Connecting Columbia Union Seventh-day Adventists
- Monthly archive
- December 2020
I relate this to a person’s life before they find Christ. They are always searching for something, knowing something in their lives is lacking or missing.
The question is, are believers claiming these promises amid COVID-19? Are children in the church’s sphere of influence witnessing this unwavering faith and trust?
The Shiloh church in Cincinnati is like so many other congregations impacted by the worldwide pandemic.
You can learn how to podcast, use Youtube or create a small group for ministry. There are also courses on how to reach people from other cultures and countries who live in your community.
Sending her son to Blue Mountain Academy (BMA) was a hard decision for one single mother, but one that was necessary. Although she didn’t know how she would pay for his tuition, she wanted more for him and his life, so, in faith, she enrolled him. And then prayed. And prayed.
Recently, the Williamsport (Md.) church held Sabbath School Alive, a one-day training seminar to equip Sabbath School leaders to create more engaging experiences for class attendees by focusing on prayer, Bible study, fellowship and mission.
When we were teenagers, my grandmother used to urge my sister and I to get out of bed early and get to work. “Stop practicing death,” she would say. She wanted us to enjoy God’s delights for the day.
Two weeks prior, sending my middle son, Sam (pictured), to boarding school 3,000 miles away from our home in Oregon never crossed my mind. I went to bed unsuspecting of what the night would bring. Little did I know, God was about to drop a “faith bomb.”
“The steadfast love of the Lord never ceases; his mercies never come to an end; they are new every morning; great is your faithfulness” (ESV). We have seen this promise in Lamentations 3:22–23 lived out this year.
When I arrived to the United States in 2004 to study at La Sierra University (Calif.), two main obstacles stood in my way: How would I pay for my tuition, and how would I adjust to American culture?