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Making Curriculum Work for You, Part 4:  ADAPTATION

You’ve analyzed your needs, analyzed your resources, scrimped and saved, and now you’re holding a beautifully pristine curriculum pack in your hands. Hooray! Well, well sort of… that’s just the first part of the job. Now comes the next part and I wish I could tell you that it’s simple and easy. But the truth...
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Free Resource for Holy Spirit Focus

Youth Leaders! Discipleship Ministries Directors! Pastors and Church Leaders! Pentecost is nearly approaching! This is a wonderful opportunity to preach and teach about the person and work of the Holy Spirit in the life of the believer! If you’re looking for a free resource to help kickoff the conversation, check out “Thread,” a five-week message...
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Helland Newsletter: April 2017

By Matt & Femke Helland Support their ministry here! Outreach to Prostitutes in Amsterdam's Red Light District Our ministry to reach out to prostitutes in Amsterdam's Red Light District is developing further. Every week we visit the men and women who work in the windows and offer them emotional, spiritual, and practical help. Our primary...
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Presley Newsletter: April 2017

by Todd & Stephanie Presley Support their ministry here! Hello From Wales! It is not enough to just tell people about the love of Jesus; we must show them. God is blessing the relationships He has given us though our outreaches to Welsh families with special needs. Slowly but surely, we are seeing people warm...
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Making Curriculum Work for You, Part 3:  EVALUATION

ANALYZING RESOURCES Now that you understand the group you’re ministering to, it’s important to analyze what resources you have available. In John 14:28 Jesus said, “Suppose one of you wants to build a tower. Won’t you first sit down and estimate the cost to see if you have enough money to complete it?” Analyzing resources...
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Five Tips for Drummers

5 Tips for Drummers Timing is everything GET ON THAT CLICK!!! Sorry for yelling, but too many times I see drummers that are too busy twirling their sticks and trying to make themselves look the part. Being a good drummer and having good timing go hand in hand. Metronomes can be expensive, but luckily there...
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Give to Live: Your First Serve

Imagine being on the other side of the net when tennis champion, Serena Williams, is about to serve a tennis ball your way—at 100 mph! Obviously she has mastered one of the most important parts of the game. Since the rules allow two serves, the first serve usually gets the strongest effort. Being a Christ-follower...
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Gonzales Newsletter: April 2017

by Albert & Jiep Gonzales Support their ministry here! Greetings in the precious name of Jesus! The year 2016 was a very good year. The number of churches of IPHC Thailand “Alliance Church Association” increased to 54, from 44 in 2015. Glory to God! Indeed, our labor in the Lord is not in vain. Thank...
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A Football Stadium - yes!

TEAM '17 Pastor Rick Haug, Senior Pastor of Living Water Pentecostal Holiness Church (LWPHC) caught fire to reach his community of Maiden, NC and designed an outreach called To Evangelize All Maiden in 2017 (TEAM '17). He brought in the Matt Bartlett Band to fire everyone up, had free hamburgers and hot dogs, inflatables and...
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Making Curriculum Work for You, Part 2: EVALUATION

Now that you know what kind of curriculum is available, let’s take a look at how make the right choice for your church. There are several considerations that you must take into account as you look over the curriculum. Certain factors about your church are out of your control such as when the service starts,...
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Only the Gospel is the Cure for the World's Sin

This year, Easter Sunday is April 16th for Christians around the globe. This means our IPHC congregations in Eastern Europe, who often follow the Orthodox calendar, will celebrate Easter, or Pascha, on the same date as in the western world. So, as a global family, we join with a third of the human population in declaring...
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Doug Beacham: Encourage, Abril 2017

Este año, el domingo de Pascua es el 16 de abril para todos los cristianos alrededor del globo. Esto quiere decir que las congregaciones de la IPHC ubicadas en el este de Europa, que frecuentemente siguen el calendario ortodoxo, celebrarán la pascua, o Pascha, en la misma fecha que en la parte occidental. Entonces, como...
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Meyer Newsletter: April 2017

by Althea Meyer Support her ministry here! Greetings from Malawi, Central Africa - the warm heart of Africa! Malawi's current status is the poorest country in the world, with the lowest level of education. Thank you so much for sowing seeds into the Malawi mission field by sending me and supporting ministries and programs to...
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Making Curriculum Work for You Pt. 1

Have you ever sat in your living room on a Saturday night and wondered what in the world you are going to teach tomorrow or “do I have to teach THIS lesson?” I haven’t. I’m the author, right? I’ve always had this figured out. At least I wish that were true. Early on, I struggled...
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Five Tips for Bible Quest

Bible Quest is a unique ministry that allows students to learn scripture, build relationships and develop life-long Bible study habits. It also encourages students to work toward the common goal of learning Bible principles, being able to put these principles into action, and carrying these skills into adulthood. Bible Quest (BQ) gives IPHC churches an...
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Ministry Partners: Men's Ministries

IPHC Men’s Ministries desires faithful and committed Ministry Partners for both prayer and financial support. Through the years, our partners have served a vital role in enabling Men’s Ministries to reach new levels and to provide resources that are crucial for reaching men; resources such as discipleship curriculum, conferences, seminars and leadership training. Why not...
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Day of Discipleship at General Conference

The IPHC has given Discipleship Ministries the responsibility of inspiring all generations to actively pursue Christ. To fulfilling our vision, we will provide a Day of Discipleship on Tuesday, July 25. We will share stories to illustrate how we are all part of God’s Family and each belongs in the Big God Story. There will...
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Global Outreach: A Sacred Offering

by Dr. Terry Tramel MISSIONS M – Missionaries I – Innovative S – Sacred S – Successful I – Inspiring O – Opportunity N – Necessary S – Souls   Here are eight things you should know about the Global Outreach (GO) offering... First, the GO offering is designed to provide supplemental assistance to IPHC...
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Howards Honored at Holmes Bible College

The following from Holmes Bible College: "Alumni, friends, faculty, staff, and students gathered in the lovely Holmes Memorial Church on March 3 for the 2017 Alumni Banquet. There was a near-capacity crowd for what quickly became a truly special occasion. The assembly was blessed by the Ministry of LaVerne and Edith Tripp, alumni and faithful...
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Butler Newsletter: March 2017

by Raeha Butler Support her ministry here! Field Work The date of my return to China snuck up on me. As I type, I have 10 days left in the US before I begin my journey back on February 16th. I return to continue the work in the fields where I spent my first two...
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Church Planter's Day at General Conference 2017

In their March meeting, the EVUSA Council declared Thursday, July 27 at General Conference as Church Planter Emphasis Day.  All church planters and mother church pastors should wear their official IPHC Church Planter pins. If someone has lost their pin or has never received one, please visit the EVUSA exhibit to receive a pin. Let...
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Marriage Crisis: Pornography’s Destructive Impact

The faith community is facing a genuine crisis in our marriages. The sexualization of our culture and easy access to pornography are having a devastating impact on faithfulness, sexual purity and the strength of marriages. The impact is not only found among our congregations but among our church leaders as well. Marriage is God's design...
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Pérez Newsletter: March 2017

by Judith and Rubén Pérez Support their ministry here! Concerning the country of México, probably the most frequent news you are receiving through the media is focused on "the wall"! We won't go there in this newsletter, for obvious reasons. I would, however, like to tell you about some exciting events in the East México...
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The Case for Christ Movie Coming in April

Investigative journalist and former atheist, Lee Strobel, set out to disprove the Bible. Instead, he discovered it was the most reliable ancient document known to man. He wrote “The Case for Christ” to share his personal story and the evidence that swayed him. Now, that story is on its way to the big screen, coming...
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IPHC Remembers Rev. Clifford Sampier 1928-2017

Rev. Clifford M. Sampier, former superintendent of the Colorado (Rocky Mountain) Conference, passed away peacefully on March 16, 2017 in Littleton, Colorado. Rev. Sampier grew up in a Pentecostal Holiness Church in Clayton, New Mexico. He was one of the first students to enroll in Southwestern Bible College and was a member of the first...
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General Conference Children’s Ministry

The 28th General Conference is not just for adults. We recognize that Orlando is a great family destination and provides a great opportunity for families to support what God is doing in and through the IPHC. You may even be making a family vacation of it. Because the IPHC has a heart for the entire...
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Board Newsletter: March 2017

by Russell & Sandra Board Support their ministry here! SOUTH INDIA FOR CHRIST In January, a twelve-day tour in India took me (Russell) from Delhi to Hyderabad to Vizakhapatnam to Srikakulam and back, and included strategic leaders' meetings, pastors' conferences, local church ministry, and more. Every stop showed evidence of God working through faithful ministers...
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Holmes Bible College Honors Bishop Leggett

Friday, March 3, was a very special day at Holmes Bible College as friends and alumni gathered for the annual Holmes Alumni Banquet. In light of his decision to retire as president at the end of this current school year, the Holmes Board of Trustees and Alumni Board used the occasion to honor Dr. and...
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IPHC Launches New Giving Site

Over the past year, the Accounting and Communication Services teams have worked to update the IPHC giving software and website for a simplified user experience. With full integration between both systems, donors now have instant access to update their account, view donation history and support IPHC Ministries. We invite you to explore give.iphc.org which includes...
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Orthodox – Pentecostal Conversations

My journey with Orthodox brothers and sisters started with Brighton ’91. With assistance from Monsignor Peter Hocken, I put together this first global conference for Pentecostal scholars. The keynote speaker was Professor Jürgen Moltmann and our presenters were Roman Catholic, Eastern and Oriental Orthodox, Protestant, and Pentecostal. Since that time, I have never put together...
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Doug Beacham Columna Encourage para marzo, 2017 El Reino desconocido

Recientemente, el ministro y profesor de colegio público John Bradshaw, me contó una historia bastante esclarecedora. Un maestro en Virginia, John llevaba a cabo la clase de historia mundial en el grado 8vo, como parte de dicha clase, se estudiaba el judaísmo. Él describía lo escrito en Génesis 22, relato pertinente a Abraham tomando a...
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Helland Newsletter: March 2017

by Aaron & Esther Helland Support their ministry here! Greetings from Brazil! We have been in São Paulo now for six months and we are loving it! Along with one-on- one discipleship and cell groups ministries, we are also going to be working with children again! God has been speaking to Aaron about heading up...
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MINISTRY ON THE ICE: A CHAPLAIN'S DEPLOYMENT TO ANTARCTICA

During the first week of December 2016, Chaplain Adam Erwin (LTJG), US Navy Reserves, received a call from Captain Gregory Todd, Chief of Coast Guard Chaplains. The call was an invitation to be the Command Chaplain aboard the USCGC Polar Star (an icebreaker) on a mission to deploy to the South Pole on Operation Deep...
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Life - What's it worth?

March For Life January 27, 2017   Mission:M25 riders began to load their bikes as the sun came up on this January 26 morning in Falcon, NC. Riders from Texas, Oklahoma, South Carolina, North Carolina and Virginia gathered,  sharing stories since our last gathering. The skies were overcast and there was a cool drizzle falling...
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Doug Beacham Encourage Article - Febrero, 2017

Hoy en día con aplicaciones direccionales tales como WAZE y GOOGLE MAPS, nos hemos acostumbrado a “alternar” y “recalcular” rutas. Es una bendición el hecho de poder utilizar ciertas aplicaciones que ayuden a evitar los dolores de cabeza causados por el tráfico. Pero nos encontramos en un mundo que va más rápido de lo que...
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Hispanic Ministries DCPI Convention

Hispanic Ministries, under Dr. Luis Avila’s leadership, will be hosting a DCPI Convention on March 16-18, 2017 in Oklahoma City, free of charge! This event is for pastors, directors, church planters, church leaders, and all of those who are interested in learning and helping with the process of planting new churches. The tracks available for...
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THE REBIRTH OF A CHURCH

Murrells Inlet Church Celebrates Re-Launch For decades, the Murrells Inlet Pentecostal Holiness Church has been a small yet faithful congregation. Many would have written the church off as “dying” or “dead,” but God had other plans. On October 16, the church celebrated its rebirth as Refuge Murrells Inlet, a daughter church of Refuge in Conway,...
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Queen's Breakfast

On November 22, 2017, ten women from three different churches, The Journey Church in Siler City, NC and The Refuge in Conway, SC, The Rock Worship Center in Monroe, NC, with the leadership of Carolyn Burd, National M25 Director woke after a short night of sleep at the Royal Home Ministries (RHM) to prepare a...
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Letra De Obispo Beacham

Querida familia hispana de la IPHC en EE.UU. Como el apóstol Pablo escribió en Filipenses 1:3 " Doy gracias a mi Dios siempre que me acuerdo de vosotros". ¡Bien sea que se encuentren en EE.UU., el centro o el sur de América, nuestros hermanos hispanos son de gran bendición para la familia global de la...
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Youth Quest Recap

YouthQuest 2016 was a whirlwind weekend filled with services, training, and of course, competition. The event kicked off on Thursday, July 21st with a full afternoon of Fine Arts at the Hilton, Daytona Beach Hotel. The evening service opened with a live performance from the YouthQuest Creative Team that included various creative elements including an original...
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YQ Awards Show

This is a night to celebrate YOU!!! We encourage you to get creative with your best "Starry Night" theme! Come on out, and dress to impress! Add a little bling, a little flash, the sky is the limit! For ideas on how to dress, please visit our YQ Pinterest at; pinterest.com/iphcyouthquest
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Creative Workshop at YQ16

Friday, July 22nd after the evening service in the Coquina Ballroom* *time and location subject to change Join us for a workshop on creative expression! We will have 4 different areas of creativity: Producers, Performers, Inventors, and Cultivators. These four groups represent a variety of different creative interests. Our hope is to provide you with...
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Special Guests For YQ16

Alex Seeley Friday, July 22nd speaker twitter @alexseeley73 | instagram @alexseeley Alex Seeley is a passionate communicator and teacher of the Word.  Possessing a unique ability to reveal how the Word of God is applicable to our everyday lives, Alex shares openly about how the power of God has proven real in her own life. ...
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Urgent Help Needed- Ecuador

Embed from Getty Images Saturday afternoon, April 16, 2016, a 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck Ecuador.  The largest devastation in Ecuador since 1949.  Hundreds of large buildings collapsed and thousands of people are reported missing.  The current death toll is over 250 and is expected to increase as rescue and relief efforts are underway.  Our IPHC...
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Welcome New Child Sponsorship Coordinator

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    People to People Ministries is excited to welcome Teresa Brown to the WMMD team.  Teresa comes to us with over 15 years of children and missions experience.  She taught English as a second language to international college students attending Oklahoma City University, seeing many of them come to Christ.  While on staff with Scope Ministries...
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What's New at YQ

  #YQ2016 will be an amazing event. The team is working hard to plan and organize and we cannot WAIT to see everyone in Daytona Beach! This year we have made changes to several different aspects of YouthQuest. You can read over the full list of changes and updates below! If you have any questions...
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Microbusinesses

Through the Microbusinesses project, People to People aims to end extreme poverty among those in our IPHC international community.  A small amount of money is invested for individuals to develop their own business and enable them to become more self-sufficient and provide sustainable income for generations to come. People to People currently has two opportunities...
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#YouthQuest2016 Announces Core Value Influenced Theme

*graphics and images c/o Kaleigh Bishop The road to creating the theme for YouthQuest 2016 was a long and winding one, with a diverse group of people contributing to the concept. The theme “Luminaries” is a direct reference to the 2016 Core Value Emphasis “We Prayerfully Value Holiness” and may surprise you with its origin....
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PTP Fast and Feed the Hungry

There are millions of children all over the world who suffer from malnutrition which plays a key role in nearly half of all child deaths each year. People to People Ministries' Feed the Hungry program is currently working in over 20 locations around the world to provide aide for thousands of children on a weekly basis. During the upcoming season of...
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