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Throwback Thursday: Use of the Term “Bishop” for State/Regional/National or International Offices: Discussion on Church of God General Assembly, Nashville 2016 Agenda

Throwback Thursday: Use of the Term “Bishop” for State/Regional/National or International Offices: Discussion on Church of God General Assembly, Nashville 2016 Agenda

Currently, the item is under referral for further study to be presented as a report at next assembly. Apart from its historical usage in the tradition and current IRS church related rulings, the item relates to the following issues currently in discussion as presented to the International General Council in four year increments: Titles for all Ranks of Ministry  (as related to current Item 10) Qua... »

Missionary Qualifications: GUIDELINES FOR FOREIGN AND HOME MISSIONS

This booklet is designed to help elders to evaluate the qualifications for both a home and foreign missionary.  It is  also useful for the churches that sponsor a military chaplain. As the introduction states it is expected that the sending church will use these guidelines with the candidate to determine the suitability of the candidate for ARBCA supported missions. INTRODUCTION Just before he die... »

State Administrative Bishop Preference/Evaluation voting process

State Administrative Bishop Preference/Evaluation voting process View this email in your browser ... »

2014 Church of God Resolution on Biblical Stewardship

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, WHEREAS, John clearly stated that the gift of G... »