What is one to do when faced with the challenge of spreading the Gospel to the native peoples living in and among these mountains? Our national overseer in Nepal recently shared with me some of the challenges and the rewards he experiences when tackling this very challenge two to four times a year.
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Obed Natán Chic Itzep was born in the city of Santa Lucía Cotzumalguapa, Escuintla, Guatemala. He has served the church as a children’s and youth pastor, a clerk in his local church, and district Youth Ministries director. In 2019, he was appointed senior pastor of the Tierra Verde Church of God of Prophecy in Siquinalá, Escuintla, Guatemala.
SPIRITUAL LEADERSHIP - PRAYERFUL LEADERSHIP
Look at the first two words in this article’s title, “Spiritual Leadership.” Now replace the word “spiritual” with any word that denotes effective Christian leadership—authentic leadership, compassionate leadership, visionary leadership, anointed leadership, fruitful leadership, compelling leadership, servant leadership, etc. This simple exercise reminds us that consistent, fervent prayer is essential to effective spiritual leadership.
Prayers Heard, Prayers Hindered
Caleb Madara Dondo serves as COGOP Kenya Task Force vice chairman. Brother Dondo is a teacher with a passion for teaching on the Holy Spirit, giving, and prayer.
Local Church Outreach 2020
As the coronavirus made headlines near the beginning of 2020, I heard an amazing message of compassion and care concerning early Christians running into the plague to minister with kindness to make a difference in the lives of those who were sick and dying. They were willing to move to ministry, even when it threatened their own lives. The message contained a powerful illustration of how those of us who follow the teachings of Christ respond in counter-culture ways to minister to those who are suffering and in need.
The Bible tells us to pray with all kinds of prayer (Ephesians 6:18). But not every kind of prayer is effective prayer. Sometimes, our prayers resemble a flea-market auction. We barter. We negotiate. We up the bid. We say, “I’ll become a missionary if you’ll heal me, God!” Or, “I need more money, more money, more money—I’ll tithe 15 percent!”
Consider Your Ways
When my wife and I first got married, we knew very little about managing money. We certainly did not pay attention to the verse found in Proverbs 22:7 that says, “The rich rules over the poor, And the borrower is servant to the lender” (NKJV).
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Children and the Holy Spirit
Part Two: Explaining Holy Spirit Baptism to Chil-
A PEOPLE OF Prayer
Bishop Tim McCaleb, general presbyter for Asia, Australia, and Oceania, became a licensed minister in the COGOP in 1980. He held pastoral positions throughout Tennessee and Illinois before his appointment as state overseer of Oregon, Idaho, Utah, and Texas. During that time, he also participated in Assembly committees such as the Bible Doctrine and Polity committee and was Servant Partners Director for the International Offices. He holds a Master of Theological Studies from Vanderbilt University and a Doctor of Ministry degree from Houston Graduate School of Theology. He is married to Sheena and they have four children and many grandchildren.
We are Stewards of Our Bodies
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READY FOR THE WILDS
THE SLYSTEEL SURVIVAL KUKRI IS MORE THAN JUST A BIG KNIFE
Searching for Secrets In High- Altitude DNA
Variant Bio is hunting for rare genes that its researchers hope to turn into drugs and therapies, including some Covid-relevant ones
Into The Mountains
With its endearing culture, fascinating architecture and scenic nature, Kathmandu is a constant surprise
Seamos alpinistas o simples admiradores, las cumbres elevan nuestro espíritu.
Running Nepal's 3 Passes Trail Takes You Off The Beaten Mule Path
Running Nepal’s 3 Passes Trail takes you off the beaten mule path.
Cimas majestuosas –que incluyen el Everest– atraen a la mayoría de los visitantes a Nepal, pero una cultura rica prospera a la sombra de estas montañas.
What People Really Need After a Natural Disaster
Emergency earthquake relief is vital but short-lived. The Dzi Foundation brings Nepails aid that lasts.
नेपाल मे बाबा रामदेव को झटका
पड़ोसी देश नेपाल में बाबा रामदेव को बड़ा झटका लगा है। वहां सरकार के द्वारा कोरोनिल किट के उपयोग पर प्रतिबंध लगा दिया गया है।
Flying Through Covid?
Air travel has become one of the pandemic’s talking points. Dr Jane Wilson-Howarth takes us through her recent journey to Nepal and analyses the health risks
नेपाल संसद भंग, नवंबर में होंगे चुनाव
केपी शर्मा ओली की सिफारिश पर राष्ट्रपति विद्या देवी भंडारी ने शुक्रवार आधी रात को संसद भंग की