Connecting Columbia Union Seventh-day Adventists
- Monthly archive
- February 2021
The Bible’s challenge to “do everything in love” may not just be about the happy feelings we get… but all the feelings we get, driving us to do the loving thing when I feel happy, sad, angry, confused… everything being done out of love.
Let us begin this new year by making a renewed commitment to God. We don’t know exactly what 2021 will hold, but we do know Whom we can trust through it all.
The Pennsylvania Conference is embarking on the biggest evangelism initiative in its history: 120 evangelistic events in 2021. More people are involved than ever—praying, sharing Bible studies, learning to preach and inviting others to attend the meetings.
With camp meeting approaching, it was clear that something needed to be done about the cratered dirt road leading into Camp Mohaven—the conference’s summer camp and retreat facilities, located in Danville.
Kosly Joseph, district pastor of the Harrisonburg and Charlottesville (Va.) churches, always dreamed of being an airline pilot.
In response to the pandemic, Rehoboth church members in Reading, Pa., wanted to reach their neighboring community. After assessing community needs, Catrice Davis-Ford, Rehoboth’s Adventist Community Services leader, proposed relaunching the church’s food pantry.
To me, this verse is one of the most personal, heartfelt invitations in the Bible. He doesn’t abandon me to the detours of life, or leave me to drown in my negative thoughts and emotions.
These verses, spoken by Jesus, touch me personally and give me courage to be a witness for Him—no matter the consequence.
This is one of those special verses that has not only helped me handle those tough moments in life, but I believe it has also strengthened those with whom I’ve shared this verse.
That semester, I navigated two difficult courses: Biochemistry and Perseverance in the Face of Uncertainty.