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Alcohol—Right or Wrong?

Marsha Robinson | Cleveland, Tennessee Hey, what’s the deal with alcohol? Millions of people drink it regularly. There are many warnings and instructions in Scripture concerning alcohol use, but it seems there are reasonable arguments raised about each one. Are there additional reasons to not drink? Does common sense have a place in the discussion? The …

Mission Unstoppable

Dr. Cathy Payne | Global Missions Coordinator Jesus said, “All power is given unto me in heaven and in earth. Go ye therefore, and teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost: Teaching them to observe all things whatsoever I have commanded you: and, …

It’s Our Turn

One summer, when I was on youth camp staff, I broke a camper’s leg. During swim time, I threw him into the pool like a rag doll and his ankle fractured. I was a fresh-faced, 15-year-old working in a camp of 11, 12-year-old children. It was only the second year of my youth camp ministry …

2018 Youth Camp Dates

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WRITE YOUR BOOK

The graveyard is the richest place on earth, because it is here that you will find all the hopes and dreams that were never fulfilled, the books that were never written, the songs that were never sung, the inventions that were never shared, the cures that were never discovered, all because someone was too afraid …

A GLOBAL SHIFT

In the last few months of 2017, we experienced unprecedented global weather-related disasters with concentration throughout the United States, the Caribbean, Mexico, and parts of Asia. At one point during the hurricane season, I opened a weather photo with three Category 5 hurricanes documented within the frame. We witnessed the disastrous fallout of the storms in news coverage …

Dream

“Behold the dreamer comes; let us slay him and throw him into the pit, and see what becomes of his dreams” (Genesis 37:19). Do you remember your dreams? The question implies unconscious dreams, diaphanous images that float through your brain while you’re sleeping. But what about conscious dreams? The ones you used to dream about your …

White Wing Messenger and Mensajero Ala Blanca Articles on the Bible App

Articles from the White Wing Messenger and the Mensajero Ala Blanca continue to appear as reading plans on the YouVersion Bible app. Currently, there are 49 articles in English, Spanish, and Brazilian-Portuguese adapted from the pages of the publication, the official magazine of the Church of God of Prophecy. The plans have been accessed more …

Stewardship, an Expression of Holiness

Giving is the very nature of God. In Christ, God gave mankind the greatest gift of all time. “For God so loved the world that He gave his only begotten son that whoever believes on him will have eternal life.” Every breath we take is a gift from God. Every good and perfect gift comes …

The End?

When does end-times speculation become a dangerous distraction? From best-selling books to mainstream movies, so many are fascinated with the last days. But when does end-times speculation become a dangerous distraction? The Mark of the Beast. Armageddon. Tribulation. Millennial Reign. The White Throne Judgment. For the average believer, just the mention of these words and …