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In April, nearly 600 Adventist medical volunteers gathered in San Francisco and Oakland, Calif., for the Bridges to Health outreach event. Over the course of three days, the group provided medical and dental services to almost 3,000 people. This medical mission trip was organized and sponsored by the Pacific Union Adventist-laymen's Services & Industries (ASI) chapter as well as the Pacific Union, Northern California, and Central California Conferences.
During his sabbatical, Adventist pastor Marvin Wray traveled more than 12,000 miles on his motorcycle to visit more than 70 churches in a six-week period. To most churches he was an anonymous biker and this gave him a unique glimpse into the life and mission of Adventist churches. What worked and what didn't? Hear what Pastor Wray has to say in this video.
Geoff Heald, a teacher at Lake City Junior Academy (LCJA) in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, was presented with a national award on Friday, May 16.Read more
Mechelle Peinado, a teacher at Mount Ellis Elementary School in Bozeman was presented with a national award on May 13.Read more
Eighty students graduated in 2013 from the many courses offered at the Kettle Falls Discover Bible School.Read more
The Seattle Seahawks weren’t the only ones to put up big numbers on Super Bowl Sunday.Read more
They prayed for a church for 25 years — 25 long years with no indication that they would ever get one. That persistence in prayer paid off.Read more
Have you ever had those moments where you weren't sure where God was? Ken Norton, Collegedale (TN) Adventist Church associate pastor, shares a defining moment in his relationship with God in this gripping short documentary by Nick Lindsay. The experience happened years ago while he was in Thailand as a student missionary.