Connecting Columbia Union Seventh-day Adventists
- Monthly archive
- September 2021
Have you ever wondered what or who specifically helps us survive?
To be kind to someone who treats us badly is probably the hardest thing to do. When someone hurts you, the first thing you think of is to plan out your revenge. It takes self-control to honor God by learning to “turn the other cheek.”
Washington Adventist University (WAU) leaders renamed the school's Department of Religion as the Henry and Sharon Fordham Department of Religion
God did not create humankind to eventually die. He created us to be immortal—life without an end.
In line with this commitment, the NAD fully supports the Seventh-day Adventist Church’s statement encouraging “responsible immunization/vaccination,” and as such has “no religious or faith-based reason not to encourage [its] adherents to responsibly participate in protective and preventive immunization programs.”
In 2020, I performed with Takoma Academy’s chorale at the Capitol Hill church in Washington, D.C. Earlier that week, I had celebrated my 16th birthday. But sadly, I lost a family member the next day. I walked into church that Sabbath with intense emotions.
It was the summer before sixth grade, and almost every night I would wake up with fear and anxiety about the upcoming school year.
Our lives can change from doom to gloom overnight. God can arrange circumstances to give us a better life, a better education, a better job.
I don’t know about you, but sometimes I think it is impossible to not sin. Temptations come my way, and many times I give in to them. The thing is, when a temptation pops into my head, I tend to think I have already sinned, but nothing could be further from the truth.
I woke up this morning with “The Lord’s Last Supper” on my mind. We participate in this ceremony once a quarter, but do we really think about its meaning? Does it stimulate our remembrance of Christ?