World News: November 2020

University Professor Threatens Dismissal for Opposing Abortion   An Iowa State University professor is drawing nationwide attention after warning students they could be dismissed if they make arguments against abortion or same- sex marriage in class projects. The professor, Chloe Clark, teaches English at the Ames, Iowa school and made the warning in the fall 2020 syllabus, according to a

BarryPatch Creations: A Two-Part Ministry

Paul & Catherine Barry Children's Evangelists and Artist/Designers Bellflower, CA   Glorifying God through Two Ministries Paul and Catherine Barry are passionate about helping churches flourish through their two-part ministry. Together they operate BarryPatch Creations, a custom design and metal fabrication company and Kidznet Ministries, a thriving evangelistic Children’s Ministry. “After moving back home to California

Growing By Grace: A Study in Personal Holiness

Growing by Grace - A Study in Personal Holiness The Journey from Justification to Sanctification   “Everything about it was peculiar to me,” said Pastor Daniel Dagan of Hope Apostolic United Pentecostal church in Port Charlotte, FL. “I didn’t even know where the books of the Bible were located.” Bro. Dagan was describing his

Associated Ministers Ministry: Short-Term Missions

Associated Ministers Ministry Linda Schreckenberg               “Warning!” said Bro. James Poitras. “Be prepared to leave part of your heart on the field and never be quite the same again!” Bro. Poitras, Director of Education and Short-Term Missions in Global Missions, was referring to those who become part of the Associated Ministers Ministry program.

UPCI New Convert Care Program: ELEMENTS

ELEMENTS By: Charlotte L Pound You must ground new believers in Apostolic Truth—David K Bernard “After investing in outreach and working diligently to instill a culture of friendliness and connection, sadly churches still lose many new converts in time. Retention requires systematic teaching that grounds new people in the Word of God. All

World News: October 2020

          Popular Disney Channel cartoon features the network's first bisexual lead character   The creator of the new Disney Channel cartoon “The Owl House” has opened up about how the lead character of the show is bisexual — a reflection of her own sexual orientation. Luz Noceda is believed to be the network’s first

Prisoner for Christ

By Gregg Stone In a dank, dark prison, Joseph laid so far from home. Betrayed, forsaken and forgotten, yet God was with him! “Your circumstances do not define who you are,” said Bro. Michael Jackson, inmate at Federal Correctional Institute McDowell in Welch, West Virginia. “The determining factor is not where

Be A Friend

By Rachel E. Smith                   “We don’t want to see anyone have to make a choice that would terminate the life of an unborn child. We want to say ‘we are here’. New Beginnings is here,” says Bro. Tom Velie, of Tupelo, Mississippi. “The UPC provides a great option that is full

World News: August 2020

Vice President Mike Pence Mocked for Praying with Coronavirus Task Force A White House photo of Vice President Mike Pence praying with his coronavirus task force team has sparked a heated debate on social media about religion, politics and the efficacy of prayer. The simple photo shows Pence sitting in a chair