Santa Maria SDA Asian Church

4799 S. Bradley Rd. Santa Maria, CA 93455 contact: Pastor Young Kyo Suh email: From the early 80's, a small group of...  read more

Showing Grace

Luke 6:32: If you love those who love you, what credit is that to you? Even sinners love those who love them. And if you do good to those who are...  read more

If Moses died in the book of Deuteronomy, who wrote the last chapter?

If Moses died in the book of Deuteronomy, who wrote the last chapter? Many Bible scholars believe that it is Ezra who wrote the last chapter, and...  read more
English Compass - Pastor's Corner: an online forum
May 2, 2016
My initial thought in writing this article was that I was going to write about my Mom, a woman who gives me the sense of being completely known and completely accepted by another.  In that sense, my role as my mother’s daughter is the closest to knowing how...  Read more
May 2, 2016
The visible part of an iceberg is an enormous sight to behold in and of itself. However explorers and glacial experts have long established that less than 10% is actually above the surface. The titanic portion underneath remains a mystery. There must be an...  Read more
May 2, 2016
“Gift of motherhood” is not a phrase that was truly appreciated in my home when I was growing up, because it was not a term fully understood. To our family, motherhood was born in martyrdom, so it wasn’t a gift—but a duty. And we kids felt it. These two...  Read more
April 1, 2016
previously published in April 2005 As we explore the question of what a church should expect for its pastor, the words of our late president, John F. Kennedy, comes to mind: “Ask not, what your country can do for you, but ask, what you can do for your...  Read more
April 1, 2016
John writes the “Greatest Secret” to Overcoming Sin. “My dear children, I write this to you so that you will not sin. But if anybodydoes sin, we have one who speaks to the Father in our defense–Jesus Christ, the Righteous One. He is the atoning sacrifice...  Read more
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