Connecting Columbia Union Seventh-day Adventists
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- August 2021
When I was a little boy living in the Dominican Republic, I used to save ants from the flood my mother created when she cleaned the concrete floor in our garage. I would take little leaves, straws, whatever was around, to save them. How terrible it was when even one didn’t make it. It pained me.
What does the Bible say about racism? And read about the incredible lives of the Fordhams. Find out in our feature article, and read about the other news from around the Columbia Union Conference in this issue.
The Allegheny East Conference livestreamed the funeral of Elder Henry and Mrs. Sharon Fordham, who, at the time of their death on July 18, were president and first lady of the Allegheny East Conference (AEC). Watch the video here.
Keisha Stubbs-Bone is the new Chief Financial Officer (CFO) at Allegheny West Conference (AWC).
On October 1–2, Washington Adventist University and the Columbia Union Conference will livestream “Overcoming Disunity in the Body of Christ: Concrete Steps,” a G. Arthur Keough Two-Day Summit. Find out more here.
Could the recent Supreme Court decision in favor of Catholic charities refusing to adopt children to gay families impact civil rights for the Seventh-day Adventist Church?
When going through storms in life, it’s easy to focus on the chaos and tempest around you. It’s easy to lose sight of God and focus on the problem. However, Psalm 120:1 testifies that when we call on the Lord, He will answer.
The North American Division responds in support of the “One Humanity” General Conference statement in the following document, voted April 29, 2021.
I do not need to fear when things are hard or when I feel lonely. I only need to trust that God is with me.
One day, God spoke to me through this verse. He said, “I am the way. You need to get to know Me. You need to see My character. You need to trust Me. When I tell you I am always with you, I am."