News for March 2010

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March 01, 2010

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What Do They Really Hear? Beyond "Adventese"

March 01, 2010 / Michael Demma

Imagine this ... You're not a Christian, but have a sudden growing interest in spiritual matters, particularly Christianity.

On an airline flight you enjoy a conversation with a friendly Seventh-day Adventist. You’re so impressed you decide to visit an Adventist church you've seen near your home.

The following Saturday morning, you arrive early. You find a seat near the back of the sanctuary and begin reading through a bulletin you received. Here is what you find:

ACCION La Mejor Manera de Crecer su Iglesia

March 01, 2010

Cuál es la mejor manera de hacer crecer su iglesia? ¿Es la evangelización? Impacto a la Comunidad? ¿Testimonio personal? Programas de Salud o Profecía? Si bien todas estas cosas son importantes y esenciales, una de las mejores maneras de hacer crecer una iglesia es a través de plantar nuevas iglesias. Los Ministerios Hispanos y las iglesias Hispanas de la Conferencia de Oregón han adoptado este concepto. En los últimos tres años, siete nuevas congregaciones han surgido, con 12 más programadas para los próximos cinco años.

March FYI

NPUC 2010 General Conference Session Delegates

The following 21 individuals have been elected as voting delegates to represent the North Pacific Union at this summer's General Conference session in Atlanta, Georgia:

Change is on the Way New Master Plan Set in Motion

March 01, 2010

Things are changing at Walla Walla University.

WWU's new campus master plan is the most comprehensive physical plan ever developed for the university. It will guide decisions about physical campus improvements, including building priorities, traffic flow, pedestrian safety and the general use of campus space. The plan was created using input from students, staff, faculty, alumni and community members.

More WWU News box

March 01, 2010

Bald for a Cause

Wiggins Named New Dean of Business

Helping ADRA Change the World

70-Strong Gospel Choir at WWU

God’s Divine Appointments

March 01, 2010

"For I know the plans I have for you, says the Lord, plans for welfare and not for evil, to give you a future and a hope," (Jeremiah 29:11).

Loud crying was the first indication of Jillian's arrival in the Emergency department. The registration staff member called for assistance: "There is a lady who is wailing so loud, we can't get any information. Please help!"

Washington Conference Session

March 01, 2010

Notice is hereby given that the 58th Regular Session of the Washington Conference of Seventh-day Adventists® will convene in Auburn Adventist Academy Church, Auburn, Washington, on Sunday, April 18, 2010, at 9:30 a.m.