Below is a message addressed to the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Inter-America from President of the Inter-American Division, Elie Henry–IAD News Staff
February 2, 2024 | Miami, Florida, United States | By: Elie Henry, president of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Inter-America
Hello Brothers and Sisters. Happy Sabbath!
I am happy to greet you on this first Sabbath in February. This is a month that has been designated with emphasis on Family Growth and includes special programs, such as Pastoral Family Week and Christian Home and Marriage Week, among other initiatives.
How important it is to strengthen the ties that unite us as sons and daughters of God. Both our blood families and our faith family are a divine gift, and on this journey dedicated to growth, I encourage each of you to find ways to grow closer to one another, to spend quality time together, to pray as a family and to study the Word of God more. I am sure that by joining together in this effort we will experience special spiritual growth.
Let us remember the words of Psalm 133, verse 1: “ How good and pleasant it is when God’s people live together in unity!“
Let this verse be our reminder that unity in the family, whether biological or spiritual, is a reflection of the harmony God desires for His people.
May God bless every family and every church in Inter-America and may this month of growth be an opportunity to deepen our connection with Him and with each other.