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Foundation 4 Education Supports Livingstone Students


Since the start of Livingstone Adventist Academy in 1898, the mission has been to teach students about Jesus. Countless students have entered the school doors in Salem, Oregon and have been forever changed through the love and care of a Christian school. Unfortunately, though, not all students who have wanted to attend a private Christian [...]

Foundation 4 Education Supports Livingstone Students2021-06-18T16:48:23-07:00

God’s Plans Included Waiting


Sometimes our plans don’t match up with God’s plans.  As the population grew in the Trout Creek, Montana community, so did Trout Creek Adventist School's enrollment. Classrooms needed to adapt. For the last 10 years, the school had been operating in the basement fellowship hall of the Trout Creek Adventist Church. With the need to [...]

God’s Plans Included Waiting2021-06-18T16:47:49-07:00

Spiritual Leadership in an Increasingly Fragmented World, Part 1


I’ve always said ministry isn't for cowards. I believe this is more true today than ever before. Ministry leaders are increasingly struggling to manage and resolve increasing tensions with and between frustrated church members, leaders, pastors and congregations. Where do we go from here?

Spiritual Leadership in an Increasingly Fragmented World, Part 12021-06-15T13:37:09-07:00

Hope, a Vaccine Against Fear


Roberto and his family all had been infected. Pastor Marco Larumbe prayed and prepared for a special prayer service. He felt like David in all Saul's armor facing Goliath, only in this case the giant’s name was COVID-19. Read how God triumphed over the virus. 

Hope, a Vaccine Against Fear2021-06-15T13:13:29-07:00

God’s Olympic Team: Part 2


One of my all time favorite Olympic athletes is Michael Phelps. He is an Olympic swimmer who from a young age has done amazing things in the sports world. He has won 28 Olympic medals: 23 gold, three silver and two bronze. He set 39 world records during his Olympic career. He is in fact, [...]

God’s Olympic Team: Part 22021-06-07T16:23:32-07:00

Faith Like a Child


Truly I tell you, unless you change and become like little children, you will never enter the kingdom of heaven — Matthew 18:3 Recently I was reading The Berenstain Bears Go to the Dentist to my 4-year-old daughter. She was fascinated by the part when Sister Bear placed her tooth under the pillow and received [...]

Faith Like a Child2021-06-07T11:37:52-07:00

Freedom in Christ


When I was a girl here in the Washington Conference, we drove an hour to get to church each Sabbath. We wanted to attend church on my mom’s reservation, Lummi, located just outside of Bellingham, Washington. Lummi Seventh-day Adventist Company didn’t have many in attendance each week, but this was the church where I learned [...]

Freedom in Christ2021-06-04T03:12:01-07:00

Bridging the Divide


On any ordinary, nonpandemic day, the office of the Northwest Religious Liberty Association in the North Pacific Union Conference, in tandem with directors of the public affairs and religious liberty departments across the North American Division, can be found defending religious liberty interests for not only for the church and its members but people of [...]

Bridging the Divide2021-06-01T10:56:55-07:00
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