What’s the Rudest Thing People Do in Church?

It doesn’t bother me anymore when I hear a phone ringing during a church service. Welcome to life in the 21st century. But I was shocked recently when I heard a blaring ringtone while I was preaching—and a woman on the second row pulled her phone out of her purse and began a conversation as if she were in the waiting room of a hair salon.

Facebook Censors John 3:16, ‘The Old Rugged Cross’ and the Resurrection

A pastor says, “Facebook is blocking almost everyone from seeing John 3:16, ‘The Old Rugged Cross,’ the resurrection of Jesus Christ and my other posts.” Pastor Steven Andrew has a sizeable audience, with 467,000 people liking his page. Yet, Facebook showed these posts to only hundreds of people each. (The number will be higher with media coverage.)

Friday General Assembly Service Spotlights ‘Jeremiah Generation’

The concluding service of the upcoming Church of God International General Assembly will focus on the next generation of leaders, what General Overseer Tim Hill has commissioned as “the Jeremiah Generation.”

Missionary Seeks Case Advancement to SCOTUS

As a result of filing complaints to state and federal authorities and the news media about Monroe County Sheriff Billy Wayne Bivens beginning as early as 2008, a barrage of false information and physical attacks have been waged against a Christian missionary who is standing fast in truth and love for those who wished to see him dead.

U.N. Ambassador Cites Her Faith in Speech

Ambassador United Nations Ambassador Nikki Haley delivered the keynote address before an audience of thousands at the Christians United for Israel Summit in Washington, D.C., Monday night.

Announcing the 25th Annual FOCUS Children’s Ministries Leadership Training Conference

“Go Beyond” is the theme of the 25th annual FOCUS Church of God Children’s Ministries Leadership Training Conference to be held February 28-March 2, 2019 at the Marriott Hotel in Knoxville, Tennessee.

More than 7,500 to Attend Getty Music Worship Conference

The second annual “Getty Music Worship Conference-Sing!” on theology, artistry and congregational worship will be held Sept. 10-12 at the Music City Center in Nashville, Tenn.

New Release Tells Woman’s Personal Experience in Both Hell and Heaven

A new release gives a woman’s unforgettable personal account of dying twice and experiencing the “horrors of hell” and the “indescribable wonders of heaven.” Climbing into Eternity: My Descent in Hell and Flight to Heaven by Michele Pulford (Redemption Press) is a love story, a warning, and a picture of the reality of eternal life and the love of God that will not let us go.

Group Travels to Mexican Orphanage for 20th Year

A total of 97 people participated in the 20th summer Church of God missions trip to Poza Rica, Vera Cruz, Mexico. This trip, coordinated by Tony Lane, focuses on the Casa Hogar Alfa y Omega orphanage in Poza Rica.

South Sudan Council of Churches: ‘Peace will Return to Our Country’

In a 19 July statement, the South Sudan Council of Churches reflected on recent developments in the country: “The winds of violence and conflict have continued to obscure our road to light and peace, while the international community remains discouraged and frustrated by the absence of peace. It is well known that the church has historically played a key moral and spiritual role in healing and mediation at various points in our history to stop bloodshed and make peace.”

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