United Church of God

Compass Check: Spring 2019

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In This Issue

  • by Kourtney Kovanis
This issue is all about personal development, self-improvement, character growth—you get the idea. There’s a lot in the Bible on this subject (in fact, you could say it’s one of the major themes across the whole book), and the articles in this issue are meant to supplement and expand on that wisdom, with specifics for you in mind.
  • by Steve Nutzman
Have you ever been emotionally hurt and needed to talk to a good friend? Have you ever prayed to God to ask Him to intervene for you? Have you ever needed the advice of your dad or mom? Have you ever attended United Youth Camps (UYC) and had the time of your life?
  • by Amanda Miller
Have you ever visited someone you care about and couldn’t wait to spend time with, but noticed by the end of your trip that certain things about them were really starting to irritate you?
  • by Mario Seiglie
When we look around, can we still wonder and appreciate the amazing Creation from the microcosm to the macrocosm?
  • by Kyle Bacher
How does a parasite survive? By feeding off its host in a manner that is damaging to the host. If it doesn’t have anything to feed on, it dies. Similarly, in order for sins, bad habits or addictions to survive, they require food.
  • by Denny Luker
When Loma Armstrong¹ was called to understand the Sabbath in the 1920s, God used her to teach her husband, Herbert W. Armstrong. Though he did his best to disprove it, after six months of intensive study, he finally had to accept the truth that his wife had discovered. Together they were used to spread the truth to millions of people.
  • by Aaron Creech
Have you ever wondered what has led you to the point where you are in life? Why did you go to the college you did or why do you have the job you have? Is it all by chance?
  • by Frank Dunkle
You might even wonder what exactly is ABC. What happens there? Well, you have questions, and I have answers!