The Fall 2022 issue of Church of God Engage has been released and is available digitally at cogengage.org .
This issue is the first since the conclusion of the Church of God General Assembly held in July in San Antonio. A complete overview of the items adopted is included, as well as a report on the new International Executive Council. Features include a focus on Pentecostals and Charismatics, a right and wrong way to leave a church, and finding God-given purpose in retirement. General Overseer Tim Hill continues the series, “Let’s Talk About It,” with his latest entry entitled, “A Pastor’s Antidote for Social Media Toxicity.”
The Doctrine and Polity papers, a series of articles that addresses the Church of God’s core values, continues in this issue with a focus on the role of repentance in the Christian life. The article is written by Dr. Lee Roy Martin of the Pentecostal Theological Seminary.
Recurring sections include a column penned by Church of God Legal Counsel Dennis Watkins who continues a series on church insurance issues. President and CEO of the Benefits Board Art Rhodes talks about “Financially Surviving In and Changing World.”
Engage is for ministers, church and lay leaders, offers a variety of articles for those working or volunteering in church ministry. Engage offers practical ministry ideas, recommendations, and resources, as well as items for the local church to implement. In addition, advertisements throughout the publication are provided by the departments and ministries of the Church of God and include live links to websites of advertisers.
Published three times a year, Engage is emailed directly to ministers, pastors, staff and leaders in the Church of God. It is then made available to anyone through logging into the website cogengage.org. On the site, the publication may be viewed in a convenient PDF format. There are also archived copies of the publication going back several years.