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Zambia Missions Trip Report

Pastor Matthew Olson and his wife Ellen traveled to Zambia in February, where they visited churches in Ndola, Kitwe, Lufwanyama, and Solwezi. They participated in an ordination service and the recognition/commissioning of TIME students. They provided leadership training to the pastor’s wives and women in ... Read More

MS Board of Managers 2019-2020

Danny Lee, Levi Bond and Miriam Berg were returned as President & Vice Presidents of the SDB Missionary Society at the March 2019 annual Board meeting. Norman Burdick (Treasurer) and Kathleen Hughes (Secretary), along with Andrew Samuels (Chief Executive Director) complete the Executive Committee. A ... Read More

Church Global Missions Award REMINDER

We are in the first month of the annual special 2-month Fundraising Campaign – Has your church started fundraising? Churches are invited to support this special Church Fund Raising Campaign March 15th – May 15th, 2019. Each church is encouraged to target raising a minimum ... Read More

Burundi Orphans find a Home

We do not have facilities to rescue all those orphaned by disease, disasters, mishaps, and civil unrest, but we can help rescue some.  The Missionary Society is continuing its partnership with conferences around the world to minister to those who have nowhere to turn. Most ... Read More

Jamaican Students Join SCSC 2019

Continuing our partnership with the Women’s Board, the Missionary Society is working to help bring another international team to participate in the Summer Christian Service Corps (SCSC) program. Two Jamaicans will join SDB young adults of the US & Canada Conference this summer in dedicated ... Read More

PRAYER ALERT: Devastating Floods in Malawi

Prayer partners are asked to pray again for SDBs in Southern Malawi. They are being affected by more severe flooding. “I write to inform you and all believers about the disaster which has befallen us. Last week Malawi was devastated with floods in some parts ... Read More

Brazil TIME in Mozambique

Following the success with the Zambian TIME (Training In Ministry by Extension) program, we have been partnering with our brethren in Brazil to bring a similar series of training seminars to the SDB leadership in Mozambique.  The Brazilians are the natural choice to lead this ... Read More

New Chief Executive Director

We are pleased to congratulate Andrew Samuels for his new position as Chief Executive Director of the Missionary Society.  We are excited to have Pastor Andy join Missionary Society as a full time employee effective March 1st, 2019. Samuels will be stepping away from his ... Read More

Focus Article: I Prayed for the Wrong Thing (Sabbath Recorder, Mar 2019)

I was a quiet and considerate little boy.  I kept to myself mostly in elementary school and, as is many times the case, fell victim to antagonism and threats from playground bullies.  Typically, I did not cower so after some blustering they would generally move ... Read More

Uganda Flood Recovery Update

Daniel Lubuto, leader of the Uganda SDB Conference wrote that the children have gone back to schools.  Thanks to your help a lot of needs were met including books now and initially with medical attention, food, mosquito nets and temporary shelter.  They have been placing ... Read More