McClung in Rome for Pentecostal World Conference Planning

Dr. Grant McClung, President of Missions Resource Group, was among some 25 Pentecostal world missions leaders meeting in Rome recently to lay the groundwork for plenary and workshop content and participant selection for two international events scheduled for the global Pentecostal movement in 2018 and 2019. The consultation was led by the World Missions Commission of the Pentecostal World Fellowship.

‘I Can Only Imagine’ Continues to Shatter Expectations—What It Means for the Future of the Craft

I Can Only Imagine continued to shatter expectations in its second weekend in theaters, grossing another $13.8 million for a $38.3 million total since its debut.

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.

‘Mindfulness Meditation’ Replacing Prayer on Teams, at Schools

Freedom From Religion and other atheist groups try to eliminate prayer from all facets of society, including on teams and at schools. At the same time, teams and schools promote mindfulness meditation.

Megachurch Pastor Responds to Sexual Misconduct Allegations

Bill Hybels, founder of the Willow Creek Community Church, is heartbroken over a recent article that alleges sexual misconduct against the pastor.

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.

Growing Global Water Crisis Demands ‘Christ-Like Response

Best known for its work helping the underprivileged in poverty-stricken parts of the world, GFA (Gospel for Asia, www.gfa.org) is spotlighting a universal crisis that unites all nations: the need for good clean water.

Man’s Testimony Leads to 164 Salvations in Under 7 Minutes

After Dr. Matthew Chavis recently appeared on The 700 Club, the popular CBN program reported receiving calls and emails from at least 286 viewers in response to his segment. There were 164 salvations and 122 re-dedications noted that day, much higher than average for segments.

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.

Gun Control Is Not Enough: We Need God’s Protection

Parents barely had time to grieve for the 17 victims of the horrific Valentine’s Day school shooting in Parkland, Florida, when there was another outbreak of campus violence this week. This time it was at Great Mills High School in southern Maryland, where a 17-year-old student shot two students with a handgun before an armed deputy shot him.

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