Over the past eight months many natural disaster have taken place. Through it all Adventist Community Services Disaster Relief (ACSDR) has been in the various location of need to offer support and assistance.
The Security of the Sabbath “…worship Him who made heaven and earth, the sea and springs of water” (Revelation 14:7) Birthdays! Anniversaries! The 4 th of July! Thanksgiving! Christmas! These events all call for celebrations – occasions for remembering a shared heritage, for family togetherness, for remembering our roots and past history by which we define and maintain our identity. Our Creator-God wants us to remember and celebrate the great events of salvation history, creation and redemption, that He initiated, and which define our identity as His very own children.
Bill Hagerman, Christian for 27 years and member of Newark, Ohio Community Seventh-day Adventist church since May of 2012, is a hi-octane kind of guy. He owns a hair salon, sells insurance, is a full-time single parent and caregiver, and uses every one of those avenues as a way of doing mission work.
A major new Bible study resource sponsored by the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists and Andrews University is scheduled for release at the 2015 General Conference session in San Antonio, Texas, according to Andrews University President Niels-Erik Andreasen. The Andrews Bible Commentary , the church’s first concise, one-volume commentary, is intended as a coordinated resource with the Andrews Study Bible , released by Andrews University Press in June 2010.
I don’t know about where you live, but where I live it seems like a lot of people are feeling pretty hopeless about their futures. Image © Krieg Barrie from GoodSalt.com Everywhere they look bad things are happening, and they don’t feel like they have any control over their own lives and their own futures. According to Tara Parker-Pope of the The New York Times (May 2013), “suicide rates among middle-aged Americans have risen sharply in the past decade.” Here are the stats behind this trend: “From 1999 to 2010, the suicide rate among Americans ages 35 to 64 rose by nearly 30 percent
Lifestyle Magazine, the flagship program for Faith For Today, has won the Gold and Silver awards at the 2013 WorldFest-Houston International Film Festival. WorldFest is one of the oldest and largest film festivals in the United States. Secular and religious film and television producers from around the globe compete with their best programs at this prestigious festival
“The Lord their God will save them on that day as the flock of his people. They will sparkle in his land like jewels in a crown.” Zechariah 9:16 NIV Image © Lars Justinen from GoodSalt.com [Thought questions for Heaven's Best Gift June 19,2013] 1. Welcome to the celebration.
Read Zechariah 14 . How are we to understand that which is being said there? Image © Lars Justinen from GoodSalt.com In the last chapter of his book, Zechariah describes a day when all unrepentant nations will gather themselves against Jerusalem