Dr. Carlton Byrd Receives Lifetime Award for Evangelism from NAD
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Dr. Carlton Byrd Receives Lifetime Award for Evangelism from NAD

Dr. Carlton P. Byrd, Speaker/Director for Breath of Life Television Ministry and Senior Pastor for the Oakwood University was recognized at the recent Year End Meetings of the North American Division (NAD) as the recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award for Evangelism.  Dr. Byrd has been used by God to baptize 5,000 individuals in his...

December 1, 2019December 1, 2019by
In Transition: Elder Michael Harpe Voted NAD Stewardship Director
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In Transition: Elder Michael Harpe Voted NAD Stewardship Director

At the 2019 Year End Meetings of the North American Division (NAD), Elder Michael A. Harpe was voted as the Stewardship Director for the NAD. He replaces Elder Bonita Shields who moved to the position of Vice President for the NAD. Elder Harpe formerly served as the Stewardship Director for the South Central Conference, headquartered...

December 1, 2019December 1, 2019by
What I Am Learning from Jaden
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What I Am Learning from Jaden

As I was going upstairs to get my jacket as I was leaving to go to my office, he followed me up the steps-as he usually does. Between the time I went upstairs and the time I came back down, he must have asked ten questions: “E (his name for me), why are you…? “...

November 1, 2019November 1, 2019by
From Summer Internship to the Pulpit: The Incredible Story of Pastor Max Gomez
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From Summer Internship to the Pulpit: The Incredible Story of Pastor Max Gomez

Last summer, the Office for Regional Conference Ministries (ORCM) began the practice of providing paid summer internships for college students. Each year, two students are selected-one to work in a ministerial capacity in a conference and the other to work in a conference treasury position. The ministerial internship is as yet unnamed, but the conference...

November 1, 2019November 1, 2019by
“Snoop, Kanye, and You. Why we NEED to Judge!”
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“Snoop, Kanye, and You. Why we NEED to Judge!”

It has been an interesting week. Kanye West released his gospel album, Jesus is King, and it broke the Adventist internet. The debate has been hot and heavy, and I’m sure it’s far from over. It reminds me of when Snoop dropped his gospel album, the Bible of Love. For the record, Snoop’s record was...

November 1, 2019November 1, 2019by
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