During this time of unprecedented world crisis with the COVID-19 pandemic, the Ministerial Association has put together some resources that can help you in your ministry during a time when many local congregations cannot worship together in person without significant risk to public health. We pray these resources are helpful!
How would you feel if you knew, without a doubt, that Jesus would return this year? It would affect every decision you made! Everything in your life would be seen in a different light. Despite hardships, ridicule or persecution, there would be joy knowing Jesus was coming in just a few months! That’s how our first Adventist pioneers felt. They knew Jesus was coming—they even had the date! Can you imagine? What sweet joy must have filled their hearts. Here is a short video reviewing the lives of some of these pioneers. With picturesque scenery and interesting anecdotes, Cami Oetman, host of AWR 360, joins Markus Kutzschbach, director of Adventist Heritage Ministry on a tour of some historic sites. It has been said that we have nothing to fear for the future, unless we forget how God has led us in the past. Let’s reflect on God’s leading as we watch this video.
As Coronavirus (Covid-19) continues to spread and fear consumes the world, what can we do? Where is God in all this? The Bible has given us the essentials to survive, even thrive in difficult times. Watch and listen as Mark Finley presents another message of hope and how you can thrive in life's toughest times.
Quarterly Day of Prayer and Fasting
On the first Sabbath of every quarter, believers around the world unite in prayer and fasting for a deeper walk with God and the mission of the church.
April 4, 2020 | July 4, 2020 | October 3, 2020
Don, California, USA
Praising God for how He showed up in the 10 Days of Prayer. God called young and old to a revival by the Spirit! We met together to pray in small groups led by elders, and I facilitated from the front to keep young and old engaged. We moved everyone into the fellowship hall for our Sabbath worship service so that the rest of the church could experience 10 Days of Prayer with it’s fellowship, prayer, singing, and testimonies in small groups.
Our 10 Days of Prayer and the all-night prayer session was a blessing. Usually the ending of the all-night begins to slow down. But this time the last couple of hours (led by young people who shared their testimonies) were really powerful!
This was our first time participating in the Ten Days of Prayer. During the ten days, we had a 24-hour prayer chain. Basically, one person prays for an hour and at the end of the hour calls the next prayer warrior to pray. I am in awe of what God did. Chains of anger, unforgiveness, and many more were broken. We are enjoying unity in our church. The twenty-four prayer team members have asked me to keep the team. To God be the glory!
Thank you so much for 10 Days of Prayer. We joined this program in 2013. We wanted to let you know the amazing things that have happened to our church since then. It is revived and growing little by little. Member interest in soul winning activity is growing.
Reach The World
Reach the World is a strategic plan to encourage members to get involved in personal evangelism and soul winning through initiatives like: Mission to the Cities, Comprehensive Health Evangelism, and Total Member Involvement. Every member, every church, every administrative and institutional entity is to do their part because Jesus is coming soon!