Sabbath Reflections with Karen Foldy

Karen Foldy recently hosted a semester-long Sabbath-keeping group through Asbury Theological Seminary’s Sabbath Experience. We took this opportunity to ask her about her Sabbath-keeping journey. What prompted your desire to start keeping a Sabbath? I have always wanted to be obedient to the command to keep the Sabbath, and I wanted to take this opportunity to… Continue reading Sabbath Reflections with Karen Foldy

Sabbath with Brian Skyrms and Family, Part 2

Brian Skyrms is a recent graduate of Asbury Theological Seminary in Wilmore, Kentucky. Originally from Tampa, Florida, Brian grew up in a Christian home. As a seventeen-year-old, in Venezuela, he surrendered to God’s call to a life of service in ministry. He then pursued a BS in Sociology with an emphasis in Social Services from Georgia… Continue reading Sabbath with Brian Skyrms and Family, Part 2

Sabbath with Brian Skyrms and Family, Part 1

Brian Skyrms is a recent graduate of Asbury Theological Seminary in Wilmore, Kentucky. Originally from Tampa, Florida, Brian grew up in a Christian home. As a seventeen-year-old, in Venezuela, he surrendered to God’s call to a life of service in ministry. He then pursued a BS in Sociology with an emphasis in Social Services from Georgia… Continue reading Sabbath with Brian Skyrms and Family, Part 1

Interview with David Bauer, Dean, School of Biblical Interpretation, Asbury Theological Seminary

What prompted your desire to start keeping a Sabbath? With my responsibilities as a faculty member and as a Dean I came to realize that the demands of my life were crowding out time for myself, and especially time for reflection and for spending with my ten-year old son.  It was necessary just to carve… Continue reading Interview with David Bauer, Dean, School of Biblical Interpretation, Asbury Theological Seminary

In the midst of busy minstry, Alvin Reid learns the value of rest.

Recently, we were able to correspond with Dr. Alvin Reid, professor at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, about his thoughts on Sabbath-keeping. Dr. Reid admits that he is in the beginning steps of his journey, but we hope his story will encourage you to reflect on God’s goodness offered through Sabbath rest. Blessed Earth (BE): Dr.… Continue reading In the midst of busy minstry, Alvin Reid learns the value of rest.

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100 Houghton Students Explore Sabbath: J.L. Miller Reflects

J.L. Miller, Residence Director of the Townhouses and Associate Campus Minister at Houghton College, led about 100 Houghton students through a Sabbath study using the 24/6 curriculum last fall. J.L. holds a Bachelor’s degree in Student Ministries from Geneva College and a Master’s in Youth Ministry from Asbury Theological Seminary. J.L. is passionate about seeing… Continue reading 100 Houghton Students Explore Sabbath: J.L. Miller Reflects

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North Carolina Pastor Tracy Clayton Shares Her Sabbath Journey

  My practice of Sabbath took a dramatic turn when I took a two-year study leave from parish ministry.  During that time I was once again sitting in the pew on Sunday mornings.  Those two years of Sundays took me back to the routine of my childhood:  worship, Sunday School, a table full of excellent… Continue reading North Carolina Pastor Tracy Clayton Shares Her Sabbath Journey

Chapel of the Cross to host February 9th Sabbath retreat in Chapel Hill

Chapel of the Cross in Chapel Hill, NC will be hosting a day-long Sabbath retreat on Monday, February 9th. This event will run from 9 am to 3 pm. Registration cost is $10 and includes lunch and a copy of 24/6. For more information, directions, and registration, visit the Chapel of the Cross website here.… Continue reading Chapel of the Cross to host February 9th Sabbath retreat in Chapel Hill