Updates and Information from around IPHC Discipleship Ministries

Comfort in the Midst of Sorrow

Comfort in the Midst of Sorrow By Keith Marriner Recently I posted on the book of Ruth. I noted, among other things, how God worked in and through the suffering of Naomi to bring her to a place of blessing. God uses our afflictions to do some of his best work in us and through...
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Hodge Brings Smith Corners to Franklin Springs for 98th Annual Homecoming Weekend

*posted with permission from Emmanuel College Northwood Temple’s popular Dinner Theater Production is in its 30th year of the ongoing saga of Smith Corners USA, and this year, the production comes to the campus of Emmanuel College. Led by Buck Hodge, Emmanuel class of 1969, the entire troupe will present Please Don’t Shoot! I’m Just...
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Holmes Bible College to dedicate Ellengberg Student Center at Homecoming

Holmes Bible College will be celebrating a historic Homecoming on Thursday, October 5th. The newly built Ellenberg Student Center will be dedicated that afternoon, followed by a reception.  “The hand of the Lord is upon Holmes” states President Thompson. “This new building (dining hall, private dining, music room, and student center) will be dedicated debt free. Praise...
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“Mentor for Life” Book Review

Book Review – Mentor for Life by Natasha Sistrunk Robinson By Kaleigh Bishop “Imagine: what would happen if every Christian committed to making discipleship a priority in his or her life and local church? What would happen if Christians embraced mentoring as a means of holistic discipleship, through which we captivate the minds of individuals...
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Bitter to Blessed

By Keith Marriner Recently, I’ve been doing a bit of studying on the book of Ruth. In case you’re not familiar with the book, Ruth is in the Old Testament. It takes place during the time of the judges in Israel (see book of Judges for more about this time-period). The period of the judges...
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Disaster Relief Deploys to Florida

Disaster Relief USA (DRUSA) is deploying to Immokalee, Florida. Based upon reports from pastors in the Naples, Florida area stating that there are widespread electrical outages and no running water, a declaration was made earlier today. The need for hot meals is urgent. The South Carolina Mobile Feeding Kitchen, North Carolina’s Cooking Team and Cornerstone’s Mobile...
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