October 2008

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October 01, 2008
Wes Rippey, M.D., and CMO at Adventist Medical Center in Portland, Oregon, embodies the … read more
October 01, 2008 | Bob Carmen
As I look back over this year—my first—as president of Adventist Health, I am struck by … read more
October 01, 2008 | Shawna Malvini
Don’t let Ethel Isberg fool you. Though illness has left her bent over and frail- … read more
October 01, 2008 | Shawna Malvini
It’s the playoffs. Dignity is on the line—there’s only one touchdown between you and … read more
October 01, 2008 | Shawna Malvini
With tech support jokes and goofy Mac versus PC commercials, it is no wonder the … read more

Ask PJ

October 01, 2008
There is always more to a person than the clothes they put on, the makeup they might … read more

Did You Know?

October 01, 2008
Because this section is primarily a graphic design in the print version, it is not … read more

Editorial

October 01, 2008 | Jere Patzer
God calls us to be the best we can be—faithful, honest, charitable and kind. But what … read more

Let's Talk

October 01, 2008
It was late in the evening. After a long and tiring trip my beloved and I finally … read more

Intersections

October 01, 2008
Inside Scoop Caldwell Accepts GC Communication Position Garrett Caldwell, Upper … read more

Let's Talk

October 01, 2008
It was late in the evening. After a long and tiring trip my beloved and I finally … read more

News

Alaska Conference

October 01, 2008 | John Kriegelstein
The never-setting sun offers Alaskan residents the opportunity to enjoy nearly nonstop … read more

Alaska Conference

October 01, 2008 | Nickie Linder
Nickie Linder, Juneau Adventist Christian School teacher, found a surprise at school … read more

Idaho Conference

October 01, 2008
Children throughout the Treasure Valley and beyond enjoyed learning more about Jesus … read more

Idaho Conference

October 01, 2008 | Nadine Messer
What began as phone calls from Neil Springer to a few of his former classmates a year … read more

Idaho Conference

October 01, 2008 | Becky Bindernagel
"Excuse me, did you just say we have 87 children on our first night?" asked Veronica … read more

Idaho Conference

October 01, 2008 | Sylvia Ellis
Nearly 60 children came to the Vale, Ore., Vacation Bible School held July 21–25. The … read more

Idaho Conference

October 01, 2008 | Marta Stone
"How do we know Jesus is real, that He came to earth to save us and give us a plan for … read more

Idaho Conference

October 01, 2008 | Edie Taylor
A Vacation Bible School program at the Eagle Church illustrated to children in the … read more

Montana Conference

October 01, 2008 | Marilyn Delinger
This summer, a group of 75 people came from the Berrien Springs, Mich., Village Church … read more

Montana Conference

October 01, 2008 | Virginia Davis
Nicki Wandler felt the gentle urgings of the Holy Spirit grow stronger and stronger. … read more

Oregon Conference

October 01, 2008
Many children look forward all year to a favorite summer activity—Vacation Bible School … read more

Oregon Conference

October 01, 2008 | Lara Dowie
M atthew Butte has started his first year as Columbia Adventist Academy principal. But … read more

Oregon Conference

October 01, 2008 | Francine Delmore
The Emerald Adventist Community Service Center in Eugene, Ore., resumed its service to … read more

Oregon Conference

October 01, 2008 | Richard Cook
The Vacation Bible School program, Castles and Crowns, was held in the Gladstone Park … read more

Oregon Conference

October 01, 2008 | Linda Wilson
It was cloudy and cool as Kelso-Longview Church members joined together to tackle brush … read more

Oregon Conference

October 01, 2008 | Gwen Langham
Lebanon Church held a morning Vacation Bible School from June 16–20 for more than 117 … read more

Oregon Conference

October 01, 2008 | Joyce Gallentine
Devon Davis graduated from Mid-Columbia Adventist Christian School in Hood River, Ore … read more

Oregon Conference

October 01, 2008 | Richard Cook
Duane McGuire, who found freedom in Christ when he was incarcerated for 18 months, was … read more

Oregon Conference

October 01, 2008 | Ellen Morgan
Several new staff members have joined Milo Adventist Academy. Matt Melashenko is the … read more

Oregon Conference

October 01, 2008 | Liesl Vistaunet
Portland Adventist Academy connected with its community by inviting neighbors to come … read more

Oregon Conference

October 01, 2008 | Cathy Raymer
More than 150 guests from the community and from the Florence and Newport churches … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

October 01, 2008 | Nancy Smith
Children in Athol, Idaho, enjoyed this summer's Castles and Crowns Vacation Bible … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

October 01, 2008 | Jeanne Johnson
When it came to Vacation Bible School, the little church plant in Rathdrum, Idaho, felt … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

October 01, 2008 | Ben Forry
During the long days of summer, F.R.O.G.S. set out to cool off their neighborhood. The … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

October 01, 2008 | Danielle Shull
At Upper Columbia Academy, the new school year has begun, bringing with it a new … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

October 01, 2008 | Danielle Schull
At Upper Columbia Academy, seven students have stepped forward to ignite the campus for … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

October 01, 2008 | Nita Hinman
Not only is the Yakima Adventist Food Bank known for providing the best quality food, … read more

Walla Walla University

October 01, 2008
Walla Walla University junior mass communications major Eric Ashley went to Chile for … read more

Walla Walla University

October 01, 2008
A Walla Walla University graduate has been named vice president for marketing and … read more

Washington Conference

October 01, 2008 | Jondelle McGhee
Auburn Adventist Academy began a new year school with an increase in enrollment from … read more

Washington Conference

October 01, 2008
Nearly 150 educators representing 23 schools in the Seventh-day Adventist school system … read more

Washington Conference

October 01, 2008 | Darla Riotto
Church members in Enumclaw, Wash. experienced the thrill of mission work when they … read more

Washington Conference

October 01, 2008 | Raschelle Casebier
On a Thursday morning in August, 53 nervous kids ages 8 to 13 arrived at Sunset Lake … read more

Washington Conference

October 01, 2008
The face of Buena Vista Elementary School’s teaching staff changed drastically this … read more

Washington Conference

October 01, 2008 | Gayle Woodruff
There were lots of smiling faces—and really cold water!" says Kim Willis, tireless … read more

World Church

October 01, 2008
Ukraine ADRA Aids Flood Victims Thousands of Ukrainians have been left without homes … read more