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Are You Tired Yet?

Drowsy Driving. How do you stay awake and alert when driving long distances? Most likely it involves: 1) getting a good night’s sleep, and 2) having a conversation partner in the vehicle. I think that we are entering a season of drowsy driving as churches, ... Read More

URGENT Reminder: Conference Offering

We hope that you have enjoyed and benefitted from our Virtual Conference Week. The Directors and a team of amazing volunteers helped to make this week happen for you. Please visit the Virtual Conference Week 2020 page and you can get a recap of each ... Read More

Registration for Fall Semester of SDBU Open

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

Summer 2020 Helping Hand Available Online (and Mailing Update!)

The Christian Education Council would like to announce the availability online of the 3rd Quarter (June-August 2020) of the Helping Hand.  Our study this quarter, entitled, “Many Faces of Wisdom,” explores wisdom, one of God’s greatest gifts to His people. Scripture tells us it is ... Read More

A Kingdom Amplifying Opportunity

I wait for the Lord, my soul waits, and in his word I hope;      my soul waits for the Lord     more than watchmen for the morning,     more than watchmen for the morning      Psalm 130:5-6 As the last few weeks have unfolded, I have been anxiously awaiting ... Read More

Spring Issue of Helping Hand Available!

The Kindle version of the Spring Quarter of the Helping Hand in Bible Study is now available for purchase from Amazon.  Our study this quarter, titled “Justice and the Prophets,” focuses on justice as presented in Scriptures from the prophets, who called for both repentance and ... Read More

New News About SDBU

“Kingdom-seekers teach another’s truth.  They sow God’s seed, not their own ideas.  Different farmers may have different ways of sowing, but the seed is vital.  So the kingdom-seeker is not preoccupied with style or method, but with communicating God’s truth.  And Jesus has already modeled ... Read More

Missional Discipleship

Sometimes a word like discipleship requires a closer look.  What is it that we mean by that word?  We hear it all the time, but short definitions are hard to come by.  Here is a good attempt at capturing discipleship in short order:  “A disciple ... Read More

Taking the Stairs in 2020

“Some believe it is only great power that can hold evil in check.  But that is not what I have found.  I have found that it is the small things, everyday deeds of ordinary folk that keep the darkness at bay.  Simple acts of kindness ... 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