World Missions

William Clifton Ratchford, Sr.

Dr. William Clifton Ratchford, Sr, 89, resident of Ooltewah, TN, went to his heavenly home November 13, 2023. He was a beloved husband, father, grandfather, and church statesman. His notable ministry in the Church of God included local, state, and international levels; serving as pastor, State Administration Bishop; Nebraska, Mississippi, South Carolina, Virginia and Illinois; Assistant and Genera... »

Frances Louise Arch

Frances Bailey Evans Arch entered her eternal reward on October 24, 2023. She was born to Louis and Vera Bailey on a dairy farm in Artesia, California on July 24, 1927. The family moved to the Big Sky state of Montana in 1932 during the Great Depression. She returned to California at the age of thirteen with her mother and ... Read More »



The ministry of South American Call headed by Joe Mercer travels the Amazon conducting crusades and a school of ministry to obsolete villages along the river. But there are other venues that involve the workers, and God makes provision. Such … Continue reading → »

Russell Brinson

Russell A. Brinson, 91, of Cleveland, TN passed away on September 10, 2023. He was born on July 8th 1932 in Coolidge, GA to the late Roscoe and Luna Brinson, who raised him up in a loving Church of God home. Russell met his wife Dorcas at Lee College in 1951 and married August 29, 1952. In 1953 they began ... Read More »