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NUESTRO TEMA PARA EL 2019: En la oración valoramos la justicia

En el 2019, la IPHC vuelve su atención hacia uno de sus más importantes e interesantes 7 valores fundamentales: la justicia. Es importante porque la naturaleza de Dios, nuestra experiencia pecaminosa y tratamiento para con los demás debe ser tenido en cuenta. Así, pues, Miqueas 6:8 nos habla poderosamente: “Oh hombre, él te ha declarado...
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Crook Newsletter: January 2019

New Year’s Greetings! First of all, I apologize for getting this update out much later than planned. As I shared before, my move to another house was short-term because the owner would soon retire; I am grateful for the two and a half years I had there. Long story short, another move transpired in November/December...
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Teach It & Live it

By David Moore, Boys' Ministries Director Being asked to write an article on the subject of “Sound Doctrine” was, to say the least, challenging. After all, I am not a scholar or a theologian. I was not even sure where to begin. I was challenged by a quote I read recently that was attributed to...
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My Very Personal Reason I am Pro-Life

My husband and I had been happily married for three years. Lavon had recently graduated from the University of Georgia with a chemistry degree, and he had just started his first professional job. We had two beautiful children, and we loved showing off our babies! But then I discovered I was pregnant again. We faced...
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The Foundations of God’s Justice

My wife and I lost our youngest child at age 29 in a car wreck twelve years ago. The pain we experienced was terrible beyond words and has never fully gone away, but we did not blame God. We know He is just. Please let me explain. Our understanding of the justice and fairness of...
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Recommended Resource: The Beauty of the Balance by Dr. Terry Tramel

Resource Recommended by W. A. Mills, Jr. Men’s Ministries Director The Beauty of the Balance: Toward an Evangelical-Pentecostal Theology by Dr. Terry Tramel Avoiding extremes of either/or mutually exclusive positions, Dr. Terry Tramel finds common ground between traditional Pentecostal and Evangelical theological foundations. He writes as a Pentecostal, appealing to both Pentecostals and Evangelicals, to...
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Guard This Man

By W. A. Mills, Jr. Men’s Ministries Director Men’s Ministries theme for 2019, “Guard This Man” from 1 Kings 20:39, correlates well with Discipleship Ministries theme found in Acts 2:42 (NKJV) “And they continued steadfastly in the apostles’ doctrine and fellowship, in the breaking of bread, and in prayers.”1 This quarter’s emphasis is on “Sound...
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A Tribute to Rev. Marvin Whitfield

Rev. Marvin Whitfield June 29, 1928 - January 5, 2019 Rev. and Mrs. Whitfield are the founders of the Alternative to Abortion Ministries, which later became The Royal Home Ministries, in Salemburg, North Carolina. He served as General Coordinator there for more than 15 years. Feeling a heavy burden for women with unplanned pregnancies, the...
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Our Theme for 2019: We Prayerfully Value Justice

In 2019, the IPHC turns its attention to one of the most important and challenging of our seven core values: Justice. It is important because God’s nature, our sinful experience and our treatment of others must be addressed. Thus Micah 6:8 speaks so powerfully to us: “He has shown you, O man, what is good;...
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Justice: Jeannie McClung

Key verses: Isaiah 61: 1-4 A Heart Like His Jesus said….. “The Spirit of the Lord is upon me…..”  There is great need in our world today! Almost seven years ago, I began volunteering with a new non-profit ministry, reaching out to prostituted women on the streets in Berlin, Germany’s Red-Light District. Prostitution has been...
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A Significant IPHC Centennial

At 8 p.m. on Tuesday, New Year’s Eve, 1918, G. F. Taylor led in a prayer meeting focused on the opening of the Franklin Springs Institute on Wednesday, January 1, 1919 (later the school was named Emmanuel College). Taylor had been general superintendent of the IPHC from 1913-1917, and in 1918 was the general treasurer and editor of the denominational magazine.  Though classes began at 9 a.m. on New...
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Whitney Davis Named Women's Ministries Director

Discipleship Ministries and the National Women’s Ministries Board are pleased to announce Whitney Davis as the new IPHC Women's Ministries Director. "Whitney brings a lot of passion and vision to women's ministries. We are confident that she will excel in this new role, and excited to have her as a part of the Discipleship Ministries...
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Silent Night [Video]

  “Then Mary said, ‘Behold the maidservant of the Lord! Let it be to me according to your word.’ And the angel departed from her.” - Luke 1:38   When the angel came to Mary with a promise from God, her response was obedience. She received the miracle of God, fulfilled by the Holy Spirit, and...
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IPHC Prayer Emphasis for January 2019

Over the past years, the IPHC family has used the month of January as a time to strategically focus on praying for our church communities, our denomination, and the kingdom of God. In 2019 we invite you to consider the following themes for prayer emphasis: 1) The core value for 2019 is “We Prayerfully Value...
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Imagine A World Without Fingerprints

Written By Irvina Parker Admit it! You were frustrated, right? You had just finished cleaning the window when it happened. Your toddler, hands smeared in who knows what, ran over to peer out the window and left fingerprints and handprints all over the glass. “Don’t you know I just cleaned that?” you wanted to say....
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Good King Wenceslas [Video]

  “Ye who now bless the poor shall yourselves find blessing.”   During this time of joyous festivities, we also take time to remember those who have suffered from violence, those who are poor, and those who are marginalized. The story of King Herod seeking to kill the “holy innocents” reminds us that Jesus came...
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Roy Newsletter: December 2018

SEASONS GREETINGS TO ALL, At the beginning of this update, I would like to take the opportunity to say, from our hearts to you, your home, and your family, may God's blessings and peace transcend all that is happening with you and yours. Sometimes, we get too busy to appreciate what He has done for...
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Sneed Newsletter: December 2018

2018 marked our 10th year of service in IPHC World Missions Ministries and our 10th year of marriage in February. As we look back over 2018, we can point to many events and opportunities that demonstrate the faithfulness of God and the unfolding of His Kingdom in East Africa. We want to share a few...
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West Newsletter: December 2018

Dear Friends, Thank you for your continued prayers and support! Our 6+ month long stretch (late May-late November) of constant travel and ministry has finally come to an end. We arrived safely back in Oklahoma City late on Tuesday evening, November 20, after flying halfway around the world from Asia (November 3-5), and then navigating...
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Williams Newsletter: December 2018

DANNY AND JUDITH WILLIAMS SEND GREETINGS FROM KATHMANDU, NEPAL PRAISE THE LORD! It has been a busy quarter with several teams coming to Nepal. So much ministry has been accomplished. The Fountain of Life team held six medical camps, which were a huge success that included a prayer room ministry. We preached in various locations...
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The Chaos of Christmas!

Written By Beth McGhee   Ahhhhhh… Christmas-time… Peace… Joy… Love… Family… NOT! If your Christmas time is anything like mine, it can be stressful, pressure-packed, emotional, and tiring! Then again, isn’t it what we make it? As women, we want everything to be perfect – the house with its decorations, the meal with its Southern...
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The IPHC Focuses on We Prayerfully Value Justice in 2019

He has shown you, O man, what is good; And what does the Lord require of you But to do justly, to love mercy, And to walk humbly with your God? – Micah 6:8 The International Pentecostal Holiness Church will focus on its 6th core value, We Prayerfully Value Justice, in 2019. General Superintendent Doug Beacham feels this is a timely...
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O Come All Ye Faithful [Video]

  "And Jesus said unto them, I am the bread of life: he that cometh to me shall never hunger; and he that believeth on me shall never thirst." John 6:35   Bethlehem, “house of bread”, serves as a place of hope for God’s people throughout its history. As the birthplace of Christ, Bethlehem brought...
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All Generations: Harold Presley

Not a Gap, But a Generation Bridge About 55 years ago, I learned the importance of relating to different age groups. I asked a man who was 25 years older than me, “How can I get Jesus in my heart?” at that time, I was in first grade. He led me into a relationship with...
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The Greatest Show of All

On Tuesday, November 18, the streets of Falcon, North Carolina, were filled with floats, clowns, trains, and candy…a lot of candy! Children lined the streets carrying pillowcases and bags in anticipation of the parade rolling through town. Visitors from around the country gathered to bring Christmas joy, gifts, and commodities to Falcon Children’s Home. For many,...
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Salley Newsletter: December 2018

40th School of Ministry Graduation!! Our 40th SOM graduation was held at our Bandung SOM in Indonesia on November 17! A total of eight graduates received their Associates Degree in Practical Theology from Advantage University. This brings our total number of SOM graduates to 561 since 2010 in the Asian Circle! We praise the Lord...
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Wait Training

Written by Nicole Hammond We all have to wait in life—in lines, in traffic, the doctor’s office, for your kids, and even God!  The days we live in are so fast paced that waiting seems like a punishment. It’s even worse when you are in the battle of your life. Isaiah 40:31 says, “But those...
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Meyer Newsletter: November 2018

Greetings Faithful Supporters, This is a THANKSGIVING and MERRY DAY! I am so grateful for BREAKTHROUGH in Malawi. Celebrate and be in great joy with us as God works the resources for the development of places for HIS PEOPLE in Malawi to assemble and hear God’s Word, worship, and give thanksgiving and praise. May God...
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Argo Newsletter: November/December 2018

Greetings from Asia, Coli and I trust that you and your family are well and blessed as we enter the Christmas season. Here in the Philippines, we are thankful that God’s hand is on the ministry and our lives. We are super excited that God opened up a door for us to move Life Church...
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Woven: The Art of Sisterhood

Written by Erica Campbell I remember the first time I strolled through the pebbled streets in Charleston, S.C. It’s such a beautiful, quaint city full of vibrant colors and southern charm. While walking through the Historic City Market, one booth stood out. Several artisans sat there weaving together baskets of all sizes, colors, and shapes—each...
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Good Samaritans in Action

Hurricane Florence took a toll on the Carolinas in September 2018 and having the mantra for life, “Posse En Da Nihil” (Inability to do nothing) Mission M25 could not look with sadness and go on about business as usual. We began by canceling our traditional East Coast Summit in Siler City, NC October 6. Then...
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En la oración valoramos a todas las generaciones

Las instituciones de educación superior de la IPHC les han servido a múltiples generaciones de estudiantes. Iniciando en 1898, Holmes Bible College tiene la misma edad que la IPHC; Emmanuel College cumplirá 100 años en el 2019; Southwestern Christian University inició en 1946; Advantage College comenzó en 1976. En cada instancia, hay cientos y miles...
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Toys For Life 2018

Date: November 19, 2018 Location: Old Fire Station, next to Falcon Children’s Home Time: 6:30 pm   Join us for the 3rd Annual Toys for Life Ride, a ride to raise toys for the children at Royal Home Ministries.  Please light your bike up and strap a toy on it for a child 3 and...
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Fierce Hearted- Book Review

Book authored by Holley Gerth Article written by Kaleigh Bishop   A Fiercehearted Woman . . . Looks life in the face and says, “You can’t beat me.” Knows love is a risk but reaches out anyway. Understands kindness takes real courage. Believes the impossible. Fights like she’s unstoppable. Dares to find beauty in a...
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MISSION ACCOMPLISHED

Ride for Solidarity for Israel 70, Jewish and Christian Riders from Israel / Romania (Max Katz has a home in both countries), Arizona (Gene Adee), Colorado (Dan Sifford), Texas (John McVey and myself), Jon Potter (Virginia) and Washington (Dan Smith) rode from Santa Monica Pier in California to Chicago, Illinois, on Historic Rte 66 and...
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M25 Celebrates 70th Celebration of Israel

May 14, 1948, Israel was founded, just a few hours before the British Mandate was to expire. Eleven minutes later, the United States became the first country to recognize the Jewish state. On May 15, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan and Syria invaded Israel, the War of Independence lasted 13 months. The Israeli flag became the state’s...
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50CC Diaper Run 2018 Report

Hurricane AGAIN! In 2017, the 50CC Diaper Run was re-routed to Myrtle Beach, SC due to the hurricane hitting Florida.  This year, it was re-routed to Florida because the hurricane hitting the Carolinas!   M25 has a team that lives by the protocol of ‘adapt and overcome.’  Quitting is not in our vocabulary!  This is...
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WHEN I USED TO BE YOUR AGE … GENERATIONAL CLASH

I remember hearing this phrase in my childhood all too often. I was told how things were done different back in the days – mostly trying to relate to my situation at the moment. Sometimes it was reminiscing, sometimes it was educational and informative, but for some odd reason I felt this phrase always had...
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Diaper Run 50CC 2018

Diaper Run 2018 will be September 5-17 2018 will be M25’s fourth time to make this ride. *First year we rode to save baby’s lives and the evil of ‘harvesting’ human baby parts for experimentation. To raise awareness of our support, not condemnation for young ladies in a desperate place. Second year, we rode to...
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War Horse 2018

We were blessed to partner with Montana Indian Ministries from Hays, MT for our 2018 effort. We are very blessed by this partnership due to the similarities in our convictions and passions. The Assiniboine Tribe received us almost immediately. Pastor Cory Jones, Emmanuel Missions, Lake City, SC, has taken the responsibility of oversight of this...
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IPHC Ethiopia Churches Persecuted

Due to political unrest in Southern Ethiopia, over 50 churches have been burned. 10 IPHC churches were destroyed and many more face grave persecution. Thousands of our fellow IPHC believers have been forced from their homes. At this moment, 3 of our churches are being used to shelter those that have been displaced. Please pray...
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Youth Quest Recap

YouthQuest 2016 was a whirlwind weekend filled with services, training, and of course, competition. The event kicked off on Thursday, July 21st with a full afternoon of Fine Arts at the Hilton, Daytona Beach Hotel. The evening service opened with a live performance from the YouthQuest Creative Team that included various creative elements including an original...
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YQ Awards Show

This is a night to celebrate YOU!!! We encourage you to get creative with your best "Starry Night" theme! Come on out, and dress to impress! Add a little bling, a little flash, the sky is the limit! For ideas on how to dress, please visit our YQ Pinterest at; pinterest.com/iphcyouthquest
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Creative Workshop at YQ16

Friday, July 22nd after the evening service in the Coquina Ballroom* *time and location subject to change Join us for a workshop on creative expression! We will have 4 different areas of creativity: Producers, Performers, Inventors, and Cultivators. These four groups represent a variety of different creative interests. Our hope is to provide you with...
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Special Guests For YQ16

Alex Seeley Friday, July 22nd speaker twitter @alexseeley73 | instagram @alexseeley Alex Seeley is a passionate communicator and teacher of the Word.  Possessing a unique ability to reveal how the Word of God is applicable to our everyday lives, Alex shares openly about how the power of God has proven real in her own life. ...
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Urgent Help Needed- Ecuador

Embed from Getty Images Saturday afternoon, April 16, 2016, a 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck Ecuador.  The largest devastation in Ecuador since 1949.  Hundreds of large buildings collapsed and thousands of people are reported missing.  The current death toll is over 250 and is expected to increase as rescue and relief efforts are underway.  Our IPHC...
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Welcome New Child Sponsorship Coordinator

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    People to People Ministries is excited to welcome Teresa Brown to the WMMD team.  Teresa comes to us with over 15 years of children and missions experience.  She taught English as a second language to international college students attending Oklahoma City University, seeing many of them come to Christ.  While on staff with Scope Ministries...
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What's New at YQ

  #YQ2016 will be an amazing event. The team is working hard to plan and organize and we cannot WAIT to see everyone in Daytona Beach! This year we have made changes to several different aspects of YouthQuest. You can read over the full list of changes and updates below! If you have any questions...
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Microbusinesses

Through the Microbusinesses project, People to People aims to end extreme poverty among those in our IPHC international community.  A small amount of money is invested for individuals to develop their own business and enable them to become more self-sufficient and provide sustainable income for generations to come. People to People currently has two opportunities...
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#YouthQuest2016 Announces Core Value Influenced Theme

*graphics and images c/o Kaleigh Bishop The road to creating the theme for YouthQuest 2016 was a long and winding one, with a diverse group of people contributing to the concept. The theme “Luminaries” is a direct reference to the 2016 Core Value Emphasis “We Prayerfully Value Holiness” and may surprise you with its origin....
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PTP Fast and Feed the Hungry

There are millions of children all over the world who suffer from malnutrition which plays a key role in nearly half of all child deaths each year. People to People Ministries' Feed the Hungry program is currently working in over 20 locations around the world to provide aide for thousands of children on a weekly basis. During the upcoming season of...
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