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A tribute to Bill & Fern Hampton

“Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works and glorify your Father in Heaven”  Matthew 5:16  I first met Bill and Fern Hampton when I, a Baptist teen, attended the Pewee Valley Seventh-dayAdventist Church with my Adventist girlfriend (now my wife of 39 years, Sandy). People were friendly, the […]

Kentucky-Tennessee Advance

Kentucky-Tennessee Advance is the offering that helps to support the financial life-blood of our conference’s mission.  The illustration shows how the Kentucky-Tennessee Advance offering is distributed among four important ministries of this conference as voted in a conference constituency meeting.

Thelma Johnson’s Generous Gift

Thelma Johnson taught second grade at Madison Campus Elementary School for several years.  Many of the current members of the Madison Campus Seventh-day Adventist Church as well as members of numerous other Adventist churches throughout North America remember their teacher, Thelma Johnson, fondly. Thelma and her husband, Reed, planned to remember the Lord’s work in […]

A Faithful Steward

byPastor Bob Wint, who serves the Clarksville, Hopkinsville and Oak Grove Churches   Mary was in her late 70s when I visited her. Her church attendance had been very sporadic yet she seemed to enjoy the fellowship and worship. When I greeted her Sabbath after church I happened to ask her why we did not […]

Starting Over and Doing it Right

by Frank Barton Seek ye first the kingdom of God, and His righteousness; and all these things shall be added unto you. Matthew 6:33 My wife and I both came out of bad first marriages.  I was a Catholic, and she was in the Assembly of God. We both had had unpleasant experiences with churches.  […]

The Herschel Powell Story

by Lin Powell, Stewardship Director   If God is in the Plan, Nothing can Stand in the Way   My phone rang.  It was Sister Xochitl Guerra asking if I would help with the Memphis First Hispanic Church renovation of a building they had just purchased.  Someone in the local conference office recommended that she […]

In Death As In Life

by Lin Powell, Trust Director Lillian Vesta Brown-Johnson (1914 – 2008) was a true Adventist southern belle.  A third generation Seventh-day Adventist, Lillian gave a lifetime of dedicated service to her church’s mission of taking the gospel to all the world. She valued her heritage:  her family had a part in founding the Elam Road […]