New Executive Presbyters Elected

ORLANDO, Florida — Delegates to the General Council biennial convention in Orlando on Aug. 3 elected four new executive presbyters while returning another three EPs to office. The 21-member Executive Presbytery is the top rule-making body of the Assemblies of God when General Council isn’t in session. New EPs set to begin four-year terms in … [Read more…]

Alfaro Cautions Church Family to Guard Against "Relation-slips"

ORLANDO, Florida — In a fiery, but compassionate call to the Assemblies of God church family to guard their hearts from “relation-slips,” Melissa Alfaro’s powerful message to the General Council had the nearly 5,000 attendees in the Orange County Convention Center frequently voicing agreement and applauding. Alfaro is the executive presbyter representing ordained under 40 … [Read more…]

College President Recognized

ORLANDO, Florida — Assemblies of God Alliance for Higher Education recognized longtime educator David J. Moore Aug. 2 with the 2019 Distinguished Administrator Award. Moore returned as president of the Phoenix-based American Indian College in 2013. He held the same post from 1987 to 1994, during which time the school became the only regionally accredited … [Read more…]

Groundbreaking Vote

ORLANDO, Florida — Delegates at the 2019 General Council returned Assemblies of God General Secretary Donna L. Barrett and Assemblies of God World Missions Executive Director Greg Mundis to their posts for new four-year terms on Aug. 2. In Orlando, Barrett and Mundis, ratified as the lone candidates for their positions by the General Presbytery, … [Read more…]

DuBose Elected Assistant General Superintendent

ORLANDO, Florida — Current Assemblies of God General Treasurer Rick W. DuBose will become the new assistant general superintendent of the Fellowship. Delegates to the biennial General Council in Orlando on Aug. 2 elected DuBose, 62, on the fourth ballot to succeed Alton Garrison, who chose not to seek re-election. The changeover takes place in … [Read more…]

Clay Urges AG Family to Celebrate God's Call

ORLANDO, Florida — In a passionate, earnest message about understanding and celebrating the call of God, General Superintendent Doug Clay gave his keynote address to a General Council audience of nearly 7,000 Thursday night in the Orange County Convention Center. “Our calling is not a job — it is so much bigger than what we do … [Read more…]

Church Planters Honored

ORLANDO, Florida — Chris Railey reviewed the history and future of the Church Multiplication Network Aug. 1 in a luncheon attended by 450 pastors. Railey, who serves as CMN director, recalled how the Assemblies of God has planted 3,785 congregations since Steve Pike pioneered CMN in 2008. In the past 11 years, 7,800 church planters … [Read more…]