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Salazar Newsletter: August 2022

August 11th, 2022
"The Spirit of the LORD is upon me, for He has anointed me to bring good news to the poor. He has sent me to proclaim that captives will be released, that the blind will see, that the oppressed will be set free" (Luke 4:18 NLT).    Jesus came to set captives free, and as...  

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Updates from Ukraine

August 10th, 2022
*Update 08/10/2022 THE LORD IS THE EYES OF THE BLIND! Read the remarkable stories from Bogdan and Natalie Kuntiy from Christian Hope Church(CHC), where Bishop Valerii Reshetinsky pastors. Bogdan and Natalie are both totally blind, and the Lord is their eyes. As you read their stories, you can imagine how you might react in a...  

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29th General Conference Begins in Jacksonville

July 27th, 2022
Watch live at 8:45am Eastern, 2pm Eastern, and 7pm Eastern. The 29th General Conference of the International Pentecostal Holiness Church (IPHC) begins today at 9am. More than 1,000 delegates from around the world will meet to worship, fellowship, and do the business of the church. While the meetings normally occur every four years (a quadrennium),...  

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Board Newsletter: July 2022

July 14th, 2022
OPEN DOORS IN THAILAND Of the 70 million Thai citizens, 94% are Buddhists, 5% are Muslims, and only 1% are Christians. On a recent ministry trip to Thailand, I took part in three significant events which show the Spirit of the Lord opening doors and setting the stage for new advances in evangelism and church...  

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Salazar Newsletter: July 2022

July 13th, 2022
"For the earth will be filled with the knowledge of the glory of the LORD, as the waters cover the sea" (Habakkuk 2:14). Last month, we had a meeting with the members of the team working at the Oasis Center. It was a time to remember the trajectory that this ministry has been on in...  

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Meyer Newsletter: June 2022

July 11th, 2022
Warm Missions Greetings! Soon, my feet will be stateside for a six-month furlough. This time in the States will allow me to connect with you and focus on resetting so that I can serve effectively for three more years on the field. I will aim to be back on the field in January 2023. Thank...  

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Williams Newsletter: July 2022

July 7th, 2022
JUNE 2022 NEPAL/INDIA Judith and I thank the Lord for His provision, strength, and increase this year. India Western Conference has increased in the number of churches and continues expanding into different regions. We now have IPHC work in two new states: Rajasthan and Gujarat. Tony Misquitta, our leader in India, held several pastors' meetings...  

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Roy Newsletter: July 2022

July 6th, 2022
FIELD UPDATES First, we want to take the opportunity to say THANK YOU! GOD-YOU-US If one prevails against him, two shall withstand him, and a threefold cord is not quickly broken (Ecclesiastes 4:12). There is no place I would rather be than working in the harvest! MORE OF A GOOD THING IS ALWAYS BETTER We...  

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Discipleship Ministries Announces new DRUSA Coordinator

June 24th, 2022
Discipleship Ministries is pleased to announce the appointment of Rick Haug as Disaster Relief USA (DRUSA) Coordinator. "We want to welcome Rick to the Discipleship Ministries team," says Bishop Tommy McGhee, Executive Director of DM. "Rick follows the leadership of Bill Terry, and we honor him for his years of service as we look forward...  

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The IPHC Responds to the End of "Roe v. Wade"

June 24th, 2022
June 24, 2022, marks a significant day in the United States for respecting the life of the unborn. In Dobbs v Jackson Women’s Health Organization, the United States Supreme Court ruling reads, “The Constitution does not confer a right to abortion; Roe v. Wade, 410 U. S. 113, and Planned Parenthood of Southeastern Pa. v....  

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Ukraine's Reshetinsky to Speak at 29th General Conference

June 21st, 2022
The IPHC General Superintendent's Office has announced a change to the General Conference speaker's schedule. "Due to unforeseen circumstances," said General Superintendent Doug Beacham, "we have made a change in the Thursday night speaker for General Conference in Jacksonville, Florida. We will be blessed to hear from Bishop Valerii Reshetinsky, the IPHC leader in Ukraine."...  

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General Conference Committee Reports Released

June 20th, 2022
The 29th IPHC General Conference is July 27-29, 2022--just 5 weeks away! We look forward to seeing you in Jacksonville, to worship, fellowship, and do the work of the International Pentecostal Holiness Church. We look forward to inspirational worship and messages from Dr. Mark Rutland, Bishop Valery Reshetinsky of IPHC Ukraine, Rev. Doug Small, and...  

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Salazar Newsletter: June 2022

June 8th, 2022
This month marks one year since my husband was ushered into Heaven. I can describe this season as the most painful time of my life, but I can also declare that it has been a time in which God has shown His mercy and His love in the most tangible ways in my Christian life....  

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Stand Firm

June 6th, 2022
Boys today are under assault from the enemy in ways that we never imagined. Radical cultural changes and the negative influence of secular media have created a pathway to manhood that is no longer clear.  Many boys are losing their way and they need what you have to offer. John Eldridge in his book, Wild...  

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The Fire of Pentecost

June 3rd, 2022
This coming Sunday, June 5th, is Pentecost Sunday. As we prepare our hearts, I want to share a story with you. Recently Susan and I visited Prague and toured the Castle Church of St. Vitus Cathedral. I noticed the artistic window that is in the photo below. Unfortunately, my photo does not capture the brilliance...  

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Discipleship Ministries Creates Pentecost Resources For All Ages

May 31st, 2022
We are so excited to share these Pentecost resources with you! We believe that the message of Pentecost is vital to each and every one of our lives, regardless of our age. We've put together three resources (Kids, Students, and Adults) to equip you in sharing the message of Pentecost with your church. Let's embrace...  

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From Programs to Paradigms to Priorities - Part 1

May 30th, 2022
The content for this blog was originally presented by SMAT Leader Stephen Jones during the final session of the 2022 HUDDLE training event in Charlotte, NC. There are four installments in this series. Be sure to check out each one! I want to prompt your mind for a moment, and share the importance of a strategy....  

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IPHC Women Thrive

May 23rd, 2022
As we close out the first quarter of 2022, it is exciting to reflect upon how the women of the IPHC are thriving. This year's theme is Flourish, focusing on Psalm 92: 12-14- “The righteous shall flourish like a palm tree, He shall grow like a cedar in Lebanon. Those who are planted in the...  

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Volunteers for the Long Haul

May 16th, 2022
Today, we warmly welcome Misty Akridge. Misty serves as the Kids’ Ministry Director at Compassion Wichita Falls and is the National KidsMin Coach for the Compassion Network. I love Misty’s passion for ministry, and I am always encouraged after spending time with her. One of her many strengths is recruiting volunteers and building a ministry...  

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Leave a Legacy

May 9th, 2022
One of my favorite leaders to follow today is author/consultant/coach Sam Chand. In one of his leadership videos he made this statement, “Inheritance is WHAT you leave behind. Legacy is WHO you leave behind.” That statement has stuck with me and I think about it often. It has definite discipleship implications because discipleship is generational....  

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Practicing the Gospel of Life

May 6th, 2022
As most Americans now know, the US Supreme Court is considering Dobbs v Jackson Women’s Health Organization, a case related to a 2018 Mississippi law that bans abortions after the 15th week of pregnancy. The leak of Justice Samuel Alito’s draft document sustaining Dobbs has created a firestorm of response from people on both sides...  

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Learning to Give Thanks

April 27th, 2022
Kiki is another of my many teachers. Whenever I visit Kiki and her fellow travelers, she shows qualities I hope to display. Kiki is a cow. It seems like Kiki knows it will all be okay. She seems to be thankful for what’s already near rather than rushing for what other members of the herd...  

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Bishop Beacham at Mexicali Conference

April 19th, 2022
It was an honor to spend the close of Holy Week attending the Pacific Coast Conference annual session of the IPHC in Mexicali, Mexico. Also attending was Rev. Chris Thompson, President of Holmes Bible College. President Thompson preached on Thursday evening and presented diplomas to the twenty students who had completed the extension program from...  

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US Senator Lankford Visits GMC

April 19th, 2022
The General Superintendent’s Office recently welcomed US Senator James Lankford to the Global Ministry Center. The General Superintendent was eager to express the IPHC’s thanks for Senator Lankford’s help with a challenge the IPHC Ukraine faced in 2021. “We are grateful for Senator Lankford’s help to IPHC Ukraine,” said General Superintendent Doug Beacham, before showing...  

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Chaplain (COL) Ken Godfrey Retires

April 18th, 2022
Chaplain (Colonel) Samuel K. (Ken) Godfrey’s retirement ceremony was held on April 6 at the Regimental Memorial Chapel, Fort Eustis, Virginia. He was commissioned in 1990 and faithfully served the United States Army and the IPHC in numerous assignments in the US Army Reserves, the South Carolina National Guard, and since 1993 Active Duty. CH...  

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Holy Discontent

April 18th, 2022
There exists no such thing as a typical Christian life. Each life of faith tells a unique and profound story of a relationship with God through Jesus Christ. God draws on His endless creative ability and fashions a faith journey for each of His followers that’s as distinct as their DNA. God intends for each...  

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Our Generous God

April 17th, 2022
In the winter prior to Jesus’ crucifixion, at the time of what we today call Hanukkah, He said, “I have come that they may life, and that they may have it more abundantly” (John 10:10b). In these essays this week, I have found myself reflecting on our denominational core values from the perspective of the...  

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Jesus Calls and Gifts All Generations

April 16th, 2022
Jesus died on Friday afternoon and was hurriedly buried before Sabbath began at sunset that evening. There was not even time to properly rub the body in spices and perfumes to combat the stench of decay. Jesus was in the grave, in the midst of death, until sometime early on Sunday morning. What occurred while...  

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The Foundation of True Justice

April 15th, 2022
The death of Jesus not only addresses the justice needed for our personal reconciliation with God, but His death also provides the basis for genuine justice and reconciliation in this broken world. Fittingly this essay on the IPHC core value of Justice falls on Good Friday. It’s the day when millions of Christians around the...  

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The Certainty of Christ's Kingdom

April 14th, 2022
There is a majestic scene in Revelation 7:9-17 where the Apostle John sees “a great multitude which no one could number, of all nations, tribes, peoples, and tongues, standing before the throne and before the Lamb, clothed with white robes, with palm branches in their hands, and crying out with a loud voice, saying, ‘Salvation...  

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Set Apart for God's Glory

April 13th, 2022
John 17 is Jesus’ High Priestly prayer, offered just before He led the disciples over the Brook Kidron to the Garden of Gethsemane (John 18:1). This prayer reveals Jesus' deep awareness of His impending mission on the Cross. Though the time in the Garden shows His very real anxiety regarding the horrible physical, mental, and...  

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A New Day for IPHC Church Planting

April 6th, 2022
The COVID-19 pandemic slowed IPHC progress on church planting. Most churches were rightly focused on the health of their congregations, and church planters faced some unique challenges, navigating new guidelines for rental space, fewer people able or willing to try something new, and the difficulty of building and maintaining relationships using online platforms. But as...  

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Lent: Preparing for the Resurrection

March 2nd, 2022
Today is Ash Wednesday, celebrated in some Protestant churches as the beginning of the season of Lent. We've received some questions from IPHC pastors and members about observance of Lent, a 40-day season of preparation observed by some Christians. As you consider how to prepare for Resurrection Sunday, you may find the following introduction helpful....  

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IPHC Prays for Ukraine

February 11th, 2022
  Bishop Valery Reshetinsky, national leader of IPHC Ukraine, joined a group of IPHC leaders and partners, for prayer this week. Presiding Bishop Doug Beacham and Regional Director Bob Cave were joined on the call by Andrei Shander and Faith Woods of Mission Partners International; Stephen MacDonald, pastor of Calvary Church in Vancouver; and Max...  

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Can We "Neighbor" Better?

February 9th, 2022
“Please won’t you be my neighbor?” I remember Mr. Rogers’ kind voice and earnest smile as he sang those words on each episode of Mr. Rogers’ Neighborhood. Rogers was a Christian and a minister, and he understood the biblical meaning of the word neighbor. Children watching instinctively understood Rogers’ invitation, as well as the deep...  

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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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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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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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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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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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