Launch Day at Avenue Church back in September.
By Carl Stagner
For many, the New Year is a chance to start over. Until recently, the Church of God in Ontario, Ohio, had experienced a season of decline and desperately needed a fresh start. But this congregation wasn’t about to wait until the dawn of 2019 to get moving again. A new pastor, a new name, a new structure, and a new vision—all in just seven months—have proven catalytic in the turnaround Avenue Church is currently experiencing. Continue reading
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Warner Press, which publishes and distributes Christian products worldwide, including ministry resources, church supplies and bulletins, kids’ books, and greeting cards, announced this week the launch of its newly revamped website. The website offers quick and easy access to the company’s vast product offering and promotes a more comprehensive understanding of their ministry. The website will also include a special section for customers with current accounts to view order history, special deals, and invoices. Continue reading
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Photo: Timothy J. Clarke
Do you sometimes feel trapped or wounded by painful relationships? You are not alone. The Bible tells the stories of men and women who learned to trust God when they suffered pain at the hands of people they loved. Bind Up Your Broken Heart by Timothy J. Clarke reminds us that when others fall, we can find healing with the Lord. Continue reading
By Katy Hagerman
William Shakespeare knew what he was talking about when he said, “What’s in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet.” For First Church of God in Kokomo, Indiana, a name change to South Creek Church of God was a logical decision. There were many influencing factors on this decision—foremost being that there are fifteen churches in the area with the word “first” in their name. Another was to shorten their name and give it a more personal feel, as well as connecting the church with a known location. Continue reading
Image: The new Church of God website homepage.
Coinciding with the kickoff of Church of God Convention 2014, on Monday, June 23, Church of God Ministries unveiled a new website for the Church of God. Sporting a fresh, sleek, and simple design, www.JesusIsTheSubject.org is intended to serve as an online hub for information, news, resourcing, and interactivity for the movement. Combining contemporary graphic elements and flair, the site uses the latest in online design to enhance—not complicate—each page. Continue reading
Photo: Kathy and Mark Fulton
NAME: Mark & Kathy Fulton
ASSIGNMENT: Mark will oversee and improve business operations at the
outpatient clinic in Haiti. Mark will coordinate and lead short-term medical trips to provide medical services not otherwise available in the St. Ard area.
Kathy will identify and train Haitian personnel to perform bookkeeping and accounting duties compliant with Haitian and U.S. government standards. Kathy will provide speech therapy services at English-speaking Haitian schools.