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Tragedy to Triumph

Written By: Nicole Hammond Have you ever watched a movie and found yourself yelling at the screen, “Don’t open the door!” or “Grab the gun!” or “Run the other way!”?  You’re looking from a different angle, so you’re able to shout that, but the character doesn’t understand the inevitable tragedy that’s about to happen because...
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Pacific Western Network Ministries Quadrennial Conference Report

By Bishop Garry Bryant   It was a distinct privilege to serve as the presiding officer for the Pacific Western Network Ministries (Pac West) Quadrennial Conference, May 19, 2018, in Fremont, California. Bishop Reynolds and his leadership team provided a quality setting and schedule for the conference family to experience. On Friday, May 18, Hans...
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Singleness and the Next Generation

Written By: Rodney Anderson My oldest son is in first grade. The other day he came home from school and said, “Dad, can I have an apple watch?” I was dumbfounded. I don’t even own an Apple watch. But apparently, two of his friends in his class already do. IN FIRST GRADE. Obviously, I’m not...
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4 Essentials For A Lasting Legacy

By Bishop Manuel Pate   An inheritance is what we will leave to our children and family, but a legacy is what we will leave in them. It is our imprint upon their souls. My parents’ imprint on my soul runs deep. Lamar and Mary Alice Pate served together as IPHC missionaries in Zambia and...
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Unity - National Day of Prayer 2018

By Dr. Lou Shirey The 67th annual observance of the National Day of Prayer occurred May 3, 2018. The final tally has not been released, but in recent years people have gathered in more than 40,000 venues throughout the United States to pray for our nation. My wife, Becky, and I have been privileged for the...
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Barton Newsletter: May 2018

MINISTRY IN 2018 My apologies for having taken so long to get this newsletter together for mailing. Since arriving back in the Philippines on October 31, 2017, we have been continuing the work that God has given us. The Schools of Ministry (SOM) have been in operation since March 3, 2018. The SOM in Rosario,...
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Argo Newsletter: May 2018

Greetings from the A-Team in SE Asia! We trust that you and your family had a glorious Easter and are gearing up for a great summer. As for us, we baptized 15 people after our Sunday morning Easter service at Life Church Cebu. Those baptized included students, young professionals, and two Life Coffee House workers!...
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How Men's Ministries Can Help Churches Value All Generations

Written By: W. A. Mills, Jr. The imperative for intergenerational ministry is throughout the Bible. Found in passages such as the Jewish Shemah, recorded in Deuteronomy 6:4-7 (NLT) 4“Listen, O Israel! The Lord is our God, the Lord alone. 5And you must love the Lord your God with all your heart, all your soul, and...
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Wagner Newsletter: May 2018

Dear family and friends, I just received some more pictures of the two-story Central Church we are building in Monrovia, Liberia. As this structure is now being used daily for a primary school and church, we recently sent funds to install the doors, windows, and plaster the walls. We rejoice over this accomplishment and that...
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Falcon Children's Home Receives Accreditation

Initially published by Falcon Children's Home. Published with permission. Falcon Children’s Home & Family Services (FCHFS) recently completed the process of receiving accreditation through the Council on Accreditation (COA). Founded in 1977, COA is an international, independent, not-for-profit, child and family service, and behavioral healthcare accrediting organization. COA envisions excellence in the delivery of human...
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Our Little Women

Written By: Meta Russo I have always loved Louisa May Alcott’s story of Little Women. It’s on my top 10 list of movies to watch each year at Christmas (along with White Christmas, Charlie Brown, It’s a Wonderful Life, and others). I love the way Marmee gently guides her girls through their struggles, offering her wisdom...
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Discipleship Ministries Honors Samantha Snipes

Samantha Snipes has announced her resignation after three and a half years as the General Director of IPHC Women’s Ministries. In December 2014, Samantha Snipes began serving the IPHC as the General Director of Women’s Ministries. Previously, Samantha served her local church in St. Augustine, Florida as the Women’s Ministries and Missions Director before moving...
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Introducing: The Across Conference!

April 13-14, 2018 was an important weekend in which a group of Latino and African churches gathered together to celebrate the official launching of the ACROSS Conference, the newest IPHC conference. This remarkable accomplishment is the result of 18 years of pioneer missionary work that initially started with the planting of a Latino church in...
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Heartland Conference Quadrennial Conference Report

By Bishop J. Talmadge Gardner I was honored to serve Bishop Stuart and Sheri Sherrill and the members of the Heartland Conference as their presiding officer on Saturday, April 28, 2018. The quadrennial conference was hosted at the Heartland Conference Retreat Center, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. At the start of the conference session, there were 254...
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Bamba Newsletter: May 2018

Greetings from Japan! We are excited about the things God is doing in Japan and are privileged to have you working with us through your continued prayers and support. In February, Justin and Hiro had the opportunity to go on a medical missions trip to India. The trip was taken with an international team, with...
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Bishop Doug Beacham Encourage Columna para el mes de mayo 2018

“Un niño los guiará . . .con un poco de ayuda” Cerca del fin de semana de pascua Susan y yo recibimos un breve video de parte de nuestra nieta más joven, Lib de tres años, repitiendo las palabras de la historia de la traición, muerte y resurrección de Jesús. Mirando las imágenes en el...
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A Little Child Shall Lead Them ... With a Little Help

Around Easter weekend Susan and I received a short video of our youngest granddaughter, three-year-old Lib, retelling the story of Jesus’ betrayal, death, and resurrection. Looking at the pictures in the child Bible storybook that her mother had been reading to her, Lib told the story in her own words. Of Judas receiving money to...
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All Generations: Michael & Leslie Tignor

You can’t really know where you are going until you know where you have been. – Maya Angelou This well-known phrase rings true as we all consider the importance of generations working together. There is so much that younger generations can and must learn from those who laid the foundation before them. There is also...
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River of Life Ministries Quadrennial Conference

By Dr. A.D. Beacham, Jr. Fifty-six voting delegates and an additional twenty or so visitors were present at Bethel Life Worship Center in Greenville, Pennsylvania, April 28, 2018. I’ve had the joy of visiting this beautiful part of the country on several occasions. Each time, I am reminded that this area has been a place...
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2018 Across Conference Report

By Bishop Garry Bryant The inaugural event establishing and giving birth to the ACROSS Conference, the newest IPHC Conference, took place April 13-14, 2018 in Eagan, Minnesota. Superintendent Hector Andrade, along with his wife Raquel, previously served as the Northern Plains District Directors with ACTS2Day Ministries. The Council of Bishops approved the establishment of the...
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"I Was In Austin"

Hispanic Ministries of the IPHC (local churches and pastors) have never been exposed to a training or resources on the subject of revitalization. There have been small trainings taking place here and there at a local level, but not for the entire body of ministers! Beyond that, using one model/plan that can be beneficial to...
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2018 New Horizons Ministries Conference Report

By Bishop Thomas H. McGhee On Saturday, May 29, 2018, I was blessed to be with Bishop Randell Drake and the ministers and members of New Horizons Ministries. We gathered at Spirit Life Church in Tulsa, Oklahoma. More than 300 were in attendance with 290 registered delegates. The day began with Bishop Randell Drake leading in the celebration...
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ACTS2DAY: New England District Update

I was honored to be with our New England District family for their annual conference in Augusta, Maine, with host District Director Jeff & Deb Tibbetts. It was my first time meeting this part of the ACTS2DAY family and there was an immediate connection, as I was embraced by such genuine love and exceptional hospitality....
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geNerations

Please read: Isaiah 46:3-4 (NLT/Amplified Bible) and use the following as devotional or study guide! R - E – S – P – E – C – T – when read as individual letters, doesn’t it make you want to break out singing Aretha Franklin’s 1967 hit song? Respect – it is defined as a...
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Roy Newsletter: April 2018

GREETINGS TO ALL “Beloved, I wish above all things that you may prosper and be in health, even as your soul prospereth” (3 John 2:2, KJV). From my heart to you and your home, may that scripture be fulfilled in your life. WELL, IT'S THAT TIME AGAIN By the time you receive this newsletter, we...
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W.A. Mills, Jr. Announced as New Men's Ministries Director

Discipleship Ministries is proud to announce W.A. Mills as the newly appointed Director for Men’s Ministries. W.A. is a fifth-generation member of the International Pentecostal Holiness Church, having come to Christ as a five-year-old boy. W.A. Mills has served as an IPHC Pastor since 1985, most recently as the Senior Pastor of Buena Vista PH...
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Rev. Bill Terry Announces His Retirement from the Global Ministry Center

Bill Terry has announced his retirement after 12 years as the General Director of IPHC Men’s Ministries. Bill originally began his ministry in the Redemption (formerly Eastern Virginia) Conference as a Senior Pastor at Goldmine Pentecostal Holiness Church in 1971. In 1995, he began ministering as a church planter in California, eventually transferring his ordination...
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2018 Northwest Latin Conference Report

By Dr. A. D. Beacham, Jr. Presiding Officer It was a joy to be with the 98 delegates and over 100 visitors who attended the Northwest Latin Quadrennial Conference in Sunnyside, Washington on April 14, 2018. Eastern Washington is noted for its agriculture. Driving across the beautiful landscape one views miles of orchards beginning to...
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Williams Newsletter: April 2018

Jaimashi from Kathmandu, Nepal We greet our fellow Christians with Jaimashi, which means, "Victory in Jesus"! We truly realize here in Nepal that our Victory is in Him alone. So many are worshiping false gods, but we are grateful for the privilege to present the true and living God. The Lord has blessed us in...
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Heritage Lectures to Focus on Women Ministers in the Holiness-Pentecostal Movement

By Rev. Karen Lucas Dr. Kimberly Alexander will present a special three-part lecture series entitled, “Women Ministers in the Holiness-Pentecostal Movement” in Falcon, North Carolina, on May 19, 2018. Alexander is the guest speaker for Heritage Lectures 2018, hosted by the Archives & Research Department of the North Carolina Conference of the International Pentecostal Holiness Church...
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A Tribute to Philip List Jr. (1960-2018)

Philip Thomas List, Jr. passed away on April 14, 2018, at the age of 57, during his recovery from heart bypass surgery in Birmingham, AL. He is survived by his wife of 33 years, Kelly Mitchell List, and their four children: Nathan List (Katie Kirkpatrick), Rogersville, AL; William List (Kristen Hays), Auburn, AL; Rebecca List...
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Delport Newsletter: April 2018

HELLO, FRIENDS, After spending 10 months in the USA on furlough, reality hit once we flew over Johannesburg, South Africa, realizing we are back in Africa. The first picture on the left reveals the true identity of where we live and the contrast there is in everyday life. On the right side of this photo,...
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Dr. Doug Beacham Columna Encourage Abril, 2018

El motor de la búsqueda divina Recientemente estuve en Dearborn, Michigan, un suburbio de Detroit, en una reunión. Durante mi estadía, visité el museo Henry Ford y descubrí una increíble exhibición de artefactos históricos. Uno de esos, en una foto, era la silla en la que el presidente Abraham Lincoln estaba la noche del 14...
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Salley Newsletter: April 2018

School of Ministry Graduations In December 2017, our 35th School of Ministry (SOM) graduation was held at the Sitiawan, Malaysia, SOM with 12 graduates. In February 2018, our combined 36th and 37th SOM graduation event with our Batam, Indonesia, and Johor Bahru, Malaysia, SOMs was held. A total of 37 students received the Associates Degree...
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Oikos

The New Testament Reality of Relationship Evangelism Most people come to Christ because of relationships—not events. We need to reexamine our strategies. Approximately eighty percent of churches in the United States have now either plateaued or are in decline. Though this fact is disheartening, there is a New Testament phenomenon that can educate and engage us...
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gEnerations

Investing In the Next Generation. Can a 120 year old care for a toddler? Does a 120 year old have the energy to impact and influence its community and its movement? Should we trust a 120 year old to foster and care for the next generation of leaders? These are some of the questions we...
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National Day Of Prayer

We Can All Pray! EVUSA is privileged to provide for you information and encouragement to assist in your participation in this year's National Day Of Prayer. The first Thursday of May is the designated day and we desire that our greater Church family be heavily involved! The goal of NDOP is to mobilize unified prayer...
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Introducing.. Singles' Ministry!

Discipleship Ministries is pleased to announce Rodney Anderson as the IPHC Singles' Ministry Consultant! Rodney Anderson is the Director of Singles Ministry for North Point Ministries at Buckhead Church in Atlanta, GA. He leads the Singles Ministry staff at all NPM churches and oversees all aspects of their operations. Rodney was born and raised in...
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Introducing.. Older Adult Ministries!

Discipleship Ministries is pleased to announce Dr. Amy Hanson as the IPHC Older Adult Ministries Consultant! Dr. Amy Hanson leads a speaking, writing, and consulting ministry that equips the church for ministry with the new old. She is the author of the book, Baby Boomers and Beyond: Tapping the Ministry Talents and Passions of Adults...
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#RunForTheWall: Gearing Up!

Dear Friend, Mission:M25 is so excited about the many "OPEN DOORS" the Lord is providing for the Churches in America to minister to our Veterans, as well as their families. From PTSD, PTSS, Agent Orange, as well as many other emotional, physical and spiritual scars that are being carried by our Veterans, their wives and...
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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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