as I AM - The Missing "Peace"
“Somewhere along life, I learned big boys don’t cry…. When I’d get hurt or frustrated I’d just get angry. I mean, you’ve ever been in that situation you want to help somebody and you just can’t?…. I wasn’t feeling very christian at the time.” See the face behind the story from episode 2 of “as I AM.” This video series simply highlights individuals whose gripping testimonies prove that no matter who we are, we all have struggles, but through Christ we overcome. Series one focuses on our Carolina Conference leadership. Music: Long Road Ahead B by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) Source: http://incompetech.com/music/royalty-free/index.html?isrc=USUAN1100588 Artist: http://incompetech.com/
as I AM - Something For Everyone
“Someone once said, there’s nothing new under the sun.... and as I look around in society I can’t help but be reminded of when I was growing up.... I was a child of the 60s.... anyone who knows history, knows there was a lot going on back then. If you had known me before this lifestyle you would say: if anyone should not be talking to us today, it should be her.“ Discover the face behind the story in Episode 3 of as I AM: “Something For Everyone” This video series simply highlights individuals whose gripping testimonies prove that no matter who we are, we all have struggles, but through Christ we overcome. Series one focuses on our Carolina Conference leadership.
as I AM - Coming To America, Coming to Purpose
“People who see me sometimes, just because of my appearance, think that I would have a very strong accent...” While I was in England during my third year of college, it was year of trying to make a decision as to where home really was, is India my home or should I come back to the United States” “I was trying to figure out what to do when I was in college. I kept changing my major all the time until I was called into the academic deans office and he said: ‘in college we don’t change our major every month.’” “I had no idea what to do with my life....” This is the story of the Carolina Conference president of Seventh-day Adventists. Discover the face behind the story in episode 4 of as I AM: “Coming to America, Coming to Purpose.” This video series simply highlights individuals whose gripping testimonies prove that no matter who we are, we all have struggles, but through Christ we overcome. Series one focuses on our Carolina Conference leadership.
as I AM - Faith, Feelings, Fellowship
“The church that I grew up in became somewhat of a cult.... After that I didn’t go to church regularly for about 4 years...." “It was really discouraging because it felt to me like God didn’t want me. Like I didn’t belong anywhere." “I didn’t know what to believe.... “My boyfriends parents didn’t like me very much.... Their un-Christlike treatment of me, it didn’t really help.... All of this was putting a lot of pressure on me to leave.” Relationships. Rejection. Religion. Faith. Feelings. Fellowship. This one's got it all. Discover the face behind the story in Episode 5 of as I AM. This video series simply highlights individuals whose gripping testimonies prove that no matter who we are, we all have struggles, but through Christ we overcome. Series one focuses on our Carolina Conference leadership.
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The Loop - 7 Ways to Protect Yourself From Identity Theft
In this edition of the Loop, operational risk consultant, China Jasmin, breaks down 7 ways you can protect yourself against this type of fraud. Identity Theft Resources: 1. Quick Identity Theft Explainer Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kDFeSUUwRnA 2. How to Freeze Your Credit Report and What it Means - https://www.forbes.com/sites/robertberger/2018/03/09/how-to-freeze-your-credit-for-free/#5a629d067363 3. Seven Things You Need to Know Before Freezing Your Credit - https://www.experian.com/blogs/ask-experian/7-things-you-need-to-know-before-freezing-your-credit/ 4. What to Do If Your Identity is Stolen: https://www.creditkarma.com/id-theft/i/what-to-do-if-identity-stolen/ 5. Getting Started with a Recovery Plan: https://www.identitytheft.gov/ YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCppk6mlq8QopyIHPdGEtsLQ Website: https://www.theprojectrefresh.org/
The Loop - Money Managemnt Tips
In this edition of The Loop, vice president of finance for the Carolina Conference, Rick Russell, shares money management tips and resources for the graduate/young professional in the transitional phase. Resources: BUDGETING APPS You Need a Budget App https://www.youneedabudget.com/apps/ Every Dollar App by Dave Ramsey https://www.everydollar.com/ List of other top budgeting apps listed by preference/lifestyle https://www.thebalance.com/best-budgeting-apps-4159414 PRINTABLE ELECTRONIC BUDGETING TOOLS Monthly Cash Flow Chart, Irregular Income Planning Chart & Quick Start Budget by Dave Ramsey (for those who like things simple, easy-to-read) https://cdn.ramseysolutions.net/media/pdf/forms/fpu-budgeting-forms.pdf Customizable Cash Flow Spreadsheet Template by Vertex42 (for the DIY detailed over-thinker): Excel version: https://www.vertex42.com/ExcelTemplates/monthly-cash-flow.html Google Sheets Version: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/u/1/d/1tnpc9elGtCGTWXURgnQayaQIbQz4l-x0mcPd05G_Y-c/template/preview BANKING OPTIONS FOR THE RECENT GRADUATE/YOUNG PROFESSIONAL 7 Tips for millennial choosing a bank: https://www.bankrate.com/banking/savings/7-tips-for-millennials-choosing-a-new-bank/ Best banks and credit unions of February 2019 https://www.nerdwallet.com/blog/banking/best-banks-and-credit-unions-checking-savings-accounts/ Nerdwallet’s best bank and credit union tools for saving money https://www.nerdwallet.com/blog/banking/best-bank-tools-for-saving-money/