The Church of God Historical Society will host its Business Meeting and Retreat on June 19-20, 2016 at Timber Rick Woods Retreat Center. The schedule is:
Dr. Gary B. Agee, Associate Professor of Church History at Anderson University School of Theology, was ratified by the General Assembly of the Church of God as the new National Historian during its 2015 National Convention in Oklahoma City (OK). Agee will succeed Dr. Merle Strege who is retiring from this post effective June 30, […]
The Church of God Historical Society will host a retreat and annual meeting August 7-9, 2015. The program will be held at Timber Rick Woods Retreat Center in Anderson.
There will be no Historical Society Meeting this June 2014, according to President, Dr. Merle Strege. With the movement of the North American Convention to Oklahoma City (OK), it is not conducive to hold a meeting. Watch for the next announcement of a meeting of the Society.
It is the Historical Society’s pleasure to provide a Book Review for the Gospel Trumpet Years by Dr. Kevin D. Dougherty, Associate Professor of Sociology at Baylor University. Religious organizations are his research specialty. He is the son and grandson of Church of God (Anderson, Indiana) ministers. The original posting of this review is in […]
Review by David L. Neidert, Current Historian Editor
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 […]
This year the Church of God will be hosting an international program called the Global Gathering. Delegates from across the globe who are representing the Church of God internationally will be in Anderson June 22-26, 2013. The Historical Society encourages you to spend time with these guests. See the Church of God website at www.chog.org […]
The Annual Meeting this year (Saturday, June 23, 2012) was an unusual venture. It was a bus tour of historic Church of God sites in and around Anderson (IN). The tour was well attended and received great reviews by those participating. We look forward to sharing again next year.
The release of the society’s newest book, The Gospel Trumpet Years, is being well received across the Church of God and by historians. Hundreds of copies have been sold to individuals and church groups, both in the United States, Canada, and Europe. The Society continues examining opportunities to share the book with a growing audience, […]