1990 Church of God Resolution on Immigration

BECAUSE OF social, political, and economic circumstances, people from various parts of the world are immigrating in unprecedented numbers. These immigrants provide an evangelistic and discipleship challenge which must be recognized. This is an opportunity for the church to exemplify love and compassion as the gospel is ministered to these newcomers. THEREFORE WE RESOLVE: To…

2016 Church of God Resolution on the Sanctity of Biblical Marriage

WHEREAS, a United States Supreme Court ruling in 2015 legitimized same-sex marriage in all 50 states and overturned state laws to the contrary, contravening thousands of years of custom and practice by civil societies and by the majority of Christian movements; and WHEREAS, the unequivocal testimony of the Holy Bible is that homosexual activity deviates…

2012 Church of God Resolution on Immigration

WHEREAS, the church’s interaction and dialogue with the laws and policies of the nations of the world must be founded on the Word of the Lord, and the earliest Scriptures reveal that every human being is created in the image and likeness of God (Genesis 1:26, 27; 5:1); and, WHEREAS, Abraham, Sarah, and the patriarchs…

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,…