August 2004

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August 01, 2004 | Dennis Olson
Whenever and wherever disaster strikes in the Northwest and around the nation, … read more
August 01, 2004 | Laurel Rogers
"I hate white people in my heart, and you two look white. I hate you in my heart!" … read more

Did You Know?

August 01, 2004
There are 472 Native American tribes in the North Pacific Union Conference (NPUC) … read more

Editorial

August 01, 2004 | Jere Patzer
Birth of Buffalo Signals Christ’s Imminent Return For years church leaders have been … read more

Fresh Start

August 01, 2004 | Karl Haffner
It’s a Dog’s Life Everyone in the family adored the lovable ball of slobber and fur … read more

North Pacific Union

August 01, 2004
Polly’s Place Ministries dedicated a new healing center for battered women and children … read more

North Pacific Union

August 01, 2004 | Richard Dower
Kent and Myla Brueske, Blue Mountain (Athena, Ore.) Eagles Pathfinder directors, were … read more

North Pacific Union

August 01, 2004 | Richard Dower
Driving onto the campus of Camp Berachah near Auburn, Wash., gave a feeling of … read more

North Pacific Union

August 01, 2004 | Christy Reich
What does “ASI” stand for? Adventist-laymen’s Services and Industries—an organization … read more

North Pacific Union

August 01, 2004 | Elaine Bradshaw
Each year the senior academies throughout the North American Division select students … read more

Perspective

August 01, 2004 | Richard Dower
When my class of 1960 met at Auburn Adventist Academy for our 30-year reunion, we did … read more

News

Adventist Health

August 01, 2004
There are some people who cannot imagine a life without service. Bea Bortner is one of … read more

Alaska Conference

August 01, 2004
Alaska Constituency Report More than 140 delegates came from throughout the wide … read more

Alaska Conference

August 01, 2004 | John Kriegelstein
Approximately 600 people attended the 26th annual Southcentral Alaska Camp Meeting held … read more

Alaska Conference

August 01, 2004
After Ken Crawford completed his bachelor of theology degree in 1974 and spent five … read more

Alaska Conference

August 01, 2004
1. Ricardo Cabero—Anchorage Spanish/Kodiak Church pastor 2. Doug Becker—Anchorage … read more

Alaska Conference

August 01, 2004 | Ross Prevo
Jim Bingman, a Dillingham (Alaska) Church member, felt the need to visit an old friend’ … read more

Idaho Conference

August 01, 2004 | Caleb Agee
Incoming GSAA Officers Make God No. 1 Priority I admit it—I had a bad attitude this … read more

Idaho Conference

August 01, 2004 | Eve Rusk
An ordination and commissioning service on Sabbath, June 12, was a high point of the … read more

Montana Conference

August 01, 2004 | Richard Dower
During the 2004 edition of the Montana Conference Camp Meeting, the chronicles of … read more

North Pacific Union

August 01, 2004 | Richard Dower
Driving onto the campus of Camp Berachah near Auburn, Wash., gave a feeling of … read more

North Pacific Union

August 01, 2004 | Christy Reich
What does “ASI” stand for? Adventist-laymen’s Services and Industries—an organization … read more

North Pacific Union

August 01, 2004 | Elaine Bradshaw
Each year the senior academies throughout the North American Division select students … read more

North Pacific Union

August 01, 2004
Polly’s Place Ministries dedicated a new healing center for battered women and children … read more

North Pacific Union

August 01, 2004 | Richard Dower
Kent and Myla Brueske, Blue Mountain (Athena, Ore.) Eagles Pathfinder directors, were … read more

Oregon Conference

August 01, 2004 | Danielle Bickford
The freshmen of Columbia Adventist Academy (CAA) dove right into deep-ocean exploration … read more

Oregon Conference

August 01, 2004
Near the close of the 2003–04 school year, the first- through fourth-grade classroom of … read more

Oregon Conference

August 01, 2004 | Katie Currier
These quotes, taken from this year's end-of-the-year student survey, say it all when it … read more

Oregon Conference

August 01, 2004 | Cheryel Whitsell
The Springfield (Ore.) Pathfinders gave the first Wimpy Stebbeds Award for donating the … read more

Oregon Conference

August 01, 2004 | Susan Kergil
This fall, Rogue Valley Adventist School (RVAS) will add grades 11 and 12, serving … read more

Oregon Conference

August 01, 2004 | Cheryl Knight
The Lincoln City Adventist School essential living skills class members sewed quilts as … read more

Oregon Conference

August 01, 2004 | Ryan Rogers
The sophomore biology class from Columbia Adventist Academy (CAA) set out for a three- … read more

Oregon Conference

August 01, 2004 | Shelly Williams
The hills were definitely filled with the sound of music when a cast and crew of more … read more

Oregon Conference

August 01, 2004 | Natalie Gladden
Twelve Columbia Adventist Academy (CAA) students set out for coastal Manzanita, Ore., … read more

Oregon Conference

August 01, 2004 | Patty Hyland
Tad and Terri Harwood, Cave Junction (Ore.) Church community service coordinators were … read more

Oregon Conference

August 01, 2004 | Dan Patchin
Portland Adventist Academy launched an exciting new program this year to help make the … read more

Oregon Conference

August 01, 2004 | Dan Patchin
Most Americans have had the opportunity of seeing some of the amazing things that can … read more

Oregon Conference

August 01, 2004 | Pam Bond
Students in Sandy Mathis' third- and fourth-grade class at Rivergate Adventist … read more

Oregon Conference

August 01, 2004 | Brandon Watson
A small group of excited sophomores from Columbia Adventist Academy loaded up a school … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

August 01, 2004 | Jon Dalrymple
Prayer, Study and Friendship Featured at Upper Columbia Camp Meeting More than 150 … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

August 01, 2004
The good work of Spokane's Better Living Center (BLC) has expanded to benefit thousands … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

August 01, 2004 | Fawn Schutt
When best friends Kim Bartholomew and Fawn Schutt began discussing their plans in … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

August 01, 2004 | Lisa Panasuk
The argument had grown to a heated discussion when I arrived at the car. Neither … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

August 01, 2004 | Lee Holmes
Kettle Falls CHIPers Graduate Twenty-two participants graduated recently from the … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

August 01, 2004 | Celena Veverka
There is a lot of listening going on at Walla Walla Valley Academy (WWVA), more than … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

August 01, 2004 | Doug Johnson
Friends of He's Alive Broadcasting celebrated the 10th anniversary of the television … read more

Walla Walla University

August 01, 2004 | Tara Jeske
Senior music education major Jeremy Irland won the gold medal for voice in the Young … read more

Walla Walla University

August 01, 2004 | Tara Jeske
A new major offered by Walla Walla College's technology department takes graphic design … read more

Washington Conference

August 01, 2004 | Amber Serns
Christian education and the philosophy of a balanced lifestyle on which it is based is … read more

Washington Conference

August 01, 2004
The Mt. Tahoma Church family recognized 40 years of church growth with a big … read more

Washington Conference

August 01, 2004 | Gill Bahnsen
Fire trucks and aid units lined up bumper-to-bumper, two abreast behind Rainier … read more

Washington Conference

August 01, 2004 | Doug Bing
A future without fear is the global theme of Sow 1 Billion, a special campaign with a … read more

Washington Conference

August 01, 2004 | Doug Bing
Camp meeting this year, while shortened and divided because of the Auburn Adventist … read more

Washington Conference

August 01, 2004 | Darchelle Worley
Families, friends and island community members packed the small Adventist church to … read more

Washington Conference

August 01, 2004 | Maylan Schurch
Bellevue Leader Pioneers VBS Reunion Parties Follow-up is key. Every Vacation Bible … read more

Washington Conference

August 01, 2004
The women of the Port Angeles Church have a women's ministry called "The Circle of … read more

Washington Conference

August 01, 2004 | Carrol Grady
The Washington Conference seniors organization, Seniors in Action for God with … read more

Washington Conference

August 01, 2004 | Kathy Nixon
Christ’s advice to “become as little children” took on new meaning April 10 for Port … read more

Washington Conference

August 01, 2004 | Amber Serns
Some students at Auburn Adventist Academy (AAA) will soon have the opportunity to not … read more

Washington Conference

August 01, 2004 | Pat Mehler
Twenty-two enthusiastic kinderschool students from the Skagit Adventist School ( … read more

Washington Conference

August 01, 2004 | Rob Webb
The number one goal of Puget Sound Adventist Academy (PSAA) is to build Christian faith … read more

World Church

August 01, 2004
Doug Batchelor, speaker/president of Amazing Facts and host of Bible Answers Live, will … read more

World Church

August 01, 2004 | Bernadine Delafield
The father-and-son team of Morris and Lee Venden discuss the importance of a personal … read more