This Month's Issue

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Frank Bondurant, vice-président du Développement de Ministères, rapporte que chaque année, l’union aide à financer des projets locaux.

En 2021, son bureau a aidé les églises locales, les implantations d'églises, les projets et les programmes d'extension à recevoir 618 200 dollars pour les efforts du ministère et à financer 66 implantations d'églises.

José Martínez, Roca Eterna Mission church

Story by Ricardo Bacchus

Eight-year-old José Martínez didn’t know what to do or who to turn to. His mom abused him verbally and physically, frequently saying, “Why didn’t I get an abortion?” His brother bullied him. His sister ignored him. His stepdad, an alcoholic and drug addict, deserted him. Martínez longed to be wanted; he felt abandoned instead.

One day in his hometown of San Lorenzo, Puerto Rico, Martínez saw his brother and cousin smoking weed. Wanting an escape from the reality of life, he tried it and was instantly hooked. Finally, I found something that makes me feel whole, he thought.

Adrienne Rowe Saulsbury creates art and grows closer to God by creatively journaling

Story by Cynthia Mendoza

Though she never considered herself an artist, Adrienne Rowe-Saulsbury has firmly established herself as one through her “Bible Page” art. Just as the description implies, Rowe-Saulsbury, a fourth-grade teacher at Allegheny West Conference’s Columbus Adventist Academy (Ohio), draws on Bible pages using colored pens and pencils to creatively worship and connect with God.