President Calvin Watkins, Southwest Region Administrative Team Overwhelmingly Re-Elected for 2nd Term
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President Calvin Watkins, Southwest Region Administrative Team Overwhelmingly Re-Elected for 2nd Term

President Calvin Watkins, Conference Executive Secretary, Stephen Brooks, Treasurer Philip G. Palmer and the vast majority of the departmental leadership were re-elected at the Southwest Region Conference Session that was held on September 21-22. Approximately 700 delegates from across Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas, Oklahoma and New Mexico assembled at the Keene SDA Church on the campus...

September 24, 2019September 24, 2019by
What Mean These Stones?
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What Mean These Stones?

The Informant and the Regional Voice. Of course, you are familiar with the latter while the former will leave some scratching their heads. It was 1929 that gave birth to the Informant when its originator, W. H. Green (minister and earlier an attorney in Washington, DC) was appointed the first African American to lead the...

September 24, 2019September 24, 2019by
Office for Regional Ministry Andrews Theological Seminary Fellowship
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Office for Regional Ministry Andrews Theological Seminary Fellowship

The Office for Regional Conference Ministry(ORCM) is grateful to God to be able to announce the first ORCM Andrews University Seminary Fellowship. This historic initiative originated with a dialog between Dr.Jiri Moskala, Andrews University Theological Seminary and Dr. R. Clifford Jones, President, Lake Region Conference and former Andrews University Theological Seminary Professor. Dr. Moskala expresses...

August 26, 2019August 26, 2019by
For Them to Have A Seat, the Rest of Us Need to Move Over
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For Them to Have A Seat, the Rest of Us Need to Move Over

I recently returned from the North American Division Regional Black Caucus. That is the meeting that is held once per year where all the black Administrators on the Conference, Union, Division and the General Conference level come together to discuss and plan the work in Regional Conferences and our West Coast affiliates. In addition to that...

August 15, 2019August 15, 2019by
Angels in Ebony Fly Again
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Angels in Ebony Fly Again

In this present age of technology, it is not uncommon to file information and then retrieve it from a hard-drive, disc drive, zip drive, flash drive, thumb drive and let us not forget, “The Cloud”!  Information is readily available from any of the aforementioned devices.  But there was a time when information, important information; glimpses...

August 15, 2019August 15, 2019by
On The Move – August 2019
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On The Move – August 2019

Lake Region Conference New Hires: • Allens Gilles to Chicago Bethlehem French & Evanston Nouvelle Jerusalem Churches; effective April 1, 2019 • Afolarin Olutunde Ojewole to Indianapolis Tabernacle of Hope & Muncie Philadelphia Churches • Jimmy L. Atkins, Jr. to Evanston First & Downers Grove All Nations Fellowship Churches; voted hire by LRC EXCOM on...

August 15, 2019August 15, 2019by
The NexGen
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The NexGen

On Monday, July 29, 2019, the NAD Regional Caucus Meetings, hosted by the Office for Regional Conference Ministry convened. The meetings were held at the newly renovated Louisville Marriott Downtown, just minutes away from the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs. It was during these meetings, directed by Elder Dana Edmond, Executive Director of the Regional...

August 15, 2019August 15, 2019by
Why I Still Go to Camp Meeting Every Year (Besides It Is A Part of My Job!)
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Why I Still Go to Camp Meeting Every Year (Besides It Is A Part of My Job!)

Last month, we talked to you about “Why I Still Go to Church Every Week” (even though I am the preacher!). In that article (which is still posted), we talked about why I believe weekly church attendance is still important to the life and spiritual health of the individual Christian and their local church. As...

June 26, 2019June 26, 2019by
“On the Move” – June 2019
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“On the Move” – June 2019

Pastoral Reassignments   Allegheny East Conference: Pastor Charles Brooks, II – Martinsburg, West Virginia Pastor Wayne Hosten – District Heights, Maryland Pastor Geston Pierre – Associate Pastor, Church of the Oranges, Orange, New Jersey Pastor Vernon Walters – Associate Pastor, Washington First Church   Central States: Pastor Trevor Barnes – St. Louis Northside   Southwest...

June 26, 2019June 26, 2019by