Two brothers in Bangalore learned what it means to suffer for the name of Christ after sharing their faith one afternoon. After evangelizing to a mysterious man, a group of men surrounded them, beat them publicly, and then allowed the police to arrest and imprison them under false accusations. Both brothers lived to tell the tale, and one of them, Prem, shared the story with ICOC HotNews.
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Severe storms hit the South, Southwest and Midwest over the Christmas holiday weekend, unleashing floods and tornadoes that killed at least 43 people, flattened buildings and snarled transportation for millions during a busy travel time.
In Missouri, emergency workers have evacuated residents from their homes and conducted dozens of water rescues on Sunday. At least, eight people had been killed and numerous roadways had been closed. Our partner church in St. Louis, The Gateway City Church, advised that all church members have been accounted for and no emergent needs have been reported.
Each New Year brings a unique opportunity to focus on growing, changing and becoming the person God designed you to be!
This three part Sermon Series from IcocHotResources can provide your church with some fresh ideas and inspiration for the new year.
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This Sermon Series explores the issues of the tension between faith & doubt. Is doubt always bad? How do we move from doubt to faith? What causes us to lose faith?
Part 1 - The Gift of Uncertainty
Part 2 - The Problem of Pain
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The Johannesburg Church of Christ is excited to announce the 2016 South African Campus Corps entitled Encounter: South Africa. We are inviting college students from our worldwide fellowship to come to Johannesburg from July 11 - August 8, 2016 to encounter our beautiful culture, people, and South African wildlife, and more importantly, to be equipped and empowered to help the tens of thousands of university students throughout South Africa to encounter the true Jesus Christ.
We are incredibly excited to announce that HOPE worldwide Bolivia officially opened The International Medical Center in La Paz, Bolivia on October 3, 2015. The Center provides high-quality medical care that is a sustainable social enterprise, which means that the clinic proceeds will go towards supporting health services and social programs run by HOPE worldwide Bolivia and our partnership Foundation Arco Iris. These services and programs are focused on meeting the needs of the poorest and most vulnerable children and families in La Paz.
Are you a servant? Are you a leader? Are you an outstanding student? Are you an HYC alum?
Do you want to be part of a radical training program that will prepare you for servant leadership? Are you willing to travel to the four corners of the world and lead your peers?
If the answers to the above questions are “yes”, then you may be a good candidate for the Global Service Internship program run by our international volunteer department. Applications for the 2016 batch of GSI are now open.
Choose to serve in one of our 28 awesome sites as part of the 2016 HOPE Youth Corps and Singles Corps. Registration is now open and with this many great sites, spots are sure to fill up quickly! Learn more at hopeww.org.
HOPE Youth Corps
Why does God expect so much fro us, yet is willing to accept so little ?
By Mike Renton (Cape Town Church of Christ)
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