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Helping Hand Update, 12-9-19

Sadly, we are back with another update on the paper copies of the Winter 2019-20 edition of the Helping Hand.  We have connected with our mailing vendor and the USPS to inquire after what has happened to the quarterlies and they are not able at ... Read More

Looking for a Bible Reading Plan for 2020?

As we approach this end of 2019, it is right for us to start to consider what we will do in 2020.  It’s never to early to plan ahead to make a good start to the new year! Today, if you’re considering making reading more ... Read More

Thank-filled Chipmunks

Our backyard chipmunk, Freddie, sometimes has simply heard enough.  I think that his expression is sometimes how we react after Thanksgiving.  We unfortunately move past the focus on thankfulness and gratitude for a mindless return to the daily grind of life.  How full are you ... Read More

Sabbath Recorder – December 2019

  In this issue of the Sabbath Recorder: Pastor Wayne North – Adoption: The Spiritual Side Jane Mackintosh – Adoption Ben Calhoun – To My Fellow SDBs And much more! The following versions are available: SDB LINK (iOS and Android) PageFlip PDF Web ... Read More

Helping Hand Shipping Delays, 11-25-19

We have become aware that due to a number of unforeseen delays in the production, printing and mailing of the Winter (December-January-February) 2019-20 Helping Hands, some subscribers have not received their print versions as yet. We are hopeful that they will arrive before this coming ... Read More


What does your thankful face look like? Really. Go to a mirror, think thankful thoughts, and look at your face closely. Do you like the expression that you see? This picture is of my Granny Thankful. Yes, her first name was Thankful. I am sure ... Read More

Winter 2019-20 Helping Hand Available!

The Christian Education Council is glad to announce that the Winter 2019-20 edition of the Helping Hand (for December 2019-February 2020) is now available online at both Amazon and on the General Conference website. The summary of the issue is as follows: Determining how to ... Read More

Spring is Coming! And Why it Matters to All of Us.

It is never too early to start thinking about spring–especially since October came to a close in Wisconsin by way of a blanket of snow.  But, there is hope ahead—a great learning opportunity that is coming in the spring.  Registration is now open for Spring ... Read More

Team 21 4th Quarter Prayer Initiative

Team 21 is part of the ADVANCE initiative to promote, support, and fund church planting among SDBs. We are seeking out people who will donate $21 each month towards church planting, pray at least 21 minutes each week (3 minutes per day average) and for ... Read More

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