Connecting Columbia Union Seventh-day Adventists
In 2023, we are challenging every member to go on an adventure with the Holy Spirit, asking Him to use them to eternally impact one other life for Jesus.
Pine Forge Academy (PFA) holds two weeks of prayer during the first semester of the year: a “Back to School Revival” and a “Fall Week of Prayer.” This past fall, the school community witnessed 19 students make a decision for Christ at the conclusion of Week of Prayer.
Christians have the inside edge when it comes to truly understanding where we are in earth’s history, why things are the way they are, and where all things are going to ultimately wind up.
When I used to ride motorcycles, I heard a saying, “There are only two kinds of motorcyclists: those who have been down, and those who will be down.” This is also true in the human experience. There are only two kinds of people: those who have been through a crisis and those who will encounter one in the future.
Active listening is powerful – and, at Adventist HealthCare, we recognize listening as an essential tool for effective care and healing.
Another year has come to a close, and we can honestly say that God has not only been with us but has truly led and blessed the children, high school youth, young adults and adults of Ohio.
We know we are living in the last days, and God is going to power His last-day mission through our offerings of thanksgiving and faithful return of His tithe and other gifts. This is how we honor and worship Him.
As Creator of all things and Sustainer of life, God alone is deserving of our praise and adoration. He is the object of our thanksgiving.
When I was a child, I imagined the coin in Jesus' parable of "The Lost Coin" as a silver dollar – in my mind the biggest and best of all coins. I could just see myself searching for something so precious if I lost it.
When the pandemic hit, I witnessed a decrease in youth attending church and a lack of leaders available to minister to those who remained. This afforded me the opportunity to step up and make a difference.