Shaping Culture for Mission in 2019 and Beyond

Shaping Culture for Mission in 2019 and Beyond

Recently I have been obsessed with building church culture. I'll get to the reason why in just a moment. Google the phrase "church culture" and your search will return with thousands, if not tens of thousands, of websites, articles, blog posts, and video links about the topic. There are even entire conferences dedicated to building church culture, taking place every year around the country.

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Jessica Yoong Essay - Beyond the Spotlight - Published on November 14, 2018

Jessica Yoong Essay - Beyond the Spotlight - Published on November 14, 2018

I'm so grateful for the endeavors of the North American Division [NAD] to include and laud young adult leadership. I truly believe we are headed in the right direction and our intent is genuine, even altruistic. One such example is the inclusion of student government presidents from our Adventist campuses [AIA] and collegiate officers from Adventist Christian Fellowship [ACF] as voting members of the NAD's year-end meetings [NADYEM].

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Don’t Neglect the 0/14 Window

Don’t Neglect the 0/14 Window

When I got to her home, she was already waiting for me. Her parents had approached our Senior Pastor and told him that their daughter, Rose, wanted to be baptized. As the Youth Pastor of our church, I was excited and jumped at the opportunity to help one more youth give her life to Jesus. I had made an appointment, just to follow up, offer some Bible studies, and support her in her big decision. 

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Growing Young Adventists: Generations Thriving. . . Together

Growing Young Adventists: Generations Thriving. . . Together

Growing Young Adventists [#GYA] is a learning journey for local churches and leaders helping to build faith communities that will not only survive, but thrive in the years ahead. It is an inter-generational movement nurturing relationship building and cultural transformation that embraces young people and benefits all generations in the Adventist church. 

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