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inCOG: New Administrative Bishop/State Overseer for Indiana

inCOG: New Administrative Bishop/State Overseer for Indiana

CLEVELAND, TN: The Church of God International Executive Committee today announced the appointment of Dr. David H. Gosnell to serve as the Administrative Bishop/State Overseer of Indiana. His appointment will be effective February 1, 2017. Gosnell has served as International Men’s Discipleship Director for the Church of God since August 2010, while his wife, Lorna, served in a similar position for... »

Dr. Cheryl Bridges Johns ORDAINED in the International Pentecostal Holiness Church (IPHC)

Cheryl Bridges Johns [May 10, 2022] Today, the words “welcome home” were spoken over me. Grateful to be ordained in the International Pentecostal Holiness Church (IPHC). Full circle.   Dr. Cheryl Bridges Johns: “I am in a strange and alien land” 2010 General Assembly Speech   Brock Stamps => Cheryl Bridges Johns [July 30, 2010] The line of your speech that leve... »

2022 Azusa Lecture

2022 Azusa Lecture

We have much to be thankful for when we consider that the Church of God is now ministering in 187 nations and territories of the world! We can also rejoice that we are part of a larger Pentecostal/Charismatic movement that is the fastest growing family of Christianity. At the Dixon Pentecostal Research Center our mission is to preserve our heritage for today’s church and for coming generations. Ea... »

Should We Have Church Services?

Should We Have Church Services?

Should We Have Church Services? (March 17, 2020) CLEVELAND, TN: “Should we have church services this week?” In the church “world,” there is probably no question that is being asked more often than that single question. While there is no easy answer, I think it is important that we consider the different options. I have even been asked, “Could this virus change the way we do church forever?” We cer... »