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A COVID19 Moment: The blessing of partnership with our SDB Conference

This article is written by Pastor Nate Crandall of the Milton SDB Church. Hope you enjoy this picture of how God is at work in and through one of our local SDB churches participating in the SDB Church Revitalization Grant program.  In a moment the ... Read More

What Does Revitalization Look Like In Our Church?

This article is written by Althea Rood of the Anchor of Hope Church in Dodge Center, MN. Hope you enjoy this picture of how God is at work in and through one of our local SDB churches participating in the SDB Church Revitalization Grant program.  ... Read More

Team 21 Prayer for June

Our Team 21 Prayer Initiative includes praying specifically for SDB church planting across three weeks in June. At the heart of this prayer over the upcoming weeks is introspection: how are we as churches and individuals proclaiming and living out the gospel message? May God ... Read More

Try

  This article is written by Pastor Johnmark Camenga of the Lost Creek SDB Church, providing a picture of how God is at work in and through one of our local SDB churches participating in the SDB Church Revitalization Grant program.  I’m sure you’ve heard ... Read More

Provoked to Change

Here is an exciting update written by Dr. Barry Dailey, Pastor of the SE Atlanta SDB Church (SEA), providing a picture of how God is at work in and through one of our local SDB churches participating in the SDB Church Revitalization Grant program.  The ... Read More

Kale and the Local Church

True or False:  Before 2012, the number one purchaser of kale used it for non-food purposes.  Granted, for you kale naysayers, it still not fit for human consumption. This factoid is actually true—probably.  Based on some fact checking by NPR, it appears as though Pizza ... Read More

The Building is Empty But So is The Grave (COVID-19 Update, 04/06/20)

This week for a majority of Christendom is Holy Week. Starting yesterday, with Palm Sunday (a celebration of the triumphal entry), and ending seven days later with Easter Sunday (a celebration of the resurrection), Holy Week has a significance for many Christians. This week also ... Read More

Letter to SDBs (COVID-19 Update, 03/17/20)

March 17, 2020   Dear Seventh Day Baptists,  Yesterday, President Trump issued new guidelines for the public in dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic. You may be seeing the implementation of many of those guidelines in your community such as the closure of gyms/ movie theaters/schools, ... Read More

The Summit 2020 Cancelled

To my SDB Pastor Colleagues,  After meeting with General Council on Friday, March 13 and in considering the timelines for many closures, the uncertainty of travel, the restrictions of bi-vocational employers, and the advice of the state of Colorado Health Department, we are making the ... Read More

A New Season! A New Day!

This past Sabbath, February 29th, I had the honor of participating in the Pastoral Installation Service of Pastor Ben and Sister Marcella Figueroa at the Miami Seventh Day Baptist Church.  The theme of the service was appropriately focused on:  “It’s a New Season!  It’s a ... Read More