December 2003

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December 01, 2003
It’s Tuesday afternoon, and Jesus has spent a difficult day in continual conflict with … read more
December 01, 2003
"Unless the Lord relinquishes me from my current obligation, I cannot move in another … read more
December 01, 2003
A special partnership began on January 1, 1937, when wedding vows were exchanged … read more

Did You Know?

December 01, 2003
Christmas Fast Facts * During the Christmas buying season, Visa cards alone are used an … read more

Did You Know?

December 01, 2003
Giving: A State of Heart The greatest use of life is to spend it for something that … read more

Editorial

December 01, 2003 | Jere Patzer
I used to believe that poor Mary and Joseph had it pretty tough. You know, walking and … read more

Fresh Start

December 01, 2003
A fable is told in India of a poor beggar who lived in a state ruled by a maharaja. The … read more

North Pacific Union

December 01, 2003 | Richard Dower
The Adventist Leadership Convention, "Growing a Family of Grace," was held in Portland … read more

North Pacific Union

December 01, 2003 | Alphonso McCarthy
This year's Academy Bible Conference brought academy, home school and public high … read more

Perspective

December 01, 2003 | Bruce Johnston
"Converts just don’t stick.” The speaker, critical of the conference spending money on … read more

News

Adventist Health

December 01, 2003
Every day, it may look like Lisa Bennett comes to work and does pretty much the same … read more

Alaska Conference

December 01, 2003 | John Kriegelstein
Twenty Pathfinder missionaries from the Iowa-Missouri Conference descended on the … read more

Alaska Conference

December 01, 2003 | John Kriegelstein
At the sixth annual Sprout Convention held in Naperville, Ill., Jim Kincaid, Alaska … read more

Alaska Conference

December 01, 2003 | John Kriegelstein
To be involved, to get wet, to get one’s hands dirty and to be a participant rather … read more

Idaho Conference

December 01, 2003 | Joan Green
The Idaho Conference Christian Women's Retreat was held at beautiful Camp Ida Haven in … read more

Idaho Conference

December 01, 2003 | Sylvia Shasky
Imagine feeling the heartbeat of a hummingbird in your hand and then listening to the … read more

Idaho Conference

December 01, 2003 | Shirley Maxwell
A few weeks before the Sept. 11 tragedy, Nampa, Idaho, members determined to reach … read more

Idaho Conference

December 01, 2003 | Debra McCarver
The clamor of nervous excitement was in the air as students arrived at the Gem State … read more

Montana Conference

December 01, 2003 | Richard Dower
Montana Conference Office Moves To Quieter Location After 44 years in their Bozeman, … read more

Montana Conference

December 01, 2003 | Darren Wilkins
Mt. Ellis Academy (MEA) has long been known for its stunning natural setting and … read more

Montana Conference

December 01, 2003 | Shaya Kyle
The congregations of Custer and Hardin, Mont., gathered on May 31 to witness Tyli Kyle' … read more

Montana Conference

December 01, 2003 | Delma Kneller
The Libby (Mont.) Church has a small congregation but is blessed with a large … read more

North Pacific Union

December 01, 2003 | Alphonso McCarthy
This year's Academy Bible Conference brought academy, home school and public high … read more

North Pacific Union

December 01, 2003 | Richard Dower
The Adventist Leadership Convention, "Growing a Family of Grace," was held in Portland … read more

Oregon Conference

December 01, 2003 | Harriet Douglas
The University Park Church (Portland, Ore.) recently added nine new members after NET … read more

Oregon Conference

December 01, 2003 | Dennis Schafer
The Ridge Dell (Wash.) Church was built more than 20 years ago on the northern edge of … read more

Oregon Conference

December 01, 2003 | David Miller
The Bend (Ore.) Church pastor, Jerry Joubert, joined members Lisa Gladden, Bobbi Lynn … read more

Oregon Conference

December 01, 2003 | Sonja Einerson
The traditional announcement of senior class officers is always an exciting … read more

Oregon Conference

December 01, 2003 | Francie Davidson
For more than a year, fourth-grader Skyler Null has been helping his grandmother … read more

Oregon Conference

December 01, 2003 | Shirley Swan
A fire was set at the Sutherlin (Ore.) Christian School on Sept. 14. Fortunately the … read more

Oregon Conference

December 01, 2003 | Caitlin McNabb
A team of eight youth and three adults flew to the Siberian Yupik village of Gambell on … read more

Oregon Conference

December 01, 2003 | Heather Black
Milo Adventist Academy's senior survival location, purpose and activities remain an … read more

Oregon Conference

December 01, 2003 | Dan Patchin
The Portland Adventist Academy (PAA) biology class spent a recent afternoon ankle deep … read more

Oregon Conference

December 01, 2003
Columbia Adventist Academy (CAA) seniors headed to a spot of private land known as " … read more

Oregon Conference

December 01, 2003 | Ted Torkelson
Just imagine the amount of time and effort that someone would have to invest in order … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

December 01, 2003 | Elaine Drury
Precious memories...how they linger at the Troy (Idaho) Church. Former students came … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

December 01, 2003 | Cheri Corder
For the seventh year, Upper Columbia Academy (UCA) hosted Parent Weekend, which is … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

December 01, 2003 | Elaine Kubler
Goldendale Adventist School welcomed a new teaching team to its staff this fall. … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

December 01, 2003 | Mark Witas
The Adventist churches of the Wenatchee Valley held their first camp meeting in … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

December 01, 2003 | Cheryl Wren
Recently Walla Walla Valley Academy selected the 2004 senior class officers. From left … read more

Walla Walla University

December 01, 2003 | Tara Jeske
More than 450 students, faculty and staff spent Oct. 22 performing community service … read more

Washington Conference

December 01, 2003 | John Freedman
Shortly after checking into my hotel room in Walla Walla, Wash., on Nov. 17, Keith … read more

Washington Conference

December 01, 2003 | Amber Serns
Adventist friends and community supporters of Auburn Adventist Academy have acted … read more

Washington Conference

December 01, 2003 | Keith Hallam
We have lost so much, but there is so much for which to be thankful. Things may not be … read more

Washington Conference

December 01, 2003 | Doug Bing
Some girls just thought it was a fire drill when on Nov. 17 the fire alarm went off in … read more

Washington Conference

December 01, 2003 | Amber Serns
Forty fingers, $2,000, eight hands, four students, two pianos and one teacher all adds … read more

Washington Conference

December 01, 2003 | Amber Serns
Thirty students from Auburn Adventist Academy loaded buses at 10:30 a.m. on Oct. 21 and … read more

Washington Conference

December 01, 2003 | Wilma Bing
"What an amazing weekend!” “I could feel the presence of God in this place.” “My life … read more

Washington Conference

December 01, 2003 | Doug Bing
What is a church to do when housing developments are growing up all around it? The … read more

Washington Conference

December 01, 2003 | Jeane Christiansen
Vegetarian cooking classes were held at the Shelton (Wash.) Church every Tuesday night … read more

Washington Conference

December 01, 2003 | Doug Bing
Visit Buena Vista Elementary School (Auburn, Wash.) on a school day, and you will find … read more

Washington Conference

December 01, 2003 | Rob Webb
The call came on Tuesday morning. Claudia Bahnmiller, a Monroe (Wash.) Church member, … read more

Washington Conference

December 01, 2003 | Rob Webb
Students, faculty and staff at Puget Sound Adventist Academy (PSAA) celebrated the life … read more

World Church

December 01, 2003 | Ron Whitehead
North Pacific Union Pathfinders will be attending the largest six-day Adventist youth … read more

World Church

December 01, 2003
"That’s the best sermon I’ve ever heard!” exclaimed the 70-year-old member of a small … read more