Know Your Leaders
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Know Your Leaders

  Elder Henry Fordham, President Allegheny East Conference In ministry 44 years Hometown: Philadelphia, PA BA: Theology, Oakwood University BA: History, Oakwood University; MA: Jewish History, Ohio State University Married to Sharon Fordham (Wright) Hometown: Germantown, OH – The Fordham’s have been married for 55 years.  They have 4 children (1 deceased), 10 grands, 2...

March 22, 2019March 22, 2019by
What Can We Do? – Part One
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What Can We Do? – Part One

When I was a child growing up Seventh-day Adventist in Cleveland, Ohio, people would ask, “What is a Seventh-day Adventist?” The answer that I would hear most often is (or give most often) came from a laundry lists of things that Seventh-day Adventist did not do-at least, in those days: ”Seventh-day Adventists’ go to church...

March 22, 2019March 22, 2019by
Sheree Brown
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Sheree Brown

Ms. Sheree Brown is the newly elected Treasurer/CFO of the Southeastern Conference of Seventh-day Adventists.  Ms. Brown is originally from Santa Cruz, St. Elizabeth, Jamaica.  She reports that she is the “baby” of 6 siblings – 3 brothers and 3 sisters.  Her parents still reside in Jamaica.  The family comes from an Anglican background but...

March 22, 2019March 22, 2019by
Wrong Is Always Wrong
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Wrong Is Always Wrong

We live in a very divided country, as far as politics are concerned. It is hard to find a cable news program where, if people are on the air discussing an issue where they disagree with each other, they do not wind up talking over each other and yelling at each other. We live in...

February 26, 2019February 26, 2019by
In Transition: Ms. Jeannie Wright
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In Transition: Ms. Jeannie Wright

As the child of a United States Army solider and as a denominational employee, Jeannie Wright has lived in many places, from Panama (where she was born) to Hawaii, to (in no particular order), Alabama, California, Michigan, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. She has worked in corporate America, in academia and for the Seventh-day Adventist Church....

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

Southwest Region Conference: Elder Harold Goodloe, from South Central Conference, to New Orleans Ephesus Pastor Laurent Grosvenor, from South Central Conference, to Austin Alpha   South Central Conference: Elder Ennis V. Johnson, from Southwest Region, to Jackson New Heights Elder Roger Wade, from South Central, to Youth/Young Adult Ministries,  Mid-America Union Ms. Jeannie Wright, from South Central, to Associate Vice President of Human Resources, Washington Adventist University

February 26, 2019February 26, 2019by
Regional Conference Administrators Vote to Form a Millennial Caucus
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Regional Conference Administrators Vote to Form a Millennial Caucus

Black Lives Matter originated as the result of a hashtag from social media from three ladies, Alicia Garza, Patrisse Cullors, and Opal Tometi as a call for action after the killing of Trayvon Martin and subsequent acquittal of George Zimmerman. #Black Lives Matter caught the nation by storm and was at the forefront of many...

February 26, 2019February 26, 2019by
Three Ways to Minister to the Bereaved
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Three Ways to Minister to the Bereaved

“The Living Know That They Shall Die”- But Their Survivors Do Not Have A Clue: Three Ways to Minister to the Bereaved “For the living know that they shall die, but the dead know not anything”. Ecclesiastes 9:5. That text is one of the first texts that any Seventh-day Adventist uses in a Bible study...

January 21, 2019January 21, 2019by
The Character for the Mantel
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The Character for the Mantel

(Introducing Elder Robert Chandler, Treasurer, Northeastern Conference of Seventh-day Adventists} “…And Elijah passed by him, and cast his mantle upon him.” 1 Kings 19:19 The story of Elijah casting his mantle upon Elisha has been taught many times over the years.  Often, the message being that he, Elijah, was in essence turning things over to...

January 21, 2019January 21, 2019by