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Carols of a Reformation

By Carl Stagner

Editor’s note—This article from December 2010 was one of the first feature stories Church of God Ministries’ staff writer Carl Stagner ever wrote for the CHOGnews. This year, we bring it back for your Christmastime delight. Enjoy!

The Church of God is known for its singing. Early pioneers of the reformation movement expressed their joy in the Lord through the writing and singing of songs, such as “I’m Redeemed,” “A Child of God,” and “I Will Praise Him, Hallelujah!” Many of the heritage songs of the Church of God are still being sung today. But did you know that these heritage composers wrote Christmas carols? Continue reading

From the Archives: Does it Matter?

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By David C. Shultz

Editor’s note—It’s a bright new day in the Church of God, and our future looks even brighter. But we as the Church of God have a rich heritage that must not be forgotten. We thank God for blessing us with dynamic and inspirational voices throughout our history, voices that spoke into the direction of our movement. Many of these voices still need to be heard. The wisdom of their words speaks volumes to us today, just as it did then. Thus, we invite you to take a journey back in time through select monthly articles “From the Archives.”

Some time ago, I read a helpful article on ways to reduce stress. The author’s point was that too many of us worry too much about too little. His answer was this: Learn to say, “It doesn’t matter,” to the trivial and overblown in your life. In other words, spend your time on what counts. Continue reading