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Women-in-Ministry Support Expands as CWC Assumes Leadership of Qara

By Jim Lyon

From its inception, the Church of God movement has been an advocate for gender equity, seating and celebrating both women and men in all chairs of ministry and church leadership. This theology and practice are grounded in a deep vein of Scripture which elevates both men and women as the imago dei. At the dawn of the New Testament church, the apostle Peter quotes the prophet Joel, saying, “In those days I will pour out my Spirit even on my servants—men and women alike—and they will prophesy” (Acts 2:18 NLT). Continue reading

The Man Behind the Cartoons

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By Carl Stagner

For some reason, every time we see Lucy pull the football away from Charlie Brown, we can’t help but crack a smile. There’s something about humor that smooths out the rough edges and eases the ache of an unforgiving world. As Charles Schulz’s pen once brought humor into households around the world, one man now brings the same for the Church of God. His name is Kevin Spear, and he supplies the cartoons for CHOGnews. Continue reading