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Registration for Spring 2020 SDBU Classes is Open!

The SDB School of Ministry is proud to announce that registration for classes in our Ministry Leadership and Pastoral Leadership programs for the Spring 2020 semester is now open.  Students wishing to register for classes should follow this link and register for classes prior to the close ... Read More

Port St. Lucie Florida!

Port St. Lucie, Florida is the spring training home for the New York Mets Major League Baseball team.  The city is also home to an estimated 195,248 people[1], quite a change from the 1970 population of 330 people.  Most exciting though is that Port St. ... Read More

Swedish History and Telling Your Story

Who doesn’t love a good tale from Swedish history? Well, maybe a lot of people, but this Swedish story packs a powerful take home message, offering tremendous insight into faith communication skills. Learning the Language In 1809, King Gustav IV was deposed in a peaceful ... Read More

Running the Middle of a Marathon

In 2001, Martin Franklin placed fifth in the New York City Marathon—at least for a while.  Mr. Franklin was at the start of the race with the rest of the runners when the gun went off.  Then he proudly crossed the finish line with an ... Read More

Registration for MULTIPLY 2019 Closes on November 2. Don’t Wait!

From November 14-16, 2019, the fifth annual MULTIPLY Church Development Conference will take place in Colorado Springs, CO. The Director of Church Development and the Council on Ministry have been working to help provide an opportunity for those who are seeking to start new SDB ... Read More

Sabbath Recorder – November 2019

  In this issue of the Sabbath Recorder: Tyler Chroniger – Can You Hear Me Now? Nicholas Kersten – Just by Your Being You Cheri Appel – Hearing God’s Voice And much more! The following versions are available: SDB LINK (iOS and Android) PageFlip PDF Web ... Read More

Fishing in the Wrong Places

One of our infamous family photos is of our son fishing in the parsonage toilet.  Really.  We love this picture (actually I love this picture, my wife has something of the opposite reaction).  Our son ingeniously tied the string to the seat of the toilet, ... Read More

Stepping Forward with SDBU

  “You can’t stay in your corner of the Forest waiting for others to come to you. You have to go to them sometimes.” ― A.A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh   These preeminent words spoken through the voice of Winnie-the-Pooh in children’s literature are a good fit ... Read More

Redefining Expectations: Spiritual Parenthood

            If my New Year’s resolutions involved breathing regularly and consuming enough calories to maintain life you might suggest that my expectations are a bit on the low side.  Rightfully so.  But when it comes to discipleship, what is the expectation of our churches?  ... Read More

SCSC Interim Training Director Announced

The SCSC committee of the Seventh Day Baptist Women’s Society is sharing the joy of selecting Kristin Camenga as Interim Training Director. Kristin has served as part of training staff for several years, and we are grateful for her calling to help us transition into ... Read More