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Passion Connection Conference 2017 Report

By Tommy McGhee For the second year in a row, I was blessed to serve as the presiding officer for the Passion Connection Conference on June 2-3, 2017.  Bishop Gordon Atwell began the Friday morning service with prayer and announcements. He shared the “State of the Conference” report, in which he stated that the conference...
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100 Year History of IPHC General Conventions

Since 2013, the IPHC General Conferences fall exactly 100 years after the early 20th-century General Conferences. Originally, these gatherings were known as General Conventions; however, that language was jettisoned in 1917 in favor of Methodist terminology. The Second General Convention of the Pentecostal Holiness Church (PHC) was held in Toccoa, Georgia. Although G.F. Taylor is...
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2017 Korean American Annual Conference Report

By Bishop Tommy McGhee What an honor to be asked to serve as the presiding officer for the Korean American Conference! It was my first time to have the privilege of visiting with Bishop John Kim and other leaders as we gathered in Los Angeles, California on May 24, 2017. Wednesday morning began with a time of...
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2017 Grace Bible Ministries Annual Conference Report

By Dr. A.D. Beacham, Jr. It was a joy to attend and preside over the Grace Bible Ministries (Texas Conference) Annual Conference on Friday and Saturday, July 7-8. This was a historic conference as there was a transfer of leadership from one conference superintendent to another. Earlier this year Bishop Ricky Walter spoke with me...
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Board Newsletter: July 2017

by Russell & Sandra Board Support their ministry here! Greetings from Japan! MILESTONE IN MYANMAR In early March, I journeyed to Myanmar to join Presiding Bishop Doug Beacham and missionary Vijay Balla for some exciting times of ministry among our IPHC churches. Myanmar has suffered for decades under oppressive military rule, but has begun opening...
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Raeha Butler Newsletter: July 2017

by Raeha Butler Support her ministry here! Coming Back I had a lot of anxieties before my return to China. How much will be different when I go back? Will I be able to transition back well? Since some of my best friends moved away, will I have to start from scratch again? Will I...
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Attitudes for Pastors Promoting the Global Outreach Offering

by Dr. Terry Tramel 11 Attitudes for Pastors to Avoid 1. If you do not give your people an opportunity to give to this cause then you have a “NO” Offering. 2. If you give almost no promotional time for this offering, then you will likely have a “LOW” Offering 3. If you are negligent...
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2017 Tennessee Valley Annual Conference Report

By Bishop D. Chris Thompson Bishop Manuel Pate planned an excellent agenda for the 2017 Annual Conference of the Tennessee Valley Conference, July 14, 2017.  The theme of the conference was the “One Day” Festival from Psalm 84:10: “Better is ONE DAY in your courts than a thousand elsewhere.”  The meeting was held at the...
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2017 Ephesians 4 Network Annual Conference Report

By Bishop J. Talmadge Gardner I was honored to serve Bishop Brad & Susan Reynolds and the members of the Ephesians 4 Network (E4N) as their presiding officer, on Saturday, July 15, 2017.  This was E4N’s 16th annual conference gathering. The conference convened on the campgrounds of the International Pentecostal Church of Christ (IPCC), in London, Ohio—about a 45-minute drive from...
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IPHC Authors Release Biographies of Church Leaders

This year marks a significant time in the life of the International Pentecostal Holiness Church as we commemorate the 100th anniversary of Bishop J.H. King becoming the bishop of the young denomination. Recently, three biographies of early church leaders have been released and are available for purchase from LifeSprings Resources.   From Plowboy to Pentecostal...
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Althea Meyer Newsletter: July 2017

by Althea Meyer Support her ministry here! UNREACHED TO BE TAUGHT Thank God with us for these women who managed graduation after faithfully attending three terms of bible school. Ten women were given the opportunity and these students made it through with sponsorship from the NC Conference. THANK YOU! In Malawi, women are hard workers;...
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The Tramels and Lights Shine at the Heartland Chapter Emmys

On Saturday, July 15, 2017, the Heartland Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences hosted its Emmy award ceremony at the Oklahoma History Center in Oklahoma City. Several members of the IPHC family were among the honorees for this special event. Clayton Tramel, son of Dr. Terry and Beckie Tramel, received the...
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Darrel & Bonnie Clowers Newsletter

by Darrel & Bonnie Clowers Support their ministry here! We hope that this newsletter finds you blessed and content. God is advancing in the Caribbean and He has given all of us together the privilege of serving. As time passes, God sharpens our desires and focus to advance his Kingdom.  Since our last newsletter, we...
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Dan & Brenda Clowers Newsletter

Support their ministry here! MARKING OUR GROWTH I would venture to say that in the home of many of you I could find a door post that has been used to mark the growth of your children. This was a practice for many us as the family grew we wanted to mark it. Some door...
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Salley Newsletter: July 2017

by Tim & Beth Salley Support their ministry here! 29th School of Ministry Graduation On January 8th, we held our 29th overall School of Ministry (SOM) graduation.  The location for this graduation was at our SOM in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Eleven students received their Associates Degree in Practical Theology from Advantage University. This brings our...
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Give to Live: Bringing Salvation to Others

Have you considered that you are one of the key people Jesus needs to bring an estimated 4 billion people to faith in Him? That wonderful moment of salvation, when you confessed the sin of your past, trusted Christ to be your Lord and Savior, were forgiven, and were born again into his spiritual kingdom,...
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2017 New Horizons Ministries Annual Conference Report

By Dr. A.D. Beacham, Jr. The annual session of New Horizons Ministries was held at SpiritLife IPHC (formerly Evangelistic Temple) in Tulsa, Oklahoma. The conference had gathered for several nights of services leading to the annual session. I was able to attend the Friday night worship service and all of us were blessed by the...
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Wagner Newsletter: June 2017

by Willard & Yvonne Wagner Every year our church in Togo, the Eglise de Pentecote du Togo, has their Easter Convention that attracts some 100,000 worshipers.  This year they held thirteen massive meetings with each one having from 3,500 to 18,000 attendees. The worship, excitement, and joy in each service is beyond one’s ability to...
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5 Tips to Ensure Success in the Vocal Category

Song Choice This is one of the biggest factors in making sure your performance is as successful as possible!  It can make or break how your performance is judged.  Try not to go with a song that has a high chance of someone else also choosing it.  Know your strengths and range within your voice. ...
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2017 Sonshine Network Ministries Annual Conference Report

By Bishop D. Chris Thompson I was so blessed to attend part of the Sonshine Camp Meeting and to preside over the 2017 Annual Conference, June 23, 2017.  That one makes nearly 60 for me.  I do enjoy the annual conferences.  This one was certainly one of my favorites. I arrived early enough to hear...
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YQ Gold Sponsor: Southwestern Christian University!

Imagine a place where expression is the heartbeat... a place where you arrive as a blank canvas with only one picture in mind; but this place has a bigger picture in mind for you. This place is Southwestern Christian University! SCU is home to 19 NAIA Division I sports teams, each providing incredible opportunities to receive...
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Five Tips for Creative Writing

So, you’ve decided to enter the writing competition at Youth Quest, but you don’t know where to begin. Luckily, there are 5 basic steps you can take to enhance your writing. In the Creative Writing categories, you will most likely be writing a narrative, or short story. This type of writing has a few key...
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YQ Gold Sponsor: The Awakening!

The Awakening is the global youth and college department of IPHC WMMD. It is our passion to serve young people and leaders across the globe as they pursue God’s call on their lives! Through resource development, training, internships, short-term mission trips, camps, conferences, events, worship, and more, The Awakening seeks to engage a generation that...
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YQ Gold Sponsor: Emmanuel College!

Emmanuel College is a Christ-centered liberal arts institution that strives to prepare students to become Christ-like disciples who integrate faith, learning and living for effective careers, scholarship and service. Founded in 1919 in the Pentecostal tradition, EC is home to more than 900 students. With more than 30 degree programs offered at Emmanuel the opportunities...
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Bamba Newsletter: June 2017

by Hiro & Eryn Bamba Support their ministry here! Greetings from Japan! It is hard to believe that spring is already here. Spring is filled with new life and hope as nature springs back to life after winter. It is a great reminder of our Christian life; there will be times of slow growth as...
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Williams Newsletter: June 2017

by Danny & Judith Williams Support their ministry here! Thank you for your encouragement, words of prayer, and support of every kind during our itineration back in the USA. We have been here for several months visiting churches, seeing our supporters, and attending mission meals. It has been special to see many of you during...
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YQ Gold Sponsor: Hope4Sudan!

Hope4Sudan’s mission is to bring hope to South Sudan by demonstrating God’s love through meeting the needs of its people. It establishes compounds with deep water wells, schools, medical clinics, and churches. Hope4Sudan also partners with People to People Ministries to provide feeding & child sponsorship programs. Missionaries Greg and Layota McClerkin oversee the day-to-day...
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Maccabi Fun Run

Our team, consisting of riders from seven different countries, was blessed to join our Jewish Brothers, Maximillian and Nathan, as Jewish and Christian bikers traveled on the Ride For Solidarity, to stand with Israel. This trip will cover twelve countries and almost 4,000 miles, all for the sole purpose of supporting Israel. On June 11,...
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Made for Greatness!

We all want a GREAT life! You might consider yourself to already have a great life, or you may think your life isn’t so great and never will be. That’s what’s so great about God’s Word…it trumps any thoughts or feelings we experience. God has an amazing plan for your life and the lives of...
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What is a Man? Book Review by Bill Terry

Book Review by Bill Terry What is a Man? by Dr. Joaquin Molina A book that will challenge, convict, and shake your comfort zone is What is a Man? The author, Dr. Joaquin Molina, opens up the Scripture with exploration and guidance into the meaning of authentic manhood. Molina’s challenge is not about how a...
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Give to Live: Gain by Letting Go

What grandparent hasn’t witnessed a young grandchild with an arm full of toys, playing with another child, when suddenly he spots a toy that child is holding, and says, “MINE!” I’m a witness to the fact that the child with the armful usually grabs for it without releasing a single toy. My friend Wayne Schmidt...
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Doug Beacham: Encourage, Junio 2017

  Este es el último ejemplar de la revista Encourage antes de la Conferencia General de la IPHC, del 26-28 de julio, en Orlando, Florida. Al prepararnos para este evento cuadrienal, convoco su atención hacia algunos aspectos de dicha Conferencia que son muy importantes para nosotros como movimiento global. Primero, nos reuniremos para adorar al...
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Doug Beacham: Encourage, Mayo 2017

Con frecuencia, vamos demasiado rápido de la Pascua al Pentecostés. De hecho, en varias tradiciones de la teología pentecostal se ha perdido bastante al ignorar el calendario cristiano histórico. Para muchos pastores, existen solamente tres domingos principales dentro de la Iglesia: la navidad, la pascua y el advenimiento. Es necesario, dentro de la excelente serie...
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Religious Freedom Honored

MISSION M25 SERVES RUN FOR THE WALL Mission M25 is gearing up to honor our military and veterans for the 19th time on Memorial Day Weekend as representatives for our Lord, His Kingdom and the IPHC. This will be our 18th time to ride / serve on Run For The Wall. Run For The Wall is a...
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IPHC Serves Run For The Wall

Mission M25 is gearing up to honor our military and veterans for the 19th time on Memorial Day Weekend as representatives for our Lord, His Kingdom and the IPHC. This will be our 18th time to ride / serve on Run For The Wall.   Run For The Wall is a ride that takes riders...
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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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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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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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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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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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