Story by Bryant Smith
The Glenville Present Truth church in Cleveland recently held a six-week evangelistic series themed “Our World in Crisis: Are You Ready?” Stephen D. Lewis, evangelist for Present Truth Ministry, presented Bible truth on topics such as the law of God, the Sabbath, the state of the dead and the plan of salvation. He also presented counsel for married couples and singles. Each evening he quizzed the attendees to see what they had learned from the previous night.
Historia de V. Michelle Bernard
A lrededor de 7.800 miembros de la Unión de Columbia asistieron a las reuniones de la reciente Caravana de Entrenamiento realizadas en 24 sitios dentro del territorio de la unión.
Antes de las reuniones, Rubén Ramos, vicepresidente para los Ministerios Multilingües de la Unión Columbia, y su equipo distribuyeron 19.000 ejemplares de Cómo compartir a Jesús en las iglesias de la Unión con el objetivo de ayudarle a los miembros a entender porque necesitan involucrarse en la misión.
Historia de Tamyra Horst
Saud Elias ha aceptado recientemente el rol de coordinador del Ministerio Hispano para la Conferencia de Pensilvania.
Elias ha servido anteriormente como pastor de la Iglesia Hispana de Lawndale, la Iglesia Hispana de Filadelfia I, y el grupo Hispano de Juniata, todos estos en Filadelfia.
También ha sido pastor del grupo hispano del condado de Bucks en el distrito de Warminster. “Elias tiene su corazón puesto en el evangelismo, y desde el 2008, ha sido parte integral del equipo pastoral hispano de la Conferencia de Pensilvania,” dice Tim Bailey, director de Liderazgo y Crecimiento Espiritual.
Blog by Rob Vandeman
Psalms 69 is written by a man in crisis. The waters of depression and oppression threaten his very life. He suffers at the hands of his enemies because of his devotion to God. The troubles are not specific, which is in keeping with the purpose of the Psalms to provide templates of prayers for later worshippers who have similar, though not identical, issues.
Editorial by Donovan Ross
I remember the day I walked into my first classroom as a teacher. Within a few hours, I thought I had been afflicted with temporary insanity. By the end of the day, I decided that as soon as “something better” came my way, I would be off to pursue a more lucrative and less stressful career.
Story by David Pluviose / Photos by Andrew Shurtleff/AP and Kelly Coe
Columbia Union Conference schools are in the process of rolling out the Adventist Encounter Bible curriculum in elementary and high school classes. A key goal of this new curriculum, slated to be implemented in all union schools by Fall 2018, is to foster a deeper relationship with God and each other. The curriculum uses the Bible as the primary textbook, rather than the assortment of textbooks used by the old Bible curriculum, says Ileana Espinosa, associate director of elementary education for Columbia Union schools.