Connecting Columbia Union Seventh-day Adventists
You don’t need any special gifts or abilities,” says Tamyra Horst, on being a prayer warrior. “You just need a willingness, an honest heart and a tenacity to not give up.” Here are a few tips from Horst and other prayer warriors in the Columbia Union.
Many of us stumble over how to express praise in a culture in which it seems alien. The wonderful contribution of the psalms is that they solve the problem of our deficiency of praise.
October is Pastor Appreciation Month, a time when we have the opportunity to recognize and affirm the work and ministry of our pastoral workforce who have accepted the call to be “co-laborers” with Christ.
For the first 10 years of his ministry, Roger Hernandez says he was a terrific pastor and a terrible husband. Here are three practical solutions that helped him and some suggestions that might help you.
If you invest your resources just as a farmer sows seed, God promises that you will always be blessed with a harvest. Beyond material things, what greater blessing could there be than seeing lives transformed by the gospel?
No one—other than Jesus—has ever lived on this earth with a mission to save the entire world. No one has ever had an agenda as important as Christ. His mission was clear: “The Son of Man came to seek and to save the lost” (Luke 19:10, NIV).
Editorial by Rick Remmers
Wayne Gretzky, the famous and retired Canadian hockey player, is credited with the quote, “You miss 100 percent of the shots you never take.” A corollary to this would be, “People can’t accept an invitation that’s never given.”
From the seashore, Jesus called out to Peter and Andrew: “‘Follow Me, and I will make you shers of men.’ They immediately left their nets and followed Him” (Matt. 4:19, 20, NKJV).
How do we protect ourselves from a very real threat of terrorism without surrendering to irrational prejudice? Wally Carson, Columbia Union vice president and General Counsel has a wise perspective.
We are inviting and encouraging every conference entity—every church, school, officer, department leader and church member—to embrace this great movement that Jesus Himself began.