CAN DO: Don Lane (left) was pastor of the Sebastopol, California, (U.S.A.), Seventh-day Adventist Church when “One Dollar Love Call” was launched. Lane, the author, and Larry Nakashima encouraged church members to donate US$1 a week for missions.Challenges and Opportunities
INTELLIGENT DESIGN: Rebecca Wong, a talented young church member, designed the label for the “One Dollar Love Call” can.As I contemplated these sobering facts it became clear that we could, and must, do more for missions. From this conviction was born the “One Dollar Love Call”—an invitation to give a single dollar a week to missions; using small change, as it were, to change the world. One hundred Adventists, giving at least one dollar a week for one year, could build a church and sponsor three full-time missionaries in many countries of the world.
SO MUCH FOR SO LITTLE: The believers in Banghan, Thailand, now have their own building in which to worship and from which to reach out to their community. It was the first “One Dollar Love Call” project.Now we send out a simple message from the offering cans and hearts of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Sebastopol, California, with the prayer that congregations around the world will join us in fulfilling the holy purpose for which our movement was called into being. This is our commitment: