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A Pathway & Scholarships: IPHC Ministers Can Acquire a CPE Certificate

February 29th, 2024
Right now, there is an amazing opportunity open to ministers in the IPHC! The IPHC is pleased to announce a pathway to acquire a certification in chaplaincy in Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE). Chaplain (COL) Jerry Jones, US Army Retired, Director of IPHC Chaplains Ministries, and Chaplain Ron Lawson, former Bishop of the Tennessee Valley Conference...  

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Berry Newsletter: February 2024

February 29th, 2024
MILESTONES Hello once again from Spain and the Mediterranean region. 2024 is the year of milestones for Nancy and me. Milestones indicate how far you have traveled and how far you have yet to go. This year, we celebrate three important milestones. In April, we will be married for 50 years. In June, I will...  

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New Leadership in the North Carolina Conference

February 28th, 2024
On Saturday morning, February 24, 2024, more than 450 delegates met in Falcon, North Carolina for a specially called session to vote on new conference leadership for the North Carolina Conference of the IPHC. Bishop A.D. Beacham, Jr. presided over the special session.   Reverend Oris Hubbard was elected Conference Superintendent. He has served the North...  

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Mick and Teresa Snider: A Lifetime of Leading 

February 27th, 2024
At just 19 and 17 years old, Mick and Teresa Snider said “I do” to each other and to following God’s will for their lives.   Nine months after their wedding, Mick was assigned his first pastorate in Love, Co. Oklahoma, where he and Teresa served for over 14 years. Teresa shares of her husband, “He...  

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Bamba Newsletter: February 2024

February 26th, 2024
Greetings from Japan! A new year has begun. New Year's is the biggest holiday in Japan. Many people travel to their hometown to spend time with family, everyone is off from work, and school is out for winter break. This is unlike Christmas day when people still have work and kids still have school. On...  

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Gonzales Newsletter: February 2024

February 22nd, 2024
Dear Partners and Friends, We are grateful to God for answering our prayers! We are so pleased and honored to be included as recipients of the 2024 Antioch Grant for our two building projects: Hope Center Thailand and the Motana Church-Based Training Center. Thank you to IPHC WMM through our Executive Director, Bishop Talmadge Gardner...  

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Honoring Apostle DEGBO

February 20th, 2024
The IPHC regretfully announces the passing of a dear brother from the Eglise de Pentecote du Togo (The Pentecostal Church of Togo). Apostle DEGBO Kokou Mawulomi passed on February 5th, at the Hospital of Notsé. Apostle DEGBO Kokou Mawulomi served as the Lomé-Agoè Area Head and was also the former General Secretary of the Church...  

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The Retirement of Dr. Tom Murray, President of Southwestern Christian University 

February 15th, 2024
Southwestern Christian University has announced the retirement of President Tom Murray. Presiding Bishop Beacham writes, “Dr. Murray  returned to SCU in 2018. He successfully led the university through the challenging COVID-19 period. The IPHC is grateful for his commitment to Spirit-filled higher education and pray the Lord’s blessings upon him in this next season of...  

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Dave Ragan: Breaking Barriers in Jacksonville 

February 12th, 2024
Many of us grow up with expectations of ourselves, of others, and from others. Dave Ragan, lead pastor of Harvest Ministries in Florida and Assistant Superintendent of Sonshine Ministries Conference, is no different.   Dave’s mother had five miscarriages, and doctors informed her and Dave’s dad that, if she were to get pregnant again, she would...  

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Tammy Craven’s Journey

February 9th, 2024
A lot has happened this past year - a lot of changes, for sure. My journey started with a devastating doctor report of malignant breast cancer, following a routine mammogram. Numerous painful biopsies, MRIs, ultrasounds, first-time surgery, scary chemotherapy, and equally scary radiation were all part of the process. The day before the chemotherapy was...  

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IPHC NAVY CHAPLAIN JAMIL KHAN PROMOTED TO LT COMMANDER

February 7th, 2024
I met Jamil Khan at Maranatha Pentecostal Holiness when he and his mother started attending the church when he was 11 years old. At 16 years old he either wanted to be a pastor, military chaplain, or missionary. At the time he felt he was supposed to pastor and decided to attend Emmanuel College. When I...  

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Don’t Do Ministry Alone

February 6th, 2024
In October 2023, Steve Ely, the Director of Clergy Development, and his team launched phpastor.org. This site is full of resources designed and assembled specifically for pastors. You will be greeted with the phrase, “Don’t do ministry alone” as soon as you visit this new site. No one truly knows the joys and the burdens...  

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A Tribute to Cynthia 'Sis' Ferguson Ramsey (1953 - 2024)

January 31st, 2024
Cynthia 'Sis' Ferguson Ramsey (1953 - 2024) Cynthia Ferguson Ramsey, 70, wife of Ernie Ramsey, of Abbeville County died Tuesday, January 23, 2024, at her sister’s home in Abbeville. Affectionately known as Sis or Cindy, she was born in Abbeville, SC to the late Fletcher W. Ferguson, Sr. and Virginia Suber Ferguson. A 1971 graduate...  

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Butler Newsletter: January 2024

January 29th, 2024
Christmas in Thailand I must say that, visually, it's easier to tell it's Christmas time in Thailand than when I lived in China. But, as someone who associates cold weather and warm winter clothing with the season, it did not feel like Christmas here at all! You could say I became Santa's little helper in...  

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Sneed Newsletter: January 2024

January 29th, 2024
Year in Review We began 2023 in the United States. We were glad to visit many churches and attend conferences and missions events to share about our work. We traveled to 52 churches in seven states to present and appreciated every opportunity to share. While in the States we also worked with two of our...  

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Ready to Exceed Expectations: New MCP Rolling Out This Fall

January 29th, 2024
Just spend a few moments talking with Steve Ely, Director of Clergy Development, and there will be no doubt that God is moving and working within the IPHC!  After taking the position of Director in June of 2023, Ely was tasked to “revamp” the Ministerial Credentialing Program (MCP) for the whole IPHC.  While he has...  

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Becoming a House of Prayer: Arise in Prayer – Prayer Summits

January 29th, 2024
“For a pastor to transform his or her home church into a house of prayer, he or she must first become a house of prayer.” – Garryt Bryant In 2019, Garryt Bryant joined the GSO (General Superintendent’s Office) as the Administrative Assistant to then Chief of Staff, Terry Fowler. Bryant thoroughly enjoyed his time working...  

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Neil and Christy Barlow: Strength in the Small

January 29th, 2024
Paul’s Valley, Oklahoma, is home to Christian Life Church (New Horizons Conference) where Neil Barlow and his wife, Christy, have co-pastored for over 20 years. While their community may be small, their ministry proves how the ‘little things’ matter most.  After meeting at Southwestern Christian University, Neil and Christy married in 2002.  Less than a...  

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Let’s Remember Life

January 16th, 2024
Sunday, January 21st, is Sanctity of Human Life Sunday. It is a date affirmed by millions of people including the IPHC and many other Christian denominations. Friday, January 19th is the March for Life in Washington, D.C. I am grateful that IPHC participates in this peaceful demonstration. Numerous IPHC leaders and laity, including people from...  

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Sanctity of Human Life

January 16th, 2024
The right to life is a human right. Our defense of that right is a witness to the beauty and dignity of every human person. Royal Home Ministries and The IPHC believe in standing for life, from conception until natural death and Royal Home Ministries was created to give young mothers an alternative; to choose...  

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Jolene Naugle: A Mother Motivator

January 15th, 2024
  Jolene Naugle is a member of LifeSpring Christian Church in Greensburg, PA (River of Life Conference). Her parents serve the senior community while Jolene supports mothers and has continue to do so for over 10 years. Jolene herself was a mom to older children because she had done the opposite of what most women,...  

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Crook Newsletter: January 2024

January 12th, 2024
Dear Supporters, In the first part of December I traveled to Katmandu, Nepal for the dedication of the IPHC Nepal Headquarters. I was grateful to join World Missions’ Bishop Talmadge Gardner, Regional Director of Continental Asia Russell Board, and our gracious hosts, missionaries Danny and Judith Williams. Also joining us during the ceremony were Ashok...  

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World Missions Ministries Announces New Regional Alignment

January 11th, 2024
World Missions Ministries Announces New Regional Alignment - World Missions Ministries Communications Office OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. – On January 7, 2024, the World Missions Ministries Council unanimously adopted an added thirteenth region to WMM’s regional alignment, restructuring one of the original 12 regions in a strategic effort to increase impact and reach across the nations....  

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Disaster Relief: Myanmar

January 8th, 2024
Disaster Relief: Myanmar - People to People Ministries Myanmar - On Sunday, January 7 th , the Kanan village in Myanmar suffered an unexpected air strike which killed 17 civilians and wounded around 20 people. Out of the 17 killed, there were 9 child casualties, including a sixteen-year-old boy who attended the IPHC church plant...  

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The Gathering: Singing with the Saints

January 4th, 2024
Welcome!! We are thrilled to host The Gathering: Singing With the Saints, a worship experience for senior adults hosted by IPHC Discipleship Ministries. The Gathering will take place in Falcon, NC, March 15-16, 2024. This experience was created with our senior saints in mind. Amid an ever-changing world full of “the next new thing,” we...  

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IPHC Announces Arise to Mission Initiative

January 3rd, 2024
Since 2017 the IPHC vision has been expressed in the catchwords Arise 2033. This effort portrays the IPHC’s drive to reach more people for Christ by the year 2033. The specific Arise 2033 goals can be found at https://iphc.org/gso/. Though hindered by wars in various world regions and the impact of Covid-19 in 2020-2021, these...  

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Golden West Conference Quadrennial Report

December 27th, 2023
On December 9, 2023, 80 delegates and guests gathered for the Golden West Conference [GWC] Quadrennial Conference Session at the Iglesia Emmanuel Pentecostal Holiness Church in Bloomington, California. Rev. Fila and Kathy Solis pastor Emmanual PHC. This church was so proud to host this Conference Session and went out of their way to make the...  

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Wooten Newsletter: December 2023

December 22nd, 2023
Merry Christmas friends and family! It seems unreal that this year is already coming to an end. These past 12 months have held so much, but it is hardly believable that it’s almost time to ring in a new year. I want to start by thanking all of you for your faithfulness to walk with...  

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Remembering Paul Glass: A True Shepherd

December 18th, 2023
Like the Apostle Paul of old, Pastor Paul Glass has run the course and finished his race, and entered the Kingdom of Heaven on Friday, December 15, 2023. Paul served the IPHC for many years, and in the last 3 years, has done so while also managing a Stage 4 cancer diagnosis. Conference Superintendent Tim...  

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Women’s Gathering: ATTENDEE Response

December 7th, 2023
Women’s Gathering: ATTENDEE Response No one can share the impact the Women’s Leadership Gathering has had better than an attendee. Rachael Ward (Cornerstone Conference) is the Campus Events Coordinator for Emmanuel University. When she and her husband, Trés, are not traveling with Emmanuel Singers, they minister in churches across the denomination, and most recently, Rachael...  

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James William McKenzie 1941-2023

November 27th, 2023
​James William “Jimmy” McKenzie was born on December 21, 1941, in Sumpter, South Carolina. He transferred to his heavenly home on Thursday, November 23, 2023. ​Jimmy was the third child of six born to William Archer and Odessa Floyd McKenzie. The second child, who was the first-born son, died at the age of six, making...  

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Church Hurt

November 22nd, 2023
Natalie Runion and 'Church Hurt' “Never tell God you’ll never do something because He’ll have you never nevering like you’ve nevered before,” Natalie joked when discussing her Raised to Stay journey. Natalie Runion, guest speaker at the 2023 Women’s Leadership Gathering in Black Mountain, NC, is a wife, mother, pastor, and author of Raised to...  

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Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow

November 9th, 2023
I hate to admit it but, everyone procrastinates at some point. Whether it's a chore around the house (dishes, laundry, kids cleaning their rooms, etc.) or a project at work, we all procrastinate. Procrastination comes from a Latin word that literally means, “do it tomorrow.” We put off the things we should do now until...  

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Intentional Discipleship

November 3rd, 2023
Royal Rangers and Men’s Ministries is pleased to announce that we are once again hosting our Bridging Our Ministries event January 19-21, 2024, at the Redland PHC in Advance, NC. The theme for this year’s event is “24/7 Men – Being Intentional in 2024”. We hope that you will plan to be a part of...  

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Lasting Impact

November 2nd, 2023
Lasting Impact: Natalie Runion’s Inspiration for the Women of IPHC Many women were positively impacted in September while attending the Women’s Ministries Women’s Leadership Gathering in North Carolina. It was an honor to have Natalie Runion, pastor, mother, wife, and author of Raised to Stay as the guest speaker. Natalie’s messages throughout the weekend were...  

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Meeting Us on the Mountain

October 18th, 2023
Meeting Us on the Mountain: God and Women of the IPHC Renewal, inspiration, encouragement, and fun were just a few of the gifts received at the Women’s Ministry’s Leaders’ Gathering held in Black Mountain, North Carolina, in September. Leaders from across the nation (13 states) came together seeking God, His purpose, and encouragement for themselves...  

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Make Space for the Spirit

September 29th, 2023
Make Space for the Spirit I was sitting on the second row in the seat closest to the middle aisle when I heard the voice over the din of the fading music. It was Monday night, July 24—the third evening service of YouthQuest 2023 in Jacksonville, Florida. The worship team, comprised of both Emmanuel University...  

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What do these stones mean to you?

September 22nd, 2023
What do these stones mean to you? Hopefully, this title did what I intended: It caught your attention and made you interested enough to read this article. Many of you probably already know where I am headed with this, and others are saying what is he talking about? Either way, hopefully, you will read on...  

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Disaster Relief: Morocco

September 11th, 2023
Disaster Relief: Morocco - People to People Ministries Morocco –On Friday, September 8, a deathly earthquake with a magnitude of 6.8, classified as "strong", shook Morocco; the strongest quake to hit the area in nearly a century. News outlets have reported that there were around 2500 deaths due to the natural disaster, and first responders...  

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Disaster Relief: Pakistan

August 30th, 2023
Disaster Relief: Pakistan - People to People Ministries PAKISTAN – On Wednesday, Aug. 16, reports were received that two IPHC churches in Pakistan had been broken into, looted, and burned as a result of mob attacks happening within the country. According to Pakistan's IPHC (registered in the country as Christ Holiness Church) National Leader Asher...  

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Ping pong buddies

August 23rd, 2023
Chaplain (COL) Chad Bellamy. U.S. Air Force My first assignment as a military chaplain took me to McGuire Air Force Base in New Jersey. I was so new to the military that I could not tell what planes were in the air and what all the rank insignia meant. My highest goal at first was to...  

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Disaster Relief: Pakistan

August 17th, 2023
Disaster Relief: Pakistan - People to People Ministries PAKISTAN – On Wednesday, Aug. 16, reports were received that two IPHC churches in Pakistan had been broken into, looted, and burned as a result of mob attacks happening within the country. According to Pakistan's IPHC (registered in the country as Christ Holiness Church) National Leader Asher...  

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Mission M25 serving Run For The Wall (RFTW)

July 19th, 2023
What an incredible story produced by our efforts to represent Jesus and the church to the nation’s true heroes, our veterans, if they served in peacetime or war. Our effort this year was built around Luke 10:19, treading upon the serpents that are killing individuals, families, churches, and our nation. We all stood and stomped...  

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Avanza y Multiplica

July 12th, 2023
Avanza y Multiplica es un concepto organizado por los Ministerios Hispanos de la IPHC con un diseño de avance para centrarse en el llamado, el liderazgo, el crecimiento de la iglesia y la plantación de nuevas congregaciones entre la comunidad hispana de la IPHC. Como parte de la visión Arise 2033, consideramos que Avanza y...  

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Avanza y Multiplica (English)

July 12th, 2023
Avanza y Multiplica (Advance and Multiply) is a concept organized by the Hispanic Ministries of the IPHC with a forward-thinking design to focus on the calling, leadership, church growth, and planting new congregations among the IPHC Hispanic community. As part of the Arise 2033 vision, we consider Avanza y Multiplica a resource that drives the...  

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Church Multiplication News

July 5th, 2023
HGM church multiplication has had a great month!  It started with some of our newest church planters, Matt and Theresa Paio, who are planting The Remnant Church in Las Vegas, NV.  Matt and Theresa’s vision is to reach the 60,000 Hawaiians in Las Vegas.  After three days of training on-site and relationship building with HGM,...  

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2023 Breaking Barriers Conference

May 9th, 2023
Breaking Barriers, HGM’s national pastors and leader’s conference, was held on May 1-3 at Beech Springs Church in Pelzer, SC. Over 200 pastors and leaders registered and attended. Pastors Eric and Gena Boggs and their team did an amazing job hosting the event. From the first song on the opening night to the last prayer...  

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IPHC Pakistan Church Seeks Freedom for Abducted Pastor

May 8th, 2023
IPHC Pakistan Church Seeks Freedom for Abducted Pastor - People to People Ministries PAKISTAN – People to People, on behalf of Christ Holiness Church’s (IPHC Pakistan) National Leader, the Rev. Asher Mansa, requests aid to free Pastor Shamoun Boota, a local church pastor who was recently abducted by a neighboring Muslim landlord on the account...  

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Local church chaplaincy for community transformation.

April 10th, 2023
Evangelism USA, under the leadership of Bishop Garry Bryant, has been relentless in “Staying in step with the Holy Spirit” or as John 3:8 puts it, a “Windy Agenda”. In pursuit of this mandate, eighteen men from both shores and scattered across this great nation gathered in the small South Carolina town of Wagener to...  

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HGM Church Planters Intensive in Salem, VA.

April 10th, 2023
HGM hosted another Church Planters Intensive March 29-31 in Salem, Virginia at Christian Life International Church.  The Intensive was a beautiful picture of cooperation and partnership between CLI and Pastor Ryan Linkous and his team, Pastor Tony Atkinson and his team, the Appalachian Conference and EVUSA/HGM.  Wednesday night opened with Pastor Tony Atkinson telling the...  

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Disaster Relief: Turkey Earthquake Update

February 23rd, 2023
Disaster Relief: Turkey Earthquake Update Praise in the Midst of Storm Matthew 9:36 “But when He saw the multitudes, He was moved with compassion for them, because they were weary and scattered, like sheep having no shepherd.” -  People to People Ministries; Letter from Turkey National Leader Pastor Ismail Serinken TURKEY - After the devastating...  

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Disaster Relief: Turkey Earthquake

February 8th, 2023
Disaster Relief: Turkey Earthquake IPHC FAMILY IN TURKEY NEED OUR HELP -People to People Ministries TURKEY ­– On Monday, Feb. 6, 2023, an initial earthquake at magnitude 7.8 with up to 13 aftershocks reaching between 5-7.5 in magnitude shook Turkey. Hours later, a second earthquake at magnitude 7.5 shook the country again. As Turkey faces...  

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Afghanistan Relief Fund

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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