Reaching North Korea through Faith and Work

In 2010, four thousand delegates from 198 countries gathered in Cape Town, South Africa, for the Lausanne Movement’s Third International Congress on World Evangelization. Called ‘the most representative gathering of Christian leaders in the 2000-year history of the Christian movement’ by Christianity Today, Cape Town 2010 was a formidable gathering of some of the most influential Christian leaders of the time.

Sichuan Authorities in China Arrest 100 Christians Without Reason

Around 100 leaders and seminary students from Early Rain Covenant Church in Chengdu, Sichuan were arrested on between the night of Dec. 9 and the morning of Dec. 11.

Call for Shepherd’s Cup Nominees

To honor children’s workers who have served with excellence in children’s ministry, a Shepherd’s Cup Award is presented annually by the Church of God Youth and Discipleship Department. The next awards will be presented at the 25th annual FOCUS Kidmin Conference, convening in Knoxville, Tennessee on February 28-March 2, 2019.

Saddleback Church Adopts Final Unengaged People Groups

More than 600 attendees at the Finishing the Task Conference hosted at Saddleback Church Dec. 4-6 adopted the last of 343 unengaged people groups for gospel engagement in the coming year, marking a historic milestone in the effort to fulfill Jesus’ command to “make disciples of every nation.”

Group Calls on Health Department to Shut Down Clinics

Life Legal is calling on the Alabama Department of Public Health to suspend or revoke the licenses of three abortion facilities in the state: Planned Parenthood Birmingham, Planned Parenthood Mobile, and Reproductive Health Services in Montgomery. We are representing Fr. Terry Gensemer of CEC for Life and Troy Newman of Operation Rescue, who have documented evidence of numerous deficiency reports filed against the facilities.

Emma’s Kids at Christmastime

Birthed in the heart of Saundra Wikelund as a tribute to her deceased mother’s life, Church of God missionaries Rodger and Saundra Wikelund sought to rescue children from the streets of Zambia, one of the poorest nations of the world, by establishing Emma’s Kids.

Hope, Power and Love Comes to Panama Through the Gospel

Christ for All Nations’ (CfaN) Lead Evangelist Daniel Kolenda spent a week ministering in Panama with fellow-Evangelists, Todd White, Tom Ruotolo and the Power & Love Team. The week consisted of multiple street-evangelism outreaches. Each day, hundreds of student-volunteers brought the truth of God’s love expressed through Jesus to the people walking by. Many miracles and salvations were reported.

New Release Explores Self-Worth and Biblical Worth

Every day, women receive subtle—and not-so-subtle—messages about their self-worth that affect them emotionally and relationally. According to research conducted by Dove,* 60 percent of girls are so concerned with personal appearance that they opt out of participating in daily life activities such as sports and attending school. Research psychologist Jennifer Crocker, PhD, says that college students who based their self-worth on external sources, including appearance and approval from others, reported more stress, anger, and relationship problems.** It should come as no surprise that these issues often affect women later in life.

Lee University Debuts First Doctoral Program

Cleveland, TN–Lee University will open its “second century” with the historic opening of its first doctoral program, the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP). The announcement was made by Lee University Pesident Paul Conn.

In Today’s Culture, You Are What You ‘Identify As’

Last month, a Dutch man, Emile Ratelband, asked a court in the Netherlands to permit him to change his legal age from 69 to 49. He said he “feels 49,” and he said his doctor agrees that he looks young for his age. Ratelband complained that he has suffered from age discrimination—especially when looking for dates with women online.

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