Connecting Columbia Union Seventh-day Adventists
- Monthly archive
- January 2018
After 53 years of ministerial service, Pastor Henry Wright recently preached his final sermon before entering into retirement to a standing room only crowd at the historic Takoma Park (Md.) church.
Is there someone in your workplace, neighborhood, or school who needs to know the love of Jesus? Who is God calling you to pray for and reach in the New Year? 2018 can be a year that you personally connect with someone that gives their life over to the Lord.
Case Western Reserve University Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences in Cleveland recently honored Allegheny West Conference memeber Deborah A. Hill with the 2017 Distinguished Alumnus Award at an elaborate reception.
Albert Kelly, mayor of Bridgeton, N.J., and a member of Allegheny East Conference's Bethany church in Bridgeton, recently hosted an anti-hate rally on the steps of Bridgeton City Hall to support the “Hate Has No Home Here” (HHNHH) initiative.
One member opens up about his experience with depression and how you can't "just pray it away" + Can a fictional book meet the Christian mandate to draw people closer to Christ? Three fiction authors are seeking to do just that. Read more in the January/February 2018 Visitor!
Read an excerpt of Davenia Lea's book, Naked and Unashamed, here.
Can a fictional book meet the Christian mandate to draw people closer to Christ? Three fiction authors are seeking to do just that.
Depression, like most mental illnesses, lies on a spectrum,” says Kirk Chung, M.D., medical director of Kettering Adventist HealthCare’s Behavioral Medicine Center in Dayton, Ohio. What are the symptoms of depression?
Marissa Leslie, M.D., medical director of Adventist HealthCare’s Behavioral Health division in Gaithersburg, Md., says depression should be viewed more like a very severe flu, a serious illness not dependent on faith.
Elliot Smith remembers his academy teacher pulling him aside after class one day. The teacher noticed he wasn’t enjoying singing anymore—something he loved doing since elementary school. The “darkness” continued until he realized it wasn’t something he could just “pray away.”