United Church of God

Compass Check: Winter 2018

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In This Issue

  • by Steve Nutzman
Welcome to the winter issue of Compass Check. Each article has been written with you in mind.
  • by Kourtney Kovanis
For the Feast of Tabernacles this year I traveled with my husband, father, sister, her husband and his parents (Mr. and Mrs. Schreiber) to Sri Lanka. What follows is a bit of what we experienced.
  • by Kelsey Phelps
Ever since I can remember, I have had fears or challenges that sometimes become obstacles along my path.
  • by Gayle Hoefker
I walked into the house, and something smelled so mmm, mmm good! Mom was cooking dinner. It wasn’t just any dinner. It was Sabbath dinner.
  • by Compass Check Editor
Was Jesus born on December 25—Christmas Day? The Bible doesn’t give us the date of Jesus’ birth.
  • by Sarah Bacher
Recently I was reading a book called Unspoken by Dee Henderson, and she brought out an important question I had never thought of before: How can God say He is pure and perfect and He loves us, and also extend the same love and forgiveness to a truly wicked person who has repented?
  • by Lorelei Nettles
Many people in today’s society have decided to accept all people no matter what they do, say or how they live. People can put heavy pressure on us to conform to that thinking as well.
  • by Steve Nutzman
A new study from the University of Pennsylvania establishes for the first time a causal link between time spent on social media and feelings of depression or loneliness.