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CHOG Convention 2015 to Feature Selah, Anita Renfroe

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By Carl Stagner

It just keeps getting better. Church of God Ministries has just announced that CHOG Convention 2015 (June 22–25) in Oklahoma City will feature Dove Award–winning vocalists Selah and Christian comedy sensation Anita Renfroe. Contemporary Christian recording artists Shane and Shane, as well as the Crossings Venue Band, will also lead worship experiences. More featured speakers have also been announced, including Gillian Grannum and Steve Southards. In addition to Francis Chan and Steve Rennick, the Church of God now has six new reasons to make CHOG Convention 2015 next summer’s priority. Now that tickets are on sale, you can make arrangements today. Continue reading

Young Lead Pastors to Connect at CHOG Convention 2014


By Carl Stagner

Similar experiences, common challenges, and the same drive to change the world for Jesus’ sake. There are more than 150 senior/lead pastors in the Church of God between the ages of twenty-five and forty. The possibilities for networking, support, and learning from each other are endless. But until this year, there has not been an opportunity to connect. Senior/lead pastors between twenty-five and forty have received an invitation from Jim Lyon for an informal luncheon designed especially with them in mind. Continue reading