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2023 EVUSA Leadership Gathering “Reaching more and more…”

December 1st, 2022
“All this is for your benefit, so that the grace that is reaching more and more people may cause thanksgiving to overflow to the glory of God.” 2 Corinthians 4:15 It would be our joy to welcome you to the 6th annual EVUSA Leadership Gathering.  Each year we see increased benefit, participation and momentum generated. ...  

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Board Newsletter: November 2022

November 30th, 2022
NEW CHURCH IN VIETNAM In October, I (Russell) traveled to Thailand to meet with two delegations from Vietnam to discuss ministry partnerships. As a result, IPHC now has its first congregation in Saigon: Love Church, led by Pastor Joshua! Plans are being developed to establish a seminary program in Saigon, under the auspices of Thailand...  

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Leadership Lessons from Joseph the Carpenter

November 28th, 2022
There are many examples of inspiring influence in the Bible from leaders whom God used powerfully to impact nations and generations. One of those leaders we often overlook because he was a man of few words is Joseph, the carpenter from Nazareth. In his quiet, unassuming manner, Joseph offers us vital, resolute, healthy leadership lessons...  

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A Tribute to Maxine Lopez (1935 – 2022)

November 28th, 2022
Maxine Lopez 1935 – 2022 Nova Maxine Jones Lopez, 87 of Reelsboro, North Carolina went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, November 15, 2022, Born in Pamlico County on June 11, 1935, Maxine was the daughter of the late Mack Daniel Jones and Marie Brinson Jones. As a young woman, she answered the...  

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Williams Newsletter: November 2022

November 23rd, 2022
NOVEMBER 2022 NEPAL/INDIA Greetings to all our ministry and faith partners! India What a blessing it was these last few months to receive a visa for India which allowed us to return and hold two conferences in Mumbai. It was a joy to be a part of our lead pastor’s services and ladies' cell group....  

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IPHC Honors a Hero Jack Turner Kelley, Sr. 1937-2022

November 22nd, 2022
Jack Turner Kelley, Sr., was born July 8, 1937, in Orlando, Florida, the second child of Jack and Gladys Kelley. His older brother died of Typhoid Fever before Jack was born. Jack passed from this life on November 17, 2022, at age 85. “Turner,” Jack’s middle name, was given in memory of a Methodist minister,...  

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Light It Up

November 21st, 2022
In just a few weeks, Christmas will arrive once again. With most holidays, we use the word, happy, in our greetings: Happy Easter, Happy Thanksgiving, Happy New Year, Happy Valentine’s Day…. But Christmas is different. We don’t say, “Happy Christmas.” We say, “Merry Christmas.”  The word, merry, is defined as “full of cheerfulness or gaiety,...  

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The Battle for Life Continues

November 18th, 2022
​The mid-term elections in the United States have ended. Well, they have almost ended; one US Senate race and a handful of US House seats remain undecided. The Democratic Party will maintain control of the Senate and the Republican Party will control the House of Representatives. In the meantime, presidential hopefuls, new and old, have...  

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Meyer Newsletter: November 2022

November 18th, 2022
Warm Missions Greetings! Thank you for the warm welcomes, love, care, and hearts for missions I found wherever I traveled this furlough. Thank you for your continued, and new, support to help me get back to the field on Dec. 28, 2022. The planned date to see you again is in January 2026, God willing....  

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Updates from Ukraine

November 18th, 2022
*Update 11/18/2022 A Letter from Ukraine By Bob Cave; Regional Director of Eurasia & the Middle East 16-year-old Diana from our Kyiv church tells about her family‘s encounter in the first days of the Russian invasion. There are thousands of stories that represent families in our 225 churches in Ukraine. We received terrible news last...  

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Roy Newsletter: November 2022

November 16th, 2022
SEASON'S GREETINGS We have a lot to be thankful for! We are thankful for our health (we are still here), family, friends, and life in general, but most of all, we are thankful for you and God's goodness. The following are a few quick updates. GULF COAST REGION: THE HARVEST CONTINUES In the Baja Mexico...  

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Nebraska Church Planting Intensive

November 11th, 2022
Healthy, Growing, Multiplying Churches (HGM), a ministry of Evangelism USA, hosted another Church Planters Intensive on October 19-21 at Mercy City Church in Lincoln, Nebraska.  The Intensive was well attended by potential church planters from both IPHC and non-IPHC backgrounds.  The goal of the three-day of training was to expose planters to a recently planted...  

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A Tribute to Joyce Ward (1943 – 2022)

November 11th, 2022
Joyce Ward 1943 – 2022 Betty Joyce Parks Ward, age 79, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on November 7, 2022. She was born February 5, 1943, in Scotland County, NC to Curtis H. and Katie Marsh Parks. She attended Holmes Bible College, Greenville, SC; Cedarville University, Cedarville, OH; and Central State...  

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Salazar Newsletter: November 2022

November 9th, 2022
This foolish plan of God is wiser than the wisest of human plans, and God’s weakness is stronger than the greatest of human strength. Remember, dear brothers and sisters, that few of you were wise in the world’s eyes or powerful or wealthy when God called you. Instead, God chose things the world considers foolish...  

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IPHC Centennial Celebration

November 8th, 2022
On November 1st and 2nd, South India Centennial Celebrations were held at Donald Church in Hyderabad, commemorating 100 years of IPHC ministry in India. Beginning with John and Olivia Turner in 1921, IPHC World Missions has sent out a steady stream of intrepid missionaries called by God to serve this nation in evangelism and church...  

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IPHC Expands into Saigon, Vietnam

October 26th, 2022
IPHC Expands into Saigon, Vietnam Continental Asia Regional Director Russell Board traveled to Thailand Oct. 11-15 to meet with two delegations from Vietnam to discuss ministry partnerships. As a result, IPHC now has its first congregation in Saigon, Vietnam: Love Church, led by Pastor Joshua. According to Board, Rev. Sabu Abraham, a short-term missionary with...  

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The IPHC Family Remembers Dayton Almon Birt, 1956—2022

October 11th, 2022
Dayton Almon Birt was born in Erie, Pennsylvania, on December 27, 1956. He transferred to his heavenly home on October 9, 2022, in Dinwiddie, Virginia, at age 65. As one of four children born to the Reverend Almon Oliver and Lillian Marie (Janzen) Birt, Dayton and his siblings grew up in the International Pentecostal Holiness...  

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Disaster Relief’s Response to Hurricane Ian

October 3rd, 2022
In response to the hurricane disaster in Florida, DRUSA has committed to deploying its assets to assist in Southern Florida. The North Carolina Mobile Feeding Kitchen and the Cornerstone Conference Mobile Shower unit are being sent to Cape Coral, Florida. They will be setting up on a church campus there and will be operating for...  

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2022 Bi-Annual IPHC Chaplains’ Banquet and Training Conference

October 3rd, 2022
July 25th and 26th commemorated the 2022 bi-annual IPHC Chaplain Ministries Banquet and Training Conference preceding the General Conference in Jacksonville, Florida.  Over 35 active duty and retired military chaplains and their spouses were in attendance as well as several General Officials and Conference Bishops. The banquet agenda was different this year, as two of...  

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IPHC Remembers Evelyn Elaine (Deedee) Springer

October 3rd, 2022
The IPHC family mourns the passing of Mrs. Evelyn Elaine (Deedee) Springer. Her lifelong contributions to the IPHC through her local church, our educational institutions, and denominational ministries revealed the godly character of this humble servant of Jesus. We join with her family in celebrating her life and in the knowledge that she is with...  

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Follow the Leader

September 28th, 2022
Have you ever played follow the leader? I remember playing the game as a small child and following someone who went places I couldn’t go. In the town I grew up in the city park used to have a a piece of playground equipment that us kids called the lookout tower. It was basically just...  

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Day of Discipleship Recap

September 27th, 2022
On Tuesday, July 26th 2022, in Jacksonville, FL, Discipleship Ministries held their “Day of Discipleship” at the 29th General Conference of the IPHC. The training session in the afternoon, paired with an evening banquet, held an attendance of over 250 people. The afternoon training session began with an introduction of the “6 Mile Markers of...  

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Men's Convention Recap

September 20th, 2022
Men from eighteen American conferences representing ten states gathered in Jacksonville, FL, on Tuesday, July 26, 2022, for the General Men’s Ministries Convention. This event is held in conjunction with the IPHC General Conference every four years. Brethren from Africa, Bangladesh, Canada, and India were also part of the gathering, which brought together general officials,...  

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Discipleship Announces Transition in Leadership

September 19th, 2022
In 2019, Bishop Tommy McGhee hired Kristi Cain to be the first full time Children's Ministries Director in nearly a decade.  During her tenure, Children's Ministries was restructured and revitalized as a fundamental arm of Discipleship in the local church. After General Conference, Kristi announced that she would be leaving the Discipleship Ministries team to...  

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In Memory of the Reverend Lloyd Dale Burd, 1930 - 2022

September 15th, 2022
Lloyd Dale (Sonny) Burd was born August 14, 1930, on a farm near Fletcher, Oklahoma. He went to be with the Lord on July 6, 2022. Lloyd was one of eleven children born to John and Alice Burd. His siblings included Jack, Pearl, Evelyn, Dorothy, Rebena, Doris, Charles, Jim, Betty and Velma. Lloyd went into...  

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IPHC Remembers Noe Lucio Rodriguez, 1934 - 2022

September 14th, 2022
Rev. Noe Lucio Rodriguez transitioned to his heavenly home on September 1, 2022. He was born on September 6, 1934, in Weslaco, Texas, to Felipe and Herlinda Rodriguez. Noe began his journey with the Lord during a revival service when he was 16 years old. He soon realized his destiny was to reach as many...  

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IPHC Prays for the British Commonwealth

September 9th, 2022
Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II passed away on September 8th. A woman and leader of great wisdom and dignity, she served her subjects as Queen for 70 years and six months, making her the longest reigning monarch in British history. The British Commonwealth encompasses 56 nations. The IPHC has members and congregations in many of...  

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Dr. Prince Guneratnam With the Lord

September 9th, 2022
Dr. William Wilson, chairman of the Pentecostal World Fellowship (PWF), reported the homegoing of Dr. Prince Guneratnam earlier this week. “It is with great sadness that we inform you of the passing of a choice servant and exceptional Kingdom leader, Tan Sri Rev. Dr. Prince Guneratnam,” said Dr. Wilson. “Prince went home to be with...  

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Recap of the 29th General Conference of the International Pentecostal Holiness Church

August 29th, 2022
Recap of the 29th General Conference of the International Pentecostal Holiness Church By Dr. Doug Beacham   The 29th General Conference of the International Pentecostal Holiness Church was held in Jacksonville, Florida, July 26-29, 2022. The theme of this General Conference was “Arise Together,” placing continued emphasis on the Arise 2033 IPHC vision (https://iphc.org/arise/). The...  

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Jesus Rose

August 28th, 2022
The IPHC 29th General Conference was held a month ago in Jacksonville, Florida. The theme was “Arise Together,” and one aspect of the sense of “arising” was the scene at the Last Supper where “Jesus rose from supper” to wash the disciples’ feet (John 13:4). In anticipation of the General Conference, my office asked IPHC...  

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IPHC Council of Bishops Meeting

August 26th, 2022
Council of Bishops Meeting By Dr. Doug Beacham In its first meeting since the 29th General Conference in Jacksonville, Florida, July 26-29, the IPHC Council of Bishops (COB) met by Zoom on Tuesday, August 23. The primary purpose of this meeting was to begin the process of implementing changes to the Council of Bishops that...  

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29th General Conference Begins in Jacksonville

July 27th, 2022
Watch live at 8:45am Eastern, 2pm Eastern, and 7pm Eastern. The 29th General Conference of the International Pentecostal Holiness Church (IPHC) begins today at 9am. More than 1,000 delegates from around the world will meet to worship, fellowship, and do the business of the church. While the meetings normally occur every four years (a quadrennium),...  

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The Fire of Pentecost

June 3rd, 2022
This coming Sunday, June 5th, is Pentecost Sunday. As we prepare our hearts, I want to share a story with you. Recently Susan and I visited Prague and toured the Castle Church of St. Vitus Cathedral. I noticed the artistic window that is in the photo below. Unfortunately, my photo does not capture the brilliance...  

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Practicing the Gospel of Life

May 6th, 2022
As most Americans now know, the US Supreme Court is considering Dobbs v Jackson Women’s Health Organization, a case related to a 2018 Mississippi law that bans abortions after the 15th week of pregnancy. The leak of Justice Samuel Alito’s draft document sustaining Dobbs has created a firestorm of response from people on both sides...  

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Bishop Beacham at Mexicali Conference

April 19th, 2022
It was an honor to spend the close of Holy Week attending the Pacific Coast Conference annual session of the IPHC in Mexicali, Mexico. Also attending was Rev. Chris Thompson, President of Holmes Bible College. President Thompson preached on Thursday evening and presented diplomas to the twenty students who had completed the extension program from...  

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Chaplain (COL) Ken Godfrey Retires

April 18th, 2022
Chaplain (Colonel) Samuel K. (Ken) Godfrey’s retirement ceremony was held on April 6 at the Regimental Memorial Chapel, Fort Eustis, Virginia. He was commissioned in 1990 and faithfully served the United States Army and the IPHC in numerous assignments in the US Army Reserves, the South Carolina National Guard, and since 1993 Active Duty. CH...  

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A New Day for IPHC Church Planting

April 6th, 2022
The COVID-19 pandemic slowed IPHC progress on church planting. Most churches were rightly focused on the health of their congregations, and church planters faced some unique challenges, navigating new guidelines for rental space, fewer people able or willing to try something new, and the difficulty of building and maintaining relationships using online platforms. But as...  

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Afghanistan Relief Fund

August 26th, 2021
As you are certainly aware, the situation in Afghanistan is devastating. The world watches, comments, and pleads for governments to respond. Yet, our Church is positioned to ACT on behalf of the people. Bishop Asher Mansha of IPHC Pakistan is a leader of great influence. The IPHC is strong in Pakistan. In 2020, our collective...  

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EVUSA names Trey Jones new coordinator

July 9th, 2021
Georgia pastor Trey Jones has been named the interim ARISE 2033 Multiplication Ministries Coordinator for the IPHC's Evangelism USA. Jones will assist in the recruitment and development of new IPHC church planters. According to EVUSA Executive Director Garry Bryant, Jones adds significant depth to the IPHC's church planting team. “We’re excited to have the level...  

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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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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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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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