Connecting Columbia Union Seventh-day Adventists
- Monthly archive
- September 2021
Reflections from the Class of 2021 year-end survey reveal the incalculable value of SVA relationships in 2021.
This year, the Hispanic Ministries Department has experienced many stories of how God has worked in people’s lives across Ohio: An entire family making the decision to give their lives to Jesus; a lady who resisted her friend’s invitation to church finally attends and decides to be baptized; a daughter who takes a trip to see her mother be baptized ends up being touched by the Holy Spirit and gets baptized too; 10 young people get baptized together; a pastor baptizes his own sister; a man who suffers from addiction and sleeps in a cemetery finds new life and hope by giving his life to Jesus.
No one likes the feeling of being unprepared.
This may look like a simple verse. It contains only eight words, but certain carefully-chosen words put together can be very powerful. “We walk by faith” means we can’t get through life alone. We choose to follow God and live for Him.
By clinging to 1 John 4:16, and reflecting on Jesus’ sacrifice—love’s ultimate expression—my faith strengthened. May yours too.
When you feel you aren’t good enough, smart enough or just enough, know that this is when God is getting ready to show up big time, and you’ll be more than enough for whatever the situation.
This is one of my favorite verses in the Bible because of the comfort it has brought me. In my life, I have struggled with mental health issues. These struggles can vary from mild anxiety and discomfort to full-on breakdowns and fearing for what the future holds.
Members of the Columbia Union Conference Executive Committee gathered today for their first quarterly meeting of the 2021-26 quinquennium.
At the Columbia Union Conference Executive Committee meeting today, members voted to return and/or promote appointees in the Communication, Education, Information Technology (IT) and Treasury departments.
Early in his childhood, my friend Igor was often corrected for his inability to name colors. It wasn’t until elementary school that he learned he was color blind, a condition that affects one in 12 men and one in 200 women in the world. However, on June 8, 2020, Igor’s life forever changed.