Seeing ourselves as others see us is not always easy. Even at a recent conference on Adventists and Military Service, men, and it was mostly men, cordially differed on the value, ethics, and efficacy of Adventist involvement in the military, including in chaplaincy.
Jesus is nothing if not a realist. He’s not seduced by our flattery nor discouraged by our ignorance. Neither will he explain everything he says, and if we are perplexed or discomfited by that, he does not expect it should prevent us from following him.
Kimi-Roux James, ADRA
The fun collector’s item draws awareness of ADRA’s ongoing initiative to help get all children in school.
Royston Philbert, Inter-American Division
The Ephesus Seventh-day Adventist Church on St. Maarten was rededicated on June 2, 2019, after Hurricane Irma destroyed it nearly two years ago. Church leaders and members celebrated big in praise and thanksgiving worship service.