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 […]

Throwback Thursday: 75th Church of God International General Assembly: Historic Encounters, Hints of What Lies Ahead

by Tony Richie Official church historians consider the Church of God (Cleveland, TN USA) the oldest continuing, and one of the largest, Pentecostal ecclesial organizations in the world. It dates back to 1886 with roots in the Unicoi Mountains of Eastern Tennessee and Western North Carolina. It considers itself more of a movement than a…

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…