Regional Conference Presidents Meet With General Conference President
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Regional Conference Presidents Meet With General Conference President

On November 28, eight of the nine Regional Conference Presidents, Elders William L. Winston, South Atlantic; Benjamin Jones, Jr., South Central; Greg Mack, Southeastern; Calvin Watkins, Southwest Region; Roger Bernard, Central States; Dr. W.T. Cox, Allegheny West; Dr. Daniel Honore, Northeastern; and Dr. R. Clifford Jones, Lake Region; along with the President of Oakwood University,...

November 29, 2018November 30, 2018by
Dr. Roy Gaiter on Retirement
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Dr. Roy Gaiter on Retirement

In 2018, E*TRADE launched a commercial for their Super Bowl Campaign.  It was entitled, “This Is Getting Old”.  It was sung to the tune of Day-O (The Banana Boat Song) sung by Harry Belafonte.  The commercial basically depicted various seniors still working (firefighter, window washer, lifeguard and of course D. J. Nana) with the background...

November 18, 2018November 18, 2018by
Millennial’s Matter
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Millennial’s Matter

We are living in an age where “matters” is the end word for a multitude of phrases:  Life matters; Family matters; Performance matters; Money matters; Your vote matters; Education matters. The list could go on and on.  However, two more prominent phrases that comes to mind are Black Lives matter and My Voice Matters. The...

November 18, 2018November 18, 2018by
“On the Move” – November
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“On the Move” – November

  Southeastern Conference Dr. Derrick Moffett to Tallahassee, (Fellowship) and Bainbridge (Ephesus) Florida Miguel Yepez to Winter Garden and Genesis Spanish District Andre McCloud to Hazlehurst (First) and Fitzgerald (Trinity Temple) District Alex Royes to Miami Gardens (Mt. Pisgah) Robert Moore, Jr. to serve as Director of Community Services and Personal Ministries Pierre Francois to...

November 18, 2018November 18, 2018by
Lucy Byard: 1877-1943: Her End Helped Regional Conferences to Begin-Part I
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Lucy Byard: 1877-1943: Her End Helped Regional Conferences to Begin-Part I

Almost exactly 75 years ago, on October 30, 1843, a Seventh-day Adventist lady by the name of Lucy Byard, passed away in Freedman’s Hospital in Washington D.C. Though few-if any realized it at that time-the death of Lucy Byard would serve as the catalyst for the birth of Regional Conferences. In short-here is the story: Lucy Byard...

November 5, 2018November 18, 2018by
Regional Leadership response to events at Annual Council
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Regional Leadership response to events at Annual Council

  REGIONAL LEADERSHIP RESPONSE TO ANNUAL COUNCIL The nine Regional Conference leaders confirm our commitment to the Seventh-day Adventist Church and the Third Angel’s Message. We believe strongly that the Third Angel’s Message gives clear evidence of the liberating power of the Word of God and that it frees man from the bondage of sin,...

October 17, 2018October 17, 2018by
Who Told the Truth: Justice Kavanaugh or Dr. Ford? What I Have Learned in 40 Years of Ministry
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Who Told the Truth: Justice Kavanaugh or Dr. Ford? What I Have Learned in 40 Years of Ministry

The United States Senate confirmed recently the nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court of the United States. It was an ugly, divisive fight that damaged almost everyone involved. Having learned from the Clarence Thomas/Anita Hill drama 30 years ago, politicians-especially Republicans-were a lot more careful about what they said about Justice Kavanaugh’s...

October 15, 2018October 17, 2018by
3 Often Ignored Reasons Churches Don’t Grow
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3 Often Ignored Reasons Churches Don’t Grow

I had a fantastic time in Las Vegas earlier this week!…..wait, that didn’t’ come out right. I should explain. I was there with Jose Cortes and the North American Division Evangelism Advisory. We had a fascinating time together addressing the challenge of church growth in the stagnant States. We looked at the few bright spots...

October 15, 2018October 15, 2018by
Conscience and Justice Council Convention: A Rousing Success
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Conscience and Justice Council Convention: A Rousing Success

To transform Public Affairs and Religious Liberty (PARL) from a service to a ministry, the 3rd Annual Conscience & Justice Council Convention focused on the theme, “Freedom and Equality,” in Houston, Texas. Nearly 175 pastors, elders, PARL directors, and conscience and justice advocates gathered together to identify the issues and ways to strengthen the PARL...

October 15, 2018October 15, 2018by