2014 Church of God Resolution on Biblical Stewardship

WHEREAS, Biblical stewardship is shown to be vitally important throughout the Bible by: the various Hebrew and Greek words for gift and give being used approximately 2,000 times; the words for offer and offering being used over 650 times; and in the New Testament alone, 42 different Greek words for giving and offerings being used over 775 times; and,…

COMMENTS ON THE 2014 Church of God AGENDA by Don Warrington (Part 4)

INTERNATIONAL GENERAL ASSEMBLY (p. 83) We need to step up to the plate and go to a full quadrennial (four-year) cycle of elections, appointments and General Assemblies. Having cut the mandatory allocation to the State and International Offices by a third, and given the cost of the General Assembly, we’re doing the fiscally irresponsible by…

A wave of anti-trans state bills is sweeping across the country

HAWAII House Bill 2181 Inactive House Bill 2532 Inactive ILLINOIS House Bill 4474 What it does: Requires students to use single-sex facilities (like restrooms and changing rooms) according to their sex assigned at birth, and requires schools to segregate all multi-user facilities by sex. Creates restrictions on when trans students can use single-user restrooms. Status:…

2012 Church of God Resolution on FINANCIAL INTERDEPENDENCE

WHEREAS, God himself revealed a unity of equality and interdependence by such Biblical revelations as “Let us make” (Genesis 1:26); “I and my Father are one”  (John 10:30); and “in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy  Spirit” (Matthew 28:19); and, WHEREAS, the Church of God is bound together in…