Connecting Columbia Union Seventh-day Adventists
- Monthly archive
- October 2021
When I was 7-years-old, my grandmother discovered the Seventh-day Adventist faith. Every Friday night, she took me with her to an Adventist neighbor’s house to welcome the Sabbath. After we attended a few times, I asked her why we were worshipping on Saturday instead of Sunday. She explained to me that the Bible said God created the Sabbath for us when He created the world. We began reading the Bible together so I could learn more.
Have you ever wondered how to love someone even after they hurt you?
It was while preparing to lead a worship some time ago that a verse I’d read many times before caught my attention. And it still speaks to me.
Children from Chesapeake Conference’s Atholton church in Columbia, Md., recently led an evangelistic series themed “Called” under a tent pitched on the church grounds.
As an accountant by profession, I have often counseled my clients, wherever appropriate, to prove God’s Word when it comes to finances. I know this also from personal experience.
Over the last few months, progress on the new conference headquarters happened quickly, with all walls framed by mid-September and sheet-rock placed the following weeks.
The Potomac Conference announced the hiring of its new Vice President for Finance, Karen Senecal.
Camp meeting season came to a beautiful conclu- sion this year, as families from across Ohio gathered for the 2021 Hispanic Camp Meeting.
David is drawing from the book of nature to tell us to thrust our roots deep into the Word of God amid the spiritual drought that surrounds us to find the living waters that will enable us to grow tall and allow us to flourish and bear the fruit of the Spirit.
The intended meaning of the golden rule is to put yourself in someone else’s shoes. How would you want to be treated if the roles were reversed? I know I’d prefer to be treated with love and respect.