‘Easter Worshippers’ Disrespects Persecuted Christians

Coordinated bombings targeting multiple churches, as well as hotels, on Easter Sunday in Sri Lanka highlight, once again, the growing persecution of Christians in South Asia and around the globe.

Care Ministries Board Visits SMCH

First row, left to right:
Barbara Miller, Mitch Corder, Carlos Labra, Michael Carr, Philip Bonaparte, Dennis Page
Second row, left to right:
Ron Ogle, Tim Nuckles, Chair Gerald McGinnis, Hugh Nelson, Scott Sheppard (click photo to enlarge)

Sevierville, TN–For the first time in a number of years, the Church of God Division of Care Board of Directors met on the Sevierville property of the Smoky Mountain Children’s Home (SMCH) to discuss ongoing ministries of the division.

How Did Jesus Endure the Crucifixion?

When the movie The Passion of the Christ was released 15 years ago, snobbish Hollywood critics mocked it because it offered a realistic depiction of Jesus’ torture and death. I know people who couldn’t watch the R-rated violence in Mel Gibson’s movie because it was such an accurate portrayal of a brutal, first-century Roman execution.

California Moves to Require Pastors, Priests to Become Government Informants

The Pacific Justice Institute—Center for Public Policy (PJI-CPP) is raising the alarm about a bill in the California Legislature that would require clergy to report some confessions to the government.

Missionary Testifies of Miraculous Escape from Terror

The two men stood in front of him, hatchets in hand. They spat tobacco at his feet and dared him to cross their blockade.

The story sounds like a movie, but it was all too real for Church of God Heartland Region World Missions director Larry Odam.

Boy Who Came Back to Life After an Hour Shares Details of his Resurrection

One of the most amazing miracles I’ve ever heard of happened four years ago when a 14-year-old boy in St. Louis, Missouri, fell through the ice and died. He was underwater for 15 minutes and had no pulse for the next 45. This boy wasn’t saved at the time, but his mother was full of faith—enough to pray that God would bring her son back to life. And that’s exactly what God did.

School District Caught Hiding Teachings of Pederasty

After submitting an open records request, Capitol Resource Institute (CRI) has discovered that the Brea Olinda School District has included in their “comprehensive sexual education” curriculum the positive portrayal and teaching of pederasty; the act of adult sex with boys. However, the information on pederasty was withheld from district’s response to the formal request. The public wants to know what else are districts hiding?

Women’s Ministries Sets 2018-2020 Goal for WWAM Project

Church of God Women’s Ministries has a goal to raise $500,000 for the House of Cherith, a ministry to stop human trafficking under the umbrella of the Atlanta City of Refuge.

The Move of God for this Generation

Christ for all Nations (CfaN) is thrilled to announce that Jeremy Riddle (Bethel Music) is the latest addition to the remarkable lineup for the 2019 Light the Fire Again Conference (LTFA) In Toronto, Canada. He joins speakers and worship-musicians from around the world, including CfaN Lead Evangelist, Daniel Kolenda, Heidi Baker, Carol Arnott, Carlos Annacondia, Shawn Bolz, Joshua Mills, Cindy Jacobs, Nathan Morris, Michael Koulianos, Eric Gilmour and many, many more. It’s going to be a phenomenal, Spirit-lead event.

Modern-day Retelling Between Wizard of Oz and Prodigal Son

Who doesn’t love reading a good children’s book or being read to? As an English teacher, Carol Lester, author of Roo, the Kangaroo Cat, regularly read children’s books to her middle and high school students. Her students looked forward to these readings, which led to their insightful, and often emotional, journal responses. Thus, Lester’s students served as inspiration for this true story of a cat named Saturn.

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