Connecting Columbia Union Seventh-day Adventists
Tips on talking with new contacts about salvation
Use these tips to build relationships in your community
1. Take one day at a time. Sometimes I had to live hour by hour, or even minute by minute.
"You can change the world a little—or a lot. Here are some ways you can use your time to impact others this holiday season:
Looking back, Josephine Benton, now 87, knows exactly where her desire to minister came from. Her father was a Seventh-day Adventist evangelist who frequently moved their family around the country. “I would sit and listen to my dad’s sermons, and I always knew that if I had been born a boy, I would have been a preacher,” she said. “But that path didn’t seem open to me.”
If the referendum on Maryland’s Civil Marriage Act passes, the state would join six others and the District of Columbia in legalizing same-sex marriage. As they head to the polls this month, Seventh-day Adventist Christians are wondering what passage of this law and two others could mean for Bible-believers. In 1999 and again in 2004, the world church released statements upholding the biblical view and fundamental belief that marriage should involve one man and one woman.