Devotional – A Cup in the Ocean

There are some days it just feels like you just can’t catch up with life. You’re working hard, but the to-do list only grows longer. Or you get through the list because you skipped exercising, eating well, sleeping, devotional time, or investing in relationships. Or maybe you really blew it and feel the full weight…

God Feeds the People of Naikara

On March 13 – 27, 2017, a group from Upper-Columbia Academy served on a short-term mission trip with the Maasai Development Project in Nairobi, Kenya. Dean Kravig, the music director at UCA, shares the following miraculous story from that trip. Tuesday, March 21 was our 2nd Day of Medical & Dental Clinics in Naikara. We…

Daniel Duffis Jr. – Brazil: “I Ate Like A God in Brazil: The Importance of Contextualization and Empathy”

Cachoeira is a small, historical, inland city in the state of Bahia, Brazil, located about a ten-minute drive from the Adventist College where I spent the last six months serving as a volunteer teacher and missionary. Working with a full schedule throughout the week, I enjoyed escaping to this little town on various Saturday evenings to…