Connecting Columbia Union Seventh-day Adventists
- This Month's Issue
Pastor Kleyton Feitosa has always been a planner, mapping out life seven to 10 years in advance. Until cancer hit. And hit again. And again.
In his recently published Discipleship Guide: Bible Principles for Growing Disciples, Peeler describes how he went from being a member to disciple, and shares principles to help readers do the same.
This fictional story about 12-year-old Anna and her family of undocumented workers highlights the challenges immigrants face and must make.
My Home, a recent album of original music and hymns arranged in a Bossa Nova style, is the result of three years of work by Felipe Paccagnella.
This year Christian Record Services, Inc., (CRS) celebrates 120 years of ministry to the blind. “With the Lord’s guidance, it is the members, donors, volunteers and employees who have made Christian Record impactful all of these years,” says Diane Thurber, president.
New initiatives guide educators to excel.
Serving as a school principal is a tough job. It doesn’t matter what type of school it is, what classes are offered or how many students are enrolled.
“Two weeks later, my last living grandparent passed away,” Anissa Perla remembers. “It was a horrible, dark time in our life. I remember thinking, I need to grieve and just let my opinions out. I wanted to take it to another level in terms of sharing with other women and men. Miscarriages happen more often than we think; it’s [approximately] 1 in 4 women. We don’t talk about it. It’s like a sad, secret society.”
What people post, “no matter how small it may seem,” is very significant. What impact will you make?
Church leaders should be especially careful, Luttrell believes. “Leaders are put on pedestals and are expected to be perfect and have normative experiences, but if they have struggles like everybody else does—like a porn addiction or divorce—then everyone’s scandalized. They’re expected to keep it silent and not say anything.