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A friend recently told me that God doesn’t get involved in our lives. He said, “Imagine you have God on a shelf at home. Things are fine, but suddenly there’s a problem. You run home, grab Jesus and put Him in your pocket, close to your heart. Then you confront the problem you’re having.” I asked, “Then what?” With a smile, he clarified, “Then you put God back on the shelf!”
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.
Alexis Goring, a member of Potomac Conference’s Restoration Praise Center in Bowie, Md., recently published A Second Chance, the fictional story of a young woman who gets a surprising second start, with one big stipulation. Read out interview with her to find out more.
The Youth Ministries department, which organizes the New Jersey Conference into seven “zones,” recently held two compassion youth rallies.
A team of 12 Chesapeake Conference pastors recently traveled to Bucaramanga, a mountainous region in Colombia, South America, to conduct evangelistic meetings.
As Allegheny West Conference (AWC) celebrates its 50th anniversary, Pastor Carl Rogers, who has dedicated 50 years of service to the church, also has cause for celebration—he recently retired.
Spring Valley Academy students recently set out to take one of the oldest plays in the English language, and make something new.
The Ebenezer Ghana church in Newark, N.J., recently celebrated the grand opening of their new church building. After 12 years of renovation, they were excited to open their doors to members and special guests as part of their “Thus Far the Lord Has Helped Us” theme.
Ministry is often a family affair. These dynamic, dedicated family duos—father-son, father-daughter, husband-wife and siblings—have dedicated their lives to working for the Seventh-day Adventist Church. How are they alike? Different? What blessings and challenges have they experienced? And what have they learned along the way?