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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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The Symbols and Story of St. Patrick's Day

This Friday marks a holiday that is steeped in Irish tradition. Many symbols have come to be synonymous with the holiday known as St. Patrick’s Day. There are leprechauns with tall green hats and their pots of gold at the end of the rainbow. There are three-leaf clovers referred to as shamrocks. There are parades...
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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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African American Ministries Summit

The IPHC African American Ministries Summit will be held at the Rosen Centre Hotel in Orlando, Florida, Monday, July 24, 2017. Guest speakers include Dr. Kenneth C. Ulmer, presiding bishop, Macedonia International Bible Fellowship and Bishop Joel Dibetsoe, national overseer, IPHC South Africa. Rev. Stacy Hilliard, director of African American Ministries, explains, “This event is...
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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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Proclaiming the ‘Unknown Kingdom’ in Godless Culture

John Bradshaw, an IPHC minister, and public school teacher, recently told me the story of when he was teaching world history to a class of eighth graders. As part of the class they were studying Judaism. When the teacher retold Genesis 22—the story of Abraham taking his son Isaac to be sacrificed on Mount Moriah—a...
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Give to Live: Join the Support Team

Before He ascended into heaven, Jesus told His followers, “Go into all the world and preach the Good News to everyone” (Mark 16:15, NLT). We call it the Great Commission. Notice the “Co” and “Mission” in the word “commission.” His mission would always be a team effort. And when you became a Christ-follower, you joined...
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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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Women's Ministries Day 2017

What is our kingdom purpose? How can we fit into His great plan and become a part of “His Big Story”? Your life was meant for something. God wants you to know your purpose and value in His kingdom. These are important questions that we will be talking about and exploring to find answers.  ...
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Celebrating Your Pastor’s Wife

I’ve always loved the month of March. Even as a child I wrote a poem about it: "March brings spring and birds do sing Sun shines, rain falls, little trees grow very tall Red birds, blue birds, robins too Will bring springtime here for you." Now added to the joy of spring this month is...
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A Compelling Event Of Unity, Commitment And Compassion!

If ever our nation and world needed a signal of hope and the clear demonstration of unity within the Body of Christ, it is certainly now. As news of national and global struggles have become headlines that capture our hearts with concern, it is only the Lord who can bring the shaft of light and...
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Spiritual Parenting and Mentoring

Today, we are living in a very fast-paced society. We are being bombarded from every direction with people and things that are placing demands on our time and resources. We have become entangled by our constant need for affirmation. As Christians, this creates a problem in our focus. Most of our time and energy is...
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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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A Visit to Mother Emanuel Church

Recently I was in Charleston, South Carolina for the Pentecostal Leader’s Summit, which met just prior to the annual meeting of Pentecostal and Charismatic Churches of North America (PCCNA). This is the third year that the leaders of the IPHC, the Assemblies of God, the Church of God in Christ, the Church of God, the...
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Janssen Newsletter: February 2017

by Ben & Marianne Janssen Support their ministry here! Still Time Although we are living right now in a world of rapid change and in a world of people running to and fro, there is still time to present Christ to the last people groups that have never heard of Him. In the time of...
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Mininger Newsletter: February 2017

by Larry & Deborah Mininger Support their ministry here! Conditions In Ukraine Most of our time and resources were carefully invested in Ukraine, Estonia, Finland and Sweden this year. One of our flagship church plants of 1991 in Ukraine has endured a crisis year for three reasons: the RU and UA war in the east,...
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Youth Quest Announces 2017 Project Offering

Each year, YouthQuest partners with a chosen ministry to help kick-start a new project. The project offering (formerly the Global Quest Offering) funds will be collected at YouthQuest, with a strong emphasis made throughout the year on raising awareness and support for the chosen ministry. For 2017, our project is Royal Home Ministries. Included under...
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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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Accelerant Celebrates 20 Years

With the recent fires in Gatlinburg, Tennessee and surrounding areas, many were anxious about the effects on the winter student ministries event, Accelerant. However, attendance was high at the 20th anniversary of the annual event and the weekend was a major success, despite the physical damage done to the area. Accelerant kicked off on the...
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Give to Live: Managing Your Blessings

Around Thanksgiving time, the old gospel song, “Count Your Blessings,” usually pops up. Have you ever considered “blessings” as part of your portfolio? If not, you might want to add a “blessing” column in your worksheet. God blesses us for more than one reason; we are also blessed to be a blessing. God’s love for...
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Barton Newsletter: February 2017

by Douglas & Remy Barton As we stand at the crossroad of years, leaving behind 2016 and looking forward to 2017, we are reminded of the words of Joshua to the Israelites as they prepared to cross the Jordan and possess the land of Promise. He instructed them not to get in front of the...
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Celebrating Milestones in South India

By Russell Board January 11th was a significant and memorable day for Presiding Bishop Dr. B. S. Moses Kumar, who leads the IPHC work in South India. A special gathering was held in the Donald Memorial PH church in Hyderabad, marking three milestones in the life of this accomplished leader. First, a festschrift published in...
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January 2017: Bicol, Philippines Coffeehouse Update

By Gani Kingking & Russell Board The Bicol Coffeehouse Ministry moved to its new location in Balatan, another town within Bicol. It is situated in a coastal area of the province. This Coffeehouse also has new workers led by Pastors Mark Guiang, Esther Patnon, and Mers Balanay. The ministry started with one cell group in the...
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Crook Newsletter: January 2017

Support her ministry here! by Debra Crook SEEING HIM IN 2017 We are already a few weeks into the new year and I’m sure it will pass as quickly as the last one. Over the holidays a friend shared a few scriptures with me to meditate on along with the statement, “That yes, the real...
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Baptisms in Narganjo, India

By: Michael John Spirit of God is moving in a powerful way in Narganjo! Last month, Pastor Shantial Soren invited me for a 2-day spiritual revival meeting in his church in Narganjo, Bihar. I was thrilled to see 500 people gathered there to hear God's word. I was amazed to see what God is doing...
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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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Letter From Bishop Beacham

Dear IPHC Hispanic Family in the USA, As the Apostle Paul wrote in Philippians 1:3, "I thank my God for every remembrance of you." Whether in the USA, or Central and South America, our Hispanic brethren are a great blessing to the IPHC global family! Your love for Jesus and deep sense of community is...
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Street Wisdom

On a beautiful Autumn morning, as I was riding from the motel to the church I was to speak at, I felt the urge to stop and visit with the people within the neighborhood, and those walking around the streets. Having the morning’s message burning in my soul about experiencing a “Genesis Work of recreation,”...
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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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