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Story from the Field with The Hoyles

January 27th, 2020
My wife, Lois, and I were in the hall of the host hotel at the 2008 IPHC World Conference in Vancouver, B.C., Canada, when we saw Bishop Moses Kumar and his lovely wife, Dora, coming toward us. After greetings were exchanged, the bishop asked if Lois was the actual Lois Hanson, who served as the...  

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Shaping Their Hearts

January 24th, 2020
Matthew 18:5 says: “And whosever receives one such child in My name receives Me…” I was about seven years old the first time I ever went to a summer youth camp. It was about the first time I’d ever even been away from home without mom and dad. But before we get into this too far, I need to make sure you understand...  

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Sharing Jesus With Your Whole Life

January 23rd, 2020
I have been a Vocal Music teacher in Oklahoma for 38 years. I love teaching! I have had approximately 5,000 students in my teaching lifetime, and I have appreciated and loved them all. They are treasures in my life that I will never forget. At the beginning of each school year, I anoint my classroom...  

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Rev. Roy Glennard Quesenberry

January 22nd, 2020
The IPHC family is in prayer for the family and friends of the late Rev. Glennard Quesenberry. Rev. Quesenberry served in the Appalachian Conference as superintendent, treasurer, pastor, and leader in various other ministry assignments. IPHC Presiding Bishop Doug Beacham stated, “I was always blessed to be with Glennard and his dear wife Dot. I...  

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Mrema Newsletter: January 2020

January 21st, 2020
Dear mission partner, Greetings to you and your loved ones in the mighty name of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. I hope you had a blessed holiday season, Thanksgiving, and Christmas in 2019. I wish you a happy and prosperous New Year in 2020. APPRECIATION Thank you so very much for your continued support...  

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No Days Off

January 15th, 2020
My oldest son is a sports enthusiast, athletically talented and drawn to anything that resembles a ball. And in a family that has very little experience or interest in organized sports, he is proof that nurture may direct a child, but it is the Lord who formed him uniquely in the womb. One of his...  

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IPHC Supports Sanctity of Human Life

January 14th, 2020
January 19th, 2020 the IPHC family will join with millions around the nation as we celebrate Sanctity of Human Life Sunday. On January 13, 1984, President Ronald Reagan issued a proclamation designating January 22 as the first National Sanctity of Human Life Day. (January 22, 1973, was the day the U.S. Supreme Court legalized abortion-on-demand...  

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En oración valoramos la generosidad: Las riquezas de la gloria de Cristo

January 13th, 2020
Desde el 2013, la IPHC ha prestado atención a cada uno de nuestros siete valores fundamentales: En oración valoramos Las Escrituras, Pentecostés, Santidad, Reino de Cristo, Todas las generaciones, Justicia, y ahora en 2020, en oración Valoramos la Generosidad. Visite https://iphc.org/corevalues/ para ver los recursos relacionados con cada uno de estos valores centrales. Hay un...  

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Edward W. Wood

January 8th, 2020
Rev. Edward W. Wood passed away in the early morning of January 7, 2020. Having served the IPHC for many years, he and his wife Freda had retired to Dublin, Virginia. IPHC General Superintendent, Dr. Doug Beacham, commented on Rev. Wood’s life, “If I was going to put someone’s picture next to the Apostle Paul’s...  

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Sneed Newsletter: January 2020

January 6th, 2020
Sneeds' 2019 Year in Review USA Furlough We started the year in the U.S., raising support for the ministry in Kenya. Many of you responded with invitations to speak and commitments to give. By March, we had raised the commitments we needed for another term, and we appreciate all who responded. Your giving helped to...  

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IPHC Ministers Around the World Can Participate in Synergize 2020

January 3rd, 2020
Synergize 2020 (http://www.synergize.tv/) sponsored by the Billion Soul Network, led by Dr. James Davis, is a biennial event. This year, Synergize will be on January 28-30 in Orlando, Florida. The onsite location is sold out, but Billion Soul and IPHC have partnered to give IPHC ministers globally an opportunity to participate online free of charge....  

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Happening Now with Jennifer Moore

December 31st, 2019
Jennifer Moore has been with World Missions Ministries since 2011. She recently had the opportunity to work with Centraal Café in Antwerp, Belgium, alongside career missionaries, Bill and Gretchen Schwartz, for two and a half months. This is where her passion to be involved with Coffee House Ministries was cultivated. Here is a snapshot of...  

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Meyers Newsletter: December 2019

December 20th, 2019
Greetings Faithful Supporters, December is a time of celebration of why Christ was born! I wish you and your families a blessed season of celebrations. May your unity in faith increase and strengthen as we express our thankfulness for the life of Christ, demonstrating God’s Love for us. The savior of the world was born,...  

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Cave Newsletter: December 2019

December 19th, 2019
FALL UPDATE Greetings to all of you! Some of you are new to our journey, while others have been following along from the beginning of our 34 years as missionaries. We bring you the best seasons greetings and hope it has been a good year. We are finding that we are in a “harvest” season...  

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Williams Newsletter: December 2019

December 19th, 2019
Dear friends, family, and supporters, The highlight of 2019 was hosting the first IPHC Nepal Nationwide Conference. We were honored to have Steve Cofer and Russell Board with us for this special occasion. Due to the difficulty of travel in this nation, we anticipated 150 to 200 pastors to attend; the total registration was close...  

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2019 Advent Video Series Week Four

December 18th, 2019
Faith for All Generations And it happened, when Elizabeth heard the greeting of Mary, that the babe leaped in her womb; and Elizabeth was filled with the Holy Spirit. Then she spoke out with a loud voice and said, “Blessed are you among women, and blessed is the fruit of your womb!  - Luke 1:41-42   The story of Mary and Elizabeth...  

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Council of Bishops Releases Position Paper on the Use of Alcohol

December 17th, 2019
In its October meeting, the International Pentecostal Holiness Church Council of Bishops approved a position paper on the use of alcohol. “From its beginnings, the IPHC has been opposed to the use of alcohol and various other substances. Our view has been that such use is not only detrimental to our health, but also a...  

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The IPHC Remembers Rev. Elston Page

December 12th, 2019
Elston Caruth Page was born on his grandfather’s farm near Roseboro, North Carolina, on May 9, 1930, to Roosevelt and Lucile Page. Though his father never finished high school, Elston graduated from Clement High School then continued his education by attending Holmes Bible College in Greenville, South Carolina, and earning a Bachelor of Arts from...  

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2019 Advent Video Series Week Three

December 11th, 2019
All Things are Possible Then Mary said, “Behold the maidservant of the Lord! Let it be to me according to your word.” – Luke 1:38   When the angel appeared to Mary, she was troubled and filled with fear. However, she found faith to believe that with God, all things are possible. God is calling...  

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National Association of Evangelicals Elects New President

December 11th, 2019
The National Association of Evangelicals (NAE) board of directors has elected Walter Kim as its president, effective January 1, 2020. He will succeed Leith Anderson, who has served as NAE president since 2006. This was one of three top leadership elections made during the board’s semi-annual meeting in St. Paul, Minnesota. “As a proven pastor,...  

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2020 IPHC Day of Prayer

December 9th, 2019
Each year the IPHC holds a day of unified prayer and intercession to intentionally lift up the denomination and its actions before the Lord, and to place Him first. We invite our global church family to participate in this special day of prayer January 8, 2020.  We believe that the power of prevailing prayer is not limited...  

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Bishop Leon Stewart Celebrates 90th Birthday

December 5th, 2019
Bishop Leon Stewart, the 11th General Superintendent of the International Pentecostal Holiness Church, was born on December 5, 1929, in Pineville, Florida. Today, the IPHC family honors him and wishes him a happy 90th birthday! A son of a Pentecostal Holiness minister, Bishop Stewart came to know the Lord in 1947 and quickly accepted the...  

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Roy Newsletter: December 2019

December 4th, 2019
CHRISTMAS GREETINGS, MERRY CHRISTMAS AND A JOYOUS AND PROSPEROUS NEW YEAR Salutations from our home to yours. During this season of the year, it seems everyone is busy running here and there. That is because we all are. However, at the end of every year is the beginning of a new one. GOOD NEWS FROM...  

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Gonzales Newsletter: December 2019

November 27th, 2019
Dear Partners and Friends, We are overwhelmed with joy for the $50,000.00 grant that was awarded to us to assist in the construction of Thailand Theological Seminary’s (TTS) main building project in Petchabun, Thailand, through Project Antioch Grant 2020. This has brought much encouragement and excitement to our group. We thank God for the unwavering...  

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The Wailing Women of Nepal

November 26th, 2019
Imagine yourself on a journey with me... We venture halfway across the world to a remote township nestled in the beautiful hill-country of Nepal. To reach this hidden place, we travel, first, by plane from Kathmandu, and then by all-terrain SUV up a very long, bumpy, and dangerous 6-hour route through what the local Nepali...  

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Celebrate Advent With Your Family

November 25th, 2019
 What is Advent? Advent means “coming” or “arrival,” and it is a special time when the church remembers the promises of Jesus’ first coming and looks forward to His promise to come again. Just as John the Baptist told the Jewish people to “prepare” for the Lord’s coming, we are to encourage one another to...  

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Salley Newsletter: December 2019

November 21st, 2019
Pakistan Ministry I (Tim) traveled to Pakistan in November. I was accompanied on this 12-day trip by Bishop Stan Reynolds and Evangelist Greg Terry. The believers we met and ministered to were generous, lovely, and very kind people. We visited them in their churches, their homes, their villages, and their cities. Thank you very much...  

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God's Colorful Story of Love

November 21st, 2019
**The following is an object lesson useful in ministry to children. You will find additional resources to help support this wonderful illutration at the bottom of this page. NEEDED FOR OBJECT LESSON: One box of 8 crayons One piece of white cardboard, foam, etc. One packet of mustard seeds Velcro (sticky) Easel BEFORE THE MEETING:...  

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A Safe Place For Our Children

November 21st, 2019
Today, we warmly welcome Steve Collins to Discipleship Ministries to talk about child safety in the church. Our Kids’ Ministries’ Department is now working to assist churches to become as safe as possible for the children and teenagers in their care. Steve has been an amazing help to us as he serves as a child...  

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Bridging Our Ministries XIV Coming Soon

November 19th, 2019
Men’s Ministries and Boys’ Ministries would like to extend to you a cordial invitation to join us for the Bridging Our Ministries Discipleship Conference for Leaders of Men and Boys Friday – Sunday, January 17 – 19, 2020, at the campus of Northwood Temple in Fayetteville, NC.  Pastor John Hedgepeth and his team are excited...  

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In His Image

November 13th, 2019
It is only by being conformed to the image of Christ that we can reflect His character and be successful in witness. Jen Wilkin has this to say about her book. “By exploring ten characteristics of who God is—holy, loving, just, good, merciful, gracious, faithful, patient, truthful, and wise—this book helps us understand who God...  

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Encourage para octubre de 201900

October 9th, 2019
Las profecías del Antiguo Testamento generalmente tienen un contexto histórico y futuro. El contexto histórico es a menudo una palabra de juicio basada en el incumplimiento de la voluntad revelada de Dios de cómo nos tratamos unos a otros y a los demás. El contexto futuro es a menudo una palabra de esperanza y restauración....  

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2019 Diaper Run

September 24th, 2019
How dare the enemy, the spirit of death, defy the King of Kings! 1 Samuel 17:45 David answered, “You are coming against me with sword, spear, and javelin, but I come against you in the name of the LORD Almighty, the God of the Israelite armies, which you have defied. GNT Abortion, the evil of...  

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Diapers, Bikers, and Churches

September 11th, 2019
Diapers, bikers, and churches. What do these three have in common? Not much, some would say, but according to Mission M:25 Director Gary Burd one thing ties them together… a love for teen mothers and their babies. In 2015, Mission M:25, a ministry to the overlooked, lost, and hurting in today’s society, began the 50CC...  

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PTP Disaster Relief- In the Bahamas

September 9th, 2019
Hurricane Dorian has devastated portions of the Bahamas. Records confirm at least 40 people have died and many buildings are destroyed. People to People is working with ministry partners on the ground to send food and supplies. We believe the Church has an opportunity to be a place of hope during this difficult time. Please...  

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Equipping the Church to Reach the Lost

August 19th, 2019
Equipping the Church to Reach the Lost Over 200 church leaders gathered in Dickson, Tennessee, August 8-9, 2019, for the second Equip Conference sponsored by Compassion Network and Evangelism USA. With a focus on equipping the local church to reach the lost effectively, the conference provided practical church growth models and examples. The host church,...  

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Sitios de esperanza

August 13th, 2019
Personalmente he visto las escenas perturbadoras de personas sin hogar que viven en las calles de Los Angeles, California. En junio del año en curso, hubo 36,300 personas sin hogar en la ciudad de Los Angeles; las causas incluyen enfermedades mentales y abuso de sustancias. La ciudad argumenta que la causa primordial es la falta...  

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Nepal Flood Relief

July 17th, 2019
News of severe flooding in Nepal affecting our fellow believers has come in from the field.  Mud slides, building collapses, and drowning are happening in Nepal down to India from Kathmandu and many other places.  Several pastors are reporting electricity outages, road and highways washed out, and bridges down.  There is also loss of housing,...  

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House Church Planting: A Key Part of Arise 2033!

June 26th, 2019
On June 10-11, 2019, a diverse group of individuals from around the United States met in Oklahoma City to take part in a house church planting training provided by Evangelism USA (EVUSA) in conjunction with Dynamic Church Planting International (DCPI). EVUSA's Executive Director Garry Bryant led the training which focused on the benefits and successes...  

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Announcing People to People New Logo

June 11th, 2019
Announcing People to People New Logo Greetings Ministry Partners, Thank you so much for your continued generosity towards People to People and our initiatives around the world. With your help, People to People continues to serve missionaries, national leaders, churches and those in need. People to People is pleased to announce a new logo. Our...  

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Que Dios agite nuestros corazones para alcanzar a los pobres

June 10th, 2019
A principios de 1990, leí “The Road to Daybreak” por Henri Nouwen, donde relata el haber dejado el prestigio y la comodidad de Harvard para hacer parte de “L’Arche Daybreak”, un ministerio al servicio de personas discapacitadas mentalmente en Toronto. Este nuevo ministerio formaba parte de una red de hogares de L’Arche iniciada por Jean...  

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God’s Justice: Valuing the “Ones”

May 31st, 2019
Pew Research Center has released a well-known study about the “nones,” an increasing number of Americans who consider themselves unattached, uninterested, or “nothing in particular” as it relates to religion. Many gladly wear this label as they wish to walk devoid of identifying to any creed or accountability. In turn, I would like to talk...  

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La justicia de Dios y las naciones

May 14th, 2019
La justicia e injusticia son más que hechos individuales; se manifiestan en las costumbres y leyes de grupos de personas, comunidades, y naciones. Bien sea para grupos de personas, ciudades, o naciones, la inquietud de Dios por la justicia está expresada a través de la Biblia. Su justicia cubre la totalidad de grupos de personas,...  

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New Believers Banned from Well

May 10th, 2019
“I was thirsty, and you gave me something to drink...” Matthew 25:35 The gospel is being shared with great signs and amazing miracles throughout a village in India.  Five families have accepted Jesus as their Savior.  Because of their new-found faith, the village leaders have ordered that they can no longer use the water from...  

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Church Collapse in South Africa

April 22nd, 2019
We have received somber news from our IPHC brothers and sisters in South Africa: While hosting a Good Friday Conference our church family in KwaZulu-Natal, was hit by a horrific storm. Regretfully, a wall in the auditorium collapsed upon impact resulting in 13 deaths and 29 hospitalizations. As People to People Ministries, our heart is...  

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