February 2004

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February 01, 2004
Children’s Sabbath School: Not Just for Children One Sabbath morning about three years … read more

Did You Know?

February 01, 2004
The Seventh-day Adventist Church was first officially organized in 1863 with 3,500 … read more

Did You Know?

February 01, 2004 | Steve Vistaunet
Worldwide churches – 51,000 with 12.3 million members Sabbath Schools – 112,541 with 15 … read more

Editorial

February 01, 2004 | Jere Patzer
The Cat’s in the Cradle When our kids were small, some well-meaning sage would comment … read more

Intersections

February 01, 2004
Letters Wow! 1,077 campers this last summer. That's great. I spent a good part of the … read more

Fresh Start

February 01, 2004
There’s an intriguing line of research on depression that shows one group in our … read more

Intersections

February 01, 2004
Letters Wow! 1,077 campers this last summer. That's great. I spent a good part of the … read more

News

Adventist Health

February 01, 2004 | Hannah Clegg
Caring for the Whole Person At 50 years of age, Quincy wanted to manage on his own. He … read more

Alaska Conference

February 01, 2004 | John Kriegelstein
Sometimes coming fully to God takes time—15 years in the case of Dale Van Sandt, a new … read more

Alaska Conference

February 01, 2004 | John Kriegelstein
At the sixth annual Sprout Convention held in Naperville, Ill., Jim Kincaid, Alaska … read more

Alaska Conference

February 01, 2004 | Pam Libby
When a 26-member interdenominational dental team traveled from Anchorage, Alaska, to … read more

Idaho Conference

February 01, 2004 | Debra McCarver
The buzz of excitement hung in the air as the Gem State Adventist Academy Rangers … read more

Idaho Conference

February 01, 2004 | Donna Fincher
This is a story about happy endings—and second chances. In August 1954, a very young … read more

Montana Conference

February 01, 2004
Mount Ellis Academy seniors traveled to the Shields River area in the foot hills of the … read more

Montana Conference

February 01, 2004 | Elmer Dow
Only "enthusiastic interaction" can adequately describe the concert presented by the … read more

Montana Conference

February 01, 2004
Mt. Ellis Academy students carried out the tradition of climbing Mt. Ellis, the … read more

Oregon Conference

February 01, 2004
Eighteen new members made decisions to follow Jesus and join with the church, and … read more

Oregon Conference

February 01, 2004 | Mort Juberg
It’s 8:30 on a weekday morning at Portland Adventist Community Services (PACS) Center, … read more

Oregon Conference

February 01, 2004 | John Stitzel
Going with the concept that it is better to give than to receive, the Albany (Ore.) … read more

Oregon Conference

February 01, 2004 | Susan Kergil
As Rogue Valley Adventist School (RVAS) seventh and eigth graders progressed through … read more

Oregon Conference

February 01, 2004 | Susan Kergil
Rogue Valley Adventist School (RVAS) places a great deal of emphasis on computer … read more

Oregon Conference

February 01, 2004 | Dan Patchin
Most of the students at Portland Adventist Academy (PAA) spent the first day of … read more

Oregon Conference

February 01, 2004 | Malaika Childers
"Pardon me, but I have to report back to my medical clinic on the latest advances in … read more

Oregon Conference

February 01, 2004 | Dan Stemler
Under the guidance of veteran Baja travelers Dan and Becky Hershberg, Oregon Conference … read more

Oregon Conference

February 01, 2004 | Brittany Leno
The Red Cross Bloodmobile pulled across the covered bridge on Nov. 12, 2003, to collect … read more

Oregon Conference

February 01, 2004 | David Allen
Vera Gerega may look like any other Columbia Adventist Academy (CAA) student, but her … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

February 01, 2004 | Anita Lebold
People of all ages can find ways to serve Jesus. The Klahani Pathfinders, Orcas … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

February 01, 2004 | Dale Smith
Tri-Cities, Wash.—Hanford country. With several churches in the area, why do we need … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

February 01, 2004 | Linnea Torkelsen
Upper Columbia Academy (UCA) just began its second decade of operating their unique … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

February 01, 2004 | Lee Holmes
When a small group began holding church services in a private home in Kettle Falls, … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

February 01, 2004 | Anita Lebold
Keith Hanson is making a career change that is based on conviction and faith. Hanson … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

February 01, 2004 | Anita Lebold
The Richland (Wash.) Church celebrated the value and importance of the children in … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

February 01, 2004
Fully one-third of the club was baptized on Pathfinder Sabbath at the Milton-Freewater … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

February 01, 2004 | Vonnie Olesen
Milton Family Life Series Inspires Youth "How can we make the most positive impact on … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

February 01, 2004 | Nadine Dower
— Share ideas and methods for outreach and nurture that other churches can try. — … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

February 01, 2004 | Jon Dalrymple
Upper Columbia Conference held its annual Family Fellowship Festival at Upper Columbia … read more

Walla Walla University

February 01, 2004 | Tara Jeske
Independent Colleges of Washington (ICW) has awarded six Walla Walla College students … read more

Walla Walla University

February 01, 2004 | Tara Jeske
Alden Thompson, professor of biblical studies, presented Walla Walla College’s 2003–04 … read more

Washington Conference

February 01, 2004 | Mike Maldonado
As part of their Christmas celebration, the Monroe (Wash.) Church welcomed into … read more

Washington Conference

February 01, 2004 | Connie Morrissey
It’s not often that a small, country church is witness to the baptism of four men in … read more

Washington Conference

February 01, 2004
Bread of Life Feeds West Seattle Neighbors Seattle's Breath of Life Church members saw … read more

Washington Conference

February 01, 2004 | Doug Bing
The weather was frightful. The roads were treacherous. The snow was falling. The … read more

Washington Conference

February 01, 2004 | Amber Serns
We like to think of Auburn Adventist Academy (AAA) as a family, but the true heart of … read more

Washington Conference

February 01, 2004 | Wilma Bing
How do you help someone from a distance? This was the problem facing the Washington … read more

World Church

February 01, 2004 | Bettina Krause
Sow 1 Billion is a world-church initiative with an extraordinary goal—to distribute one … read more

World Church

February 01, 2004
Charles Mills, Adventist author and media producer, has taken the helm of Vibrant Life … read more