We know that that Jesus calls His followers to the ends of the earth in order to carry His Good News to people everywhere. Acts 1:8, “But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes on you; and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the… Continue reading Going Where Few Will Go
by Lance Finley, Executive Director “We live in strange and uncertain times.” While that sentiment certainly rings true, there’s also the adage that there is nothing new under the sun. Every generation must face their unique challenges and their own uncertainties. Every generation must navigate the sense of never-ending and ever-quickening change. We find ourselves… Continue reading Where Are We Now?
This week I received an update that our ACTS Team trip to India is now full! All the available spots have been spoken for and the team will make the trip together this coming fall. Don’t worry though, there are several other options that still have spots available. For over forty-years, hundreds of individuals have… Continue reading ACTS Teams 2020: Expand Your Vision!
Happy New Year to all of you faithful E-News readers! I hope you had a merry time ringing in 2020. We’ve officially entered into the ’20s (I’ll let others solve the debate of whether or not this is a new decade or not). I’ve been pondering what the next ten years will bring. I think… Continue reading What Will the Next Ten Years Bring?
We’re down to just the last few days of 2019 – like you needed me to tell you that! I’ve been reflecting a bit on 2019. I know some are glad to see this year go and look forward to the fresh start of a new year; others may have more warmth towards 2019 and… Continue reading Closing the door on 2019 – What do you need to do in 2020?
CGGC eNews—Vol. 13, No. 50
We’re looking for some help! We’re hiring here at the General Conference Office in Findlay! This fall our own Michael Martin accepted a call to become the Senior Pastor at the Casey White Oak Church of God in Casey, IL. Mike had shared with me earlier this year that he was sensing that God was… Continue reading Director of Communications
On my trip home from Asia I had a couple of layovers in various airports; one was in Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport. We flew home on a Saturday evening and the airport was bustling with activity and provided ample opportunities to people watch. I was captivated by the words on a lady’s t-shirt as she… Continue reading Hope Dealers
I recently returned from a visit to our ministries in Asia (I’m going to refrain from using names of countries, places or people due to the increasing difficulty of operations in some of these contexts: many of our field staff are facing increasing scrutiny, opposition and pressure. Since these updates are easily found on the… Continue reading Trains, Planes, and Automobiles – Asia Ministry Reflections Part 4
I recently returned from a visit to our ministries in Asia (I’m going to refrain from using names of countries, places or people due to the increasing difficulty of operations in some of these contexts: many of our field staff are facing increasing scrutiny, opposition and pressure. Since these updates are easily found on the… Continue reading Trains, Planes, and Automobiles – Asia Ministry Reflections Part 3