News and Updates from the School of Christ

Pr. Robert Turnage

What Does God Say About Prophets?

By Robert Turnage | April 1, 2021

For many months I desired to write about a very troubling time in the greater Christian community. Nothing is more influential than for a “so-called” minister to speak in the name of the Lord.

Philippines Report

By Fernando Reyes | April 1, 2021

The School of Christ training of twenty-five pastors from the western part of the Pangasinan Province will be starting on the first of April 2021. The School will be taught five days a month with completion in five months.

David Jacobson

Thailand Report

By David Jacobson | April 1, 2021

Despite the 2020 worldwide lock-downs, the church has and still is going forth. Whether by direct action or by a reorientation, God’s work continues even today.

Missions Report March 2021

By Robert Turnage | March 1, 2021

It is a joy to share with you, our followers and supporters of this ministry, some of the reports we receive from around the world. They reflect how God is using, we and you together, in the earth to save souls and minister to His people. Thank you, and God bless you is our prayer.…


By Donal Chance | March 1, 2021

Venezuelan pastors continue the work God has called them to do during these most difficult times. They are planting new churches, seeing people saved and healed, baptizing new converts in water, and continuing to train with the School of Christ lessons. We are witnessing the fulfillment of what Founder B. H. Clendennen placed in order…

Adullam International Ministries

By Pete Spackman | March 1, 2021

I am thrilled to announce that we will start the Adullam International Ministries School of Missions in the nation of Scotland using the School of Christ training material as part of our curriculum. In 1978, Brother Clendennen along with his wife Janice, came and ministered in Scotland.

Zambia Graduate Forever Changed

By Brenda Turnage | March 1, 2021

The lives of pastors, ministers, and missionaries have been forever changed by the teaching of Brother Clendennen and the School of Christ in Africa. The work continues to flourish because of their training. The following testimony is from Pastor Ezekiel Zulu, a graduate of the School of Christ in Lusaka, Zambia. Testimony: “I learned clearly…

Richard Goebel

Training and Growth Continues in Ethiopia

By Richard Goebel | March 1, 2021

In March of 2020, I returned from a trip to Ethiopia. The SOC training has allowed us to plant churches in unreached areas of Northern Ethiopia and other Horn of Africa countries. We have spent the last twenty- four months specifically training church planters by having them go through the SOC, taking a week off,…

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Mission Message (February 2021)

By Robert Turnage | February 1, 2021

On April 27, 2020 the School of Christ International expanded its outreach ministry to the world. It was  several years in development, but it was ready in God’s perfect timing. We, in the office of this ministry, did not know that the Lord was leading our thinking and desires in preparation for this method of…

First SOC Online Graduates

By Brian Larsen | January 31, 2021

  While in Lumberton, Texas in April 2019, for a meeting with SOC president Robert Turnage, I presented the possibilities of an Online School of Christ. As we talked, we felt that this could be an open door for this ministry, so we began to make inquiries regarding the logistics of making this a reality.…

Colombia Continues to Train Workers

By Jamie Tundeno | January 31, 2021

Sister Marina Prieto requested that we run a School of Christ School in Soledad, which is part of the metropolitan area of Barranquilla, Colombia. Upon our arrival, we were greeted by 20 students eager to learn more about the wonderful Gospel of Jesus Christ. The series, “The Conflict,” made a tremendous impact on each student…

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Mission Message (January 2021)

By Robert Turnage | January 13, 2021

Happy New Year 2021! We, the staff of the School of Christ International, wish you and yours a very Happy New Year. As we enter the few remaining days before us until Jesus comes, we are excited and encouraged by the promises He has spoken in His Word about this time. In Acts 2:17 He…

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Russian School of Christ Continues to Train Men and Women

By Yakov Demianchuk | January 13, 2021

Even with the Covid-19 crisis that has closed down the public schools, cut domestic travel, closed restaurants and concert halls, we were able to run a complete three-week School of Christ in Karelia, Russia. With twenty-five students in attendance from different areas of Russia, we were able to study seven lessons a day. Student’s hearts…

Pastor Somchai (Left) distributing Megavoice solar audio units.

Thailand Training Continues Through Solar Audio Units

By Brenda Turnage | January 13, 2021

School of Christ International Director, David Jacobson, has been in constant contact by email with Brother Somchai our Thailand director during this time of pandemic. Brother Somchai reports that the country of Thailand has been under a curfew and lockdown since March 2020. Still, even though we were unable to conduct SOC Schools in person,…

Sign at the entrance of Gadsden Correctional Facility

Prison Ministry Update (January 2021)

By Brenda Turnage | January 13, 2021

Gadsden Correctional Facility Inside Correctional Facility Editors Note: In 2005, Founder of the School of Christ International, B. H. Clendennen, made the decision to provide the School of Christ material free to any prison or inmate that requested it. Since that time, hundreds of thousands of inmates have gone through the SOC course. They either…

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By Robert Turnage | August 5, 2020

Please forgive me! Many people think these words show weakness, while others refuse to recognize there are times and situations when they are the only words that need to be spoken. Words and statements can cause and inflict tremendous hurt. Scripture says in James 3:8, “But the tongue can no man tame; it is an…


By Brian Larsen | August 5, 2020

Pastor Evanilton and Pastor Shimizu’s churches in Ota and Oizumi, Japan, joined together to form one School of Christ with twenty graduates.  This combined School was run in three one week Schools because of the work situation in Japan.  In every class, we witnessed and experienced the Lord dealing with the brothers and sisters attending…

“The Poor Heard HIM Gladly”

By Mike Chisum | August 5, 2020

The church I pastor, Victory Assembly of God in Atkins, Arkansas, is currently supporting five Romanian churches. The churches are all located in small, very poor villages. All five of the pastors that we support were participants in the School of Christ.  Upon arriving in Romania, we purchased the needed supplies and began teaching the…

The Astonishing Christ

By Robert Turnage | August 5, 2020

Though our Bible translations are not in   chronological order, from one point of view, it is of value to have the books of the Bible in the order that we have them. In the New Testament, the first books are the Gospels. In them, you have an introduction to Jesus Christ. In the Book…

School Of Christ work starting in Italy

By Keith Malcomson | August 5, 2020

In August 2019, I traveled with my wife, Candace, to the city of Turin in Italy to teach lessons from the School of Christ and introduce the School to church leaders at the  invitation of Brother Wilson, the overseer of the work in Italy.  Brother Wilson testified that he found the European School of Christ…

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