News for May 2012

ACCION ¿Cual Es Tu Iglesia?

June 01, 2012 / Juan Pacheco

Desde el año 2009 la iglesia Adventista de McMinnville, ha desarrollado un programa intencional de evangelismo a través del servicio a la comunidad. Nosotros, como iglesia, entendimos que para poder ser relevantes a nuestra sociedad necesitábamos seguir el método de Jesús para un evangelismo efectivo:

Alaska's Revive! Series Will Reach North America

June 01, 2012

The Voice of Prophecy-sponsored Reach Alaska evangelistic event reaches its culmination during June. One of the most intensive and intentional Adventist evangelistic events to ever hit Alaska, Revive! Experiencing God, will be held June 9–16 at the Egan Convention Center in Anchorage, Alaska, and beamed to churches and households across North America via the Hope Channel.

Longtime Math Professor Recognized With Prestigious Award

June 01, 2012 / Martin Surridge

Walla Walla University (WWU) math professor Tom Thompson received the Mathematical Association of America's (MAA) Section Award for Distinguished College or University Teaching of Mathematics in the Pacific Northwest in April. This also means his name will be considered for the same award at the national level.

Such recognition is quite significant. The MAA has approximately 20,000 members nationwide, including about 800 in the Northwest, spread throughout five U.S. states and five Canadian provinces.

Adventist Health: Saving Hearts and Minds in the Northwest

June 01, 2012 / Brittany Dobbs

When a heart attack or stroke hits, every minute counts. Getting immediate medical attention can mean the difference between life and death. That is why Adventist Health hospitals in the Pacific Northwest have programs in place to increase positive outcomes and provide life-saving quality care fast.

TeleStroke Network in Walla Walla

Stewardship Summit Focuses on Spiritual Growth

June 01, 2012

The traditional finance-focused stewardship definition for Adventists was redefined at the Blessings Above & Beyond Stewardship Summit in April.

"Stewardship is about a relationship with Jesus," says Erika Puni, General Conference stewardship director. "Stewardship is all of me in response to all of God."

In his presentation, Puni explained how stewardship is shifting from remuneration to restoration, from fundraising to faith-building, from finances to spirituality.

Mission Trip Helps Auburn International Student Overcome Fears

June 01, 2012 / Jessi Turner

Christine Kim, a sophomore international student at Auburn (Wash.) Adventist Academy (AAA), has a few fears in life.

One trip, a few helpful friends and a perfect opportunity to get to know Jesus washed away Kim's fears and replaced them with a newfound bravery and a new-found faith.

Before the AAA mission trip to Hawaii, Kim did not like public speaking, did not know how to swim and was not even sure how she felt about God.