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Gentle Hands Orphanage: Where the Broken Become Whole

Category: Church of God News

Charity Graff, executive director of Gentle Hands Inc. (GHI), a Church of God World Missions orphanage in the Philippines, shares her story.

Sri Lanka Bombings is a Wake-up Call to Protect Religious Freedom

Category: Global News and Ministry

Ohr Torah Stone’s Center for Jewish-Christian Understanding and Cooperation (CJCUC) in Jerusalem wishes to express our sincerest condolences to the families of Sri Lanka who lost their loved ones in Sunday’s terrorist attacks that took the lives of more than 200 people and injured hundreds. Three Catholic churches were part of the targeted attacks while congregants were involved in prayer on one of Christianity’s sacred days. Rabbi Kenneth Brander, President of Ohr Torah Stone, said that “the holiday of Passover reminds us of the need to speak out against affliction especially when targeted against religious groups on their holy days.”

‘Easter Worshippers’ Disrespects Persecuted Christians

Category: The Persecuted Church

Coordinated bombings targeting multiple churches, as well as hotels, on Easter Sunday in Sri Lanka highlight, once again, the growing persecution of Christians in South Asia and around the globe.

Care Ministries Board Visits SMCH

Category: Church of God News

First row, left to right:
Barbara Miller, Mitch Corder, Carlos Labra, Michael Carr, Philip Bonaparte, Dennis Page
Second row, left to right:
Ron Ogle, Tim Nuckles, Chair Gerald McGinnis, Hugh Nelson, Scott Sheppard (click photo to enlarge)

Sevierville, TN–For the first time in a number of years, the Church of God Division of Care Board of Directors met on the Sevierville property of the Smoky Mountain Children’s Home (SMCH) to discuss ongoing ministries of the division.

How Did Jesus Endure the Crucifixion?

Category: Opinion & Commentary

When the movie The Passion of the Christ was released 15 years ago, snobbish Hollywood critics mocked it because it offered a realistic depiction of Jesus’ torture and death. I know people who couldn’t watch the R-rated violence in Mel Gibson’s movie because it was such an accurate portrayal of a brutal, first-century Roman execution.

California Moves to Require Pastors, Priests to Become Government Informants

Category: Latest Trends

The Pacific Justice Institute—Center for Public Policy (PJI-CPP) is raising the alarm about a bill in the California Legislature that would require clergy to report some confessions to the government.

Missionary Testifies of Miraculous Escape from Terror

Category: Church of God News

The two men stood in front of him, hatchets in hand. They spat tobacco at his feet and dared him to cross their blockade.

The story sounds like a movie, but it was all too real for Church of God Heartland Region World Missions director Larry Odam.

Boy Who Came Back to Life After an Hour Shares Details of his Resurrection

Category: Testimonies

One of the most amazing miracles I’ve ever heard of happened four years ago when a 14-year-old boy in St. Louis, Missouri, fell through the ice and died. He was underwater for 15 minutes and had no pulse for the next 45. This boy wasn’t saved at the time, but his mother was full of faith—enough to pray that God would bring her son back to life. And that’s exactly what God did.

School District Caught Hiding Teachings of Pederasty

Category: Lifestyle & Culture

After submitting an open records request, Capitol Resource Institute (CRI) has discovered that the Brea Olinda School District has included in their “comprehensive sexual education” curriculum the positive portrayal and teaching of pederasty; the act of adult sex with boys. However, the information on pederasty was withheld from district’s response to the formal request. The public wants to know what else are districts hiding?

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