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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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Emmanuel College to Host Leading Edge Conference

December 5th, 2019
President Ron White invites you to Emmanuel College in Franklin Springs, Georgia, for The Leading Edge Conference on February 24-26, 2020. “There’s never been a more relevant topic than The Church and Our Changing Culture. We are facing change at a rate never before experienced, and many of these changes directly affect our methods for...  

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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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2019 Advent Video Series Week Two

December 4th, 2019
Faith to Believe Then he said, “Hear now, O house of David! Is it a small thing for you to weary men, but will you weary my God also? Therefore the Lord Himself will give you a sign: Behold, the virgin shall conceive and bear a Son, and shall call His name Immanuel.” – Isaiah 7:13, 14   Isaiah told...  

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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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2019 Advent Video Series Week One

November 27th, 2019
Let Faith Arise “And when Zacharias saw him, he was troubled, and fear fell upon him.  But the angel said to him, “Do not be afraid, Zacharias, for your prayer is heard; and your wife Elizabeth will bear you a son, and you shall call his name John.” - Luke 1:12-13 When Zacharias was faced with fear, the...  

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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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McClung Newsletter: November 2019

November 13th, 2019
Thank you for your love, prayers, and generous missionary support! Dear Friends, Greetings! We are so grateful for you! Thank you for your encouragement and love through your prayers, missionary support, letters, and texts! Here, it is a day of celebration ~ the 30 year anniversary of the Fall of the Berlin Wall. Thirty years...  

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Justice: November 2019

November 12th, 2019
As I think about our core value, “We Prayerfully Value Justice,” I am reminded of the fact that the Bible is full of scripture regarding justice.   I am drawn to Isaiah 61:8, where it tells us, "For I, the LORD, love justice.” In other words, the Lord here is saying, “I delight in giving...  

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Helland Newsletter: November 2019

November 12th, 2019
Jesus Heals from Depression, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, Panic Attacks, and More Yamilet went through a season where she was paralyzed by fear, panic attacks, and was diagnosed with a series of mental disorders (OCD, PTSD, depression, etc.) Her husband recalls how there were moments when she would go into a grocery store...  

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Argo Newsletter: November 2019

November 5th, 2019
Greetings from The Argo family! As we look back over the last 12 months of ministry, we thank God for His faithfulness and for helping us bear fruit and fruit that remains. We, with the help of our ministry partners, have been able to organize regional leadership and worship training events and outreaches that have...  

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Redeeming the Time

October 31st, 2019
Our journey in life as a believer in Jesus Christ often ebbs and flows or follows a path similar to a rollercoaster. We experience times of enthusiasm and passion in serving the Lord as if we are on the top of the coaster. We also go through times where life is overwhelming, we lack motivation,...  

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Band of Brothers - Conference Recap

October 31st, 2019
THANK YOU, to all the men who attended the 2019 North Carolina Conference Men’s Ministries Band of Brothers Conference in Falcon on September 20th and 21st. God truly blessed those who were there in a special way. Our speakers, General Men’s Ministries Director W.A. Mills, and Texas Latin Conference Men’s Ministries Director Mario Ayala did...  

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Delport Newsletter: October 2019

October 30th, 2019
GREETINGS SUPPORTERS AND FRIENDS Not a day goes by without Jesus reminding us that the harvest is plentiful, but the laborers are few (Luke 10:2). Has God really placed a passion in our hearts for His harvest? Are we willing to be that witness? Southern Africa needs more harvesters than ever before. We are raising...  

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Successful in Witness Through Suffering

October 29th, 2019
I heard a message by Clayton King while visiting the church our son and his family attend near Quantico, VA. His message was about Stephen, titled “Suffering and a Standing Ovation,” from Acts chapters 6 and 7. The things he said and the point of the message were probably different from what I heard, which...  

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Taking Time to Wonder

October 28th, 2019
Today, we warmly welcome Erica Campbell to “Stories of Discipleship” to talk about the Wonder Girls’ Conference she organized and directed this August. Kristi: How did you come up with the theme for this year's LifePoint Ministries Girls’ Conference? Erica: This year's theme, “Wonder,” may be my favorite of the last four years! When I...  

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Celebrating a Century of God’s Faithfulness

October 25th, 2019
On Thursday, October 17, 2019, people gathered from around the nation to celebrate 100 years of the Lord’s faithfulness to a small town nestled in Northeast Georgia. When G.F. Taylor arrived in Franklin Springs in December 1918, he could not have imagined what the century would hold. In his article, A Significant Centennial, Presiding Bishop...  

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IPH Foundation Continues Search for Executive Director

October 22nd, 2019
The IPH Foundation (IPHF) is continuing its search for a skilled philanthropic leader with a demonstrated passion for the stewardship of God’s gifts and service to God’s people. The executive director will serve as “relationship-builder in chief” of the IPHF as it seeks to realize a bold new vision and strategic direction in support of...  

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WIN Director Retreat Mobilizes Prayer

October 16th, 2019
The 2019 WIN Directors Retreat held at WinShape Retreat, October 8-11, 2019, provided a time for directors to reflect, grow, and strengthen one another. With representatives present from nine states, prayer focused on each ministry, our nation, and greater intimacy with God. Special guest Jeff Eckart from Never the Same encouraged the group to be...  

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Meyers Newsletter: October 2019

October 16th, 2019
Greetings Faithful Supporters, "Cathedral thinking" was explained at both the Global Assembly in Chile and at the Missionary Gathering in Bulgaria. This term means that we should all be actively participating in an unfinished work, which will benefit the generations to come. This teaching, from Bishop Talmadge Gardner, is stimulating my thoughts and strategies for...  

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Breaking the Silence About Domestic Abuse

October 14th, 2019
Imagine you’ve pastored a church for many years, and one of your church members, Cindy, comes to meet with you. She describes, through tears, an incident when her husband, Mark, threw her to the ground in a fit of rage. She tells you that when he loses his temper like this, he later apologizes and...  

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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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Board Newsletter: October 2019

October 8th, 2019
Greetings from Japan! SOWING AND REAPING IN CAMBODIA Cambodia is among the poorest countries in Asia, both materially and spiritually. Forty years have passed since Pol Pot and his Khmer Rouge killed more than two million people in an attempt to establish a Communist agrarian utopia, but the legacy of those holocaust years can still...  

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We Must Be His Witnesses in Times of Darkness

October 8th, 2019
Old Testament prophecies usually have a historical and future context. The historical context is often a word of judgment based on the failure to obey God’s revealed will, relating to how we treat one another and others. The future context is often a word of hope and restoration. This is seen in three passages in...  

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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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Tenemos más trabajo que hacer para TERMINAR EL RACISMO

April 9th, 2019
La 25aconmemoración del milagro histórico de Memphis ocurrió el mes pasado. Líderes de la IPHC se unieron a los casi doscientos delegados de las iglesias pentecostales y carismáticas de Norteamérica (PCCNA) para agradecerle a Dios por el coraje y la humildad demostradas en 1994. Uno de los líderes clave de dicho evento histórico fue el...  

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