News for March 2007

Pohnpei Project Student Project Breathes New Life Into Old Lab

March 01, 2007 / Kristi Spurgeon

Three and a half years ago, Walla Walla College (WWC) student Raymond Betz spent a year teaching in the computer lab at the Pohnpei Seventh-day Adventist School. Like dozens of WWC students each year, his life was changed by his experience as a student missionary. However, Betz’s experience also changed the lives of countless current and future students in Pohnpei.

Returning to WWC to complete his engineering degree, Betz was determined to equip Pohnpei’s computer lab with brand-new computers and a server.

David Comes to Life Churches Host Benefit Play for Local Hospice

March 01, 2007 / Kathy Nixon

The enigmatic biblical hero David came to life last November on the stage of Peninsula College in Port Angeles, Wash.

The play, developed by Dick McCoy, composer, author and director, addressed the dichotomy of alternating failures and faith that characterize David’s life—and ours.

“David, the Man God Loved—But Why?” used 19 vignettes to relive memorable incidents from the life of David, ultimately showing his deep repentance and God’s mercies.

Baby Dedications Evert Babies

March 01, 2007 / Joyce Depner

We were blessed with a special baby dedication in our Inchelium (Wash.) Church. John Evert, retired paster and his wife, Evelyn, who have been missionaries most of their lives, were honored to dedicate two great-grandsons to God while here from Africa.

The grandparents, Will and Janet Evert, Young Disciples Ministries, and Janet's mother, Phyllis Potts (a former missionary) were also present.