News for August 2008

Ask PJ

September 01, 2008

QUESTION: How Can I Avoid Temptation?

That question plagues each of us every single day. The Lord's Prayer comes to mind where Jesus says, "Lead me not into temptation" (Matt. 6:13). The simple everyday answer to this question is to follow Jesus and allow Him to lead our lives.

ACCION Encontraron Sanidad

September 01, 2008 / Ileana Villeda-Cortes

Los esposos Angélica y Fernando López nunca habían tenido contacto con la Iglesia Adventista del Séptimo. Hasta que un feliz día vieron los anuncios en la televisión para el programa comunitario SANIDAD 2008. Desde hace algunos años Fernando padecía de un dolor de espaldas que no lo dejaba en paz. Necesitaba urgentemente ver a un quiropráctico, pero no tenía los recursos para hacerlo. Cuando llegaron a SANIDAD 2008 no sólo pudieron ver al doctor sino que también pudieron ver al Oftalmólogo.

Healthy Choices

September 01, 2008

Five Ways to Live Healthier, Longer

When looking at the lifestyles of healthy men who reached 90 years or older, researchers found five predictors of a long, healthy life. They are, in order of importance:

Don't smoke.

Maintain a healthy blood sugar level.

Maintain a healthy weight.

Get regular exercise.

Professor's Unexpected Journey Reveals Undaunted Courage

September 01, 2008

The day before his birthday in June 2007, Ken Wiggins boarded an airplane and prepared for the long flight to Hong Kong. Wiggins and his wife, JoAnn, were headed there to teach; he in mathematics, she in business.

They had visited China before, getting to know the culture and the people and were looking forward to going back.

AAA Welcomes New Faculty

September 01, 2008 / Jondelle McGhee

With the arrival of a new school year, Auburn Adventist Academy is delighted to welcome new faces to AAA's faculty family. In addition to the new personnel on campus, several other positions have been filled by returning staff members.

North Cascade Church Catches Spark of Service

September 01, 2008 / Cindy Hartley

The spark of service caught on for a women's Bible study group during a North Cascade Church retreat two years ago. A Skagit Community Action Agency representative was at the retreat and presented a list of service opportunities.

Shortly after, with the agency's wish list in hand, the Bible study group began collecting food items and treat bags for adults and children.