Tennessee Lawmakers Affirm Life

NASHVILLE — The Tennessee Senate Judiciary Committee heard testimonies this week for an amendment to a bill that would affirm that life begins at conception and prohibit abortion after an unborn child’s heartbeat is detected or with increased levels of the human chorionic gonadotropin (HCG) hormone. Liberty Counsel Senior Litigation Counsel Richard Mast presented testimony regarding the precedential frailties of Roe v. Wade during the senate summer study session.

Young People’s Movement Strengthens Influence

After three intense days with deep discussions and productive sessions, the bi-annual meeting of the World Council of Churches(WCC) ECHOS Commission came to an end on Thursday. Fourteen young committee members and staff from 20 different countries all over the world had gathered in Seoul, Korea to further strengthen the WCC young peoples movement and continue the pilgrimage of justice and peace.

Hispanic Educational Ministries Conducts FIEL USA 2019

FIEL USA 2019, held in Mesquite, Texas July 31 – August 3, set important researched guidelines that served as crucial benchmarks during dialogue at the Global Forum of the Hispanic Congress. Under the central theme of Redefinition: A Pentecostal Church Pointing Towards an Integrated and Global Mission, several educators, pastors and Millennial theologians presented research papers on the ecclesiastical practice and contextual reality among the Hispanic/Latino constituents of the United States and Canada.

New Release Offers Insight on God’s Design for Marriage

In twenty-seven years of women’s ministry, Nancy Kaser, author, educator, and pastor’s wife, has counseled countless women in both happy and troubled marriages and has seen the Word of God bring increased joy, healing, and hope.

Gospel for Asia Wages War Against ‘Child Killer’ Mosquitoes, Malaria

Faith-based agency Gospel for Asia (GFA, www.gfa.org) today announced it is combatting the deadly mosquito menace and resulting malaria parasite killing thousands of children in Asia, as the Christian organization marks the annual World Mosquito Day on August 20. To read GFA’s special report titled “Fighting Malaria—a Chilling Disease,” visit: http://www.gfa.org/press/mosquito-report.

Passing of Rev. Donald Pemberton

Former Church of God leader Rev. Donald T. Pemberton passed away on August 13, 2019 in Alabama. He was 87.

McClung to Address Pentecostal World Conference

Dr. Grant McClung, President of Missions Resource Group, has been selected to speak at the World Missions Forum during the 25th triennial Pentecostal World Conference in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, August 26 – 30. The forum is organized by the World Missions Commission (WMC) of the Pentecostal World Fellowship (PWF).

Women of Grace Comes to Ukraine

Although separated by almost 6,000 miles, the Holy Spirit forged a powerful connection between Women of Grace® founder Johnnette Williams and a young woman in Ivano-Frankivsk, Ukraine whose dream was to raise an army of women to serve God. Today, that army is in the making.

Church of God Home for Children Holds Alumni Reunion

Every two years, Church of God Home for Children alumni converge on the campus of Smoky Mountain Children’s Home (formerly named Church of God Home for Children) for a reunion. This year was no exception. Alumni who grew up at the children’s home came from California, Georgia, Florida, Virginia, Tennessee and many other states to celebrate “homecoming” with their brothers and sisters.

New Book Explains how Christianity is Failing to Give God First Place in Our Salvation

The Bible teaches that there are benefits for both God and man in our salvation. In his new book, “A God-Centered View of Salvation: A Theocentric Perspective of the Gospel” Steely stresses that since God is primary; and mankind is but secondary the benefits for God when we are saved are of premiere importance and our benefits are of lesser significance.

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