A Conversation with Dr. Thomas Long

A Conversation with Dr. Thomas Long

By: Priscilla Andre-Colton Dr. Thomas Long is one of the plenary presenters for the 2019 Annual Event in Galveston. He will be speaking to the gathered body on Thursday and Friday and will lead a workshop on Friday afternoon. For more information about the annual...
Light in the Midst of a Flood

Light in the Midst of a Flood

By: Jeannie Sullivan Two days after the flood in South Carolina, October 2015, Downtown Church (DTC) in Columbia, SC started a fund to purchase diapers, wipes, baby food, and formula for victims of the flood. The first gift to that fund was $8,000. Our initial...
Darkness into Light in Puerto Rico

Darkness into Light in Puerto Rico

By: Omayra L. González Méndez On September 20, 2017, at 6:15 a.m. the history of Puerto Rico changed. Time stopped; nature paralyzed the Island. For the first time in modern history, Puerto Rico was hit by the forces of a Category 5 hurricane. The strong winds of more...
Darkness Into Light

Darkness Into Light

By: Pressley Cox “The Life-Light blazed out of the darkness; the darkness couldn’t put it out.” John 1: 5  The Message Fires, floods, hurricanes, shootings, wars, and rumors of wars!  There is much darkness in the world.  How do churches prepare people to meet...
Room in the Inn: Serving Our Neighbors on Christmas Day

Room in the Inn: Serving Our Neighbors on Christmas Day

By: British Hyrams Among the people I polled, their descriptions of Christmas 2017 included the following: Wonderful! Out of the ordinary. One of the best! On par with ALL of them (emphasis added). Of particular note is that these volunteers were referring to their...