More valuable than you know

More valuable than you know

I once read that the most valuable baseball card was sold for $3.12 million. The card was the 1909-11 Honus Wagner, and it holds the record for the most expensive baseball card sold in an auction. It is hard for me to really imagine someone offering $3.12 million for...
Seasons of spiritual dryness

Seasons of spiritual dryness

I had a spiritual high after recommitting my life to Jesus several months ago. At the time, it seemed crazy to me that I had never been close to Jesus before. Even crazier I thought, was the idea that some people could have a spiritual dry season after experiencing...
Ever Closer Than Before

Ever Closer Than Before

This summer I was making my way through How People Grow, by Drs. Henry Cloud and John Townsend. At one point, though, I had to put the book down. A thought had drifted in, subtle and unassuming, and then had crashed to the floor of my mind like glass falling off a...
Hispanic Churches vs. American Churches

Hispanic Churches vs. American Churches

A month and a half ago, I hugged my family goodbye. With tears of sadness and joy, I took a plane from El Salvador to come and study here at Southern. It was my first time ever coming to the United States, and the cultural shock has been greater than I expected. In...
CONFIANZA Y FELICIDAD

CONFIANZA Y FELICIDAD

“Muchas son las aflicciones del justo, pero de todas ellas le librará Jehová.” Salmos 34:19 ¿Por qué los problemas aumentan en la vida cada vez que decidimos acercarnos a Jesús? El versículo de hoy es la respuesta. En este verso encontramos dos promesas. ...
The Stereotypes of Pastors’ Kids

The Stereotypes of Pastors’ Kids

Life as a pastor’s kid (PK) can have its perks. We were born with special privileges that other Adventist kids may not have received. Occasionally, we tend to get random offers, gifts and compliments from church members. And we can’t forget the awesome conference...