NEW Items Added to the 2018 General Assembly AGENDA

The following motions were submitted for consideration to the 2018 General Council. 1.  MOTION 1 – S68 COMPENSATION FOR PASTORS, I. BASIC COMPENSATION 2.  MOTION 2 – S5 INTERNATIONAL EXECUTIVE COUNCIL, I. SELECTION 3.  MOTION 3 – S3 INTERNATIONAL GENERAL ASSEMBLY, II. PROCEDURE 4.  MOTION 4 – S4 INTERNATIONAL GENERAL COUNCIL, III. INTERNATIONAL GENERAL COUNCIL AGENDA 5.  MOTION 5…

Church of God General Assembly 2018 Agenda: Jeremiah Generation

XXIV.     RESOLUTION: GENERATIONAL ASSIMILATION RATIONALE: An aging ministry needs the vigor of the next generation. An upcoming generation of ministry needs the wisdom gained from the experience of the preceding generation. In an effort to foster a uniting spirit such as that which bonded Elijah and Elisha (2 Kings 3:11), the expression of gratitude for…

25 Years of Service – 2018 General Assembly

One of the most exciting aspects of the World Missions Pre-Assembly Conference is the recognition granted to various individuals of the 25 Years of Service award. The 25-year veterans of evangelization on foreign soil represent an investment of personal dedication and sacrifice to fulfill the call of God upon their lives. They are exceptional individuals […]

Church of God General Assembly 2018 Agenda: Meaning and Usage of the Term “Bishop”

MOTION: 76TH INTERNATIONAL GENERAL COUNCIL/ASSEMBLY, 2016 After a detailed review by the International Executive Council of the meaning and usage of the term “bishop,” further study needs to be done that will better address whether it is necessary to change the current nomenclature in order to clarify and fulfill the intent of the International General Council…