We invite you to visit the Research section of the website to learn more about the continued study of the Society. You will also find resources to help you in your own historical investigation.


Check out our Newsletter section for an archive of the most recent publications!


Learn about the Society's historical books by visiting our Publications section of the site. Printed works are available for purchase.

About Us

The Historical Society of the Church of God (Anderson) exists to encourage the collection and preservation of artifacts and documents relating to the history of the Church of God; to encourage historical research and writing of Church of God history; and to provide a forum for like-minded people interested in participating in and furthering the study of Church of God (Anderson) history.

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Research is an unending journey. Researchers are continually “collecting new documents, dusting off old ones, and always reexamining them for new insights.” Research is constantly inviting “new questions, new angles of vision” in the hope of shedding further light on things that seem “quite settled.” We invite you to join us regularly as we continue our work in this journey of “historical research.”

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New Editor Joins the Society Publication Team

David Neidert joined the Society publication team in late October 2013 as the next editor and coordinator of the Historian newsletter. Dr. Doug Welch has decided that a new season of life is unfolding and needed to step out of the editor role. Welch held this editorship since 2000. Neidert is an author, teacher, and director of the Gustav Jeeninga Museum of Bible and Near Eastern Studies. You may see more about his background at Anderson University School of Theology.