Proverbs 25:25 "Like cold water to a weary soul is good news from a distant land."

Liberian Disciples Ask for our Prayers at Noon Each Day in October.

Can you pause and pray at noon for your West African brothers and sisters?

Monrovia mourns the loss of our sister Evelyn Gamoh to ebola.  She was a single mom with two kids...

Hervé Fleurant sent this to HotNews...

Denver (USA): Good Enough Parenting Workshop Coming Up

     The Denver Church of Christ cordially invites you to join them as they host John and Karen Louis for their Good Enough Parenting Facilitator Training on November 13-16 in beautiful Denver, Colorado!  Full-time ministers, elders/wives, Youth and Family ministry shepherds, counseling and educational professionals and the like will benefit greatly from this rich and insightful program that has helped many connect with their children and raise fantastic families to the glory of God.

SWAMP shares their inspiring 5 year vision

SWAMP runs youth camps for the International church of Christ ministries and has expanded those camps internationally. They have a very inspiring five year vision and are truly servants of the kingdom.


ICOC HotNews

A few photos from our time in Southeast Asia

     ICOC HotNews recently completed a three week long filming trip in Southeast Asia. We visited our brothers and sisters in Singapore, Indonesia, and Cambodia and filmed several news videos there. We wanted to share a few photos from our travels [photo: downtown Singapore].

Great video at Remembering 9/11

[Watch at here] Philip Zayas, a Christian who worked at the World Trade Center in September 2001, found himself facing imminent disaster when an airplane crashed into the building about 20 floors above his head. After escaping the World Trade Center before its collapse, Philip gained a greater perspective on the brevity of human life and on the need to seek and save as many people as possible.

Celebrate! 2014 American Commonwealth Region Conference

  The International Churches of Christ spread across the ACR, American Commonwealth Region of the United States, are amping up for a blow away regional conference: Celebrate! Registration closes September 30th at midnight. Don't miss out!

Audio from Singapore ILC Now Online

Audio from the Singapore Intl' Leadership conference is now available online...

  Weren't able to make it to Singapore for the 2014 International Leadership Conference? You can still get inspired by watching and listening to all of the sermons here! Over 2,500 disciples from 66 countries attended the ILC, which was the first ICOC international leadership conference in Asia since 1994.

Volunteer In India This Christmas

Two weeks left until registration closes! Apply now and don't miss out on an unforgettable Christmas in India serving people in the slums of New Delhi, leprosy patients in Delhi or Chennai, tsunami victims outside Chennai, orphans and school children in North or South India. 

ENTRY 204: Sept 11 THE END OF THE OLD TESTAMENT RECORD 1 Chronicles 1-9:34

Before I talk about this entry, which is the last entry for the Old Testament, I would like to comment on the date: this entry is for Sept 11. Many of us reading Hot News will remember Sept 11 with heavy hearts, even 13 years on. Thank you to Hot News for making a memorial video this year. If you are able, please watch this wonderful tribute to the victims, to those who gave their lives for others on that sad day, and to God. 


ENTRY 203: Sept 9-10 Job Meets God Scenes Three & Four Job 32-42

Over the past three entries, we have seen how Job suffered horribly, and we have seen his friends try to convince him that his suffering was caused by some unconfessed sin. In today’s entry, which covers two days of reading, we close out our time with Job, as we look at RESPECTING OUR ELDERS, SENSITIVITY, THE MAJESTY OF GOD, THE OMNIPOTENCE, OMNICIENCE,  & OMNIPRESENCE OF GOD, and how GOD IS GOD AND WE ARE NOT! 


UPDATE from Kiev: Shawn Wooten Reports. Ceasefire holding...

Around the world disciples prayed for peace in the Ukraine on Monday this week, and we can all be encouraged by the news from Kiev.  A fragile ceasefire seems to be working.  Fighting has all but stopped, and the ceasefire will soon include buffer zones and observers.  (Read all about the ceasefire at the BBC  

New Musical "Build" is Fantastic!

Sold-out performances in Singapore receive standing ovations...

ENTRY 202: AUG 25-28 Sept 5-8 Job & His Friends Scene 2-B Job 15-31

This entry, containing a FREE BIBLE TALK and covering four days of reading, delves into topics such as GRIEVING, HONESTY IN PRAYER, “BREAKING” SOMEONE, COMFORT FROM GOD’S WORD, GRACE, and STRIVING TO BE RIGHTEOUS.

DT Heart & Soul - Out of Africa

The DT Heart & Soul relationship service brought together Steve Hewitt from the San Diego church (USA) and Eileen Samuel from Port Elizabeth (South Africa) and the couple celebrated a wedding with an African flavour on the 4th of July.

You can read Eileen's testimonial here: 


Unofficial news and opinion about the International Church of Christ