of the Girl Child, emphasizing the need for better educational opportunities for girls under the theme “With Her: A Skilled GirlForce,” brings a spotlight to some of the quiet, ongoing work of GFA (Gospel for Asia, www.gfa.org).


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