December 2005

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December 01, 2005 | Richard Dower
Driving home from the office the other day while stopped at a traffic signal, I noticed … read more
December 01, 2005 | John Kriegelstein
How does a church with a membership of only 85 people build a new church worth $2.75 … read more
December 01, 2005
Gary Andregg accelerated smoothly as he left Townsend, Montana, the low rumble of his … read more

Did You Know?

December 01, 2005
Charitable Giving The events of 2005 have called for an unprecedented response from … read more

Editorial

December 01, 2005 | Jere Patzer
The story is told of a little guy who was given two quarters before going to church. … read more

Fresh Start

December 01, 2005 | Karl Haffner
Russian comedian Yakov Smirnoff tells a delightful story about choosing joy over sorrow … read more

North Pacific Union

December 01, 2005 | Steve Vistaunet
Beautiful weather, dynamic presentations and active fellowship characterized the 2005 … read more

North Pacific Union

December 01, 2005 | Jeane Zachary
Recently the board of directors at Gospel Outreach (GO), a faith ministry based in … read more

North Pacific Union

December 01, 2005 | Julie Lee
The annual Maranatha convention was held Sept. 30–Oct. 1 at the Gladstone Park … read more

News

Adventist Health

December 01, 2005
It can strike while you’re doing the dishes or visiting with colleagues. Its … read more

Alaska Conference

December 01, 2005 | Bobbie Grimstad
After more than 11 years as pastor of the Palmer Church, Neil Biloff and his wife … read more

Alaska Conference

December 01, 2005 | John Kriegelstein
Three years ago, JanaBelle Gordon and several of her friends from the North Pole … read more

Idaho Conference

December 01, 2005 | Nicole Batten
It isn’t often that a 14-year-old chooses to spend her free time sharing Jesus with … read more

Idaho Conference

December 01, 2005 | Cathy Law
"I just love shopping at your store!” a teenager exclaimed, who had come into the … read more

Montana Conference

December 01, 2005 | Virginia Davis
The first Cowboy Camp Meeting was held Aug. 25–27 at Elk Springs Ranch near Florence, … read more

Montana Conference

December 01, 2005 | Betty Toews
Glacier View Adventist Christian School began the year with 23 students. A kindergarten … read more

Montana Conference

December 01, 2005 | Korine Rea
I came to Mt. Ellis Academy my freshman year because of my grandma who told me about … read more

Montana Conference

December 01, 2005 | Sandy Jenkins
The day was warm and bright, and the Havre Church family was looking forward to a … read more

Montana Conference

December 01, 2005 | Linda Glatts
The deep "bong" of the authentic American Indian drum called to order the beginning of … read more

Montana Conference

December 01, 2005 | Linda Glatts
Montana Christian Women’s Retreat 2005 A Woman’s Walk with God "Do you ever feel like … read more

North Pacific Union

December 01, 2005 | Julie Lee
The annual Maranatha convention was held Sept. 30–Oct. 1 at the Gladstone Park … read more

North Pacific Union

December 01, 2005 | Steve Vistaunet
Beautiful weather, dynamic presentations and active fellowship characterized the 2005 … read more

North Pacific Union

December 01, 2005 | Jeane Zachary
Recently the board of directors at Gospel Outreach (GO), a faith ministry based in … read more

Oregon Conference

December 01, 2005 | Rhonda Reedy
The Columbia Gorge Church began in 1978 when the first Sabbath School and church … read more

Oregon Conference

December 01, 2005 | Ed Tillotson
For the ninth consecutive year, students, staff members, and the pastors of the 12 … read more

Oregon Conference

December 01, 2005 | Amy Schrader
More than 150 women gathered at Camp Kuratli in Boring, Ore., for the eighth annual … read more

Oregon Conference

December 01, 2005 | Patty Hyland
The Cave Junction Church traditionally enjoys outdoor church at the Grayback Forestry … read more

Oregon Conference

December 01, 2005 | Julie Segura
Primary and junior Sabbath School class members at Dallas, Ore., studied about the … read more

Oregon Conference

December 01, 2005 | Richard Cook
Ten backpackers from the Gladstone Park Church went from Potato Hill North to Cold … read more

Oregon Conference

December 01, 2005 | Francine Delmore
Scott Price and Kavitha Nelapudi were baptized on Sabbath, June 25, in the Eugene … read more

Oregon Conference

December 01, 2005
Revival at Milo A Challenging Week of Prayer Inspires Commitment Never has a week of … read more

Oregon Conference

December 01, 2005 | Amy Schrader
On Sabbath, Sept. 10, Aaron Payne was ordained to the gospel ministry at Meadow Glade … read more

Oregon Conference

December 01, 2005 | Larry Popplewell
Delissa Hilaire was going down Martin Luther King Boulevard in Portland when she … read more

Oregon Conference

December 01, 2005 | Amy Schrader
The Oregon Conference children’s ministries and youth departments partnered to present … read more

Oregon Conference

December 01, 2005 | Jean Gren
Several years ago, Russell Engle had a stroke and became dependent on his wife’s care. … read more

Oregon Conference

December 01, 2005 | Elizabeth Fish
At Livingstone Adventist Academy, prayer is very important. Prior to school starting, … read more

Oregon Conference

December 01, 2005 | Richard Dower
The Pathfinder club from the Orchards Church in Vancouver, Wash., launched a bold … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

December 01, 2005 | Angela Ford
It was an exciting moment for me to see the children standing up on stage at the … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

December 01, 2005 | Kathy Marson
When An-Marie Kromminga first heard about the 777 commitment, she deliberated before … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

December 01, 2005 | Carol Nord
They called it “Summer Splash!” One of the newest church plants in the Upper Columbia … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

December 01, 2005 | Debbie Christensen
Church members, friends and community members met at the Touchet Church on Sabbath … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

December 01, 2005 | Kathy Marson
Doug R. Johnson has recently accepted the invitation of the Upper Columbia Conference … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

December 01, 2005 | Doug Johnson
Nearly 300 people from all over the Northwest traveled to the Spokane Valley Adventist … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

December 01, 2005 | Cheri Corder
Upper Columbia Academy (UCA) students had already raised more than $1,700 for Katrina … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

December 01, 2005 | Kimberly Johnson
Lewiston’s Christmas Cantata Preparations for this year’s 34th annual Christmas Cantata … read more

Walla Walla University

December 01, 2005 | Kristi Spurgeon
A group of Walla Walla College students and faculty found a personal mission and gave … read more

Walla Walla University

December 01, 2005 | Kristi Spurgeon
Get out and help others. That’s the theory behind Walla Walla College’s annual Service … read more

Washington Conference

December 01, 2005 | Doug Bing
The Washington Conference Executive Committee along with officials from the North … read more

Washington Conference

December 01, 2005 | Rachele Deininger
Serving on God’s S.W.A.T. Team earlier this year, Rachele Deininger, a Bremerton (Wash … read more

Washington Conference

December 01, 2005 | Wilma Bing
What is God’s purpose for each of us? This is a question that Washington Conference … read more

Washington Conference

December 01, 2005 | Melanie Felton
Homeless at Christmas. What could be worse? To be homeless and a child at Christmas. … read more

Washington Conference

December 01, 2005 | Doug Bing
Spanish-speaking members from throughout the Washington Conference converged on the … read more

Washington Conference

December 01, 2005 | Doug Bing
The North Cascade Spanish Church recently invited Ramon Canals, North Pacific Union … read more

Washington Conference

December 01, 2005 | Sandra Clay
There were many teary eyes as the students from Puget Sound Christian Youth Chorale ( … read more