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Digging Deeper: Open Thy Mouth Wide

Author: Mr. Kenneth Frank | Faculty in Theology, Living Education Estimated reading time: 7 min. 19 sec. Did you know that God offers to fulfill our needs abundantly if only we were so faith-filled as to ask for and expect them? Sometimes Christians hesitate to ask for the big things, thinking it would be presumptuous […]

Forum Summary: The First 12%

Author: Juliette McNair | Student, LivingEd-Charlotte 2020 Estimated reading time: 1 min. “12 percent of your Living Education experience is already behind you.” Mr. John Strain, the Charlotte congregation pastor, spoke to us on September 22, prior to the Feast break. This program is only 9 months long; it is a brief chance to accomplish […]

Digging Deeper: Good and Pleasant Unity

Author: Mr. Kenneth Frank | Faculty, Living Education Estimated Reading Time: 8 min. 21 sec. Did you know that unity among Christian brethren is described by God in the Book of Psalms as good and pleasant using two colorful similes? We live at a time in western culture when individualism prevails over community spirit. Regrettably, […]

Forum Summary: What’s Your Worldview?

Author: Juliette McNair | Student, LivingEd-Charlotte 2020 Estimated Reading Time: 1 min. Mr. Peter Nathan, regional director of Europe, Africa, and the UK, spoke on the alternative worldviews—or “universes”—people have today. He posed the question, “Why is it that we come to very different conclusions?” Two Realities Mr. Nathan walked us through the history of […]

Second Thoughts: On Distractions and Responsibility

Author: Juliette McNair | Student, Living Education 2020 Estimated Reading Time: 4 minutes In this week’s Forum, Mr. Jonathan Bueno addressed the danger of distractions. The relevance of this topic is self-evident—especially to students. We are constantly bombarded with competitors for our attention, energy, and time. Every Sabbath, as we sit and listen to the messages, we […]

Assembly Summary: “You Don’t Know”

Author: Juliette McNair | Student, LivingEd-Charlotte 2020 Mr. Gaylyn Bonjour opened his session with a piece of advice: “You don’t know what people need, what they require, and how to help them…You don’t know…” On our own, we struggle to perceive other people’s needs and are often blind to our responsibilities toward them. We have […]

Forum Summary: “Combat Distractedness”

Author: Juliette McNair | Student, LivingEd-Charlotte 2020 Estimated Reading Time: 1 minute 40 seconds The forum speaker for the day, Mr. Jonathan Bueno, spoke on the topic of maintaining focus in a world of distraction. Mr. Bueno explained that this distracted state is a way of life for many in our world, but a young person […]

Digging Deeper: In Awe of Thy Word

Author: Mr. Kenneth Frank | Faculty of Theology, Living Education Estimated Reading Time: 7 minutes, 34 seconds Did you know that when you read the Bible with due respect and attention you will experience a sense of awe about this supernatural book? We ended the last Digging Deeper with a verse admonishing us to love […]

Student Answers – Why do you Pray?

We asked students the question “Why do you pray?” in our course Tools for Christian Growth: Prayer. Here are the a few of their reasons: “To keep my mind on the things of God:  praising, praying, and thanking Him throughout the day (Col. 3:1-4; I Thess. 5:16-18).  These passages and a few others help me […]