Connecting Columbia Union Seventh-day Adventists
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- September 2021
Blue Mountain Academy (BMA) alumnus Jim Slater (’85) had already completed three IRONMAN events. But this year, when IRONMAN Chattanooga was scheduled on the anniversary of when he broke his neck, became paralyzed, stopped breathing and almost died while a freshman at BMA, he was especially excited to participate.
Gloria Holland's faith in God has given her the drive to come in every day and make a positive impact to those she interacted with on the phone and in person, says Candace Nurse.
Story by LaTasha Hewitt
Members of the Allegheny East Conference (AEC) Executive Committee recently appointed two administrators at a special executive committee meeting.
One of the most tragic losses caused by the pandemic was charities who serve those in need. Reach Out Montgomery County, who served the uninsured in the Dayton area, lost funding in the wake of COVID-19 and had no other choice but close. This meant that many adults had lost an important support system and source of medical care.
Marvin Leroy Moore, editor of Signs of the Times, died in the morning of September 27, 2021, at his home in Caldwell, Idaho, with his wife, Lois, by his side. He was 84 years of age.
Many dedicated Seventh-day Adventists at Highland View Academy had the foresight to build a place where generations of young people could obtain an Adventist Christian education.
When I became a Christian, I felt that this verse was the perfect summary of my salvation experience. Before I understood my redemption in Christ, I was living under a huge burden of trying to be accepted by God. I never felt good enough for Him to accept me as a candidate for heaven. I was lonely and depressed.
This spring, Alex Dubee, now retired pastor of the Pottsville and Hamburg churches, partnered with the CORE school of evangelism and local Bible worker Jack LaCamera to hold evangelistic meetings at both churches.
The Ohio Department of Education recently presented Nathaniel Snow, a veteran educator and member of the Dayton (Ohio) church, with the 2021 Teachers of Ohio Representing Character and Heart (TORCH) award. TORCH celebrates teachers who model strong character and a heart for their students, colleagues and communities.
“When you go through deep waters, I will be with you. When you go through rivers of difficulty, you will not drown” (Isa. 43:2, NLT).