In late 2018, we traveled to Atlanta, Georgia, to speak with Pastor Alonzo Terry about his experiences as an African American member, minister, and leader of the United Pentecostal Church International.
Yesterday, January 3, 2019, a van load of people from our UPC in Marksville, Louisiana, (Pastor Eric Descant) were on their way to Orlando, Florida. For some unknown reason, a large tractor-trailer truck crossed the median of I-75 near Gainesville, Florida, and crashed into the church van.
Given the importance of the topic of interracial unity and inclusion within the church, we are posting this article from a past edition of our official magazine, Pentecostal Life (formerly Pentecostal Herald). It was first published in the November 2014 issue.
When the South Texas District was formed in 2002, it had 160 works and 330 ministers; fifteen years later, the district had grown to more than 360 works and 530 ministers. We are so thankful for what God is doing.
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