Forty-Eight Pastors Receive Training in Trinidad

This summer, forty-eight credentialed Church of God ministers gathered in Trinidad for Community Service Chaplaincy training.

American Missionary Hunted by ISIS: ‘Jesus Himself Is Appearing to Many Muslims’

“Sir, do you want to cut my head off?”

Stunned and aghast, the interpreter stares back at Victor Marx.

“I don’t think he would appreciate—” the interpreter says.

“Just ask,” Marx says. “I feel like that’s my opening line.”

Kanye West Quits Secular Music, Will Only Create Gospel Music From Now On

Rapper and producer Kanye West says he’s done with secular music and will only create gospel music from now on, according to reports.

‘Saturate South Carolina’ Reaching Thousands of Homes

Local congregations of the Church of God in the state of South Carolina have embraced a soul-winning effort to reach homes in their cities and towns. The project, launched earlier this year, is called “Saturate South Carolina.”

Mattel Launches New Line of Gender-Fluid Dolls

Mattel Inc. has launched a new line of gender-fluid dolls—and many Christians are concerned these toys will harm young children.

Oral Roberts University, NHCLC Partner to Equip Next Gen of Hispanic Evangelicals

The National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference (NHCLC) has announced a new partnership with Oral Roberts University (ORU) to reach the next generation of Hispanic evangelicals and equip them to lead in both ministry and the public square.

Doctrine and Polity Committee Releases Second Paper on Women’s Issue

Members of the Church of God Doctrine and Polity Committee have released a second paper dealing with the issue of women in ministry and leadership.

Israeli President Chooses Netanyahu to Form New Government

On Wednesday, Israel’s President Reuven Rivlin tapped incumbent Benjamin Netanyahu to take the first crack at assembling a majority coalition in the Knesset.

U.S. Students to Lead in Prayer Before Football Game After Coach Gets Heat

Students at Rockvale High School in Tennessee plan to lead their own prayer before their football game this week. That decision comes after a complaint was lodged against their football coach for praying with his team after a game on August 30.

International Executive Council Hears from Task Forces

Cleveland, TN—The International Executive Council (IEC) is meeting in regular session at the International Offices of the Church of God. The Council, consisting of the Executive Committee, Council of Eighteen and representatives from Indonesia and South Africa, began their formal session following a joint session with the International Council on Tuesday morning.

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