Connecting Columbia Union Seventh-day Adventists
- Monthly archive
- December 2020
A genuine or real church community is not an idealized human projection. Some members have dreams for their community, but this dreaming sometimes may be an obstacle to the genuine, real, authentic and spiritual sense of the community.
As a single mother of two sons, I often feel pressured to have all the answers, but have learned to lean more on God and less on me.
I see the steps on which God brought me to where I am today—a place where my sole desire is to share Christ with those around me.
Life becomes an adventure when we place ourselves in the Lord’s hands every day and allow Him to guide and work in and through us.
Are you facing a problem or difficulty that seems impossible to solve?
Imagine what would happen if you responded with gratitude, not for the problem itself, but for the opportunities the problem can offer.
I read so many godly pleas for my soul to surrender to Him, and, in tears, I underlined them feverishly. I could feel Him calling me. But what happens when we don’t listen and respond?
This sacred responsibility inspires me to live boldly for Jesus and to not be ashamed of being a Seventh-day Adventist.
From this experience, I learned that I do not have to fear when taking a test, doing something new or when I feel alone.
In my occupation as a communicator, where I’m often required to publicly speak, I cannot help but look back and give credit to that verse—customized just for me.
At night, we held baptisms and remodeled the interior of the church. At home, we hid our Bibles so the police wouldn’t find them. And God showed me that His promises are true.