Entries by John Woodward

Recovery Ministry

On September 15th, Mark McKeehan, John Woodward and John Norman attended a conference titled “Understanding Addiction: SET FREE.” Grace Fellowship International and other local ministries had resource tables. The event was sponsored by Renew Clinic www.renewknoxville.com : “Every year in September, Renew Clinic hosts our Annual Conference on addiction to unite the community of believers […]

Dr. Lee Turner with the Lord

Dr. Lee Turner, author of The Grace Discipleship Course and other books, went to be with the Lord on July 14th at 93 years of age. His wife, Mary completed her journey in this life on June 26th. Lee told her before she passed he would be right behind her. He followed her to glory […]

Training in India

Grace Counseling India is a Christian counseling institution with a Registered Office in Chennai. They provide counseling services to individuals, families, students, etc., who are in various needs and hurts. In addition, they offer physical and virtual Exchanged Life Seminars, Counselor Training Certificate courses for Counselors and Mentors. GCI is an affiliate of Grace Fellowship […]

New Jersey Events

I had special opportunities during a ministry trip to New Jersey to share the fuller message of the Cross and celebrate God’s transformative grace and love. On the morning of June 3rd I was at The Colony of Mercy at America’s Keswick. (We have had their chaplains come to Tennessee for training over the years.) […]

New Executive Director

The Board of Grace Fellowship International is pleased to announce the appointment of Mark McKeehan as the new Executive Director of GFI. Mark has been the pastor of Chilhowee Hills Baptist Church in Knoxville TN for the last 13 years. Mark has also been a member of the board of GFI for the past two and a half years. He […]

Seminars and Workshop

Recent “Finding Joy: Biblical Counsel to Overcome Depression” seminars were hosted by Painesville Baptist Church in Ohio, and Calvary Baptist Church in Knoxville, Tennessee. The Exchanged Life Counseling Workshop was held in Tennessee. Upcoming seminars and workshops are listed under calendar of events. Comments from workshop attendees: Excellent workshop! This is truly a ministry of […]

Grief Conference

Comfort for the Broken Heart: A Grief Conference was held on December 4th, 2021. The event was hosted by Trenton First Baptist Church in Trenton, Georgia. This conference was organized by pastor Eddie Cantrell and Mark Miller, who welcomed the group in a plenary session. Five workshops were given by presenters John Woodward, Jim Herndon […]

Autumn Ministry Events

In September we had two seminars that were hosted by churches. Trading Ford Baptist Church in Salisbury, North Carolina hosted the Finding Freedom Seminar. This was promoted by GFI alumni at the local ministry, Capstone Recovery Center. Good Shepherd Baptist Church in Christiansburg, Virginia hosted the Abiding Life Seminar on September 25th. This was promoted […]