Story by Debra McKinney Banks
For many years, the conference Adventist Book Center (ABC) was the place to get your “veggie meat.” Traditionally, located in the basement or backroom of a conference office building, church, or on an academy campus, and mostly geared to Adventist customers, the ABC of 20+ years ago has had to evolve to stay alive. Unfortunately, not all of them have survived.
Los líderes de la Unión de Columbia anunciaron los presentadores para “Levántate”, la 2017 Cumbre de Jóvenes Adultos de la Unión de Columbia. Steve Case (en la foto), presidente de Involve Youth en California, será el orador principal. Tiffany Brown, directora de la Escuela de Evangelismo Urbano REACH de la Unión de Columbia, Kris Eckenorth, pastor de la iglesia Grace Outlet en Reading, Pennsylvania y Marquis Johns, pastor principal de la iglesia de Filadelfia Norte, serán algunos de los presentadores.
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Durante el Congreso de la Unión de Columbia en mayo 2016, los líderes de la unión y los presidentes de las asociaciones se comprometieron en continuar enfocándose fuertemente en el evangelismo durante el nuevo quinquenio, comenzando con una iniciativa bajo el lema “Comparte la luz, comparte la esperanza”. A continuación, se destacan los resultados de algunos de estos esfuerzos:
Story by Debra McKinney Banks and Celeste Ryan Blyden
A longtime mainstay in many Seventh-day Adventist homes, meat analogs are steadily gaining popularity outside our community, thanks to the growing trend of plant-based eating; Meatless Monday campaigns to eliminate animal protein one day a week; the rise of flexitarians seeking to adopt a healthier lifestyle; and a segment of the population driven to alleviate chronic health issues.
Story by V. Michelle Bernard/ Photos by Allison Shelley
When Summer Porter drove to Washington Adventist Hospital (WAH) in Takoma Park, Md., last June, she thought that maybe the dog at the daycare had bitten her almost 4-month-old baby Breelyn Elizabeth. “Death had not entered my mind,” she says. A WAH employee told Porter to wait and that somebody would come talk with her. She soon found out that Breelyn hadn’t woken up from a nap at daycare.
Story by Adventist HealthCare Staff
It makes sense that the estimated 1 million people in the U.S. who have aphasia cannot easily explain their condition. A language disorder, which typically results from a stroke or other damage to the brain, impairs a person’s ability to speak. Unfortunately, it also makes sense that people with the condition feel isolated.
Columbia Union Conference leadership has announced the speakers for “Rise Up,” the Columbia Union Conference Young Adult Summit 2017. Steve Case (pictured), president of Involve Youth (Calif.), will be the keynote speaker. Tiffany Brown, director of REACH Columbia Union Urban Evangelism School in Philadelphia, Kris Eckenroth, pastor of Grace Outlet church in Reading, Pa.; and Marquis Johns, lead pastor of the North Philadelphia church, are just a few of the presenters.
Register for the summit, and read about the other presenters at youngadultsummit.org.