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Salazar Newsletter: September 2021

September 27th, 2021
As a little reminder, my family and I started our mission ministry in Belgium in 1999. Our ministry expanded to France in 2016. Betsy and Obed, our children, both married in 2019 after finishing college at Southwestern Christian University and then started their own families in the USA. Sadly, my dear husband, Mauricio, passed away,...  

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Drive Down Your Stakes: Bleases Celebrate 50 Years of Ministry

September 24th, 2021
"Secure your tent and drive down your stakes" is one of Pastor Kenneth Blease's memorable sayings. (See below for more.) In 2020, Pastor and Mrs. Blease saw the fruit of that practice, as they celebrated 50 years of ministry at North Laurinburg Pentecostal Holiness Church (now Northview Harvest Ministries). After graduation from Holmes Bible College...  

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Mrema Newsletter: September 2021

September 23rd, 2021
Dear Mission Partner, Greetings from Tanzania in the mighty name of Jesus Christ, our Lord and Savior. I am writing to greet and to update you about the work of God in Tanzania. First of all, I would like to thank you so very much for your prayers and your continued financial support. May God...  

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A Tribute to Mabel Mangrum Wood (1922-2021)

September 15th, 2021
Mabel Mangrum Wood November 21, 1922 – September 9, 2021 Mabel Mangrum Wood, 98, of Franklin Springs, GA, passed away on September 9, 2021. Born November 21, 1922, near Floyd County, VA, she was the daughter of D.C. and Pearl Dehart Mangrum. She was a member of the Franklin Springs Pentecostal Holiness Church. With her...  

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IPHC Discipleship Ministries Launches FREE Worship Resource

September 8th, 2021
Discipleship Ministries is excited to announce the launch of their newest resource, "First Things: The Priority of Worship". This is a free study created for worship leaders and teams to use in personal devotional time, small group settings, or as a brief devotional with your team before rehearsals.   "...we all share the common experience...  

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When a Paul Finds a Timothy

September 3rd, 2021
The relationship between Doug Bartlett and Jeff Dail follows a biblical pattern. Raised in a broken home, Jeff Dail started abusing drugs and alcohol as a teen to help numb his emotional pain. Then his three brothers ended up in prison, and his father was killed during a drunken poker game. To make things worse,...  

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Extension Loan Fund President David Parker to Retire

September 3rd, 2021
David Parker, president of the IPHC's Extension Loan Fund (ELF), has announced his planned retirement after 25 years of leadership. Though he planned to retire at the 2021 General Conference (GenCon), after its postponement to 2022, Parker decided to remain with the fund through the 2022 General Conference. The Extension Loan Fund began in 1958...  

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We are Hiring!

September 2nd, 2021
The Global Ministry Center of the International Pentecostal Holiness Church is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of nondiscrimination in employment on the basis of age, sex, color, race, national origin, or disability that does not prohibit performance of the essential job functions. President – IPHC Extension Loan Fund To serve as the...  

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Jesus Is Lord, We Need Not Fear: A Pastoral Letter

August 30th, 2021
"To the IPHC Global Family, My heart is heavy with prayers and concern for people around the world with the spike of Covid-19 and variants. Currently, there are more people that I personally know in the IPHC sick with this virus than at any time in 2020. I know that the IPHC bishops around the...  

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Urgent Requests: Afghanistan - August 2021

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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A Tribute to Bishop Beatriz Lopez

August 20th, 2021
Bishop Beatriz Lopez From Bishop Adonis Cruz, Superintendent of IPHC Cuba Conference (Direct translation from Spanish) Pastor Beatriz Lourdes López Albuin began her foray as a member of the Governing Board of the Pentecostal Holiness Church of Cuba in the late nineties; and in 2001, she was elected Conference Superintendent in an Extraordinary Conference. Since...  

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Happening Now: Doris L. Moore Emerging Missionary Scholarship

August 18th, 2021
Project 98055P - Doris L. Moore Emerging Missionary Scholarship Doris Lorene Moore was a true servant leader and a role model.  Her energy and vision for women in ministry was profound.  Her ideas about the home, family life, and the responsibilities of women in becoming the Godly leaders of their homes will continue to shine...  

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Silencing the Noise

August 18th, 2021
It’s 2021. The world is noisy. We’ve endured a pandemic, an election year, racial injustice and tension, and many drastic changes over the last several months. People are bold and vocal about their opinions. Opinions are causing victimization and hurt to run rampant. The growing technological world we live in has way more information at...  

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A Tribute to Rev. Willard Wagner 1936-2021

August 18th, 2021
Rev. Willard Wagner 1936-2021 On behalf of the International Pentecostal Holiness Church World Missions family, we honor and remember, with gratitude, the life and ministry legacy of Rev. Willard Wagner, and we give thanks to God for his service as a revered missionary and minister of the gospel of Jesus Christ. To Mrs. Yvonne Wagner...  

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Board Newsletter: August 2021

August 16th, 2021
PANDEMIC DEVASTATION In India, official COVID-19 deaths number more than 400,000. However, these are only the tip of the iceberg. Hospitals and crematoriums have been overwhelmed, and rural patients were never tested, making an accurate count impossible. Comparison to expected deaths in a normal year indicates that the pandemic may have taken the lives of...  

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Churches Can Shine "Beams of Light" with GO Offering

August 6th, 2021
With its new 1,000 Beams of Light campaign, IPHC World Missions hopes to encourage 1,000 churches to participate in the 2021 Global Outreach Offering. Just 628 IPHC congregations in the US participated in 2020, according to Dr. Terry Tramel, director of global outreach and leadership development for IPHC World Missions, though he said many others...  

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Publication Tensions in Falcon, NC, 1917-1918

July 30th, 2021
PUBLICATION TENSIONS IN FALCON IN 1917 AND 1918 How G.F. Taylor was Uprooted to Franklin Springs, Georgia[1]   Presentation to the IPHC North Carolina Conference Archives 30 July 2021 Dr. A.D. Beacham, Jr.   Background to the Controversy George Floyd Taylor, a resident of Falcon, North Carolina, at the age of thirty-two became the second...  

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From Pastureland to Altar

July 29th, 2021
More than 1,500 people gathered near Lebanon, Kansas, last Friday to pray for America “at the heart of America,” the geographical center of the contiguous 48 states. Prayer at the Heart of America began with a intercessory prayer call from P. Douglas Small, the IPHC’s prayer consultant and president of Project Pray. More than 30...  

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YouthQuest East 2021 Recap

July 26th, 2021
I think the moment at YouthQuest EAST that stands most prominently in my mind happened Saturday morning. Bishop Tommy McGhee, Executive Director of Discipleship Ministries, delivered the morning message. His text came from Judges 6. He spoke about how Gideon, the last and least likely option from an entire nation, was called to deliver his...  

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A Cry to Heaven: Prayer at the Heart

July 22nd, 2021
Tomorrow, July 23, vans and cars will begin arriving in the small town of Lebanon, Kansas. From every corner of the US, and around its circumference, prayer teams will be meeting others at the geographical center of the United States for Prayer at the Heart of America. for a powerful prayer encounter Though just announced...  

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YouthQuest West 2021 Recap

July 22nd, 2021
Wow. Although YouthQuest looked a little different this year, it was captivating and challenging for all who participated. First of all, in case you hadn't heard, YouthQuest is actually TWO events this year. The first event happened last weekend at the Heartland Retreat Center in Midwest City, OK, and was geared towards our churches west...  

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The 10 Biggest Mistakes to Avoid in Mentoring

July 19th, 2021
I just returned from a two-week trip to Singapore, where I preached in eight different churches. I enjoyed every opportunity to speak to crowds, but the most fulfilling part of the journey was not the public meetings. What brought the most satisfaction was mentoring the five guys who accompanied me on the trip—Alberto, Hani, Sireesh,...  

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Serving God with our Home

July 19th, 2021
“But as for me and my house, we will serve the Lord” -Joshua 24:15     You’ve likely heard this Scripture or phrase quoted numerous times. You may even have some piece of wall art in your home with this verse. But what does it really mean for our house to serve the Lord? How do...  

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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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Get Wise: Pastors Can (and Should!) Plan for the Future

July 8th, 2021
You will not find pastor on the Forbes list of best-paid professions. It’s just a fact of life that as much as they want to, many churches struggle to provide ministers with adequate pay and health insurance. This means most ministers struggle to save enough for retirement, and many ministers feel they can never retire....  

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Bishop Leon Stewart recovering in Alabama

July 7th, 2021
Recently former IPHC General Superintendent Leon Stewart was hospitalized in Mobile, Alabama. At age 91, Bishop Stewart is being treated with pain management and was released to a rehab facility in Atmore, Alabama. He is expected to return home soon and is well on the way towards recovery. His wife, Donna, who is 90, travelled...  

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IPHC Remembers Rev. Norwood Starling

July 7th, 2021
On Sunday morning, June 27, Rev. Norwood Starling entered his heavenly home following a battle with pancreatic cancer. Until earlier in June, he had pastored the Harvest Temple PHC in Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina (1999-2021). At the funeral service on July 1, the choir of Harvest Temple led in special music at the service that...  

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Make Disciples Like Jesus Did

June 24th, 2021
Today’s church must reclaim the New Testament model of mentoring. The modern church is infatuated w ith big. We love big crowds, big stages, big screens and big sound systems. We consider a pastor successful if he or she packs an auditorium with spectators. Pastors get more points if they have 100,000 followers on Instagram...  

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Bridging the Gap: Celebrating the CHC Centennial

June 9th, 2021
Watch Dr. Beacham's address at 7 pm, Wednesday, June 9, on the CHC's Web site. It is an honor for the IPHC and the General Superintendent to participate in the Centennial Celebration of our sister denomination, the Congregational Holiness Church. Their theme this year is "Bridging the Gap," a phrase that describes our relationship over...  

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Look at the Fields: A Two-State Challenge for Arise 2033

June 7th, 2021
When IPHC General Superintendent Doug Beacham began presenting the goals of Arise 2033, he included a map of US counties to help audiences visualize the task. But the map revealed a glaring hole—or rather, two glaring holes. Two US states—Rhode Island and Wyoming—have no IPHC work at present. Over the last century, the IPHC (founded...  

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Holy Tuesday: Let the Walls Fall

March 30th, 2021
Today's post is an excerpt from Chris Maxwell's poem "A Week of Transformation," collected in the book embracing now:pain, joy, healing, living. (Used by permission.) This poem reflects on Jesus' prophecy about the Jerusalem Temple's destruction (and the destruction and resurrection of the "temple of his body"). When those walls fall, all people may worship...  

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Children's Center Dedicates New Facility

March 3rd, 2021
BETHANY, OK--The Children's Center Rehabilitation Hospital, which the IPHC partners with as a trustee, recently dedicated its brand-new Adaptive Recreation and Fine Arts Center. Bishop Tommy McGhee, the IPHC's board representative for the Children's Center's, joined Pastor John Reed and Children's Center leadership in celebrating the milestone. (Watch a video report of the service on...  

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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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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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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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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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