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Whataboutism

May 04, 2018 / Seth Pierce

Several years ago, I preached a sermon on grace at one of our colleges. After the message a concerned student approached me and said, "I really appreciated your talk on grace. But, if time would allow, you'd share more about the law, right?"

Almost Killed ... Again

May 04, 2018 / Martin Weber

Forty-seven years ago, a car accident almost killed me while driving to a Bible study. Last week that happened again. What lessons are there for survivors of such close calls?

Forest Park Students Build to Learn

May 04, 2018 / Linda Taber

Intense concentration — interrupted by bouts of discussion, redesign and testing — took over the Forest Park Adventist Christian School (FPACS) gymnasium in Everett, Wash., on March 30 as students built projects for STEM Day.

STEM Day is an eagerly awaited day of fun and education for the students at FPACS. On the last Friday of the month, students in kindergarten through eighth grade gather together to utilize the STEM skills they’ve learned in their classrooms to build a working project.

Amen Chapter Opens in Upper Columbia Conference

May 04, 2018 / Kathy Marson

Health ministry in Upper Columbia Conference (UCC) continues to be influenced by former health director and obstetrician Jay Sloop. His untimely death in Kiev, Ukraine, in May 2013 was a sad time for many in UCC. It was his plan that with every health seminar or ministry the question should be asked, “How does this connect the physical and the spiritual together?”

Sky Valley Students Excited to Serve

May 03, 2018 / Crysti Wallace

The last Friday of every month, students at Sky Valley Adventist School in Monroe, Wash., come together to make 60 lunches for Take the Next Step, a local organization that offers assistance to low-income families by providing them with food, clothes, gas cards and other basic necessities.

Sky Valley Adventist School has been participating in this service project for two years, and it is one of the students' favorite activities. Food for the lunches has been graciously donated by school families and volunteers.

MGAES Students Enjoy Learning, Outreach

May 03, 2018 / Malaika Childers

At Meadow Glade Adventist Elementary School (MGAES) in Battle Ground, Wash., students have many opportunities to participate in unique and cutting-edge education while serving the Savior in the local community.

STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) education has been at the forefront of curriculum planning at MGAES. Students are encouraged to search for answers by thinking critically, communicating with fellow classmates, collaborating with each other and always being creative.

Harris Junior Academy Gives Back

May 03, 2018 / Dana Martin

The 2017–2018 school year has been a year of giving back at Harris Junior Academy (HJA) in Pendleton, Ore. In the fall, the students collected items and filled shoeboxes for Operation Christmas Child providing shoebox gifts to children around the world. The students filled more than 20 boxes for this worthy cause.