The Sabbath and Worship Music
sopranos), she has been gifted by God with an incredibly powerful soprano voice that leaves people spellbound. More important still is the fact that she is a deeply spiritual Adventist Christian who takes time each day to study God’s Word, meditate and pray.
When I shared with her my dream for her to sing at my weekend seminars across the USA and overseas, her face lighted up and said: “This has been also my dream since I left the opera singing. I have been praying that the Lord would open the door for me to share my singing ministry with wider audiences outside our local Adventist churches. Your offer is an answer to my prayers.”
Our Immediate Plans
We are both excited at the thought of ministering to God’s people together with words and songs. Our first seminar together will be next weekend on November 16-17, 2007 at the Avon Park SDA Church, a 900 members congregation located near Orlando, Florida. We are both pray- ing and preparing ourselves for this important event that will be video- recorded.
Cristina will sing a total of 17 sacred songs, before and after each of my three presentations. On Sabbath afternoon she will give a one hour sacred concert from 4 to 5 p.m., before my final lecture entitled “The Sabbath Under Crossfire,” which deals with the latest Sabbath/Sunday developments.
If you live in the Orlando area, you do not want to miss this memorable opportunity to hear an outstanding Adventist Soprano, as well as some exciting news about the rediscovery of the Sabbath by ministers and congregations of different denominations. The rediscovery of the Sabbath is an unprecedented phenomenon of our time, which reminds us of Ellen White’s prediction that in this final hour of world history “the Sabbath will be proclaimed more fully” (Early Writings, p.33).
In fact, on December 21-22, 2007, both Cristina and myself have been invited to present the SABBATH SEMINAR with words and songs at the annual convention of the FRIENDS OF THE SABBATH, held this year in Lexington, Kentucky. The coordinator has informed me that for