A Year in Review- Student Ministries

2016 was an amazing year for Student Ministries. One of our main goals for the year was to strengthen the lines of communication within student ministry leaders of the IPHC. The Lord truly blessed us in that endeavor, creating opportunities for networking and training throughout a number of IPHC conferences. We have built some wonderful friendships with...
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Tribute to a Mighty Woman of God

On August 4, 1932, a little baby girl was born to Henry Boyd Butler and his wife, Bessie, in Hamlet, NC.  She became the baby sister to two brothers and a sister. When this baby was nine months old, her mother died, and Henry Butler, who had served as a soldier in World War I,...
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The Night the Animals Talk

A Christmas story to read with the entire family: Click Here for the Audio Version Sometime later tonight, sometime after midnight when the anticipation of Christmas Eve turns into the early moments of fulfilled prophecy at Jesus’ birth, it will happen.  But it will not happen until all the boys and girls and all the...
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The Power of One

In just a few weeks, Washington, DC will be the site of a major event. Thousands will gather to participate in what has become a great tradition. While it is an historic event in itself, I am not referring to the inauguration of the president of the United States which is scheduled for January 20....
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Called Out of Comfort

“When I called you to serve Me in Kenya, I had your children in mind. Don’t let your own fear limit what I want to teach them as they grow up here.” These words entered my thoughts so clearly and powerfully one afternoon four years ago. I was pregnant with my daughter Abigail and consumed...
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Season’s Greetings from SCU

Dear Friends: Thanks to you students from 35 different countries and 36 US states that call Southwestern Christian University their home. On behalf of them, thank you for your ongoing contributions and support that have made this possible. There is much to be thankful for at SCU: Great news! Your SCU Eagles men’s soccer team just...
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Youth Ministry in Stops & Starts

It’s hard to think deeply about youth ministry between stoplights on a Wednesday evening. If we’re honest with ourselves, the last time most of us even thought at all about youth ministry was when our Senior Pastor had a question, or that parent had another complaint. … … And since we’re confessing, we may as...
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