Celebrating Freedom

CLEVELAND, TN–In celebration of Independence Day, Tim Hill, General Overseer of the Church of God, Cleveland, Tennessee, offered the following comments:

Lee University Department of Business Transitions to School of Business

June 30, 2017–Cleveland, Tenn.–Lee University’s Department of Business transitions to a School of Business, effective tomorrow, July 1, 2017. The official announcement was made by Lee President Dr. Paul Conn in a faculty meeting last month after the action was ratified by the university’s Board of Directors.

Four Prayers to Pray Leading Up to the Fourth of July

As Independence Day nears, Abide, the Christian meditation and prayer app, conducted a worldwide survey to gauge how people pray for America’s leaders. The survey revealed the most frequent prayers for the president, vice president and the United States are for wisdom, obedience and humility, while terrorism was the leading national prayer topic.

Facebook Rejects Christian Fourth of July Video

Facebook has rejected a new family-friendly Fourth of July video that recounts America’s Christian heritage, because it doesn’t follow the company’s “advertising policies for advertising adult products or services.”

Mobilizing the Local Church in Prayer for Missions

The Great Commission is the mandate for the church, and has been at the forefront of our efforts since the day of Pentecost.

Six Ways Not to Take Offerings

I’ve seen it all when it comes to church offerings. Once when I attended an outdoor service in Nigeria, deacons used wheelbarrows and pickup trucks to collect money because more than 500,000 people were in the audience. Yet I know a pastor in Malawi who collects the equivalent of 80 cents in his offering plate each Sunday because his members are so poor. With that money, he has planted several churches.

America’s Christian Origins Spotlighted in New Video

The executive producer of an award-winning Christian audio adventure series has produced a special Fourth of July video recounting America’s Christian heritage and warning that the nation’s future depends on returning to “the source of law in God’s revealed Word.”

“FINISH Commitment” Ministry Objectives Chosen as Theme for Wittenberg 2017 Summit

Cleveland, TN – Church of God International Offices is honored to partner with the Billion Soul Network and the upcoming Wittenberg 2017 Summit in October. An even greater ministry compliment is for Billion Soul Co-Founder Dr. James O. Davis to personally request permission from Presiding Bishop Dr. Tim M. Hill, to globally introduce: The “FINISH Commitment” Ministry Objectives, A Global Church Focus on the Great Commission, as the official theme of the Wittenberg 2017 Summit.

Sharefaith Announces 2017 Top Universities and Schools for Worship Ministry

Sharefaith announces its Top 20 Best Universities & Schools for Worship Ministry for 2017.

Megachurch Pastor Resigns Over ‘Personal Misjudgments’

Megachurch Pastor Fred Price Jr. resigned over “personal misjudgments” earlier this week.

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