Gathering of pastors in Japan, summer 2019.
By Carl Stagner
So much took place during Convention 2019 and General Assembly, and so much has been said about our experience together in Orlando. In all the recap and review, we certainly don’t want to overlook the international component of this pivotal gathering. Sure, there were 180 guests and a couple speakers from outside the United States and Canada. More missionaries were present than at any convention in recent memory, and a global dialogue brought some exciting new ideas to the fore. But there were testimonies given and stories shared of God at work around the world, too. One was the report of the growing representation of women among clergy in the Church of God in Japan. Continue reading
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Photo: Thelma Phillip-Browne with President Obama.
On January 28, 2016, Dr. Thelma Phillip-Browne was appointed ambassador to the United States of America by her home country of St. Kitts and Nevis. Ambassador Phillip-Browne is a 2011 graduate of Anderson University School of Theology, where she earned a master of theological studies. She attends the Basseterre Church of God where Eustace Rawlings is pastor, and has served as a lay preacher and active member of the Women of the Church of God (CWC). Ambassador Phillip-Browne is a partner of Child Evangelism Fellowship (C.E.F.), St. Kitts and Nevis chapter. Her community involvements also included hosting of a morning devotional program on a local radio station, WINN FM, as well as co-hosting a “One Love” spiritually based program on Sugar City Rock radio. Continue reading
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