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.

Don’t Freak Out When You’re in Transition

Three years ago this month, my wife and I packed our belongings and made the biggest move of our lives. After living in Florida for 24 years, we pulled up our roots and relocated to Georgia. It was one of the hardest things I’ve ever done because I’m a sentimental guy who gets very attached to people and places. Yet I found extra grace for this transition because I knew I was following the Holy Spirit.

Trump Calls for Ending Religious Persecution

During his speech at the Global Call to Protect Religious Freedom event at the United Nations Monday, President Donald Trump stated, “Today, with one clear voice, the United States of America calls upon the nations of the world to end religious persecution.”

Hill Launches #wepraycog Initiative

Cleveland, TN—Church of God General Overseer Timothy M. Hill formally announced the inauguration of a 40-week emphasis toward intense and focused prayer culminating next summer at the 78th International General Assembly in Indianapolis.

Kairos Prison Ministry Named ‘2019 Top-Rated Nonprofit’ by GreatNonprofits

Kairos Prison Ministry International, Inc. (“Kairos”), a 501(c) (3) nonprofit organization, announced today that it has been named a “2019 Top-Rated Nonprofit” by GreatNonprofits, the leading provider of user reviews of charities and nonprofits.

American Heritage Girls Takes Parenting Tips to the Radio

American Heritage Girls, Inc. (AHG) is launching its new one-minute daily radio feature: Raising Godly Girls (RGG) this month. RGG is the ministry’s multimedia Christian parenting resource platform. It’s designed to offer advice to parents through a biblical lens from AHG’s savvy CEO and mother of four, Patti Garibay. The one-minute daily radio feature will make its Amb-OS debut for radio stations on Sept. 30, 2019.

International Council Global Forum In Session

September 23, 2019—Cleveland, TN—The International Council, a group of leaders from around the globe who represent the ministries of the Church of God, are gathered in session through tomorrow, September 24. They will conclude their time in a morning joint session with the International Executive Council, which is scheduled to meet through Thursday.

ORU Dedicates Its First New Housing in 43 Years

TULSA, Okla. — Oral Roberts University cut the ribbon on its new apartment-style housing in a guest-filled celebration last Friday. The ribbon-cutting not only officially opened the new residence hall but also signified the completion of the University’s five-year, $50 million fundraising campaign, the largest and most successful comprehensive campaign in ORU’s history.

Maintaining The Passion for Souls

In one of my first Bible college world missions courses, I was introduced to pastor, author, and missions advocate Oswald J. Smith and his enduring classic, The Passion For Souls. Like many missions leaders with many years on this missional journey, our challenge is to maintain this passion and fulfill the only prayer request of the Lord of the Harvest.

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