Updates and information from around GSO

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...
Read More

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....
Read More

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...
Read More

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...
Read More

Refreshed [Video]

Within the shadows of New York City, Oasis Christian Center is bringing light to people from various ethnic, religious and economic backgrounds. Pastor Fred McCarthy shares, “…I remember us sitting at our kitchen table and these words just kept coming to us that this was to be a place of refreshing for people. A place...
Read More