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“Prophecies of Hope” Initiative Kicks Off


“Prophecies of Hope,” a combined evangelistic initiative between the Allegheny East, Chesapeake and Potomac conferences, and organized by the Columbia Union Conference, kicked off this past Sabbath. Have you invited a friend yet?

Watch this video report to see snippets from the March 21 prayer rally and watch interviews from participants eager to share hope with their communitie






 

Former Chesapeake Conference Youth Ministries Director Dies

Story by Samantha Young

Jack Nail, “Uncle Jack” as he was fondly known, fell ill earlier this year and died April 3 at age 86. Nail was the Youth Ministries director for the Chesapeake Conference from 1977-1990. The Nail family was active in Pathfinders and at the Atholton Church in Columbia, Md.  READ MORE


 


Editorial: Parable of the Lost Band

Story by Pranitha Fielder

After a morning of meetings, I realized my wedding band was missing from my finger! When I didn’t find it in my car or office, I thought I must have just left it at home. When I arrived home after work and could not find it, panic set in. How was I to tell my husband that I had so carelessly lost something he so carefully selected for me?   READ MORE





 

April 15 Feature: Love Me Tender

Story by Mark Tyler

Kevin Booth left the Seventh-day Adventist Church in the early ’90s to go on the road as an Elvis Presley impersonator and became a country singer in a honkey-tonk band. He returned a decade later because his soul just couldn’t rest, even though he was following his dream.  READ MORE