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Mission Message

By Robert Turnage | January 1, 2019

What of the New Year Another New Year is here. Questions arise each year at this time such as, “what does the future hold for me and the rest of the world?” There is a different answer for the believer in Christ and for the unbeliever. For the unbeliever it is a continuation in sorrows…

Great Move of God in Angola, Africa SOC

By Brian Larsen | November 19, 2018

   School of Christ class in Angola, Africa. We praise and give glory to God for all the many doors and opportunities He has given us to carry the School of Christ throughout the world. In September God allowed us to once again teach a SOC in the country of Angola, Africa. The School was…

Mongolian Church Preparing for Revival and Missions Outreach

By Joel Pledge | November 9, 2018

God continues to impact the country of Mongolia through the School of Christ. In July we held a School to train young adults who are called into the ministry. They ranged in age from 16 to 28, and half of them were committed already to full-time ministry in the churches as pastors, missionaries, small group…

November Mission Message

By Robert Turnage | November 1, 2018

  Robert Turnage – SOC President We live in a world of mostly lost souls. Jesus said in Luke 19:10, “For the Son of man is come to seek and to save that which was lost.” It is not the Will of God for men to perish, and because of the Work of the Son…

Defence of the Gospel

By Robert Turnage | October 15, 2018

“Set For the Defence of the Gospel” by Robert Turnage “WHO CHANGED THE TRUTH OF GOD INTO A LIE…” Romans 1:25 “…I AM SET FOR THE DEFENCE OF THE GOSPEL.” Philippians 1:17 The call and ministry of the School of Christ International is the same as it has always been with every other God-ordained ministry.…

SOC Moving Forward in Germany

By Keith Malscomson | September 20, 2018

 Keith Malcomson – SOC Director SOC Moving Forward in Germany Our annual one-week School of Christ in Marienberg, Germany, was held the first week of June. The attending students were made up of local church leadership, street evangelists, new church planters, and ministers that are preparing for the ministry. We preached several times a day…

August Mission Report

By Robert Turnage | August 13, 2018

“WHEAT AND TARES”   In Matthew 13:24-30, “Another parable put he forth unto them, saying, The kingdom of heaven is likened unto a man which sowed good seed in his field: But while men slept, his enemy came and sowed tares among the wheat, and went his way. But when the blade was sprung up,…

First SOC Among the Rohingya People in Myanmar

By Brother N | August 6, 2018

 School of Christ students in Rakhine State, Myanmar. In April, 2018, I traveled to Rakhine State, in Myanmar, where the Rohingya people, one of the world’s most persecuted minorities, live. A civil war has been going on for decades in this hate-filled corner of the world. News agencies are calling it the worst humanitarian crisis…

18 Churches Planted by 2010 SOC Graduate

By Antonio Balmaceda | July 27, 2018

SOC Vice-President Brian Larsen (Left), Pastor Antonio Balmacedo and wife (Center), and SOC Worker/Translator Maxi Mitano.   My name is Antonio Balmaceda, and I am a missionary/pastor along with my wife, working in Posadas, Misiones, Argentina. In 2010, I found myself without the strength to continue in the ministry, and was at the point of…

India School of Christ Reunion

By Jeff Osborne | July 18, 2018

When Pastor Osborne called to ask if the School of Christ could help financially with the expenses of the India SOC Reunion, I immediately felt this was ordained of God. These three men of God preached, encouraged, prayed, and fellowshipped with the attending pastors and workers, all former graduates of the SOC.  The work of…

First SOC Graduation in the UAE

By Fernando Reyes | July 10, 2018

First graduating SOC class in the United Arab Emirates. The first class of the School of Christ International in the United Arab Emirates was a success. We had forty-one graduates on May 25, 2018, after three months of evening classes. These forty-one students came from the Emirates of Dubai, Sharjah, and Abu Dhabi. It was…

Mission Message

By Robert Turnage | July 1, 2018

 SOC President – Robert Turnage At times phrases such as “cutting edge” and “front line” are used to describe a particular thing that is beyond the ordinary. It brings attention to the fact that what is being referenced has excelled or even gone far beyond the expected goal, or even a hoped-for goal, beyond what…

SOC Altered Pastors Life Forever

By Edgardo Silvino Noceda | June 20, 2018

Brian Larsen – SOC Director/Vice-President (Left),  Brother Maxi – Field-Worker (Center),  Pastor Edgardo Noceda (Right).   Greetings, may the Peace of the Lord be with you. My name is Pastor Edgardo Silvino Noceda and I went to the School of Christ in Argentina in 2010. At that time I was a Youth Pastor and worked together…

Evangelistic Harvest Being Discipled in Mongolia

By Joel Pledge | June 10, 2018

 Joel Pledge – SOC Director  Andrey Sekhin – Field-Worker   Andrey Sekhin and myself just finished our second School of Christ in the Erdenet region of Mongolia. Because of time limitations, we had a two-week School. We met every day for two hours of prayer and six hours of teaching. Most of these students were…

June Mission Message

By Robert Turnage | June 1, 2018

 Robert Turnage – President   A friend of mine wrote a song entitled,  “WHY SHOULD I FEAR” The lyrics of the song are: “Why should I fear when the Lord is on my side, Why should I fear in His love I’ll safely hide; He is to me my Fortress and my Rock, Tell me…

Nicaraguan Prison Update

By Brenda Turnage | May 29, 2018

Thanks be to God that the School of Christ continues to advance in the Nicaraguan prisons. Two years ago when the door opened up for us to teach the School of Christ in the National Penitentiary System, our first duty was to train and equip chaplains and ministers. Pastor Gustavo Miranda, SOC field-worker and head…

SOC Trains Pastors and Missionaries in Karelia, Russia

By Yakov Demianchuk | May 22, 2018

School of Christ Students in Karelia, Russia   We have just finished the School of Christ in Karelia, Russia that started in February and ran through March, 2018. The 25 students were made up of pastors and missionaries from different regions of Russia. We were joined by former graduates of the School of Christ on…

Cambodian Testimony

By Brenda Turnage | May 15, 2018

  This young woman was so violent that her village had to chain her up for over fourteen years. The Cambodian missionary workers ministered to her for three days and God completely set her free. She is now living and studying the Word of God at the new church facilities in Siem Reap, Cambodia.

Cambodia Seeking True Revival

By David Jacobson | May 11, 2018

 David Jacobson – SOC Director The training of pastors and workers in Cambodia has been very difficult. This dark nation is slowly recovering from the genocide committed by Pol Pot and his Khmer Rouge soldiers during the Killing Fields era. He massacred 1.7 million of his own people from 1975 to 1979. According to Yale…

SOC Effectively Reaching the World for Christ

By Robert Turnage | May 1, 2018

 Robert Turnage SOC Directors and Workers: Brian Larsen, Steve Manville, Donal Chance, David Jacobson, Pete Spackman, Lawrence Register, Somchai, Aubry Tyler, Emmett Gagnard, Robert Turnage, Curtis McGehee, Marty Hardin, Joel Pledge, Lee Shipp, Ron Sutton, Richard Goebel, and guest Christopher Weise with DBS.   Pictured are directors and workers of the School of Christ International…

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