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Chapel September 25, 2018 || Behavioral and Social Sciences

Chapel September 25, 2018 || Behavioral and Social Sciences

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Church of God General Assembly 2018 Agenda:  Requirements of Applicants for Ministry

Church of God General Assembly 2018 Agenda: Requirements of Applicants for Ministry

General Requirements of Applicants for Ministry RATIONALE: This motion seeks to change the current process of credentialing for exhorters and ordained ministers outside the United States and Canada to allow for a stronger sense of identity with the national Church of God where they will serve. The introductory level of credentialing could be expedited by empowering the field director to sign crede... »

Church of God General Assembly 2018 Agenda: Jeremiah Generation

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 that which has been done must be united wit... »

Church of God General Assembly 2018 Agenda: Actualization of a Global Context of Ministry

Church of God General Assembly 2018 Agenda: Actualization of a Global Context of Ministry

RATIONALE: The Church of God identifies itself as an international church in its scope, operation, and ministry (page 45, International General Assembly Minutes of the 76th International General Assembly). For this to be more than just words, we must practically contextualize this concept. The gifts of the Spirit and their operation in the church are not limited by national boundaries or cultural ... »