• Flooding Disaster, Funds Needed

       Recent flooding over the last few days has left some churches in Mississippi and Louisiana completely devastated or destroyed. Widespread flooding in the two states has damaged thousands of homes and the risk of rising waters prompted evacuations over the weekend. At least four deaths had been reported from flooding that began last week and flood warnings remained in effect as many rivers and streams remained high.   Read More...

  • Pastor Lewis Coffey Passed Away

    *UPDATE, 03/17/2016:  A memorial service will be held in honor of Pastor Lewis Coffey in Buena Vista on Friday, March 25 at 1:00 PM.  More details of the specific location will be provided when that is confirmed. _______ *3/16/2016 We have received notice at the State Office that Pastor Lewis Coffey of the Covington-New Life Church of God passed away early this morning.   Read More...

  • Discipleship: A Worshiper, Servant, and Representative.

      To follow Jesus means to worship Him exclusively. This is at the heart of Jesus’ ministry on earth. As He told the woman at the well, the Father is seeking true worshipers "those who worship him in spirit and truth" (John 4:23–24).   Read More...

  • Cross-cultural Discipleship

      In Matthew 2:19, the Scripture says, “Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit.” The words used in the Greek New Testament for “all nations” are πάντα τὰ ἔθνη (panta ta ethne), which literally mean “all people groups.” From that Scripture we learn that the gospel is ‘transcultural’ (cross-cultural). If the gospel is ‘transcultural’ then it has the power to reach out to all people. It was designed to be a...  Read More...

  • Ministry on the Margins in Danville

    In November 2014, the Lord spoke to our hearts and began a new chapter on this journey of faith in our lives. The city of Danville, Virginia has over seventy-eight churches listed within the yellow pages. Nestled between Winstead Drive and Kimberly Avenue is where you will find Danville Christian Fellowship.   Read More...

  • Sneak a Peek at our Spring Virginian

      The Virginian  Did you know you can download a copy of the Spring 2016 Issue of our Virginian magazine before the copies are even available from the press? Download your copy today "linked here" in advance of the hard copy and see what the current issue is all about.       Read More...

  • The Value of a Discipleship Plan

      After hearing about the Deepening Discipleship emphasis there may be some questions that have come to your mind. One of those questions may be, “What is the value of a discipleship plan?” I’m so glad that you asked that question and have now opened up the opportunity for me to give you some answers to it. One of the primary reasons a specific discipleship plan is thought through, adopted, and implemented is so that you and your congregation know the expected outcomes of the discipleship p...  Read More...

  • Book of the Month - Transformational Groups

    For the month of March, Bishop Mirkovich recommends the following book for pastors, leaders, and constituents. About the Book: Transformational Groups Creating a New Scorecard for Groups by Eric Geiger and Ed Stetzer God declared through the Apostle Paul that the church would be a place of transformation. In 2 Corinthians 5:17 we find, Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation; old things have passed away, and look, new things have come.   Read More...

  • Another Way to Support Virginia Church of God: via Amazon

    Did you know you can support the Church of God in Virginia when you are already simply buying something from Amazon? Here's how it works: First use this link:  http://smile.amazon.com/ch/54-0837679 When the link takes you to Amazon.com, log into your personal Amazon account and it will set up your account for them to make the donation to Virginia Church of God (requesting your permission when you first log in).   Now any time you wish to purchase items from Amazon, remember to use ...  Read More...

  • Funeral Arrangements for Dr. T. L. Lowery

    *Memorial and Funeral Arrangements* Dr. T. L.   Read More...

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