Church of God Partners with Anti-Trafficking Summit

The North Georgia Church of God state offices and the Church of God Care Division are partnering with Atlanta’s City of Refuge and the House of Cherith to sponsor an Anti-Trafficking Summit set for April 11-12, 2019.

The SEND: The Greatest Era of Evangelism and Missions in Church History

ORLANDO, Fla., — Saturday February 23, 2019 is a day for the history books. More than 90,000 people registered and upwards of 55-thousand people attended a landmark gathering called The Send at Camping World Stadium in Orlando, Florida. It was intended to inspire and equipped the Church to fulfill Christ’s Great Commission.

Why America’s Second-Largest Protestant Denomination Might Break Up This Weekend

This weekend, leaders of the United Methodist Church (UMC) will convene to vote on whether or not the United States’ second-largest Protestant denomination will allow same-sex marriage and ordained LGBT clergy. The vote—which is the culmination of several years of interdenominational conflict—may fracture the UMC, no matter which side wins.

Church of God Ministries in Ukraine

In 1980 it seemed unreasonable to expect that the gospel could be preached openly in Soviet Ukraine, yet a group of believers there listened when a prophecy was given that they would do just that. When the country declared its independence in 1991, however, the freedom of religion offered by the new law enabled the believers to do exactly as the prophecy predicted – they planted churches, evangelized publicly, and gained converts. In 1993, they formally joined the Church of God.

The Greatest Secret I’ve Learned About Prayer

I’ll never forget where I was sitting in the Orlando airport in Florida several years ago when I heard an unusual announcement on the public-address system. A male voice said: “George Mueller. George Mueller. Please contact a service desk for a message.”

United Methodists Reaffirm Biblical Faithfulness

United Methodists have upheld their denomination’s rules on sexual ethics, rejecting plans that would permit same-sex marriages and clergy to be sexually active outside of monogamous, heterosexual marriages.

The Ministry Forums …Who Had This Bright Idea?

Some have asked, “Why are the Ministry Forums being conducted and are they really needed?” I’m certainly glad to offer the best answers I possibly can.

Hollywood Gives Abortion and R Rating

Hollywood, which worships at the altar of a woman’s “right” to abortion, is about to be shaken by a new movie. It is called Unplanned, and it tells the story of Abby Johnson, formerly a Planned Parenthood clinic director but today a passionate pro-life leader.

New Trilogy of Christian Novels Ideal Reading for Lent, Easter

Christian readers searching for an inspired choice for a book discussion group or their own Holy Week reading may want to consider a trilogy of critically acclaimed historical novels by author Barry Connolly. The series centers on the trials and triumphs of men and women of faith in the earliest days of Christianity. More information can be found at www.TheGoodThief.net.

Missionaries Provide Home for the Hopeless in Thailand

Two girls creep into the kitchen at night in Thailand, looking for food to stockpile in their room. They never had enough to eat in their old home. Dad dealt drugs and was addicted to alcohol. Mom was the third of his four wives. The girls were used to scavenging for food wherever they could find it, a habit that is hard to break now even though they’re safe and warm with loving parents.

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