Leonard Albert Recognized for 45 Years of Leadership

Cleveland, TN–Leonard C. Albert, consultant for Personal Evangelism and Mission North America for the past nine years, was honored for his more than 45 years of service at the Church of God International Offices. The recognition took place during a chapel service with the International Offices staff on Wednesday, November 6.

‘Rethink’ Event Will Deliver Dialogue, Access, and Connection

Rethink Leadership, an event exclusively for senior leaders, will be held April 29-May 1, 2020, in Atlanta at the John C. Maxwell Leadership Center at 12 Stone Church. The 2020 speaker lineup includes: Simon Sinek, Kara Powell, Dharius Daniels, Mark Batterson, Lee Jenkins, Danielle Strickland, Joel Manby, Jon Acuff, Carey Nieuwhof, Reggie Joiner, and Andy Stanley. In addition to delivering all new content focused on the needs and concerns of today’s senior leaders, the highly-anticipated gathering promises something even better–dialogue, access, and connection for all attendees.

‘Forgotten Christmas’ Says ‘Put Compassion Ahead of Commercialism’

Faith-based missions agency Gospel for Asia (GFA, www.gfa.org) is challenging people to reject the commercialization of Christmas and remember Asia’s 300 million “forgotten” outcasts this festive season.

Lorency Honored with Spirit of Azusa Award

Cleveland, TN–The Dixon Pentecostal Research Center honored Operation Compassion President David Lorency with the Spirit of Azusa Award and a reception on November 5, 2019. Church leaders, friends, community members, and family gathered in the North Cleveland Church of God Dixon Chapel to show appreciation for Lorency’s lifetime of ministry “unto the least of these.” In presenting the Award, DPRC Director David Roebuck praised Lorency for his exceptional ministry of networking that he so ably has used throughout his life to connect resources, transportation providers, and people in need.

Instead of Judging Paula White Cain, I’ll Pray for Her

If anyone had told me 20 years ago that Donald Trump would one day be president of the United States, I would have laughed and said: “That’s as crazy as saying Paula White will be working for him in the White House.”

Campaign Underway Assisting Christian Music Broadcasters

The Presidential Prayer Team, the ministry that produces the daily radio feature Pause to Pray, is assisting with financial recovery efforts for Christian Music Broadcasters (CMB). With the 2019 hurricane-related cancellation of CMB’s signature event, Momentum, CMB has been working to offset financial losses of $561,993. Through God’s blessings and the generous support of a friend of The Presidential Prayer Team, a $20,000 matching funds campaign is underway to benefit CMB. Radio stations, recording artists, media partners, and friends are joining together to offer financial gifts in support of Christian Music Broadcasters. The money raised will be matched and will go directly to CMB.