Every Home a Church
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Every Home a Church

“Every home a church” is the theme that is moving Southwest Region Conference. While all church buildings have closed and congregations have ceased to gather for face to face prayer and Bible study, church remains open for worship at home and on the internet. Matthew 18:20 affirms that where two or three gather in God’s...

May 1, 2020May 1, 2020by
Tuscaloosa: Feeding 500
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Tuscaloosa: Feeding 500

Maranatha SDA Church in Tuscaloosa Alabama launched an initiative called Tuscaloosa Feeding 500 on Saturday, March 28.  Our goal was to maximize our efforts while minimizing our exposure (connect without contact). Divided into three teams of volunteers, we organized a method of “Pick it Up,” “Pack it up,” “Pass it out.” Tuscaloosa Feeding 500 was...

May 1, 2020May 1, 2020by
Let’s Help
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Let’s Help

Acts 20:35 reminds us, “In all things I have shown you that by working hard in this way we must help the weak and remember the words of the Lord Jesus, how He himself said, ‘It is more blessed to give than to receive.’” Given this admonition from Paul, coupled with the COVID-19 global pandemic...

May 1, 2020May 1, 2020by
Answering God’s Call during the Covid-19 Pandemic
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Answering God’s Call during the Covid-19 Pandemic

On Wednesday, March 18, 2020, the Mount Olivet Seventh-day Adventist Church (MOSDAC), answered the call to provide care packages for the senior members of the church as well as anyone in the community who were in need of food, toiletries, or supplies. Celia Archie (Deaconess), Sharmaine Edwards (Community Service), and George Jenkins (Deacon) from MOSDAC...

April 3, 2020April 3, 2020by
Regional Conference Day of Prayer-Sabbath, April 11, 2020
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Regional Conference Day of Prayer-Sabbath, April 11, 2020

In their weekly videoconference meeting, the Regional Presidents Council decided that it would be a good thing for Regional Conferences to set aside a day for all of its churches to petition God to remove the coronavirus pandemic that has spread around the world. The belief expressed in the meeting was that while this pandemic...

April 3, 2020April 3, 2020by
Regional Conferences During the Coronavirus: Still Moving Even While They Are Not Meeting
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Regional Conferences During the Coronavirus: Still Moving Even While They Are Not Meeting

As is the case everywhere and with everyone, the Regional Conferences have been dramatically affected by the coronavirus pandemic. All Regional Conference offices, churches and schools are closed. The coronavirus even struck the office of the largest Regional Conference-Northeastern Conference President, Dr. Daniel Honore informed his constituency on March 26 that he had contracted the...

April 3, 2020April 3, 2020by
Opportunity in Adversity – Part II
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Opportunity in Adversity – Part II

Last week, we began this series by talking about the fact that the coronavirus pandemic that has swept the world and affected it in dramatic and unprecedented ways, has also presented some exciting and unprecedented opportunities to expand the kingdom of God. We talked about how that while the coronavirus pandemic has literally closed the...

April 3, 2020April 3, 2020by
Opportunity in Adversity – Part I
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Opportunity in Adversity – Part I

I heard the text first from my mother when I was in grade school- ”There is an open door and there are many adversaries.” The next time I heard it was in a powerful sermon that I heard from the President of what was then Oakwood College, Dr. Benjamin Reaves. I was a young Pastor...

March 25, 2020March 25, 2020by