Grandma Used Shears. So Should I.

Grandma Used Shears. So Should I.

My Grandmother Greene was a master at using shears. She was a sewing phenom, who salvaged many a pair of my jeans from the rags bin. In fact, I had more than one pair of work pants that wore more patches than original fabric. Amazing. Recent memory of my grandmother’s...
Sabbath  Liturgy is Not All About Me

Sabbath Liturgy is Not All About Me

Liturgy is not a word that we drop in our Seventh Day Baptist circles very often. Even less often do we use the word as a positive descriptor of ourselves. We prefer to say that we are non-liturgical and simply use an order of service for gathered worship. We tend to...
SDB Summit 2024!

SDB Summit 2024!

The 2024 SDB Summit flourished in sunny, warm South Jersey! Over 70 pastors and pastors spouses, church planters, ministry leaders, and Vital Preaching participants learned, fellowshipped, worshipped, and prayed together. The largest SDB pastors conference in decades...
2024 SDB Pastors Conference

2024 SDB Pastors Conference

“The Shepherd Leader” is the theme for the upcoming SDB Summit, an SDB Pastors Conference. Please be in prayer as participants travel and gather for the event taking place from April 26-28, 2024 (with an optional preaching seminar on April 29) in Southern...
Storytelling With

Storytelling With

I can remember the scene vividly, even now, decades later. The pastor would call the children up to the front pew where there would be the usual scrambling for position. Yet, one child always had a different stride as he or she approached the front.One child carried...
SDB Design Sprint Retreat

SDB Design Sprint Retreat

What is a Design Sprint Retreat? This past weekend, it involved over 20 participants representing 6 Seventh Day Baptist Churches. We gathered in Alfred Station, NY at Camp Harley Sutton and the Alfred Station SDB Church from Friday, April 5th to Sunday, April 7th. And...