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Thy Kingdom Come

In 2017, Presiding Bishop Doug Beacham challenged the International Pentecostal Holiness Church to reach the goals of Arise 2033 by focusing on church planting both domestically and globally. By 2033, the anniversary of Christ’s death and resurrection, the IPHC aims to have a church in 75 percent of the counties in the United States as well...
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A Celebration of Reconciliation

Tuesday evening, March 19, 2019, leaders from black, white, and Hispanic churches gathered at the historic Mason Temple, the world headquarters for the Church of God in Christ in Memphis, Tennessee, for a “Celebration of Reconciliation: 25th Anniversary of the Pentecostal Charismatic Churches of North America (PCCNA) and the Memphis Miracle. From the pulpit where...
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An Unpopular Gospel

An Unpopular Gospel By Stephen Jones, Student Ministries Advisory Team Leader “And they were continually devoting themselves to the apostles’ teaching…” WHAT teaching, exactly? If you read the last post in this series, you might recall reading about the common threads found in all of Peter’s messages delivered after the Day of Pentecost– how Peter...
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Gonzales Newsletter: March 2019

Greetings in the precious name of Jesus! It is a joy to be with partners and friends to thank them personally for their continued prayers and unwavering support. We have been itinerating in the U.S. since December 6, 2018, from California to South and North Carolina. God is good! He always provides us a place...
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Resource Recommendation: Light for the Journey by Dr. A. D. Beacham

Resource Recommendation: Light for the Journey by Dr. A. D. Beacham Written by Susan Beacham One great resource for Sound Doctrine is Bishop Doug Beacham's book called Light for the Journey. This book is part of the International Pentecostal Holiness Church ministerial study course and is a study of the 14 Articles of Faith of the...
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Helland Newsletter: March 2019

Our Sabbatical From December 2018 through February 2019, our family took a three-month sabbatical to the U.S.A., Mexico, and Chile. Femke was asked to be a speaker at the IPHC Global Assembly in Santiago, Chile in February. Matthew was born in Chile so this seemed to be a chance of a lifetime to take the...
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Taking the Gospel to the Most Churched City in the Nation

Dallas has more churches than any other U.S. metroplex, but a significant population is still overlooked and undeserved. We’re here to change that. THE MISSION We loaded the truck on the hottest day of the year. The sun beat mercilessly down on our backs as we lugged mattresses, furniture, and box after box down three...
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Recommended Resource: Every Man’s A Mentor by Sam Mehaffie

Recommended Resource: Every Man’s A Mentor by Sam Mehaffie Sam Mehaffie has worked with boys for over 25 years as a basketball coach, youth pastor, and mentor.  He founded Saving Our Boys, a ministry that challenges and teaches men to be mentors to our boys, especially boys without fathers. “Our boys are looking for someone...
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The Transfer from Head to Heart

The Transfer from Head to Heart Written by Irvina Parker & Jennifer Parker Terry The Girls’ Ministries code is filled with good, sound doctrine! Philippians 4:8 reads: “Finally, brothers and sisters, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable—if anything is excellent or praiseworthy—think about...
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Unreached People Groups (Sermon by Ben West)

Edited from my original presentation on "Unreached People Groups" given on Feb 21, 2019, in Santiago, Chile: When I first moved to China in early 2003, at the age of 19, I knew nothing about the diverse kinds of people that I was going to find there. I thought that China would be full of...
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Oramos por una nueva generación de MUJERES PREDICADORAS

La primera mujer predicadora que recuerdo es la hermana Katie Campbell. Por lo general, todos los años ella venía a la iglesia de mi padre ubicada en South Norfolk, Virginia, para dar avivamientos. Venía tan frecuentemente, que pasóa ser mi tía Katie. En aquellos tiempos, el evangelista se hospedaba en casa del pastor anfitrión…conocida por...
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Recommended Resource: "Knowing God" by J.I. Packer

Recommended Resource: Knowing God J.I. Packer’s Written by Jonathan Bland, Content Specialist Forty-six years old this year, J.I. Packer’s influential writing Knowing God has sold well over a million copies during its lifetime. A compilation of a series of magazine articles, Knowing God was written with the express purpose of deepening our understanding of God, so...
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There is a Seat at the Table: Affirming Women in Pastoral Ministry

The IPHC has a rich history of affirming women in ministry. Like the women who were the first to tell the good news of Jesus’ resurrection, IPHC women have blazed trails of ministry as pastors, evangelists, and missionaries. They have held evangelistic crusades, planted churches, raised money for our colleges, started medical clinics overseas, and...
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Enjoying the Benefits of Sound Doctrine

Enjoying the Benefits of Sound Doctrine By H. Larry Jones, Boys' Ministries Board Member As Christian believers, we believe the Bible to be the inspired Word of God. Because of that, we believe that everything God said He would do, He will do.  Thus, we become the recipients and benefactors of all that God has...
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Power Chicks: Where Are They Now?

Power Chicks: Where Are They Now? From the first Power Chicks in 2007 to the last one in 2015, we have been honored to have some great young women as interns. Most of them were college students at the time. Many of them are now serving God in leadership roles for the IPHC and others...
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Clowers Newsletter: March 2019

Hello to all of you, our faithful supporters. This last Sunday, March 3, was Faith Commitment Sunday. On this day, many of you were given opportunities to reconfirm your faithful support to our ministry, as well as to other missionaries. THANK YOU for your giving and monthly support. Because of your giving and prayers, we...
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Stewardship and Sound Doctrine

Sound Doctrine through Stewardship by Ronnie Barnes, Men's Ministries Board Member In the previous month’s article in this series, Jake Bunn identified pride as being the greatest obstacle to remaining sound in doctrine, as it renders a person unteachable. I submit that an equal threat to the church, alongside the unteachable spirit, is the spirit...
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Justice: Joe Delport

Injustice in Modern Africa Joe Delport – Regional Director of Southern Africa When considering the IPHC theme, "We Prayerfully Value Justice," I want to reflect on the many injustices which prevail in the world where I live. Justice, for many people, refers to fairness. But while justice is important to almost everyone, it means different...
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IPHC Men's Ministries Honors Bill Terry

IPHC MEN’S MINISTRIES HONORS BILL TERRY by W. A. Mills, Jr., Men’s Ministries Director During the Friday night worship service, on January 25, 2019, in Myrtle Beach, SC, at the annual Bridging Our Ministries Discipleship Conference for Men and Boys, Men’s Ministries expressed appreciation to Rev. Bill C. Terry for his twelve-year tenure as IPHC Men’s...
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IPHC Men's Ministries Honors Jack T. Kelley

IPHC MEN'S MINISTRIES HONORS JACK T. KELLY Written by W. A. Mills, Jr., Men’s Ministries Director   William S. Wellons, Sr., known as Bill to his friends, served as the Executive Director of IPHC Men’s Ministries in its genesis, serving from 1982 – 1989.  Bill Wellons chronicles the early years of Men’s Ministries in his biography,...
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Prosperando como gente de promesa

El tercer y último día de la 6aAsamblea Global de la IPHC en Santiago, Chile, viernes 22 de febrero, 2019, comenzó con un tiempo en movimiento de alabanza y adoración en seis diferentes idiomas. Durante el transcurso del día, el Espíritu Santo llamó a la IPHC a crecer como gente de promesa. El obispo Garry...
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La IPHC como un sitio de esperanza

El segundo día de la 6a Asamblea Global comenzó la mañana del jueves 21 de febrero, 2019, con alabanza y un discurso de apertura del director ejecutivo de los ministerios de misiones mundiales (WMM) obispo Talmadge Gardner; compartió la visión discernida por una reestructuración estratégica de WMM para alcanzar las metas globales de “Arise 2033” las cuales...
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Board Newsletter: February 2019

Greetings from Japan! In January, I (Russell) journeyed to India for the annual pastors’ conferences in the South and the North. SOUTH INDIA CONFERENCE For the first time, the South India Conference was held in Maruteru, where the work in South India began sixty years ago. Missionary Danny Williams joined me in ministry at the...
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Thriving as a People of Promise

The third and final day of the IPHC 6th Global Assembly in Santiago, Chile, Friday, February 22, 2019, began with a moving time of praise and worship in six languages. Throughout the day, the Holy Spirit called the IPHC to thrive as a People of Promise. Bishop Garry Bryant, executive director of Evangelism USA, began the...
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Examine Yourself: Is There Racism in Your Heart?

As the IPHC focuses this year on one of our core values, “We Prayerfully Value Justice,” it is critically important to begin by acknowledging that racism is alive in some of the churches we lead. We cannot remain silent about this. I’m not an expert in this area, although I’ve been a catalyst for racial change.  Racism has many tentacles, and this article...
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Bamba Newsletter: February 2019

Dear families and friends in Christ, Everyone looks forward to the New Year, a new beginning, and a chance to start with a clean slate. As Christians, we are thankful for the new beginning we have in Christ, an opportunity to live with Christ forever as a new creation. We are so very thankful for...
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La 6a Asamblea Global de la IPHC enfatiza la unidad en la diversidad

La 6aAsamblea Global de la IPHC convino el miércoles 20 de febrero, 2019 en el Hotel Sheraton en Santiago, Chile, con aproximadamente 450 delegados registrados de 25 países. Anteriormente conocida como la conferencia mundial, esta asamblea reúne a la familia global de la IPHC cada cuatro años durante tres días para adorar, entrar en comunión,...
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The IPHC as a Place of Hope

The second day of the IPHC 6thGlobal Assembly began Thursday morning, February 21, 2019, with worship and an opening address from the World Missions Ministries (WMM) Executive Director Bishop Talmadge Gardner. Bishop Gardner shared the vision he discerned for a strategic restructuring of WMM to reach the Arise 2033 global goals which include increasing our...
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IPHC 6th Global Assembly Emphasizes Unity in Diversity

The 6th IPHC Global Assembly convened on Wednesday, February 20, 2019, at the Sheraton Santiago Hotel in Santiago, Chile, with approximately 450 registered delegates from over 25 countries. Formerly known as the World Conference, this assembly brings together the IPHC global family for three days of worship, fellowship, testimonies, and vision casting every four years. The...
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IPHC Living Israel

“But you shall receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you; and you shall be witnesses to Me in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the end of the earth” (Acts 1:8). IPHC in Israel! Over the last ten years, we have seen the Holy Spirit empower the church for...
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Understanding Both Sides of Biblical Justice

In Lady Justice’s most popular form, she appears blindfolded to signify that justice is impartial. Evidence is simply weighed in her balance, and the decision goes in whatever direction the weight falls. The sword reminds us that justice is to be enforced authoritatively. All of these concepts are valid ways to think about justice, but...
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IPHC Authors Release New Books

  Help for Holiness In Help for Holiness, author and senior pastor Paul F. Evans revisits the topic of holiness and explores Paul’s admonition that believers shouldn’t seek more rules (legalism) nor give in to moral pessimism that says we cannot help but sin every day in word, thought, and deed. Instead, through morally transformative...
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It’s Time to End 400 Years of Injustice

The Joseph narrative in Genesis describes the ascent of Joseph, an Israelite, from a dungeon to the highest political positions in Egypt. With almost absolute economic control of Egypt, Joseph led the kingdom through a severe crisis. Through his leadership, Joseph also saved his father, Jacob, and his brothers. For a season during and after...
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Equip Conference 2019

In continuing our efforts to help resource the conferences and IPHC local churches within the IPHC, EVUSA in partnership with Compassion Network is inviting you to attend the EQUIP Conference, March 15th – 16th at Compassion Church in Wichita Falls, Texas. The vision behind this event is to provide local church leaders easily applicable models...
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Cuatrocientos años

La narración de José en Génesis 41:33 - 50:26 describe la ascensión del israelí José hacia la posición política más alta en Egipto. Con casi total control económico de Egipto, José lideró el reino a través de una crisis severa; por medio de su liderazgo, también salvó a su padre Jacob y a sus hermanos....
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PCCNA to Celebrate Memphis Miracle

Pentecostal/Charismatic Churches of North America (PCCNA) is going back to its roots in Memphis, Tennessee, to celebrate 25 years of breaking walls between races and denominations to grow and serve together. PCCNA will commemorate the "Memphis Miracle" which founded the organization on the first night of the three-day “Breakthrough Conference.” The service on March 19,...
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True Heroes

M25 is gearing up for their 14th year to serve our veterans; the true heroes of the USA. We will serve those who feel overlooked and neglected many times. As crazy as it may seem, there are places in this country that our soldiers and veterans are still mocked, called names, and jeered because of...
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A Tribute to Delbert Gene Belcher (1932-2019)

November 12, 1932 - January 30, 2019 Delbert Gene Belcher passed away on Wednesday, January 30, 2019 in Okmulgee, OK. Delbert was born to the late Earl and Bertha (Newfield) Belcher in Princeton, WV on Saturday, November 12, 1932. He was 86 years old. Delbert was a pastor in churches in West Virginia, Virginia, Texas, and...
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Janssen Newsletter: February 2019

A MAN OF GOD Not too long ago, a man with a great vision left this earth to be with our Lord. His name is George Loar. Not too many people know about him, but surely our Lord knows him well. He was a faithful pastor in the U.S. and had a great passion for...
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War Horse

Less than 1% of the residents on the Native American reservation are Christians. Because of this, they are classified statistically as an "unreached people group." And yet they are on American soil: soil they once owned that was taken from them with blood and lies! Today, reservations have the highest poverty rates, the highest suicide...
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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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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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