Church of God Legal Appears in Noted Publication

Director of Church of God Legal Services Dennis Watkins is quoted extensively in the latest issue of “Church Law & Tax Report,” a review of legal developments affecting ministers and churches. Founded in 1987 it is published by Christianity Today and considered the most respected legal publication dealing with matters of church law and tax issues.

Dominican Republic 75th Anniversary National Convention

Under the theme “A Church Committed to its Identity,” Church of God ministers and laity from over 800 churches across the nation of the Dominican Republic gathered for their 75th Anniversary National Convention, March 7-9, 2018.

Operation Compassion Sends Containers to Syria and Iraq

During the past several years Operation Compassion has partnered with Hope Charitable Services in sending containers to the persecuted Christian communities stuck in war torn Syria and Iraq. One container will be sent to each country making this the sixth container to Iraq and the second to Syria.

Fifth ‘Doctrine and Polity’ Paper Released

Members of the Church of God Doctrine and Polity (D&P) Committee have released a paper addressing ‘Spirit-filled’ worship.

Donald S. Aultman Passes Away

Dr. Donald S. Aultman, a leader who touched many levels of the Church of God, passed away early on March 19, 2018. He was 87.

Car Accident Kills Church of God Pastor, Lay Leader in El Salvador

The Church of God Office of Hispanic Ministries received a communique from Bishop Pedro Guardado, Central America Superintendent concerning the lamentable passing of Pastor Douglas Ramirez, 45, and lay leader Samuel Guevara, Sr., 66. Another pastor, Obed Morán Santos, 38, is in critical condition.

Hill Announces Theme for 2018 General Assembly

March 16, 2018–Cleveland, TN—Church of God General Overseer Timothy M. Hill took to Facebook Live to officially announce the theme for the 77th International General Assembly set for July 30 – August 3.

Lee University at 100: The Second 25 Years

In recognition of the 100th birthday of Lee University this year, Faith News is presenting a series of four articles on the history of the Church of God’s premier educational institution. This second in the series recalls the years 1943 – 1968. The article is a reprint from an appearance in the Lee University Torch, written on the occasion of Lee University’s 75th birthday in 1993. The writer was the late Charles W. Conn, a former president of Lee College (1970-1982) and general overseer of the Church of God from 1966-1970. Conn is also author of Like A Mighty Army, a history of the Church of God.

PTS Professor Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

Cleveland, TN–The 47th annual conference of the Society for Pentecostal Studies recently met at Pentecostal Theological Seminary (PTS) as over five hundred scholars from around the world came together to discuss Pentecostal and Wesleyan contributions to Christian scholarship.

SL2C Update: Mexico City

Church of God World Missions leaders have been releasing progress reports for the Send the Light to the Cities (SL2C) Project, an initiative to reach 10 major cities around the world with the people and resources God gives. World Missions recently released a report on the progress taking place in the SL2C city of Mexico City, Mexico:

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