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Unaccompanied Minor?

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Unaccompanied Minor?  by Bill Probasco On my trips to visit our various SDB churches to share my theme of being “Steadfast,” I’ve been blessed to have a traveling companion from...

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Alliance In Ministry

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Discuss…Change…Adjust…Modify…Transform…Convert…Renovate by Executive Director, Rob Appel   By this point most of you have seen or heard of the changes that our Conference is...

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Has Christmas Really Come to This?

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Has Christmas Really Come to This? by Pastor Scott Hausrath, North Loup, NE   You hear it all the time: “What do you want for Christmas?” Parents ask their children, spouses...

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Unaccompanied Minor?

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Unaccompanied Minor?  by Bill Probasco On my trips to visit our various SDB churches to share my theme of being “Steadfast,” I’ve been blessed to have a traveling companion from...

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Unaccompanied Minor?

Unaccompanied Minor?

Nov 26, 2014

Unaccompanied Minor?  by Bill Probasco On my trips to visit our various SDB churches to share my theme of being “Steadfast,” I’ve been blessed to have a traveling companion from time to time. My wife, Valerie, has come with me to visit the Verona, NY and Riverside, CA churches, and my daughter, Holly, came with me to the Boulder, CO and Seattle, WA churches....

The Midnight Mission

The Midnight Mission

Nov 26, 2014

The Midnight Mission by Vilan van de Loo   Imagine this. You are a man, mid-thirties, with close to zero combat skills, and you and your friend have a great idea. This is it: to stand in the entrance door to a brothel in the heart of the red light district in Amsterdam. When a potential costumer approaches, you will ask him if he really thinks that God...

The Beacon

The Beacon

Nov 26, 2014

by Rebecca Olson Seventh Day Baptist Church Berlin, NY   We are living in a beautiful, wonderful, slightly horrifying time called “The Information Age.” Someday, children will look back in their history books and laugh at our pathetic technology, but for now, we have more access to information than we ever have before. With the internet as prevalent in our...

Taking Care of Your Pastor

Taking Care of Your Pastor  By Barb Green, Parish Nurse Milton, WI   Think a minute about how you view your pastor(s). In your mind do they rank pretty close to God? Are they a handy target of criticism for everything about the church? Or are they a friend — a mere mortal who has struggles, temptations and discouragements just like the rest of us and are...

Not so Perfect Holiday

Not so Perfect Holiday

Nov 26, 2014

Not so Perfect Holiday by Katrina Goodrich   Imagine a barn. Not an empty one used for photo ops, weddings, or a wild animal home, but one that is actually in use providing a haven for animals after a long day of work. Livestock under the best of circumstances release odors that are unpleasant. Crowded together in a warm barn after a long day, with little...

Has Christmas Really Come to This?

Has Christmas Really Come to This?

Nov 26, 2014

Has Christmas Really Come to This? by Pastor Scott Hausrath, North Loup, NE   You hear it all the time: “What do you want for Christmas?” Parents ask their children, spouses ask each other, and friends ask one another. The question is not, “What would you like to receive?” The question is, “What can I give you that will satisfy my obligation?” Has...

The Missionaries Have Not Come

The Missionaries Have Not Come

Nov 26, 2014

The Missionaries Have Not Come by Clinton R. Brown             In the northern region of Zambia, not far from the boarder of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, there are about twenty-two Seventh Day Baptist congregations. Some groups have well over a hundred and other groups are as small as a dozen. They come together each...

Discuss…Change…Adjust…Modify…Transform…Convert…Renovate

Discuss…Change…Adjust…Modify…Transform…Convert…Renovate by Executive Director, Rob Appel   By this point most of you have seen or heard of the changes that our Conference is going through. Over the past 15 months we have had three key people, in central positions, announce their intention to move onto other ministry opportunities. These announcements,...