Articles Category: Church of God News
Bishop Samuel Santana who along with his wife Yvette, oversee the Southwestern Spanish Region, was selected to serve as one of the six pastors on Focus on the Family’s Pastor Ambassador Team, (P.A.T.) Colorado Springs, CO.
The VITAL Initiative has been formally introduced to the Church of God with the endorsement of Presiding Bishop Dr. Mark Williams in a video interview with its founder and director, Michael Nations. The Vital Initiative is a ministry to, and movement among, the pastors of smaller churches. It presents a new paradigm of ministry that places high priority on the importance of small churches in Kingdom work in the 21st century.
The yearly celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month runs from September 15 to October 15. In September 1968, the United States Congress authorized President Lyndon B. Johnson to proclaim National Hispanic Heritage Week. It was observed during the week that included September 15 and 16. Then, in 1989, President Ronald Reagan expanded the celebration to thirty days from September 15 to October 15. This was enacted into law on August 17, 1988.
Doors are opening everywhere, and we could not be surer of God’s timing now for this part of the world.
KENYA—We thank God for the many doors He has opened while we traveled to churches throughout the States … Virginia, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, West Virginia, Kentucky, Arkansas, North Carolina, Missouri, Tennessee, and Wisconsin attending churches sharing our ministry at Discipleship College, getting reacquainted, and making new friends who are supporting us financially and most importantly with their prayers. May God continue to bless your ministries and lives as you reach others around the world.
For some, summer is a time to slow down, take it easy, and vacation. At Church of God Youth and Discipleship, summer is a wide-open season of ministry, outreach, training, and evangelism. Here are just a few summer ministry highlights:
These children are mighty because they are filling their minds with knowledge, strength, understanding, peace, love, patience, and perseverance. They are learning characteristics that will hopefully last throughout their lifetime. One by one, they impact those they encounter and become a method of change for their country. They push on in tough times, they love in unloving times, and they rely on more than just themselves.
The former missionary who was honored recently at the Tennessee State Convention and Camp Meeting and earlier in the Save Our World magazine as the church’s oldest living missionary, Mildred Case, died this morning, September 2, 2013, at the age of 100. She had celebrated her centennial year in January.
What if the pots and pans in your kitchen were alive, living beings, each with their own personality?
The Praying Pastor: Praying Church Conference drew over 650 people to the Prayer Celebration service on Thursday evening.