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DRUSA Hurricane Florence Updates

As of September 18, 2018: Updated Status of DRUSA Deployments Yesterday, the North Carolina (NC) Mobile Feeding Kitchen (MFK) served over 2,000 meals. The Red Cross informed Gordon Knox that the feeding in New Bern can cease once they serve the last meal on Friday. The Cornerstone Conference Mobile Shower will remain on location with...
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Marching Off the Map- Book Review

Written by Jennifer Terry   I have been an educator for 12 years now. I can tell you that on the first day of school every year, those previous years of experience don’t really matter. Each year brings a new group of faces with a new dynamic and a different culture surrounding them both inside...
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Tennessee Valley Quadrennial Conference Report 2018

By A.D. Beacham, Jr. Presiding Officer   It was an honor to attend and preside over the Tennessee Valley Conference (TVC) Friday afternoon, August 3, 2018, at Compassion Church in Germantown, Tennessee. Bishop Manuel Pate began the session by leading in a communion service. Following the communion service, I presented the IPHC core value emphasis...
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The Power of His Words

Written by Deborah Adams God, your words amaze me! When I read the Bible, the meaning of your words can pierce my soul with light and love. It has the power to open my eyes to the wellspring of my own soul where rivers of living waters pour forth and are evident in the tears...
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Williams Newsletter: September 2018

We send greetings from the nation of Nepal! The grandness of the Himalayan Mountain range reminds us of God’s beauty and majesty. When we see him clearly in a season of worship and prayer, He is spectacular! His presence is breathtaking! He loves you and me so much; it is worth our time to seek...
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Remember & Celebrate

Written by Dr. Michelle Anthony   Have you ever thought about how many traditions involve a meal or even a feast? There’s something about sitting around a table sharing food that has been prepared by the people you know and love, as well as sharing conversation without the distractions of, oddly what often keeps us...
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Three Vital Lessons From One of Our Founders

George Floyd Taylor was an amazing man. He was one of the earliest members of the Holiness Church of North Carolina and a leading figure in the IPHC following the 1911 merger in Falcon, North Carolina. Despite a congenital handicap, he worked tirelessly for the cause of Jesus Christ. He was an avid reader and...
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Empowerment Conference- POSTPONED

Due to the weather concerns posed by Hurricane Florence, the East Coast Empowerment Conference sponsored by IPHC Men's Ministries scheduled for this weekend in Falcon, NC has been postponed until further notice.  If you registered for the East Coast Empowerment Conference, you will receive an email with a reimbursement confirmation. Energies are now being devoted to...
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Red de Ministerios Sonshine Quadrennial Conference Report 2018

By Bishop J. Talmadge Gardner   I was honored to serve Bishop Blas & Wanda Ramirez and the members of the Red de Ministerios Sonshine Conference as their presiding officer Saturday, August 25, 2018. The conference was hosted at the Cristo La Roca Ministerio Internacional Church in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Cristo La Roca Ministerio Internacional...
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Mrema Newsletter: September 2018

Dear Mission Partners, I greet you in the name of Jesus Christ, our Lord and Savior. Thank you for all your prayers for my family and I during our time of home going for Dr. Mrema. Your prayers have given me strength from day to day and have allowed me to transition smoothly. In addition,...
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A Tribute to Rev. James Harvey Gamble (1925 - 2018)

May 13, 1925 - August 31, 2018 On Friday, August 31, 2018, at 4:45 am, the Earth lost a gentle soul, and Heaven added a new voice to join in the unending praise. After 93 years of preaching, teaching, loving, and caring, Rev. James (“Jim”) Harvey Gamble left us to join his wife, Bertha in...
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Student Ministries Promotes See You At The Pole 2018

See You at the Pole™, the global day of student prayer, began in 1990 as a grassroots movement with ten students praying at their school. Twenty years later, millions pray on their campuses on the fourth Wednesday in September. See You at the Pole™ is simply a prayer rally where students meet at the school...
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Take Your Place

Written by Amie Stockstill   It was a nerve-racking moment to walk into a beautiful, upscale restaurant with ten couples who you have looked up to for years without ever having the opportunity of knowing. My date, the honored guest, had been my youth pastor for six years and this was our very first date. It...
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Teaching Scripture from Ecclesiastes

Written by Keith Marriner Maybe you’ve encountered a teacher that kept you in the dark about where they were headed. I’ve heard of preachers who thought it a virtue to keep their congregations guessing about the point of their sermons. Is that helpful? Wouldn’t it be better to tell the audience (whether students or a...
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Bamba Newsletter: September 2018

Greetings from Japan! Though their summer break has gotten longer in recent years, Japanese children still only have about six weeks off and have homework to do during that time. The summertime in Japan is also filled with many festivals, most of which center around Shinto celebrations. We are always excited for a chance to...
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All Generations: Bob Cave

We do not have to look far for examples in God’s word of how the people of all ages had to work, play, and thrive together to accomplish their purposes in life. My wife, Carol, and I started in missions in our early forties, so we have now become part of the senior generation of...
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Diaper Run 50CC 2018

Diaper Run 2018 will be September 5-17 2018 will be M25’s fourth time to make this ride. *First year we rode to save baby’s lives and the evil of ‘harvesting’ human baby parts for experimentation. To raise awareness of our support, not condemnation for young ladies in a desperate place. Second year, we rode to...
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Creating Space to Become A Family of Families

Written by: Dr. Michelle Anthony Several years ago, I thought about a statement that I had once written: “God’s family cares for each other and worships God together.” I felt convicted. In what ways was I caring for the varied generations in my church and how were we worshiping God together? On any given Sunday, I saw...
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Passing the Flame

By Linda Morris Thomas   “I will open my mouth with a parable; I will utter hidden things, things from of old … things we have heard and known, things our ancestors have told us. We will not hide them from their descendants; we will tell the next generation the praiseworthy deeds of the Lord,...
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War Horse 2018

We were blessed to partner with Montana Indian Ministries from Hays, MT for our 2018 effort. We are very blessed by this partnership due to the similarities in our convictions and passions. The Assiniboine Tribe received us almost immediately. Pastor Cory Jones, Emmanuel Missions, Lake City, SC, has taken the responsibility of oversight of this...
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Brave Vulnerability

Written by: Erica Campbell I had a conversation with a woman, very dear to me, who has walked through incredible emotional hardship. Over the course of her life, she has experienced rejection from her father initially, then from within her family, others, and finally from her own husband—the last of which is most painful for...
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Crook Newsletter: August 2018

New Opportunity It is always an exciting day for People to People when God opens new doors. Nepal is a nation we have been involved with in various ways through the years. When they experienced a 7.8M earthquake in April 2015, which killed nearly 9,000 people, many of you assisted through disaster relief. I actually...
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West Coast Hispanic Quadrennial Conference Report 2018

By Bishop Garry Bryant   The West Coast Hispanic Conference held their Quadrennial Conference August 11, 2018, in San Fernando, California. It was a joy to serve as the presiding officer and to participate in their full day of ministry, fellowship, and conference business. Bishop Adam Villarreal, the conference council, and ministry team provided a...
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Expansion Expanded Us

Expansion, the National Hispanic Conference of the IPHC, is held every two years in different areas of the United States. This meeting brings leaders, pastors, churches, ministries, and workers together to strengthen the vision of the IPHC and equip leaders with strategies and tools to effectively reach the world with the gospel. EXPANSION--it was our...
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Bishop Doug Beacham Encourage Columna para el mes de Agosto 2018

A principios de este año, “Pew Research” publicó sus fechas definitivas relacionadas con las cuatro generaciones principales que viven en los Estados Unidos (http://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2018/03/01/defining-generations-where-millennials-end-and-post-millennials-begin/): Generación silenciosa: nacidos entre 1928-1945 (edades 73-90) Boomers: nacidos entre 1946-1964 (edades 54-72) Generación X: nacidos entre 1965-1980 (edades 38-53) Millennials: nacidos entre 1981-1996 (edades 22-37) Aunque no se menciona en...
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We Must Value the Generation That Follow Us

Earlier this year the Pew Research Center released their definitive dates related to the four major generations alive in the United States. These are: (1) the Silent Generation, born 1928-1945 (ages 73-90); (2) Boomers, born 1946-1964 (ages 54-72); (3) Generation X: born 1965-1980 (ages 38-53); and (4) Millennials: born 1981-1996 (ages 22-37). Though not named...
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Salley Newsletter: August 2018

38th School of Ministry Graduation In June 2018, our 38th School of Ministry (SOM) graduation was held at our flagship SOM in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. A total of 9 graduates received Associate Degrees in Practical Theology from Advantage University. This brings our total number of SOM graduates to 539 since 2010! The Lord of the...
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Roy Newsletter: August 2018

JUST MADE IT IN Wow, what a trip. After leaving Mexico, we spent almost one month on the road returning to North Carolina. We had many meetings to attend before arriving, and yes, we are tired. However, after a few days of rest, we hit the ground running. UPDATE AND REPORTS - NORTHEAST CONFERENCE In...
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Discipling Our Children In The Way Of Christ

Written By: Dr. Michelle Anthony Nothing is more important than discipling our children. Discipleship is the mission we have been entrusted with in the Great Commission and our children are our first priority in this endeavor. As we look at the example of Jesus we see that although all were invited to follow Jesus, only...
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McClung Newsletter: August 2018

Thank you for your love, prayers, and generous missionary support! Dear Family & Friends, Our new assignment will take us to the German region of BELGIUM, where we will be involved in evangelism and church planting. Jeannie will also continue outreach to women in the red light district just over the border in Aachen, Germany....
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All Generations: Kevin & Summer Sneed

Summer and I left the USA to begin our work at East Africa Bible College when we were 25 and 23 years old. We knew we were young, but our youth was especially noticed by people in Kenya. One Sunday morning, soon after we arrived in the country, we were invited to speak in a...
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They Prayed for Seven Years. Now, God is Sending the Harvest

By Mégan Alba   Laurinburg, North Carolina, has the kind of statistics no town wants to share: it is the fourth most violent place in the state and has the highest unemployment and highest extreme child hunger rate in North Carolina. With no community center and few activities for children, gang activity has become rampant. But...
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We Prayerfully Value All Generations

By Dr. A.D. Beacham, Jr.   “For the Lord is good; His mercy is everlasting, and His truth endures to all generations.” Psalm 100:5   Psalm 100 is a perfect Scripture passage to reflect upon the fifth IPHC Core Value, “We Prayerfully Value All Generations.” A Psalm of Thanksgiving, it begins with a series of Hebrew...
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Grace Bible Ministries Quadrennial Conference Report 2018

By Tommy McGhee   I traveled to Corsicana, Texas, Friday, July 13, 2018, to be a part of the Quadrennial Conference Session of the Grace Bible Ministries Conference. The special day was hosted by the Lifeline Fellowship Church, pastored by former Superintendent Rev. Ricky Walter. Bishop David Salazar had prepared a well-organized agenda for the session...
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He Makes All Things New: A Story of Grief, Grace, and Healing

IPHC Clergy Development is excited to announce a new resource for pastors and leaders featuring the personal journey of Bishop Ray and Alison Boggs. After losing both of their spouses, Ray and Alison experienced immense grief followed by the recovering grace of God that has brought to them together. This video documentary produced by IPHC...
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RFTW 2018 - Recap

Supernatural determination! God has given grace and provision to accomplish fifteen years of Mission M25 having presence in Washington DC on Memorial Day for the Rolling Thunder. This event promotes healing for the veterans, primarily for the Vietnam Veteran by giving them a welcome home they never received, and to call our nation into accountability...
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IPHC Ethiopia Churches Persecuted

Due to political unrest in Southern Ethiopia, over 50 churches have been burned. 10 IPHC churches were destroyed and many more face grave persecution. Thousands of our fellow IPHC believers have been forced from their homes. At this moment, 3 of our churches are being used to shelter those that have been displaced. Please pray...
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Bishop Doug Beacham Encourage Columna para el mes de Junio/Julio 2018

En agosto de 1996, el difunto Superintendente General B.E. Underwood convocó una asamblea solemne con el fin de confesarle al Señor siete pecados sistemáticos que formaban parte de nuestro pasado y presente: orgullo espiritual, prejuicio, espíritu controlador, racismo, dominación masculina, síndrome del hermano mayor, y avaricia. Cientos de líderes de la IPHC se reunieron en...
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The Rock. The Grit. The Glue.

On May 24, 2018, approximately 400 motorcycles and five trucks with trailers, rolled into the welcoming parking lot of Falcon’s Children Home! It was an amazing sight to behold, young people and adults manned USA flags and banners as the worn and weary riders pulled in (they had been on the road for eight days,...
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Introducing: The Across Conference!

April 13-14, 2018 was an important weekend in which a group of Latino and African churches gathered together to celebrate the official launching of the ACROSS Conference, the newest IPHC conference. This remarkable accomplishment is the result of 18 years of pioneer missionary work that initially started with the planting of a Latino church in...
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Bishop Doug Beacham Encourage Columna para el mes de mayo 2018

“Un niño los guiará . . .con un poco de ayuda” Cerca del fin de semana de pascua Susan y yo recibimos un breve video de parte de nuestra nieta más joven, Lib de tres años, repitiendo las palabras de la historia de la traición, muerte y resurrección de Jesús. Mirando las imágenes en el...
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"I Was In Austin"

Hispanic Ministries of the IPHC (local churches and pastors) have never been exposed to a training or resources on the subject of revitalization. There have been small trainings taking place here and there at a local level, but not for the entire body of ministers! Beyond that, using one model/plan that can be beneficial to...
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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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