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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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Meyer Newsletter: July 2021

July 22nd, 2021
Align for Harvest: Is this our mission in this season? Definitely! There is an urgency in my heart to coach, mentor, and develop leaders to discover their role in the Great Commission and be equipped for it. My goal is to prepare them for dynamic children’s ministry work in the post COVID era while leading...  

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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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Delport Newsletter: July 2021

July 19th, 2021
SOUTHERN AFRICA UPDATE Proverbs 12:25 (NIV) says, "Anxiety weighs down the heart, but a kind word cheers it up." In this challenging time we are living in, it is easy to become anxious. Everything around us seems to be negative. However, when we hear a voice of hope, a kind word, a positive result, or...  

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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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Bamba Newsletter: July 2021

July 8th, 2021
Warm Greetings from Japan in the name of Jesus! It has been over a year since the outbreak of the coronavirus. Many things have changed over the course of this year. Countries around the world are trying to deal with the devastation and implications this pandemic has brought. There have been many ups and downs,...  

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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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Gladys (Mosley) Hannweber (1931-2021)

July 2nd, 2021
Gladys (Mosley) Hannweber (1931-2021) World Missions Ministries wishes to honor the memory and legacy of Sister Gladys (Mosley) Hannweber. Gladys passed away on June 22, 2021; she was 89 years old. Gladys and her husband of 35 years, Rev. Lloyd Mosley (1929-1986), joined the World Missions family in 1980 as missionaries to South Africa. Rev....  

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Happening Now: Jackie Hess Memorial in Nepal

June 28th, 2021
In honor of the first anniversary of the death of Jackie Hess on July 2, 2020, World Missions Ministries, in consultation with Rev. Hans Hess and their daughters Sarah and Alex, would like to announce that the funds from World Missions Ministries Jackie Hess Memorial Fund #98005P will be designated to the development of IPHC’s...  

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Williams Newsletter: June 2021

June 28th, 2021
Last month, we saw many of you in one of the twelve Great Commission Meals. It was a blessing to share what God is doing in Nepal as well as India. We continue to ask for prayer for both nations, which are severely impacted by this second wave of the Covid-19 virus. Currently, both Nepal...  

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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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Coffee House Ministry - Ukraine

June 23rd, 2021
It is always encouraging when we receive testimonies of God’s faithfulness. It is also inspiring to witness the body of Christ pressing through times of adversity, determined to make known the name of Jesus Christ despite opposition, lockdowns, and roadblocks. Coffee House Ministry recently received an update from one of its coffee houses in Ukraine,...  

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Manna Season

June 23rd, 2021
“I am weary.” “I don’t know where to go from here.” “I feel lost.” “What is God doing?”   I’ve heard these phrases repeatedly over the last few months. I have personally felt the reality of these statements as well.  What answer do we have for these heart cries? Lord, what are you saying to...  

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Gonzales Newsletter: June 2021

June 23rd, 2021
Dear Partners and Friends, Blessed be the name of the Lord! We are pleased and honored to be one of the recipients of the 2021 Project Antioch Grants. Our sincere thanks to Bishop Talmadge Gardner and the WMM Council for awarding Thailand Theological Seminary’s ongoing building project (Project Account #74520P) the additional $50,000 grant. It...  

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The Gathering: A Gospel Homecoming

June 23rd, 2021
Welcome!! We are so excited to be hosting our very first event entitled "The Gathering: A Gospel Homecoming"! This event is going to be geared toward our seasoned saints. In the midst of an ever changing world full of "the next new thing," we wanted to take a moment to lean back and hone in...  

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A Tribute to Mauricio Alejandro Salazar Patino 1961 - 2021

June 21st, 2021
Mauricio Alejandro Salazar Patino 1961 - 2021 The IPHC World Missions Ministries family joins with countless others from around the world to celebrate and honor the life and legacy of Mauricio A. Salazar. Mauricio, Lourdes (Lulu), Betsy, and Obed joined the WMM missionary family in November 1998 as national missionaries. Mauricio was a missionary sent from...  

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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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"A Helping Hand" - Remembering Doris Moore

June 1st, 2021
Doris Lorene Jones Moore, former director of the IPHC’s Women’s Auxiliary, passed away Monday, May 31, 2021. She was 82. “Doris Moore served the IPHC in numerous ways,” Presiding Bishop Doug Beacham said, “always showing the reality of the fruit of the Spirit in her words, actions, and attitudes. Like Dorcas in Acts 9:36, she...  

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Building Unity not Racism

June 1st, 2021
On May 31, 1921, the Tulsa (OK) race massacre began. Over two days, white rioters killed as many as 300 people, burned 1000 buildings, and destroyed the thriving African American community of Greenwood. 100 years later, after George Floyd and others, I’m trying to understand better what the African American experience has been, both in...  

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"He Preached and Lived Holiness" - Remembering Bishop Elias Moreno

May 15th, 2021
Bishop Elias Moreno went to be with the Lord on April 25, 2021. Born in Mexico in 1945, Bishop Moreno answered the call to ministry at 14. “Elias Moreno was a gifted leader with a deep love for Jesus,” said Presiding Bishop Doug Beacham. “He served the USA IPHC Hispanic community with great distinction, including...  

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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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Remembering Bishop Wayne Hicks of the CHC

December 26th, 2020
Our sister denomination, the Congregational Holiness Church, mourns the loss of her General Superintendent, Wayne Hicks. Bishop L. Wayne Hicks, 74 of Gainesville passed away Wednesday, December 23, 2020 following an extended illness. Details about his service are below.   “Bishop Wayne Hicks was a friend and fellow servant of Jesus Christ," said Doug Beacham.,...  

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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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Update on IPHC Ministries

November 17th, 2020
While 2020 has been a challenging year for our churches, the IPHC has continued worshiping in Spirit and truth, loving our neighbors well, and declaring the nearness of the Kingdom of God. Our local churches have demonstrated love and creativity in responding to their communities’ needs. From offering online and drive-in services, to helping pastors...  

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COUNCIL OF BISHOPS DECLARES A DAY OF PRAYER AND FASTING

October 16th, 2020
In its October meeting in Oklahoma City, the IPHC’s Council of Bishops designated Sunday, November 1, 2020, as a day of prayer and fasting. The adopted resolution calls on all members of the IPHC to pray for the United States ahead of the presidential election on November 3. “Politics can be divisive and cause breaches...  

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We Value Generosity

September 9th, 2020
This article is part of our 7 Core Values series, a seven-year emphasis in the IPHC. Read more about this and the other core values in the 7 Core Values section of our Website. God Is Love Isaiah 54 explicitly and strongly conveys the message God is love. While Jerusalem is described as a forsaken...  

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IPHC Bishop's Chapel

August 31st, 2020
For some months, it has been in my heart to share God’s Word with you on a more regular basis. With the help of IPHC Communications, I have formed this Facebook group called IPHC Bishop’s Chapel. If you would like to know about these sermons, please join the group at facebook.com/groups/iphcbishopschapel. Periodically I will share...  

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PTP Disaster Relief- Beirut, Lebanon

August 14th, 2020
On the afternoon of August 4, 2020, an explosion rocked the capital city, Beirut, Lebanon. The explosion was incredibly powerful and caused over 220 casualties, 7,000 injuries, 300,000 people to become homeless, and countless dollars in property damage. While the IPHC does not have a ministry presence in Lebanon, People to People is raising funds...  

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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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