Blue Mountain Academy (BMA) began the new year with 161 students—an increase in enrollment over the past three years—and with several “power weekends” featuring speakers who shared their testimonies and challenged the young people and staff to take the steps needed to strengthen their relationships with God.
Matt Stroup has joined the Pennsylvania Conference team as the new Media Ministries director. This new position will focus on creating resources to equip and help churches in their mission to reach everyone, everywhere.
The second Friday night of each month, Carnegie, Pa., hosts the “Carnegie Crawl,” where Main Street businesses stay open late with live music and special events throughout the town. One local Adventist church is participating!
The Pennsylvania Conference has developed, “Pray, Plan, Plant,” a strategic initiative to take the everlasting gospel beyond the established churches and into places and cultures beyond their current areas of influence.
Nalda Hernandez was concerned for her son Antonio. He was being bullied in school, and the emotional stress resulted in him not caring about anything, including his grades. She knew he needed a change, but as a single mom, could she afford a Seventh-day Adventist education? On the other hand, could she afford not to?
My wife and I returned from vacation to find that our garden had really grown. We had some catching up to do to bind the tomato plants and weed the grow boxes. She is, by far, the main gardener, and for that I am thankful. Our garden illustrates how quickly healthy plants grow.