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

I’m Over 21 and I Want to Leave Home. How Do I Have This Conversation With My Parents?

I’m a female college student over 21, but I live at home and commute to school, and even have a part-time job. My parents give me curfews and we...  read more
English Compass - Pastor's Corner: an online forum
December 30, 2015
“What if you woke up tomorrow, with only the things you were grateful for today?” As I read that quote on Facebook, I suddenly realized how much more time I spent complaining rather than thanking God for the many blessings I had received. For...  Read more
December 30, 2015
The Cycle: something that repeats itself over and over again usually in the same steps. Understand the cycle If someone is nice to you, it's natural to be nice in return and to those around you. If someone smiles at you, it's natural to smile in return....  Read more
December 30, 2015
I was taught that practice makes perfect. When I played the violin as a youngster, I used to practice so much that I had a bruise on my left clavicle and would have to ice my left hand on few occasions. When it came to my Christian walk, I implemented the...  Read more
November 30, 2015
Living in a state of constant war—unsure whether marauding invaders would decimate the city or a violent militia will drag loved ones from their beds at night to commit unspeakable atrocities—degrades and strips life to one overarching fixation: find peace....  Read more
November 30, 2015
previously published on December 2004 Last June two of my friends and myself finished something that we had only dreamed of accomplishing 4 years prior. In the heat of the Idaho sun we spent the better part of the day in constant motion, albeit slow at...  Read more
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