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IPHC Mourns the Passing of Rev. John Ingham

January 15th, 2021
The IPHC joins with the Ingham family and many others in mourning the passing of the Rev. John Ingham, who went to be with the Lord on January 12, 2021. He was 81. Rev. Ingham served churches in SpiritLife Ministries (South Carolina) and Lifepoint Ministries (Georgia). He served as the Georgia Conference superintendent from 1982-1994,...  

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Sanctity of Human Life 2021

January 14th, 2021
January 17th, 2021, 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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Helland Newsletter: January 2021

January 13th, 2021
“I am so thankful to God and to you for everything that has happened this past year….now there is peace and stability in so many areas of my life.” -Angela God takes what the world sees as ‘of no use’ or ‘worthless’ and transforms it. Every life has worth. Every person is loved. God’s love...  

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How Paul Might Have Prayed for the President

January 11th, 2021
As a child at our family altar, my parents taught me and my younger sister and brother to pray for the President of the United States by name. My earliest prayers included, "Jesus, please bless President Eisenhower." That practice has continued throughout my life. Today, I still pray, "Jesus, bless President Trump." On January 20,...  

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Sing With the Spirit

January 8th, 2021
Music is found in every culture across the globe and can be noticed around us all the time: from the National Anthem on the Fourth of July to Auld Lang Syne at the New Year; from the organ-led chorus of “Take Me Out to the Ballgame” in the spring to the marching band halftime show...  

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Because of YOU

January 4th, 2021
Because of you! Because of You... We are so thankful for each and every one of our generous supporters, because of you, we have been able to meet the various needs of people and churches around the world. 2020 has been a difficult year for many, and we are so grateful for your continued, and...  

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Remembering Bishop Wayne Hicks of the CHC

December 26th, 2020
Our sister denomination, the Congregational Holiness Church, mourns the loss of her General Superintendent, Wayne Hicks. Bishop L. Wayne Hicks, 74 of Gainesville passed away Wednesday, December 23, 2020 following an extended illness. Details about his service are below.   “Bishop Wayne Hicks was a friend and fellow servant of Jesus Christ," said Doug Beacham.,...  

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God's Cure for Loneliness at Christmas

December 21st, 2020
It is always hard to release a loved one in death, especially at Christmas. This season is one of joy and celebration; yet, it is incredibly lonely for many, especially for those who have had a loved one die close to or during the holidays. As I have thought long and hard about this, I...  

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Meyer Newsletter: December 2020

December 18th, 2020
ALL HANDS-ON DECK IN THIS STORM: Our order is to take the gospel to the ends of the earth! The greatest tool we have is prayer! “The history of missions is the history of answered prayer." Dear Supporters, Prayer Warriors, and Followers of God’s Mission, Warm season’s greetings from Africa. Thank you for remaining committed...  

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Remembering Bishop Ken Kingrea

December 17th, 2020
“I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith. Finally, there is laid up for me the crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous Judge, will give to me on that Day, and not to me only, but also to all who have loved His appearing.”— II...  

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3rd Sunday of Advent: A Humble Servant

December 16th, 2020
TRANSCRIPT (Edited) James Cain Welcome to episode three of our Advent series, Songs of the Servant. I'm Jamie Cain. In these four episodes, we're reading the servant songs of Isaiah as a way of thinking through Advent's themes. We're visiting with Dr. Doug Beacham, Presiding Bishop of the International Pentecostal Holiness Church in a kind...  

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Helland Newsletter: December 2020

December 16th, 2020
Dear family and friends, A very merry and joyful Christmas to you as we celebrate JESUS together! THANK YOU so much for being partners with us here in Brazil! Despite the COVID-19 pandemic hitting the world twice this year, God is still THE SPECIALIST, turning into good what the enemy meant for evil. For example,...  

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Immanuel, With Us in the Waiting

December 15th, 2020
This year started with fresh hope and inspiration. We embraced our words for the year, created vision boards, set new year resolutions, and entered 2020 full of dreams of what the year could hold. This year has not played out as any of us expected or hoped. Uncertainty has engulfed us. Fear has run rampant....  

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West Newsletter: December 2020

December 7th, 2020
Seasons Greetings! As this year quickly (and thankfully!) comes to a close, I am amazed to ponder all that God has done through us in such a difficult and uncertain time. By God’s grace, we have been able to not only feed hundreds of hungry families but also give away countless thousands of Bibles and...  

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Songs of the Servant: Week 2/A Steadfast Servant

December 4th, 2020
TRANSCRIPT (edited for clarity) James Cain Welcome to Episode Two of our Advent series called Songs of the Servant. I'm Jamie Cain. In this series we're revisiting the familiar themes of Advent--hope and faith and joy and peace--by reading the prophet Isaiah's "servant songs" with Dr. Doug Beacham, Presiding Bishop of the International Pentecostal Holiness...  

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Salley Newsletter: December 2020

December 3rd, 2020
COVID 19 in 2020 In a year when a global pandemic has been taking preeminence in the eyes of the world, let us not forget that God our Father is on our side. As His children, we are rising above the fear and panic, and we are forging the way to lead people to Jesus...  

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Delport Newsletter: December 2020

November 30th, 2020
    HELLO FRIENDS! All the Southern Africa countries have been infected and affected by the COVID-19 pandemic at various levels. It has been quite challenging, especially when church meetings have been a place of spiritual enrichment, interaction, and socializing. Most of the governments have restricted the gathering of gropus to a maximum of 50...  

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New Advent Series Begins November 29

November 28th, 2020
A new series of video conversations with Dr. Doug Beacham begins today. The series, an Advent series called Songs of the Servant, looks at the familiar Advent themes through the lens of Isaiah's four "servant songs." Watch the first video, an introduction to the series, below. Future videos will premiere on Facebook each Sunday through...  

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Finding the Strength to Finish

November 20th, 2020
When we face a personal crisis, we marshal all our resources to survive and overcome any challenges the crisis involves. But when a state of crisis continues for weeks or months, or when crises come one after another, we can deplete our resources to the point that we cannot continue functioning in a healthy way....  

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Gonzales Newsletter: November 2020

November 20th, 2020
Dear Partners and Friends, We are thankful to God for His amazing grace and faithfulness. The ministry in Thailand is continually bearing much fruit despite the pandemic crisis. Our quarterly pastor’s meeting, on October 18 in Bangkok, was very encouraging. We have increased our number of churches from 81 to 86, as reported by Dr....  

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Having a Presence in the Pandemic

November 18th, 2020
As I sit here, writing a blog that I pray will encourage each of us in the middle of such an unprecedented time, my very own church, The Well (Pamplico Pentecostal Holiness Church) has been closed for a couple of weeks due to this invasive and invisible enemy, Covid-19. After many months of practicing social distancing,...  

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IPHC Chaplain Suk Kim Promoted to Colonel

November 18th, 2020
Chaplain Ministries, IPHC, is proud to share that Chaplain Suk Kim, United States Army, was promoted to the rank of Colonel on June 8th, 2020 at Camp Humphreys, South Korea.  Chaplain Kim was born in 1965 in Chung-Cheong-Nam-Do, South Korea and lived on the outskirts of Seoul. He grew up in his family’s religion of...  

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Update on IPHC Ministries

November 17th, 2020
While 2020 has been a challenging year for our churches, the IPHC has continued worshiping in Spirit and truth, loving our neighbors well, and declaring the nearness of the Kingdom of God. Our local churches have demonstrated love and creativity in responding to their communities’ needs. From offering online and drive-in services, to helping pastors...  

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Dr. Beacham Greets US Veterans on Veterans Day

November 10th, 2020
This Veterans Day, Presiding Bishop Doug Beacham, a retired US Army Reserves chaplain, offers thanks and blessing to US veterans. In addition, he recognizes the IPHC's current military chaplains--reserves, active duty, and retired--and remembers those who have gone to be with the Lord.  

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Argo Newsletter: November 2020

November 6th, 2020
Greetings from Asia! We have just completed the first-ever, free, all-virtual Asia Worship Conference. We saw attendees from 25 nations, including Bahrain, Indonesia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Saudi Arabia, and Qatar. As of now, we have seen over 33K combined online views. This does not count the Christian TV stations which rebroadcasted the conference across India....  

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Roy Newsletter: November 2020

November 5th, 2020
SEASONS GREETINGS We trust all is going well with you and yours. A quick note: Staying connected, engaged, and active are the three ingredients needed for all endeavors to have a successful outcome. Your participation really does matter and makes a tremendous difference. MEXICO Even though the border is still closed to many, and restrictions...  

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Sallie Jane Belcher: 1938-2020

November 4th, 2020
Sallie Jane Belcher August 12, 1938 – October 27, 2020 Sallie Jane Belcher was born on August 12, 1938, and moved on to her heavenly home on October 27, 2020. Sallie, along with her late husband, Delbert, was appointed as IPHC World Missions career missionaries in May 1972 and served in Mexico until 1993. The...  

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New Book Celebrates the History of the IPHC

October 26th, 2020
(From the Introduction to Remembering for the Future: A Commentary on the IPHC Centennial Covenant. See the bottom of this post to download this new book from Bishop Doug Beacham.) In July 2009, at the 26th General Conference of the International Pentecostal Holiness Church (IPHC) in Greensboro, North Carolina, Dr. Ronald Carpenter, Sr., was elected...  

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IPHC Discipleship Ministries Announces 2021 Worship Emphasis

October 26th, 2020
Bishop Tommy McGhee and IPHC Discipleship Ministries are excited to announce their 2021 emphasis on Worship. “Over the past several years, we have been trying to address the varied portfolio that falls under the responsibilities of Discipleship Ministries,” said Bishop McGhee. “For 2021, we have chosen an emphasis on worship. We are excited to work...  

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YouthQuest 2021 Update

October 23rd, 2020
In light of the resolution passed by the Council of Bishops, and with regard for the safety of our students, families, and churches, IPHC Student Ministries has postponed YouthQuest for 2021. Student Ministries is still committed to raising up the next generation of leaders and deploying their gifts into the church and around the globe....  

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COUNCIL OF BISHOPS DECLARES A DAY OF PRAYER AND FASTING

October 16th, 2020
In its October meeting in Oklahoma City, the IPHC’s Council of Bishops designated Sunday, November 1, 2020, as a day of prayer and fasting. The adopted resolution calls on all members of the IPHC to pray for the United States ahead of the presidential election on November 3. “Politics can be divisive and cause breaches...  

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We Value Generosity

September 9th, 2020
This article is part of our 7 Core Values series, a seven-year emphasis in the IPHC. Read more about this and the other core values in the 7 Core Values section of our Website. God Is Love Isaiah 54 explicitly and strongly conveys the message God is love. While Jerusalem is described as a forsaken...  

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IPHC Bishop's Chapel

August 31st, 2020
For some months, it has been in my heart to share God’s Word with you on a more regular basis. With the help of IPHC Communications, I have formed this Facebook group called IPHC Bishop’s Chapel. If you would like to know about these sermons, please join the group at facebook.com/groups/iphcbishopschapel. Periodically I will share...  

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PTP Disaster Relief- Beirut, Lebanon

August 14th, 2020
On the afternoon of August 4, 2020, an explosion rocked the capital city, Beirut, Lebanon. The explosion was incredibly powerful and caused over 220 casualties, 7,000 injuries, 300,000 people to become homeless, and countless dollars in property damage. While the IPHC does not have a ministry presence in Lebanon, People to People is raising funds...  

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BREAKING NEWS: South Africa Church Shooting Report

July 11th, 2020
There was a shooting at a church near Johannesburg, South Africa earlier today, July 11th. Multiple media sources indicate it was a church with the International Pentecostal Holiness Church. Though we regret the loss of life and the violence in this congregation, the denomination and local congregation are not part of the Pentecostal Holiness Church...  

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Day 28 - The Gospel Reaches Rome and Beyond

June 28th, 2020
ACTS CHAPTER 28 – “THE GOSPEL REACHES ROME—AND BEYOND” The battered ship that carried Paul didn’t make it all the way to Rome. By God’s providence the vessel crashed on a reef on the coast of Malta. The Holy Spirit wanted to do something special there. Paul had experienced God’s detours before, so he must...  

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Day 27 - Jesus Is With Us in the Storm

June 27th, 2020
ACTS CHAPTER 27 – “JESUS IS WITH US IN THE STORM” We tend to wonder why Luke wrote such a detailed description of the shipwreck in Acts 27. We read about the violent storm off the coast of Crete, how the crew jettisoned the cargo, how the ship was tossed violently near the African coast,...  

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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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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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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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