Connecting Columbia Union Seventh-day Adventists
As the evangelist preached to the crowd gathered at a stadium in Africa, a spiritual battle was raging behind the stage platform.
I am a witness that dreams do come true, visions do become reality and God does answer prayers! This past August, all three happened when we celebrated the grand opening of Adventist HealthCare (AHC) White Oak Medical Center on Healing Way in Silver Spring, Md.
Each registration day, Shenandoah Valley Academy (SVA) faculty and staff form a circle, join hands and pray for the students who will momentarily walk through the doors of Twomley Hall and become part of the SVA family.
"Have you ever seen a miracle?” When asked, we often stand with a blank look on our faces as we rummage in our memories to find one. I can think of at least two miracles my staff and I have recently seen at the Mt. Aetna Retreat Center in Hagertown, Md.
It is often said that the youth are the future of our church. I respectfully, yet passionately, disagree. I believe that the youth are the passion and energy of our church right now.
Serving as a school principal is a tough job. It doesn’t matter what type of school it is, what classes are offered or how many students are enrolled.
Mark Brown notes one of the greatest lessons he's learned in his spiritual journey: God is not necessarily looking at your ability; He is looking at your availability.
Editorial by Jorge Aquero
In the context of the Great Commission given by Jesus in Matthew 28:16–20, there are very specific details of why the disciples of Jesus must now be connected to His mission. According to the biblical passage, the following points stand out:
Most of us have read the book of Genesis and the story of creation many times, but have you ever “read between the lines”?
First Chronicles 12:32 mentions the tribe of Issachar who “understood the times and knew what Israel should do” (NIV). We need Issacharian pastors today who understand the trends and changes in our culture, and who will reach out to and engage people for Christ in relevant ways.