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16
Jan 2019
Called, Led, and Done

“There are three ways God calls individuals into ministry—by ‘original conviction’, as in the case of the prophet Isaiah; ‘by association’, as in the case of Elisha’s relationship with Elijah; and by ‘direct confrontation’, as in the case of Saul/Paul on the Damascus road.” These were the sage and seminal words of the late Dr. E. E. Cleveland, world-renowned evangelist and my Evangelism professor while attending Oakwood College (now University). His profound yet succinct insight regarding “the call” to ministry resonated within my spirit and compelled me to reflect upon the authenticity......

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04
Jan 2019
Christian Education and Music

Oakwood’s Voices of Triumph in Concert at Ephesus New Orleans  – The Ephesus Seventh-day Adventist Church in New Orleans, Louisiana hosted a fundraising concert to benefit the great efforts of Evangelism in which the church is heavily invested. Evangelism and Christian Education are the foundations of Ephesus’ mission in winning souls to Christ. Ephesus is located in the heart of uptown New Orleans and is one of seven Adventist churches in the big city and surrounding areas. Ephesus Church History/School The church is dedicated to the work of changing lives for God. The......

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29
Nov 2018
Faith SDA Church Mortgage Burning Celebration

Celebration at Faith Seventh-day Adventist Church BATON ROUGE, LA. – In 1983 James L. Black arrived at Berean as an Infiltration Pastor. The goal was the establishing of another church in the northern part of the parish. Twenty-one Berean members came forth to join the new church, and the team began its work. The early years were trying ones as the fledgling group gathered in various places for worship. On Oct. 20, 1984 with 32 members, the new church named Faith was organized. The first place of worship was a Baptist church.......

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29
Nov 2018
Alexandria VBS

Game On! “Go Jesus, Go Jesus, Go!” ALEXANDRIA, LA. – The Vacation Bible School team at the Maranatha Seventh-day Adventist Church in Alexandria, La. had a record high attendance of 132 children total that week. It was a stellar, monumental, extravaganza time celebrated! The theme was centered around sports. “Go Jesus, Go Jesus, go!,” was the echo from the front of the sanctuary to the back! Class themes of teamwork, play making and scoring were the climax of each class, as the children waited for “Fun Day.” The fun, in learning about......

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28
Nov 2018
Forest Hill SDA Church International Day

Unity in Diversity – Forest Hill Celebrates International Day FOREST HILL, TEX. – The Forest Hill Seventh-day Adventist Church was proud to host, earlier this year, an International Day. Churches from North Texas joined in a show of togetherness. People attended the event dressed in their colorful traditional garbs of their native countries of origin. The keynote speaker for the day was Pastor Ming of the San Antonio Ephesus Adventist Church. Afterwards, praise teams from across Dallas and Fort Worth areas praised God through the gift of song. We decorated the fellowship......

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