Connecting Columbia Union Seventh-day Adventists
We are living in difficult times. It seems as if our civilization is falling apart because of terrorism, abuse and hatred. It is shocking to watch the news, as apparently harmless people—men, young women, sometimes children or elders—detonate themselves with explosives, killing and injuring dozens of people they do not even know! Can it get any crazier?
Story by Tim Allston
According to “American Congregations at the Beginning of the 21st Century,” a Duke University 2006-2007 National Congregations Study, the percent of regular adult participants younger than age 35 in the average congregation dropped from 25 to to 20 percent.
Editorial by Pastor Dean Waterman
This summer Charleston, S.C., has been in the news because of the racially motivated massacre of nine African-Americans attending a Bible study and prayer service
It’s All in the Details
By Sheri Clemmer
Evangelism is Alive and Well
Editorial by William McClendon
What happens when you add fasting to your prayers? Does it make you eligible for bonus blessings? Watch this video to hear from Miracle Temple church members in Baltimore, who share what they experienced when they tried this ancient discipline.
It’s Not All Bad News
Editorial by Gary Gibbs, Chesapeake Conference Evangelism and Ministries Development director
Are We Faithful Stewards?
By Larry Boggess, Mountain View Conference president
As I observe today’s events, the words of the song “Midnight Cry” come to mind. Troublesome times are upon us. Soon we will hear the midnight cry and Jesus will be here.
Paulo Macena serves as t