Updates and information from around GSO

Embracing the Word and the Call

Since 1998, numerous IPHC congregations have commemorated centennial events related to their founding. One that is occurring this month is the centennial of the Gospel Tabernacle PHC in Dunn, North Carolina. This congregation is associated with the life of G.B. Cashwell and the Pentecostal revival that began in Dunn on New Year’s Eve, 1906. Many...
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Leadership Cast #44: Chris Maxwell

In this episode of the Leadership Cast, we talk with pastor and author Chris Maxwell about the books he authors as well as his experience overcoming encephalitis and dealing with epilepsy. In this discussion, Chris shares with us about his Pause series and his newest book titled Under Water: When Encephalitis, Brain Damage, and Epilepsy Change Everything. CLICK HERE TO...
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2017 Mid-Atlantic Annual Conference Report

By Bishop J. Talmadge Gardner I was honored to serve Bishop Abel & Trish Palomo and the members of the Mid-Atlantic Conference (MAC) as their presiding officer on Saturday, September 9, 2017.  According to Bishop Palomo, this was MAC’s sixty-eighth annual conference gathering. The conference was hosted at Kingsway Christian Center in Baltimore, Maryland.  Kingsway...
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September 2017 Encourage Magazine

The September 2017 issue of Encourage magazine is ready to read and download! Its purpose is to encourage all ministers, church members and lay leaders whether in local congregations or other expressions of denominational leadership. In this issue of Encourage, you will find articles by several well-known speakers and authors including Presiding Bishop Doug Beacham, Lee Grady, and Sasha LeBlanc....
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James Wesley Potter 1938-2017

Rev. Wesley Potter passed to his eternal home on August 31, 2017. General Superintendent Doug Beacham remembers, “Rev. Potter served Jesus Christ with distinction. As a pastor and conference superintendent, he led with wisdom, certainty, and with a bright smile.” James Wesley Potter was born in New Bern, North Carolina, July 15, 1938. He was...
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Not Lukewarm [Video]

The “Cradle of Christianity”, Turkey is home to the seven churches of Asia Minor and is considered the second biblical country after Israel. However, 99% of the population now claims to be Muslim. Even in difficult circumstances, Pastor Ismail has hope for his nation and believes that God is the God of restoration! “We definitely...
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