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Gonzales Newsletter: June 2018

Dearly beloved partners and friends, Time passes by so quickly. We are scheduled to go on furlough this coming November, after three years of laboring in the field, and are so excited to see you all again. We have so many wonderful things to share with you about what the Lord has been doing in...
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SCU Announces New B.A. In Music Tech

Bethany, OK –  Southwestern Christian University is excited to introduce a Bachelor of Art degree in Music Technology. This degree will focus on the experimental and creative blend of music and technology. With the recent donation of equipment from Cox Communications last year, students studying within this degree with have several hands-on opportunities in broadcasting...
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Gator Wrestler to Church Planter

By Audra Williams Smith   From a gator wrestler to church planter, this is the story of my grandparents and the IPHC since the early 1900s. Looking back at the generations before me, I can remember the stories of how they prayed and sought God’s plan and when God spoke, they moved. Their willingness to...
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Spirit Life Ministries Quadrennial Conference Report 2018

By Dr. A.D. Beacham, Jr., Presiding Officer   It was an honor to preside over Spirit Life Ministries (Upper South Carolina Conference) as they gathered in their 103rd year of service to our Lord Jesus Christ through the IPHC on Saturday, May 19, 2018, in Beech Springs, South Carolina. The Chair recognized the following people...
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RFTW 2018 - Recap

Supernatural determination! God has given grace and provision to accomplish fifteen years of Mission M25 having presence in Washington DC on Memorial Day for the Rolling Thunder. This event promotes healing for the veterans, primarily for the Vietnam Veteran by giving them a welcome home they never received, and to call our nation into accountability...
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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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Rocky Mountain Quadrennial Conference Report 2018

By Bishop Garry Bryant   The Rocky Mountain Conference held their Quadrennial Conference June 7–9, in Brighton, Colorado, at The Healing Place Church.  Pastor Joe Sanchez, his leadership, and church family served as great hosts for the gathering. On Thursday evening, June 7, the conference gathered for an evening of worship and word.  Bishop Herrera...
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Bishop Doug Beacham Encourage Columna para el mes de Junio/Julio 2018

En agosto de 1996, el difunto Superintendente General B.E. Underwood convocó una asamblea solemne con el fin de confesarle al Señor siete pecados sistemáticos que formaban parte de nuestro pasado y presente: orgullo espiritual, prejuicio, espíritu controlador, racismo, dominación masculina, síndrome del hermano mayor, y avaricia. Cientos de líderes de la IPHC se reunieron en...
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How Quickly We Forget What God Did in the Past

In August 1996 the late General Superintendent, B.E. Underwood, called for a Solemn Assembly to confess to the Lord seven systemic sins that were part of our past and present: spiritual pride, judgmentalism, a controlling spirit, racism, male domination, greed and the elder brother syndrome. Several hundred IPHC leaders convened in the sanctuary of Northwood...
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The Rock. The Grit. The Glue.

On May 24, 2018, approximately 400 motorcycles and five trucks with trailers, rolled into the welcoming parking lot of Falcon’s Children Home! It was an amazing sight to behold, young people and adults manned USA flags and banners as the worn and weary riders pulled in (they had been on the road for eight days,...
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Passing the Torch

Passing the Torch We Prayerfully Value All Generations By Bill Terry “We will not hide these truths from our children; we will tell the next generation about the glorious deeds of the Lord, about his power and his mighty wonders” (Psalm 78:4). When the word torch comes to mind, I am immediately drawn to the Olympic...
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Redemption Ministries Quadrennial Conference Report 2018

By Bishop Garry Bryant   It was indeed an honor to serve as the presiding officer for the Quadrennial Conference of Redemption Ministries.  We always enjoy the opportunity to be back in Virginia and to visit our home conference. Bishop Birt, his administrative team, and the Conference Council provided an excellent two-day event.  Friday, June...
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The Way Of The Heart

Written By: Michelle Hilliard Many of my friends know that I often ask, “how’s your heart?” This isn’t something one can ask a casual acquaintance, but knowing the way of the heart is key in our relationship with God and others. Love is the launching place for everything. The truest of love can only be...
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A Tribute to Eleanor Deane Cates Rousseau (1925-2018)

Eleanor Deane Cates Rousseau, age 92, passed away Tuesday, June 5, 2018, at her home in Newnan, GA surrounded by family. She was born in Newnan on September 19, 1925, to the late Herman Pratt Cates and Janie Cole Cates. Along with her parents, Eleanor is preceded in death by her husband James Rousseau. She...
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Janssen Newsletter: June 2018

Be strong No wonder I cannot feel at ease in a country like this, where temple after temple displays the hideous “gods” of this people. I see them picking the beautiful yellow flowers that are growing profusely on the bushes along the country roads. They carefully put them in baskets and place them before their...
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A Grand Story For The Generations

Written By: Jana DeLano As our spiritual birthright, God invites us to participate in His grand redemptive narrative. The Bible is a collection of stories which God felt we needed to know and understand. I doubt if He wants us to know the stories because of the individuals or even the battles and victories. Rather,...
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All Generations: Joe & Maggie Delport

We prayerfully value all generations We have served as missionaries in various capacities over a span of thirty years. Looking back, we both realize that there has been quite a number of generational changes taking place at least every decade. From the time of typing newsletters with a typewriter to the current advanced technological era...
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Hancock Newsletter: May 2018

Dear Faithful supporters, Pastors, Missions Directors, and Conference Leaders, First, let us begin by saying how much we appreciate your faithful support over the years. We are now in our 13th year, and what a busy year it is. On May 28, we will return to Belize for the ministry we have scheduled this summer....
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Gleaning While She Waits

By Erica Campbell “And Ruth the Moabite said to Naomi, ‘Let me go to the fields and pick up the leftover grain behind anyone whose eyes I find favor.’” Ruth 2:2 Often while reading about Ruth, the little girl in me finds the romantic, fairytale elements of her story so captivating that I inadvertently gloss...
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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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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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"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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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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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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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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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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