Connecting Columbia Union Seventh-day Adventists
- This Month's Issue
The psalm presupposes that there is a great deal of trouble and tragedy in life. A person would have to be blind not to see it. But for those who know, God tragedy is never the final word.
I remember the day I walked into my first classroom as a teacher. Within a few hours, I thought I had been afflicted with temporary insanity. By the end of the day, I decided that as soon as “something better” came my way, I would be off to pursue a more lucrative and less stressful career.
Why teachers and students love the new Bible curriculum.
Story by V. Michelle Bernard / Photos by Kamal Browne
After 39 years of serving the Seventh-day Adventist Church, and 28 in the Columbia Union Conference’s Treasury Department, Carol Wright is retiring February 1.
Click here to read stories from the January/February Visitor.
This year marks 500 years since Martin Luther posted his 95 Theses on the Castle Church door in Wittenberg, Germany (Oct. 31, 1517), challenging the established religious beliefs and practices of his denomination, and launching the Protestant Reformation. Conscientiously, he could not reconcile church practices with biblical teachings as he understood them.
What do wild crocodiles in New Guinea and yellow Lamborghinis in Paris have in common? “They’re both featured in this collection of fabulous stories that come from my life as a missionary kid, a bit of a world traveler, and a hapless co-conspirator in all sorts of unintended adventures.
For many years, the conference Adventist Book Center (ABC) was the place to get your “veggie meat.” Traditionally, located in the basement or backroom of a conference office building, church, or on an academy campus, and mostly geared to Adventist customers, the ABC of 20+ years ago has had to evolve to stay alive. Unfortunately, not all of them have survived.
Most people know that grief is a process, says Ann Roda, vice president of Mission Integration and Spiritual Care at Adventist HealthCare. “Here is the thing. Grief is not something you experience and move on. Grief changes people. Below Roda shares the three aspects of grief and offers some tips to help yourself and others in the process.
Al cierre de la reunión del Comité Ejecutivo realizada en noviembre en la sede central de la unión en Columbia, Maryland, los líderes reconocieron a un grupo de siete personas que han trabajado ‘diligentemente’ para el Señor en el territorio de la Unión de Columbia. Rob Vandeman, secretario ejecutivo, introdujo a los honrados. “Estas personas han sido fieles a su llamado al compartir el mensaje de Jesús”, dijo.