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03-24-17 Devotion (For my loved ones)

03-24-17 Devotion (For my loved ones)

My awesome, loving and wonderful Grandchildren, and Annika and Kaleigh, whom I love and pray for every day“If I 1regard wickedness in my heart, The Lord will not hear;” (Psalms 66:18) 1râ‘âh: to see, observe, consider, look at, give attention to

So, if we are giving our attention to living in wickedness, the Lord will NOT GIVE attention to our cries for help! But, can He hear our cries? Yes, because He is not deaf! The Lord will not help us so we can continue in wickedness because:

“…God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life. For God did not send his Son into the world TO CONDEMN THE WORLD, but TO SAVE THE WORLD through him.” (John 3:16-17)

Ok, what must we first do to get the help we need? Stephanie, Ethan, Camden, Olivia, Aidan, Landon, Kinsley, Annika and Kaleigh

2Repent, then, and turn to God, so that your sins may be wiped out, that times of 3refreshing may come from the Lord,” (Acts 3:19) 2metanoeō: involves a turning, with sorrow, from sin to God. 3anapsuxis: reviving with fresh air. Here is the problem, when we are living a wicked life we are DEAD TO GOD: “…I was alive…but…sin sprang to life and I DIED.” (Rom. 7:9).

Therefore, we need to turn away from sin and turn to God so we may be revived with the “breath of fresh air” of the Holy Spirit!

“…the breath of the Almighty gives me life. (Job 33:4)

What a day it was for me May 17, 1972, at age 29, I stepped into my private restroom, closed the door “someone” put their arms around and said “Bill. I love you!” Those words penetrated me and filled me with godly sorrow because, you see, I was a sinner, I was addicted to drugs and alcohol along with the sinful life style that goes along with that. I dropped to my knees and cried out to God “I AM SORRY!” Immediately I felt this great weight lifted from me that I was not even aware of, and I became “alive” to God. Two days later I attended my first revival and when the prayer call was given I hurried to the altar because I knew there was so much more for me. The Lord spoke to me, “Bill, go home and dump your drugs and alcohol down the toilet!” I obeyed and the Lord sanctified me. Instantly, I was delivered form all my addictions and notice that everything around me was so beautiful, I was alive!!!

He saved us. It wasn’t because of the good things we had done. It was because of his mercy. He saved us by washing away our sins. We were born again. The Holy Spirit gave us NEW LIFE.” (Titus 3:5)

Notice: [We must understand that the bible says: He saved us by washing away our sins. We were born again. The Holy Spirit gave us NEW LIFE.!!!] That’s for you: Stephanie, Ethan, Camden, Olivia, Aidan, Landon, Kinsley, Annika and Kaleigh

03-23-17 Devotion (For my loved ones)

03-23-17 Devotion (For my loved ones)

[My awesome, loving and wonderful Grandchildren, and Annika and Kaleigh, whom I love and pray for every dayWe must “…bring into captivity EVERY THOUGHT TO THE OBEDIENCE OF CHRIST;” (2 Corin. 10:4-5)

The enemy of our soul has a fulltime job of discouraging us, to keep us from experiencing and living in, THE JOY OF THE LORD! Why? Because joy is very contagious!!! Therefore, we are under continual bombardment being tempted with thoughts that are bad for our spiritual health. So, just as when we are prescribed by the doctor to take a certain type of medication for our health, for it to work, we must take it consistently! Paul was inspired by our LORD, who happens to be the GREAT PHYSICIAN, to bring into captivity EVERY THOUGHT in obedience to Christ! Is this a challenging task to accomplish? Yes! How do we accomplish such a task? Remember this:

“… WE HAVE THE MIND OF CHRIST. (1 Corin. 2:16)

Paul prayed for us: “…that you, being rooted and established in love, MAY HAVE 1POWER, together with all the saints, TO GRASP HOW WIDE AND HOW LONG AND HOW HIGH AND HOW DEEP IS THE LOVE OF CHRIST, and to 2KNOW this love that surpasses [goes beyond] knowledge–that you may be FILLED TO THE MEASURE of ALL the FULLNESS OF GOD.” (Eph. 3:17-19) 1katalambanō: to lay hold of with one’s mind, to understand, perceive, learn, comprehend, on a continual basis! <†

2γινώσκω, ginōskō: to “KNOW” absolutely, INTIMATELY.

Stephanie, Ethan, Camden, Olivia, Aidan, Landon, Kinsley, Annika and Kaleigh, this is not a one-time event, as we know, the devil never eases up on his attack, so we must not ease up on filling ourselves up repeatedly, you know like we do in our automobiles, to assure we are “topped-off” with ALL of God’s fullness!!! The Lord inspired me to write these devotions, daily, as a resource to help keep us in His fullness! So, it is my prayer, and it blesses me, for you to be greatly blessed as you take precious time out of your busy schedules to read them! Thank you!!!

Notice: [We must understand that the bible says: that you may be FILLED TO THE MEASURE of ALL the FULLNESS OF GOD!!!] That’s for you: Stephanie, Ethan, Camden, Olivia, Aidan, Landon, Kinsley, Annika and Kaleigh

03-16-17 Devotion (For my loved ones)

03-16-17 Devotion (For my loved ones)

[My awesome, loving and wonderful Grandchildren, Annika and Kaleigh, whom I love and pray for every dayListen to Samuel’s powerful statement to the people of Israel:]

But be sure to fear the LORD and serve him FAITHFULLY WITH ALL YOUR HEART; consider what great things he has done for you.” (1 Sam. 12:24)

[Always be honest, and always be sincere; with all your heart – make sure to have every ounce of your strength to work in the act of obedience to our Abba Father; act not merely from an attitude of duty, but also from a devout, affectionate sense of responsibility. Act towards your God as a loving child should act towards a tender and loving parent.]

“Now then, stand still and see this great thing the LORD is about to do before your eyes! Then Samuel called on the LORD, and that same day the LORD sent thunder and rain. SO, ALL THE PEOPLE STOOD IN AWE OF THE LORD and of Samuel.” (1 Sam. 12:16, 18)

[Samuel’s desire was for the people to “know” their God, but they wanted a king. Oh, Lord help us TO LEARN TO WANT WHAT YOU WANT!]

“When they had crossed, Elijah said to Elisha, “Tell me, what can I do for you before I am taken from you?” “Let me inherit a double portion of your spirit,” Elisha replied. “You have asked a difficult thing,” Elijah said, “yet IF YOU SEE ME WHEN I AM TAKEN FROM YOU, IT WILL BE YOURS–otherwise, it will not.”(2 Kings 2:9-10)

[Stephanie, Ethan, Camden, Olivia, Aidan, Landon, Kinsley, Annika and Kaleigh, we must be willing to learn under the loving care of a man or woman of God! When we see someone, God is using and blessings are being poured out through their ministry; keep your eyes on them!]

“Jesus answered, “…The works I do in my Father’s name testify about me, but you do not believe because you are not my sheep. My sheep listen to my voice; I know them, and THEY FOLLOW ME. I give them eternal life, and they shall never perish; no one will snatch them out of my hand. My Father, who has given them to me, is greater than all; no one can snatch them out of my Father’s hand. I AND THE FATHER ARE ONE. (John 10:25-30)

WE BELONG TO JESUS, NO ONE CAN TAKE US AWAY FROM HIM!!!

Be blessed as you praise The Lord, knowing that:

JESUS SAID: MY SHEEP LISTEN TO MY VOICE;

                    I KNOW THEM,

                       AND THEY FOLLOW ME!

Notice: [We must understand that the bible says: My sheep listen to my voice; I know them, and THEY FOLLOW ME.!!!] That’s for you: Stephanie, Ethan, Camden, Olivia, Aidan, Landon, Kinsley, Annika and Kaleigh

 

03-10-17 Devotion (For my loved ones)

03-10-17 Devotion (For my loved ones)

[My awesome, loving and wonderful Grandchildren and Kaleigh, whom I love and pray for every day David realized that just being mended would not benefit him; he acknowledged that his heart was altogether corrupted and it must be new made, made as it was in the beginning of creation. This is exactly the sentiment of Paul:]

“Neither circumcision nor uncircumcision means anything; what counts is THE NEW CREATION.” (Gal. 6:15)

[The salvation given under the Gospel dispensation is called “being created NEW in Christ Jesus”.]

Create in me a clean heart, O God, and renew a right spirit within me.” (Psalms 51:10)

[This was a necessary prayer for David to have to pray, why? Because it shows he once had the joy of God’s salvation; and had lost because of sin! Thank God that He showed David the importance of praying this prayer.]

“Restore to me the JOY OF YOUR SALVATION and grant me a willing spirit, to sustain me. Then I will teach transgressors your ways, so that sinners will turn back to you. (Psa. 51:12-13)

[Stephanie, Ethan, Camden, Olivia, Aidan, Landon, Kinsley and Kaleigh If one of your friends is surprised and falls into sin, without warning, suddenly invaded, taken before they are aware: all these meanings describe our being overtaken by sin. Don’t be uncompassionate or arrogant towards that person; as this person was suddenly overtaken, they are already deeply humbled and distressed, and need much encouragement and merciful treatment.]

“Brothers and sisters, if someone is caught in a sin, YOU WHO LIVE BY THE SPIRIT SHOULD RESTORE THAT PERSON GENTLY. But WATCH YOURSELVES, or you also may be tempted. CARRY EACH OTHER’S BURDENS, and in this way you will fulfill the law of Christ.” (Gal. 6:1-2)

[As a farmer, in ploughing, sowing, and laboring in his fields, is strengthened by the hope of a great harvest, WHICH HE CANNOT EXPECT BEFORE THE RIGHT AND APPOINTED TIME; so as followers of God we believe that we must pray, weep, deny ourselves, and live in a obedience to our Maker’s will, and will reap the fruit of it in eternal glory. Thank God that we are able to obtain glory because we have prayed, etc., yet we can’t expect glory if we do not obey our Abba Father. This is sowing to the Spirit; and the Spirit and the grace are furnished by Christ Jesus, and by him the kingdom of heaven is opened to all believers; but only those who believe, love, and obey, shall enter into it.]

“Let us not become weary in doing good, for at the proper time we will reap a harvest IF WE DO NOT GIVE UP. Therefore, as we have opportunity, LET US DO GOOD TO ALL PEOPLE, especially to those who belong to the family of believers.” (Gal. 6:9-10)

LOVE GOD, OBEY GOD, PRAY EARNESTLY AND FREQUENTLY [often]!

Be blessed as you praise The Lord, knowing that:

WE WILL REAP A HARVEST IF WE DO NOT GIVE UP!

Notice it says: [We must understand that the bible says: Brothers and sisters, if someone is caught in a sin, YOU WHO LIVE BY THE SPIRIT SHOULD RESTORE THAT PERSON GENTLY!!!] That’s for you: Stephanie, Ethan, Camden, Olivia, Aidan, Landon, Kinsley and Kaleigh

A CLEAN HEART!

[David realized that mending would not benefit him; he acknowledged that his heart was altogether corrupted and it must be new made, made as it was in the beginning of creation. This is exactly the sentiment of Paul:]

“Neither circumcision nor uncircumcision means anything; what counts is THE NEW CREATION.” (Gal. 6:15)

[The salvation given under the Gospel dispensation is called “being created NEW in Christ Jesus”.]

Create in me a clean heart, O God, and renew a right spirit within me.” (Psalms 51:10)

[This was a necessary prayer for David to have to pray, why? Because it shows he once had the joy of God’s salvation; and had lost because of sin! Thank God that He showed David the importance of praying this prayer.]

“Restore to me the JOY OF YOUR SALVATION and grant me a willing spirit, to sustain me. Then I will teach transgressors your ways, so that sinners will turn back to you. (Psa. 51:12-13)

[If someone is surprised and falls into sin, without warning, suddenly invaded, taken before they are aware: all these meanings describe our being overtaken by sin. Don’t be uncompassionate or arrogant towards that person; as this person was suddenly overtaken, they are already deeply humbled and distressed, and need much encouragement and merciful treatment.]

“Brothers and sisters, if someone is caught in a sin, YOU WHO LIVE BY THE SPIRIT SHOULD RESTORE THAT PERSON GENTLY. But WATCH YOURSELVES, or you also may be tempted. CARRY EACH OTHER’S BURDENS, and in this way you will fulfill the law of Christ.” (Gal. 6:1-2)

[As a farmer, in ploughing, sowing, and laboring in his fields, is strengthened by the hope of a great harvest, WHICH HE CANNOT EXPECT BEFORE THE RIGHT AND APPOINTED TIME; so as followers of God we believe that we must pray, weep, deny ourselves, and live in a obedience to our Maker’s will, and will reap the fruit of it in eternal glory. Thank God that we are able to obtain glory because we have prayed, etc., yet we can’t expect glory if we do not obey our Abba Father. This is sowing to the Spirit; and the Spirit and the grace are furnished by Christ Jesus, and by him the kingdom of heaven is opened to all believers; but only those who believe, love, and obey, shall enter into it.]

“Let us not become weary in doing good, for at the proper time we will reap a harvest IF WE DO NOT GIVE UP. Therefore, as we have opportunity, LET US DO GOOD TO ALL PEOPLE, especially to those who belong to the family of believers.” (Gal. 6:9-10)

LOVE GOD, OBEY GOD, PRAY EARNESTLY AND FREQUENTLY [often]!

Be blessed as you praise The Lord, knowing that:

WE WILL REAP A HARVEST IF WE DO NOT GIVE UP!

-Bill Stockham

3-08-17 Devotion (For my loved ones)

3-08-17 Devotion (For my loved ones)

[My awesome, loving and wonderful Grandchildren and Kaleigh, whom I love and pray for every day“Then the angel showed me the RIVER of the water of life, as clear as crystal, FLOWING from the throne of God and of the Lamb…” (Revelation 22:1)

God is inviting each of us to venture into DEEPER SPIRITUAL WATERS. We’re being called to leave the comforts of shallow water behind in order to taste of God’s wonderfully awesome goodness and experience the life WE WERE CREATED TO LIVE. As we follow Jesus, He’ll surely lead us into “deep water”: the deep water of the Heavenly Father’s heart, flow into our hearts, and the deep and living water of the Holy Spirit. It’s a journey that requires great courage, but IT’S WHY WE EXIST. The result will be a deeper, more fulfilling relationship with God and a GREATER UNDERSTANDING OF OUR IDENTITY as His sons and daughters. Now, the devil hates this living water will DO ANYTHING to keep us from venturing out in the deep. So, he will tempt us to stop our progress by discouragement, by self-doubt, by insecurities in our lives and by listening to OTHER” VOICES, TRYING TO STOP THE FLOW, like the woman at the well “Sir,” the woman said, “you have nothing to draw with and the well is deep. WHERE CAN YOU GET THIS LIVING WATER?” (John 4:11).

This is what the Lord woke me up with this morning…” Then he brought me back to the door of the temple, and behold, WATER was issuing from BELOW THE THRESHOLD OF THE TEMPLE (the temple of God) toward the east…the man measured a thousand cubits…and it was ANKLE-DEEP. Again, he measured a thousand, it was KNEE-DEEP. Again, he measured a thousand, and it was WAIST-DEEP. Again, he measured a thousand, and IT WAS A RIVER…It was deep enough to SWIM in…” (Ezekiel 47:1-5)

Stephanie, Ethan, Camden, Olivia, Aidan, Landon, Kinsley and Kaleigh, every time the devil stops our progress WE GET SET BACK, we must “ask forgiveness” for going back and keep going on to the next level for a deeper relationship with God.

Jesus answered, “…whoever drinks the water I give them WILL NEVER THIRST. Indeed, the water I give them will become IN them a SPRING OF WATER WELLING UP TO ETERNAL LIFE.” (John 4:13-14)

Our awesome Lord loves us so much that He not only gave us water to swim in but He also fills us up with this Living Water!

SPIT OUT THE FOUL WATER FROM THE DEVIL AND DRINK IN THE “LIVING WATER”!!!

Notice it says: [We must understand that the bible says: “whoever drinks the water I give them WILL NEVER THIRST!!!] That’s for you: Stephanie, Ethan, Camden, Olivia, Aidan, Landon, Kinsley and Kaleigh

CALLED AND EQUIPPED!

CALLED AND EQUIPPED!

[Joshua was about to take over leadership of the people of God, after the death of Moses. So our Abba Father spoke these words to him to encourage him!]

BE STRONG AND COURAGEOUS, because you will lead these people to inherit the land I swore to their ancestors to give them. BE STRONG AND VERY COURAGEOUS. Be careful to obey all the law my servant Moses gave you; DO NOT TURN FROM IT to the right or to the left, that you may be successful wherever you go.” (Josh. 1:6-7)

[Now, Joshua was going to be the one with the responsibility to lead God’s people. There was no one higher to pass problems and decisions up to. There is an enormous difference between being an executive officer carrying out the orders of someone else and BEING THE ACTUAL DECISION MAKER!]

“Keep this Book of the Law [their bible] always on your lips; meditate on it day and night, so that you may be careful TO DO EVERYTHING WRITTEN IN IT. Then you will be prosperous and successful. Have I not commanded you? BE STRONG AND COURAGEOUS. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged, for THE LORD YOUR GOD WILL BE with you WHEREVER YOU GO.” (Josh. 1:8-9)

[Obey me Joshua, keep my word, DO WHAT MY WORD SAYS to do AND TEACH OTHERS TO DO THE SAME.]

“Then they answered Joshua, “Whatever you have commanded us WE WILL DO, and wherever you send us WE WILL GO. Just as we fully obeyed Moses, so we will obey you. Only may the LORD your God BE WITH YOU AS HE WAS WITH MOSES.” (Josh. 1:16-17)

[How important it is for us to seek the Lord for guidance, wisdom and knowledge when we are placed in a leadership position. We are RESPONSIBLE TO GOD for the people we are leading!]

“Whoever rebels against your word and does not obey it, whatever you may command them, will be put to death. ONLY BE STRONG AND COURAGEOUS!” (Josh. 1:18)

[This is the 4th time God used these words “BE STRONG AND COURAGEOUS” It seems that STRENGTH (spiritual strength) and COURAGE (godly courage) are important characteristics for us!]

WE ARE TO DO ALL THAT GOD HAS INSTRUCTED US TO DO!

Be blessed as you praise The Lord, knowing that:

WE CAN BE STRONG AND COURAGEOUS IN THE LORD!

-Bill Stockham

HOW TO KEEP US POWERLESS!

HOW TO KEEP US POWERLESS!

“But you, WHEN YOU FAST, anoint your head and wash your face…(Matt. 6:17).

Jesus didn’t say, “IF you fast.” He just assumed that WE WOULD OBEY AND FAST. I think the devil will do anything to KEEP CHRISTIANS FROM FASTING! Let’s take a look at a very controversial scripture about fasting,

this kind goes not out but by prayer and fasting. (Matt. 17:21 KJV)

The NIV and many modern translations say it like this: “there is no verse 21” The translators decided to translate from a Greek manuscript that didn’t have that line in it. Most the old Greek manuscripts, however, DO have it. I believe that it is a serious omission. Why? Let’s look at an explanation of all that fasting will accomplish… “Is not this the kind of fasting I [the Lord speaking] have chosen: to lose the chains of injusticetobreak every yoke? Then your light will break forth like the dawn, and your healing will quickly appear; then your righteousness will go before you, and the glory of the LORD will be your rear guard. Then you will call, and the LORD will answer; you will cry for help, and he will say: Here am IThe LORD will guide you alwaysYou will be like a well-watered garden, like a spring whose waters never fail… then you will find YOUR JOY IN THE LORDFor the mouth of the LORD has spoken. (Isa 58:6, 8-9, 11, 14)

Now, doesn’t it make sense, if you were the enemy, to hide this from us?  

Pray about making your life powerful for God…Bill Stockham

Check this out: https://www.cru.org/train-and-grow/spiritual-growth/fasting/personal-guide-to-fasting.html

 

WE CAN ALWAYS TRUST IN GOD!

WE CAN ALWAYS TRUST IN GOD!

[Hanna, the mother of Samuel, prayed this prayer:]

“…if You will indeed look on the affliction of Your handmaid [she was childless BEFORE God answered her prayer] and remember, and not forget Your handmaid but will give me a son, I WILL GIVE HIM TO THE LORD ALL HIS LIFE (1 Sam. 1:11)

[Our Abba Father honors our commitments!]

HANNAH PRAYED, and said, my heart exults [glories] and triumphs in the Lord; my horn [my strength] is lifted up in the Lord. My mouth is no longer silent, for it is opened wide over my enemies, because I rejoice in Your salvation. There is none holy like the Lord, there is none besides You; THERE IS NO ROCK LIKE OUR GOD. Talk no more so very proudly; let not arrogance go forth from your mouth, for the Lord is a God of knowledge, and BY HIM ACTIONS ARE WEIGHED.” (1 Sam. 2:1-3)

[God, hears what we say but then He sees WHAT WE DOHannah combined tears with her prayers, imitating the mercy of God, who knows our troubled souls. God gives us permission, in prayer, not only to ask for good things, but to declare that special good thing we most need and desire. She spoke tenderly, none could hear her. Here, she testified her belief of God’s knowledge and desires of the heart.]

The LORD sends poverty and wealth; he humbles and he exalts. He raises the poor from the dust and lifts the needy from the ash heap; he seats them with princes and has them inherit a throne of honor. “FOR THE FOUNDATIONS OF THE EARTH ARE THE LORD’S; on them he has set the world. HE WILL GUARD THE FEET OF HIS FAITHFUL SERVANTS, but the wicked will be silenced in the place of darkness. “It is not by strength that one prevails; those who oppose the LORD will be broken. The Most High will thunder from heaven; the LORD will judge the ends of the earth. “HE WILL GIVE STRENGTH TO HIS KING [leaders] AND EXALT THE HORN OF HIS ANOINTED.” (1 Sam. 2:7-10)

[This is such an awesome prayer from a mother who was about to leave her ONLY SON in the hands of Eli, to be used of God to save Israel! A good prayer for each of us to pray over our children and grandchildren as we commit them to the work of the Lord]

REMEMBER; OUR ABBA FATHER IS ALWAYS FAITHFUL!

Be blessed as you praise The Lord, knowing that:

GOD WILL GUARD THE FEET OF HIS FAITHFUL SERVANTS!

-Bill Stockham

Noticias- Colegio Tomlinson

Noticias- Colegio Tomlinson

17 de enero de 2017

El Colegio Tomlinson sirvió un rol clave en el desarrollo del liderazgo de la Iglesia de Dios de la Profecía de 1966 a 1992. Aunque hace casi 25 años desde que cerró sus puertas, aún podemos sentir el impacto que el Colegio Tomlinson tuvo en sus graduados que actualmente sirven como líderes en cada nivel de esta iglesia.

El desarrollo de liderazgo es un valor central de la Iglesia de Dios de la Profecía y sentimos que es muy importante proveer oportunidades educativas económicas, relevantes y accesibles. Consideramos la idea de revivir el viejo campus del Colegio Tomlinson, sin embargo, no hubo suficiente interés o fondos para perseguir esta opción. A pesar de que el Centro Tomlinson no probó ser un método viable, se han desarrollado asociaciones estratégicas que nos permiten ofrecer programas educativos de posgrado que han tenido un alcance más amplio que nunca antes en nuestra historia.

Seminario Teológico Gordon-Conwell

  • Desde el 2010 hemos visto 958 estudiantes/líderes de la IDP tomar clases a través del programa del Seminario Teológico Gordon-Conwell (GCTS, por sus siglas en inglés).
  • Más de 500 estudiantes/líderes de la han tomado cursos dese 2014.
  • Hasta la fecha hemos visto 80 estudiantes/líderes de la IDP graduarse del GCTS con una maestría en religión.
  • Actualmente tenemos 29 estudiantes/líderes de la IDP cursando para obtener un doctorado en pentecostalismo mundial con el GCTS (estos 29 estudiantes tienen programado graduarse en el 2019).

Seminario Teológico Pentecostal (PTS)

  • La IDP ahora ofrece un certificado en ministerio wesleyano pentecostal, una maestría en ministerio cristiano y una maestría en consejería del Seminario Teológico Pentecostal (PTS, siglas en inglés).
  • En octubre de 2016, la IDP condujo su primer curso de certificado en el Centro para Capacitación Ministerial (MTC, siglas en inglés) con 15 estudiantes.
  • Se están formando nuevas cohortes en el 2017 para los cursos de maestría a través de nuestra asociación con el PTS.
  • Nuestra asociación con el PTS nos permite ofrecer un diploma de 90 horas de crédito en el ministerio wesleyano pentecostal.

Estos programas ayudan a sus estudiantes a obtener una educación superior sin tener que salir de sus hogares y lugar de ministerio. Dado que ofrecemos oportunidades educativas a través de la Internet, la instrucción in situ, y el desarrollo del nuevo Centro para Capacitación Ministerial en las Oficinas Internacionales, el otrora campus del Colegio Tomlinson está siendo utilizado solamente como una propiedad en alquiler. En julio de 2016, el Comité de Finanzas y Mayordomía presentó su informe a la 99a Asamblea Internacional con respecto a la propiedad del Colegio Tomlinson. Como un asunto de buena mayordomía, el comité solicitó y recibió la aprobación de la Oficina Internacional para vender la propiedad.

El 17 de enero de 2017, la Iglesia de Dios de la Profecía llegó a un acuerdo con la escuela Tennessee Christian Preparatory School (TCPS, por sus siglas en inglés) para comprar la propiedad del Colegio Tomlinson. La TCPS ha sido inquilino en la mayor parte de la propiedad por un espacio aproximado de 20 años, y ahora sienten que Dios ha abierto una puerta para que esta propiedad se convierta en su hogar permanente. En caso de que surjan algunas circunstancias que impidan que una de las partes cumpla con su porción del acuerdo, la iglesia buscará otros compradores potenciales.

Estamos muy agradecidos por los años que estuvo en función el Colegio Tomlinson. Los líderes que se desarrollaron allí continúan haciendo un impacto positivo en la Iglesia de Dios de la Profecía y el reino de Dios. Muchas amistades que comenzaron en el Colegio Tomlinson aún continúan hoy día. ¡Qué gran legado! Es nuestra oración que el legado de desarrollar jóvenes líderes que impacten el reino continúe a través de la Tennessee Christian Preparatory School.