Christian Leaders Challenge Presidential Candidates to Focus on Ending Hunger and Poverty
Rev. Carlos Malavè, executive director, Christian Churches Together in the USA:
“Christian leaders from all major Christian traditions have come to have a shared sense that the extent of poverty in this country is unnecessary and shameful. We expect that our president, regardless of which political party he or she represents, place hunger and poverty at the top of his or her priorities.”
Read Press Release HERE
(Photos courtesy of Bread for the World)
In 2015 the communions and organizations in Christian Churches Together commit:
– to celebrate a common confession of faith in the Triune God.
– to discern the guidance of the Holy Spirit through prayer and theological dialogue.
– to provide fellowship and mutual support.
– to seek better understanding of each other by affirming our commonalities and understanding our differences.
– to foster evangelism faithful to the proclamation of the gospel.
– to speak to society with a common voice whenever possible.
– and to promote the common good of society.
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Core values of the IPHC
We Prayerfully Value Scripture: The Bible is God’s Word of life to the world. Through the Bible we discern the voice and actions of God in human history. Through the Bible, we learn Who we worship. From the worship of God the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit, we learn how to live as citizens of His Kingdom on earth.
We Prayerfully Value Pentecost: The Holy Spirit has called the IPHC to be a people who live and walk in the Spirit. We believe all the gifts of the Spirit are active today. We believe the Holy Spirit empowers the Body of Christ corporately and individually to fulfill the mission of God on the earth.
We Prayerfully Value Holiness: Holiness is beautiful. God chose us and set us apart for His glory. Our lifestyles reflect the character of the God who called us to Himself. We believe that He calls us to be holy in order to reveal His grace, mercy and love to a broken world.
We Prayerfully Value Christ’s Kingdom: We know that Christ rules over all creation. Our call is to manifest the reality of His reign. By serving our communities, embracing diversity and reaching the lost, we embody Christ’s Kingdom on earth.
We Prayerfully Value All Generations: We celebrate all generations and acknowledge that each is essential in the Body of Christ. We honor those who have gone before us and empower those who are following. The contribution of each generation is welcomed and encouraged as we pursue our God given destiny.
We Prayerfully Value Justice: As a church, we are called to corporately and individually see justice established. We intercede for those who have no voice. We stand with the poor, the weak and the oppressed. We will not be silent in the face of injustice. We will be a place of hope.
We Prayerfully Value Generosity: All of our resources, whether material or spiritual, are gifts from a loving God. We do not live fearfully based on our lack. We live gratefully based on God’s provision. We commit ourselves to be obedient as tithers, joyful in giving and generous in heart. As He gave, we give.
To learn more about the International Pentecostal and Holiness Church, visit their website