Article

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

Focus Article: Serving as a University Campus Missionary (Sabbath Recorder, Feb 2019)

I am planning to make a major change in what I anticipate to be the next phase of my life. I am a senior at Fairmont State University in West Virginia and will be graduating in May of 2019 with a degree in Graphic Design. ... Read More

Focus Article: Sierra Leone and unto the Uttermost (Sabbath Recorder, Jan 2019)

Last year when Clinton Brown and I went to Sierra Leone, we found a group of believers in Jesus Christ who were devoted to worshiping our Lord and Savior in Spirit and truth. The Seventh Day Baptists there were an inspiration to me in their ... Read More

Focus Article: Tribal Dance and SDB Worship (Sabbath Recorder, Dec 2018)

You can experience quite a variety of worship styles due to regional preferences or the importation of culture from other countries if you visit some of the different Seventh Day Baptist congregations in the USA & Canada. Being a westerner, I was somewhat naive to ... Read More

Christmas Gift List 2018

Please consider discussing with your family about adding some of these to your Christmas gift list. International Children’s Relief Support: □ #1 – Helping orphans transition into new Christian homes (Suggested Gift: $30) □ #2 – Aid for Children Distressed by War & Conflicts (Suggested ... Read More

Focus Article: Cuba-The SDB Experience (Sabbath Recorder, Oct 2018)

In August of 2018 I had the opportunity to travel to Cuba to meet with Sabbath-keeping believers in the city of Santa Marta. Manuel Marambio, a leader of the Chilean SDB Convention, met me there to translate. The Cubans had initially made contact with the ... Read More

Focus Article: You Can Go to India If He Wants (Sabbath Recorder, May 2018)

I have written before about how God had amazingly diverted my path a few years ago to make things happen in India though Seventh Day Baptists that I could not have anticipated. I was frustrated because my path was blocked, but His plan was so ... Read More

Focus Article: God Is Good In Burundi (Sabbath Recorder, April 2018)

In October of 2015, I had the privilege of traveling to the African countries of Uganda, Rwanda, and Burundi with Johnmark Camenga, pastor of Lost Creek SDB Church in West Virginia. Before going, the lead pastor in Burundi, Gilbert Ndwayo, advised me that we should ... Read More

Focus Article: Ye All Are Going To Die (Sabbath Recorder, March 2018)

Maybe not this week or next, but if Jesus’ return does not preempt your time here, then your body in this broken world will fail and you will stop being counted among the living. We often try to pretend otherwise despite the regular reminders and ... Read More

Focus Article: Mission Kenya 2017 – To God Be The Glory! (Sabbath Recorder, Feb 2018)

A team of four—Garfield Miller (SDB Missionary Society), Nathan Crowder (Boulder SDB, CO), Sydney Looper (North Loup SDB, NE) and Elisabeth Lawson (Colton SDB, CA)—were in Kenya December 19-24, 2017. Every dollar and every prayer, in support, was worth it! God’s presence was experienced through ... Read More