Author Archives: Doug Joseph

About Doug Joseph

Doug and LaDonna Joseph have four great kids. Doug serves the WV & western MD District (UPCI) as Presbyter for Section 1, and as a Site Admin for the district’s various web sites. He previously served District Director of North American Missions, during which an all-time record “Christmas For Christ” offering was gathered for domestic missions. He also serves as Pastor of Christian Apostolic Church, in Clarksburg, WV. He is author of “The Skyport Chronicles” series of novels (including “New Immortal,” “Tesseract,” and “The Last Bye”), all available on or, and “Life and Ministry of Billy and Shirley Cole” (as told by the same to Doug and LaDonna Joseph) — order at

Pastoral Opportunity: Wonderful people, great facility (paid for)

CALLING FOR A CHURCH-PLANTER WITH A SHEPHERD’S HEART New Martinsville, WV ~ These wonderful people, with a beautiful facility (paid for!), are holding together the New Life Apostolic Church of New Martinsville, WV, while praying and believing for a pastor to … Continue reading

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2017 District Conference Licensing, Elections, and Appointments

Licensing: Sis. Janet Mounts — Reinstated & approved for Ordination Bro. Robert Kitchen — Approved for General License Bro. Nathan Martin — Approved for Local License Bro. Everett Davenport — Approved for Ordination Bro. Joel Sites — Approved for General … Continue reading

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IRS Form 990? – No, your church is NOT required to file it!

Sometimes an accountant — or even an IRS employee — will misinform a church employee or church member, falsely claiming that the church supposedly must file a troublesome document called IRS Form 990. Such accountants are simply mistaken. Put simply, they … Continue reading

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Section 1 Minister’s Conference (Business Meeting & Elections)

Click image below for full-size flyer, or click here to download as a PDF. West Virginia & western Maryland UPCI Section 1 Minister’s Conference (Business Meeting & Elections) at New Beginnings Worship Center of Fairmont, West Virginia. Hosts: Bishop & … Continue reading

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ForeWord Reviews: ‘Tesseract’ Novel by WV UPCI Pastor

FICTION/CHRISTIAN Tesseract: Book Two of the Millennial Teleport Trilogy Doug Joseph AuthorStock Softcover $15.95 (175pp) 9781456437442 Doug Joseph’s sequel to New Immortal is an inventive representation of Pentecostal theology that will delight young adult readers. Combining other-worldly time travel with … Continue reading

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