Connecting Columbia Union Seventh-day Adventists
- Pennsylvania Conference
As a young Christian, I came across verse after verse in the Bible about forgiveness and praying for your enemies, but I ignored theses verses and would just turn the page. I was so deeply hurt; I didn’t want to forgive or pray for my nemesis.
God’s thinking and ways are not ours (Isaiah 55:8). He is infinite. We are finite. He is far beyond our vaunted logic, reason and sense of fairness.
Stewart Lozensky recently joined the Pennsylvania Conference to serve as the church regeneration director, a newly created role to help plateaued and declining churches grow again and reach their communities with the gospel.
This sacred responsibility inspires me to live boldly for Jesus and to not be ashamed of being a Seventh-day Adventist.
Sending her son to Blue Mountain Academy (BMA) was a hard decision for one single mother, but one that was necessary. Although she didn’t know how she would pay for his tuition, she wanted more for him and his life, so, in faith, she enrolled him. And then prayed. And prayed.
“The steadfast love of the Lord never ceases; his mercies never come to an end; they are new every morning; great is your faithfulness” (ESV). We have seen this promise in Lamentations 3:22–23 lived out this year.
Through the process, the administrative staff at BMA has learned to trust more deeply in the ever-present power of God.
Members of the Williamsport church are selling their building and constructing a new combined church and school facility.
Richard Becker's legacy lives on at Blue Mountain Academy in the Pennsylvania Conference.
Simple invitations to worship and study together are changing lives. Here is how it is happening.