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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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Ukraine Church Planting

by Bob Cave I just returned from our 2017 church planting trip to the Ukraine. We are on target to plant 25 new location across the country. This is a necessity as thousands have turned to Christ over the last three years. When Russia and Ukraine got into conflict and vast amounts of territory have...
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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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A Tribute to John Burnette (1936-2017)

World Missions is grateful for the life of John Burnette, and we thank God for his ministry. He worked with the IPHC World Missions Ministries Division from 1973-1974 as a missionary to Hong Kong. He used his teaching and leadership experience to serve at Wing Kwong College. Our prayers are with his loved ones at...
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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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God Wants to Speak to Us in Orlando

This is the last issue of Encourage before the IPHC’s General Conference, which will be held July 26-28, in Orlando, Florida. As we prepare for this quadrennial event, I draw your attention to some aspects of the General Conference that are important for us as a global movement. First, we gather to worship the Living...
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Mrema Newsletter: June 2017

by Kundael & Yasinta Mrema Drilling a Well: We are so grateful to the Coward PH Church of the South Carolina Conference for contributing to drilling a well for the Kimamba Church. It is quite a joy to see the people enjoy plenty of clean water. This is something we take for granted in the...
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Thoughts on our Wesleyan Heritage

Outside reference to God’s dealings with Israel and the church through Jesus Christ, as described in the Bible, IPHC theology has been primarily shaped by three historical events and persons. The first event is the Protestant Reformation led by Martin Luther. The triggering event is usually considered when Luther posted his Ninety-Five Theses to the...
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Five Tips for Rap Artists

5 Tips for Rap Artists Timing- Like in all music the rhythmic timing is everything. Regardless of what the beat is or how good the music sounds, if your lyrics and delivery do not match the time signature of the beat, you will lose the attention of the audience listening. Music- The music isn’t everything,...
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Pacific Western Network Ministries Annual Conference 2017 Report

By Bishop J. Talmadge Gardner   I had the distinct honor of serving as the presiding officer for the Pacific Western Network Ministries Annual Conference [PacWest] Session on May 20, 2017.  What a special privilege to serve Bishop Stan and Kathy Reynolds and be with our family members in PacWest.       The Conference was hosted...
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A Tribute to Manuel Lopez

Manuel Lopez passed away on Saturday, May 27, 2017. World Missions Ministries extends our deepest sympathy and prayers to his wife, Maxine, who serves as an IPHC missionary. Manuel was saved in a government hospital in Mexico City, where he was told that there was no hope for his condition. He was saved and healed...
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Willhoite Newsletter: May 2017

By Jeff & Verna Willhoite Support their ministry here! I first met Khun Naaw (wearing blue shirt) about 15 years ago. He was a Buddhist who had a burden for the Burmese street children who lived in the streets of Maesai, Thailand. A few years later, he accepted Christ and became a Christian. He has...
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Five Tips for Human Video

5 Tips for Human Video 6:8a, 6:8b and 6;15 Designated Song Build- All human videos require using bodies to build your scenes. Differentiate in your building from scene to scene. Not all scenes require building. However, if you don’t build in at least 3-4 scenes, it becomes an interpretative drama. Transitions- Make changing scenes dynamic...
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South Carolina Annual Conference 2017 Report

By Bishop D. Chris Thompson It was my pleasure and delight to preside over the annual meeting of the South Carolina Conference.  The meeting was held at their auditorium in Lake City, S.C.  The Conference Bishop is Greg Amos.  He did a superb job in planning, preparing, and executing the conference.  Some 350 plus attended. ...
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Roy Newsletter: May 2017

by Ron & Phyllis Roy Support their ministry here! GREETINGS Someone asked the question recently: "What do you wish for?" Some answered "money", others "relationships", and others "good health". The fact is- you can have it all, but if you lack good health, everything else can be difficult to enjoy. With that said, our health...
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Spirit Life Ministries Annual Conference 2017 Report

By Dr. A.D. Beacham, Jr., Presiding Officer For over one hundred years International Pentecostal Holiness Church (IPHC) ministers and congregations have gathered in the upstate of South Carolina to do the business of the IPHC. At least one hundred and fifty gathered at the Tabernacle in Beech Springs for this annual session. Presiding Bishop Doug...
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Salazar Newsletter: May 2017

By Mauricio & Lulu Salazar Support their ministry here! Taking the Light of Jesus to the City of Light I am writing hoping that all is well with you and that, as always, the Lord Jesus is blessing your life every day. I also want to thank you for your prayers and support because, in...
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Argo Newsletter: May 2017

by Al & Coli Argo Support their ministry here! Coli and I wanted to let you know that we are fine after the recent Easter weekend typhoon that swept across our island and left church members stranded, bridges closed and much of our city flooded. Life Coffee House & Library suffered minor damage and we...
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Five Tips for Dancers

1.       PERFECT your movements. Turns and leaps are highly impressive additions to a piece, but only when they are impressively executed. Here are some simple steps to take that will ensure an impressive execution: -          TURNS: Pick a spot directly in front of you and focus on that spot.  Prepare for your turn; plant your...
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Give to Live: The Giving Factor

God doesn’t ask us to be a generous giver in His kingdom because He needs anything. He said, “All the earth is mine” (Exodus 19:5). He asks us to give because we depend on it. We might call it the “Giving Factor.” Factor it in, and we enjoy the streaming benefits of our faith. Leave...
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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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Take Time to Ponder the Power of the RISEN CHRIST

Often we are too quick to jump from Easter to Pentecost. In fact, in many Pentecostal theological traditions, we have lost much by ignoring the historic Christian calendar. For many pastors, there are only three major church Sundays: Christmas, Easter, and Homecoming. As Chris Maxwell’s excellent series of Pause books teaches, we need to pause...
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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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Northwest Latin Annual Conference 2017 Report

By Bishop J. Talmadge Gardner I was honored to serve as the presiding officer for the annual NORTHWEST LATIN CONFERENCE Saturday, April 8, 2017.  The conference was hosted on the campus of the Sunnyside Christian Reformed Church in Sunnyside, Washington – what a beautiful church campus. True to their tradition, Bishop Prieto used Saturday morning...
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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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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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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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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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