[My brother] shouldn’t be with us today is what a doctor told me this morning, said Carmina Portillo, a member from the New Jersey Conference. “There is no reason he should be here, but he is because God defies science. He defies medicine.”
“We believe in sharing God’s blessings with our entities,” said Columbia Union Conference Treasurer Emmanuel Asiedu. “[We] want to give $550,000 back to our entities to support the mission. [We’re] giving the money now so we can share the blessings now.”
The Lay Training Biblical Institute program (Seminario Adventista Laico), sponsored by Andrews University (Mich.), recently brought a clear and fresh vision to the intellectual and spiritual preparation of the lay people of the New Jersey Conference (NJC).