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Thanksgiving?… Oh, Good Grief!

Posted by on Oct 28, 2014

Thanksgiving?… Oh, Good Grief! by Bill Probasco         While my kids were going through Elementary School, each year there were the typical classroom...

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GOD is Good!

Posted by on Oct 1, 2014

GOD is Good! Executive Director, Rob Appel     Some of you have heard that we recently sold our home in Milton, Wisconsin. Some of you have not. But few of you know the...

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Lionel Rathbone’s Incredible Growing Nose Hairs  by Jeremy Evans   The sidewalks of Mapleton were crowded with morning commuters. Lionel Rathbone, an impatient rat, wished the...

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Treating God like our 4th Grade Teacher

Posted by on Oct 29, 2014

Treating God like our 4th Grade Teacher  By Emily Watt, Central SDB Church, MD     This is my second year teaching fourth grade in a Title 1 school where the vast...

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Treating God like our 4th Grade Teacher

Treating God like our 4th Grade Teacher

Oct 29, 2014

Treating God like our 4th Grade Teacher  By Emily Watt, Central SDB Church, MD     This is my second year teaching fourth grade in a Title 1 school where the vast majority of students come from low-income homes and are largely raising themselves. When people learn about my work, they inevitably ask, “What’s the hardest thing about teaching?” Last...

Top of the List

Top of the List

Oct 29, 2014

Top of the List by Katrina Goodrich     Early one Sunday morning I was in my bed sleeping. I had gotten to bed quite late the night before due to the necessity of watching a college football game that didn’t begin until 9:30 that evening. I hadn’t gotten much sleep and it had been a pretty hectic week, so I was exhausted and enjoying sleeping in. Then...

SDB Missionary Society Christmas Gift List 2014!

SDB Missionary Society Christmas Gift List 2014!   Clinton R. Brown, Executive Director Seventh Day Baptist Missionary Society     This year we were encouraged to get the gift list out early. Doing so, individuals and congregations could better plan how they could help other Seventh Day Baptists around the globe respond to needs and minister with...

Sabbath School Teacher of the Year: Josephine Van Horn Rogers

Sabbath School Teacher of the Year:  Josephine Van Horn Rogers

Oct 28, 2014

Sabbath School Teacher of the Year: Josephine Van Horn Rogers   What makes a great teacher? One hallmark of a great teacher is that the teacher helps students be motivated, even excited, to learn. How can you tell if a student is excited to learn? By watching them and seeing how they react when opportunities come along. Consider this quote:   You can...

Rising Up

Rising Up

Oct 28, 2014

Rising Up by Elianna Chroniger   As I started thinking about what to write for this month’s article, I really had nothing come to mind. Nothing, that is, until I visited the Bible Gateway website. The verse of the day read “[A song of ascents.] I lift up my eyes to the mountains — where does my help come from? My help comes from the LORD, the Maker of...

Thanksgiving?… Oh, Good Grief!

Thanksgiving?… Oh, Good Grief!

Oct 28, 2014

Thanksgiving?… Oh, Good Grief! by Bill Probasco         While my kids were going through Elementary School, each year there were the typical classroom parties: Christmas, Thanksgiving, Valentine’s Day, etc. For Thanksgiving each year, they were asked to dress up as a Pilgrim or a Native American. Whichever of my kids had a party that...

Pastor Profile: Jim Barclift

Pastor Profile:  Jim Barclift

Oct 28, 2014

Pastor Profile: Jim Barclift       Birth date: February 8, 1950 Place of birth: Elizabeth City, NC     Current Position: Pastor of Seventh Day Baptist Church of Houston, TX Hospice Chaplain with Houston Hospice     Family: Wife: Cindy Daughter: Allison Tinker Son-in-law: Jeremy Tinker Brother: Ronnie Barclift    ...

Lionel Rathbone’s Incredible Growing Nose Hairs

Lionel Rathbone’s Incredible Growing Nose Hairs  by Jeremy Evans   The sidewalks of Mapleton were crowded with morning commuters. Lionel Rathbone, an impatient rat, wished the old lady mole that waddled in front of him would giddy-up so he wouldn’t be late for work. He wore his navy blue leisure suit, his mint green shirt, and his red tie. The item he most...