We are a community of faith. A Seventh-day Adventist congregation with beliefs, values and hope that we hold dear. Still, we live in a world that is broken, divided, and filled with heartache. A world God loves. A world we are a part of.
This week our nation was again faced with this brokenness and division:
The lives of men taken by those who had sworn to protect them.
“And you see and hear how this fellow Paul has convinced and led astray large numbers of people here in Ephesus and in practically the whole province of Asia. He says that gods made by human hands are no gods at all.” (Acts 19:26 NIV11-GK)
Do you believe in God?
This is probably the most polarizing question we can ask in our society. Just follow a debate and you will see vitriol from both sides: "How could you be so stupid? Yo...
On Sept 1st, 1945, a Japanese pastor by the name of Robert Nomi organized a church in the small town of Kailua with just 12 members. Having just been released from a internmet camp with the close of World War II, Pastor Robert and his wife Sumiko heard God's call to make a difference in a broken world. That fall Sumiko began a school with just 15 students.
Quick, stop what you are doing and check your pulse.....
Did you reach for your wrist, the carotid artery in your neck, or simply put your hand over you heart? Each place indicates something unique.
I'm told that our pulse doesn't just check your heart rate. It can also indicate blood pressure. Without adequate blood pressure your blood is not able to travel to all the parts of your body, depriving the tissue of its most cr...
Jesus' answer has become the most well known prayer in Christainity.
It's entitled "The Lord's Prayer."
“Our Father which art in heaven, Hallowed be thy name. Thy kingdom come. Thy will be done in earth, as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread. And forgive us our debts, as we forgive our debtors. And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil:...