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ACSDR Beaumont Church, Texas [NAD]

September 07, 2017

In this report, Adventist Community Services Disaster Response (ACSDR) from the Beaumont Seventh-Day Adventist Church in Texas is distributing clothing and other items in the wake of Hurricane Harvey. ACS volunteers arrived with supplies and then partnered with other community members to service a line of cars 3 MILES LONG!  CREDIT: Tim Wolfer/NAD

ACS Disaster Response to Hurricane Harvey [NAD]

September 07, 2017

Adventist Community Services (ACS) Disaster Response in Texas distributes clothing and other items to victims of Hurricane Harvey. ACS DR director and assistant director, Marshall and Julie Gonzales, explain how ACS DR has been helping with an immediate response. CREDIT: Tim Wolfer/NAD

Dan Jackson Offering Appeal for Sept. 9, 2017 [NAD]

September 07, 2017

Daniel R. Jackson, president of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in North America, issues offering appeal: On Sept. 9, 2017, churches across the North American Division (NAD) of the Seventh-day Adventist Church will collect a special offering to support the relief efforts of Adventist Community Services (ACS) after millions in Texas and Louisiana were impacted by the catastrophic effects of Hurricane Harvey.

I Send My Scourge [iBelieveBible]

September 01, 2017

One of the most famous stories from the Bible finds the people of Israel far removed from their homeland, enslaved in the land of Egypt. While the story of how they got there in the first place involves a young man named Joseph – who God chose to save not only his own family but the entire Egyptian nation – the deeds of this Hebrew hero would be forgotten by the powers of Egypt, and Joseph’s own people would be enslaved and oppressed for hundreds of years.

God Breathed [iBelieveBible]

August 25, 2017

Some people go their entire lives without giving much thought to how the holy book they hold so dear came to be. It would be nice to imagine that an angel flew to earth and handed someone – perhaps the Apostle John – a ready-made Bible with all the approved books contained within, written in fancy-sounding English. Unfortunately, the question of Biblical inspiration – and the resulting questions of interpretation and translation that come with it – are much more complicated than that.

Cover Up [iBelieveBible]

August 04, 2017

When we think about beauty, Abraham/Abram’s wife Sarai is not usually the first person to come to mind. She is most known for giving birth to her son Isaac at the age of 90 – hardly the prime of life for most people's physical appearance. Yet, on two separate occasions, Sarai’s incredible beauty led to embarrassment and danger, both for her and others.