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Christmas Gift List 2019

Please consider discussing with your family about adding some of these to your Christmas gift list for 2019. Children’s Relief Support: □ #1 – Helping orphans transition into new Christian homes (Suggested Gift: $30) □ #2 – Aid for Children Distressed by War & Conflicts ... 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: AWARE! ASK! ACT! – About my first trip to Africa (Sabbath Recorder, July/Aug 2018)

  Last September, Pastor Andy Samuels and I visited some of our SDB congregations in Rwanda, Uganda, and Malawi. We had the privilege of working with many of their pastors. I’m unable to translate into just 500 words my entire experience there, so let me ... Read More

Focus Article: Brazil Ministers With Music In Africa (Sabbath Recorder, June 2018)

Two Brazilian musicians were confronted with the prospect of going to Africa to share their talents with SDB young people in Malawi while waiting for flights leaving the Seventh Day Baptist World Federation meetings in January of 2017 . The Miranda family had just finished ... 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