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By Bruce Johnston
Medford Teenagers Share Witness And Solar Bibles With India
Recently, at age 82, I had the opportunity to go with more than 20 teenagers from Medford Rogue Valley Adventist School on a mission trip to India. This was my ninth mission to India, but I have never been so impressed as with the exuberant joy th...
"Converts just don’t stick.” The speaker, critical of the conference spending money on public evangelism, was arguing that there are few lasting results from public meetings and therefore the money should be spent on more worthwhile things. You ma...
A Sabbath in India
Bob Paulson, a layman from Puyallup, Wash., and Garwin McNeilus, a Minnesota layman, conducted a 50-village mission in the city of Ongole, Andhra Pradesh, India, in January 2001. Fifteen thousand people were baptized, stunning the members in North...
People of all ages—from 17 to 84—have joined our four mission trips to India. We have found something remarkable about people of any age: When they are willing to put themselves in God’s hands, it is amazing what God can do through them.Take for i...
From Port Angeles to Ongole An Evangelistic Adventure
A first was registered when Lynne Scherencel from Port Angeles, Washington, was the speaker for a series of evangelistic meetings in Parchuru, Andhra Pradesh, India. Hosting nightly crowds approaching 2000, Scherencel’s evangelistic series, suppor...
A Long-Ago Summer in Forks
Only two converts. One died six weeks after she was baptized; the other drifted away within the year. The “effort” lasted all summer, conducted by four college students and the wife of the only one who was married. They spent a summer that they co...
Classroom B Can One Sabbath School Class Make a Difference?
The atmosphere is charged in Classroom B. In just a few days the Medford Sabbath school class has raised $26,000 for church buildings in India. Matched by Merlin and Jo Ann Fjarli, members of the class, and again by Maranatha Volunteers Internatio...