Connecting Columbia Union Seventh-day Adventists
“We exist to grow healthy churches that reflect Christ’s love and compassion in our communities” is the new mission statement of the Mountain View Conference.
Jesus is coming back to earth” is not simply a pious cliché for the super committed. It’s rock solid Bible truth.
Mom, will you see Coach Webster in Chicago?” my adult children asked with eager interest as I prepared for my trip to the 2018 North American Division Teachers’ Convention.
According to Webster’s Dictionary, “hope” has several connotations based on the way you approach the usage of the word. We can “hope” that something will happen—“I hope I can win a new car in the drawing.” Or, we can state with assurance that our “hope” is based on trust and reliance that something will happen—“Jesus is coming again!”
Laura Hoffman, mother of Annicka (’21), a musician, home educator and principal of Boulevard Adventist Academy in Charleston, W.Va., shares her perspective on how Potomac Conference's Shenandoah Valley Academy is positively impacting students.
"Everyone, Everywhere” is the essence of Jesus’ command to “Go and make disciples of all nations.”
One Sabbath Grandma dropped off her five grandchildren at church. She was familiar with the Seventh-day Adventist Church—and the Grafton (W.Va.) church, in particular—from visiting their food pantry and letting the children attend Vacation Bible School (VBS).
What causes people to stand for right in the face of wrong and despite great odds?
From the beginning, the early New Testament church and the early Adventist church were church planting movements. Members took the commission to “go into all the world” seriously.
Why do we spend all that money to send students to another country for just 10 days? Wouldn’t it be better used by sending a check overseas and letting the local people spend it as they see fit?” Have you ever heard these questions? Have you ever thought them yourself? At the Mountain View Conference (MVC), we have a decisive answer.