Church of God Resolutions on RACISM AND ETHNIC DISPARITY (2000) #ourCOG

#ourCOG Church of God Resolutions on RACISM AND ETHNIC DISPARITY (2000)
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RACISM AND ETHNIC DISPARITY (2000)
WHEREAS the Church of God from its inception has contended to be inclusive of peoples regardless of gender, cultural background or race; and

WHEREAS the 50th General Assembly in 1964 adopted a resolution on human rights affirming the worth of every individual; and

WHEREAS every race bears the image of God and has its origin in Adam who is the Father of all mankind; and

WHEREAS in Christ Jesus there is neither Jew nor Gentile, slaves nor free men, men nor women, but we are all one in Him; and

WHEREAS the Resolution on Leadership and World Vision in the 1990 General Assembly Minutes commits the church to be “international…transcending culture, race, nationalism, and politics”; and

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Church of God Resolutions on War and International Terrorism #ourCOG

#ourCOG Church of God Resolutions on War and International Terrorism
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9-11, THE WAR ON TERRORISM, & SUPPORT FOR THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES AND OTHER WORLD LEADERS

WHEREAS, on September 11, 2001, four hijacked planes — American Airlines Flight 11, United Airlines Flight 175, American Airlines Flight 77, and United Airlines Flight 93 — in a time span of only one hour and 25 minutes, crashed into the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center, the West Section of the Pentagon, and a rural section of Somerset County, Pennsylvania, taking the lives of more than 3,000 individuals; and

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Church of God Resolutions on MUSLIMS, RACISM AND ETHNIC DISPARITY #ourCOG

#ourCOG Church of God Resolutions on MUSLIMS, RACISM AND ETHNIC DISPARITY
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MUSLIMS (2002)
WHEREAS the Bible directs us to go into all the world and preach the gospel to all nations, and there is a way that seems right to man but the end thereof are the ways of death; and

WHEREAS Islam has become the fastest growing religion in the world, and has attracted an attrition from Christianity among our ethnic communities (ABC News), and has more than 6 million members in the United States alone (US News and World Report), with 1.6 billion Muslims worldwide (Islamic Web); and

WHEREAS there has been A Wave of Conversion to Islam in the United States (and worldwide) following the events of September 11, 2001,” with more than 35,000 converts in the United States during the year following (Islamic Web); and

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