News and Updates from the School of Christ

Germany Report by Keith Malcomsom

By Keith Malcomson | January 5, 2017

At the end of April 2016, we once again held the School of Christ in the Eastern region of Germany, south of Berlin. We had 31 students, which included pastors and missionaries, who gathered from different towns and cities in Germany for this intensive time of prayer and the teaching of God’s Word. Several visitors…

Israel Report by Curtis McGehee

By Curtis McGehee | January 4, 2017

We are witnessing in Israel a rapid and strong growth, with the gathering of Arab speaking people coming to Christ. Working together with Pastor Marwan Beem, we have seen the Lord open doors across Israel. The majority of the Pastors of the churches we are associated with in Israel, have received the Baptism of the…

Myanmar Report by Andrea Sekhin

By Andrey Sekhin | November 16, 2016

We had a great School of Christ in Magway which is in Central Myanmar. The students were made up of pastors, leaders, and young people. This was our second SOC in this area. Our first School was one year ago, and we have seen a great harvest for Christ. Christianity is very weak in this…

Vietnam Report by David Jacobson

By David Jacobson | November 14, 2016

The day Brother Clendennen went home to be with the Lord, he uttered, “Fruit, fruit, fruit everywhere.” Looking back over the School of Christ we just finished, we can testify that his utterance was even more prophetic than we could have imagined for Vietnam. The nation of Vietnam was very special to Brother Clendennen. Years…

Prison Report

By Brenda Turnage | October 7, 2016

We are seeing a great revival come to the prisons through the School of Christ Correspondence Course. The School of Christ is sent free to all who are currently in prison. If you know of someone who would like to receive the SOC material send us their mailing information. Here are two testimonies we received…

India Report by SOC Fieldworker

By Brenda Turnage | October 5, 2016

What a time we had in India! It was not an easy road as no one has been to India for quite some time with the School of Christ. The superintendent who had invited me had never heard of Brother Clendennen, but he had heard of the School of Christ. We had 30 students—half were…

Russia Report by Joel Pledge

By Joel Pledge | October 3, 2016

West Russia has been greatly impacted by the School of Christ and the revival fire of the Holy Spirit. Last December we preached the first week of the School of Christ in Smolensk, Russia. The local pastor, Andrey Vladimervich, graduated in 1997 from a School of Christ in Kemerovo, Russia, which was taught by Pastor…

SOC Transforms Lives of High School Students by Richard Goebel

By Richard Goebel | June 14, 2016

In November we traveled to La Paz, Bolivia, for a week of services and to graduate students that had completed the School of Christ. La Paz is the highest administrative capital in the world, resting on the Andes’ Altiplano plateau more than 11,975 ft. above sea level. The people were very attentive to the Word…

New Doors Open in Mongolia for SOC by Joel Pledge

By Joel Pledge | June 14, 2016

Pastor Darkhan Mukhko listened to the School of Christ on MP3 in 2013. The Lord really touched his life and he was determined to attend a School when he could. In the spring of 2014 we held a School in the south of Mongolia. Even though Pastor Mukhko lives in the north he traveled by…

China Report by Andrey Sekhin

By Andrey Sekhin | April 26, 2016

We were invited to the Anhui Province in Eastern China to run a School of Christ. This is a very poor Province in China and is often referred to as the “Appalachia of China.” Persecution of the churches is on the rise in China and, because of this, we encountered some problems with running this…

Kazakhstan & Uzbekistan Native SOC Team Being Formed

By Brenda Turnage | April 18, 2016

Praise the Lord for what He is doing in this region of the world through the School of Christ. Our missionary workers, known only as the “Ukraine Brothers,” report a growing demand for the SOC teaching. They have just graduated a School in Kyrgyzstan with forty-one ministers in attendance. Sixteen ministers were from Uzbekistan and…

First Full-Time SOC in Ethiopian Prison by Richard Goebel

By Richard Goebel | April 14, 2016

We have had a great struggle getting into the prisons of Ethiopia. We have had services, I have preached in the prisons, but to run a full School of Christ has been most difficult. The Lord opened the door for us to run a School in the Hawassa Prison. This School was very difficult and…

Venezuela Report by Donal Chance

By Donal Chance | March 1, 2016

Due to the continuing unrest, many Americans have been banned from traveling to Venezuela. Missionaries have also been arrested. Yet in the midst of the unrest God has helped us to set things in order in case this day came. We through the School of Christ International, forewarned them to plant crops, raise animals, fast,…

Russia Report by Yakov Demyanchuk

By Yakov Demianchuk | February 29, 2016

This week held a School of Christ for young people. We had 127 students in attendance. Last night in the service there was a powerful presence of the Holy Spirit. For hours there was singing, praying, and tears of repentance. It was after midnight when the students returned to their cabins to sleep. Praise the…

Angola Prison Report by Donal Chance

By Donal Chance | November 11, 2015

What a wonderful day we live in to be working for God and to be a small part of what God is doing through the School of Christ under the leadership of President, Robert Turnage, Sister Brenda, and their staff. Warden Burl Cain called my son, Pastor Donal Chance Jr., to come to his office…

Russia Report by Joel Pledge

By Joel Pledge | November 3, 2015

We held our first ten-day School of Christ Pentecost Conference in Western Russia and we invited everyone that was thirsty for a renewal of Pentecost to join us. The speakers were Andrey Sekhin, the area director for the School of Christ; Roman Dombrauskas, graduate of the School of Christ in 1992 and leader of a…

China Report by Andrey Sekhin

By Andrey Sekhin | November 2, 2015

In March, we had four Conferences of the School of Christ in different cities of China. Due to circumstances in China, there were relatively few people who were able to attend. In the first Conference we had around 30 people, the next two we had 50 people in each, and in the last Conference we…

Cambodia Report by Andrey Sekhin

By Andrey Sekhin | October 26, 2015

We had a great School of Christ evangelistic service in Cambodia. We expected around 300 people, but 500 people came to the service. The atmosphere was filled with Holy Spirit and it was very easy to preach. People were listening to the Word of God with their full attention and more than 300 people received…

Myanmar Report by Andrey Sekhin

By Andrey Sekhin | October 23, 2015

Statistically speaking, there is about 0.1% of Christians in this region of Myanmar. Pastor Vadim from Russia, who was in the School of Christ in 2003 in Ukraine, has a church which supports orphanages in Magwe, Myanmar, with 19 children. Pastor Vadim asked me for help so that they could have a School of Christ…

Rikers Prison Report by Pete Spackman

By Pete Spackman | October 22, 2015

Since February the School of Christ has been going to Rikers Island—New York City’s main jail complex. There are nine different prisons on the island, but we have concentrated on one, the Otis Bantum Correctional Center. It is by far the worst prison on Rikers Island. It is not like any prison I have been…

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