February 2006

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  • The Water of Life

    The thump-thump of the well drill could be heard all over the International Children’s Care (ICC) campus. Sixty times a minute the heavy drill bit was lifted and dropped, slowly sinking a well deep into the limestone bedrock of Guatemala. After wo...
  • Try Me, Saith the Lord!

    I remember well the very first time I attended the Seventh-day Adventist Church at the age of 12. My mother had been given a copy of the Signs of the Times magazine by a colporteur who told her about the little Adventist Church in Orting, Washingt...
  • Try Me, Saith the Lord!

    I remember well the very first time I attended the Seventh-day Adventist Church at the age of 12. My mother had been given a copy of the Signs of the Times magazine by a colporteur who told her about the little Adventist Church in Orting, Washingt...

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  • Short-Term Missions

    February 01, 2006
    Short-term mission trips provide opportunities for many people to make service a part of their lives. People may journey to countries outside the borders of North America or stay closer to their homes. These trips are often life-changing events fo...
  • The Winnable War

    One of the most familiar texts to Adventists in the entire Bible is Matthew 24:14, “And this gospel of the kingdom shall be preached in all the world for a witness unto all generations and then the end shall come.”Ron Watts, president of the South...
  • The Winnable War

    One of the most familiar texts to Adventists in the entire Bible is Matthew 24:14, “And this gospel of the kingdom shall be preached in all the world for a witness unto all generations and then the end shall come.”Ron Watts, president of the South...
  • Is Your Church Dormant?

    During this cold, wet and often frozen time of year, those of us who like growing things can hardly wait until spring. In a few short months, those dead, dormant sticks around our homes will leaf out and flower, much to our delight and the culinar...
  • Short-Term Missions

    February 01, 2006
    Short-term mission trips provide opportunities for many people to make service a part of their lives. People may journey to countries outside the borders of North America or stay closer to their homes. These trips are often life-changing events fo...
  • Material for Sidebar boxes

    Go to the Let's Talk section at www.gleaneronline.org, or e-mail talk@gleaneronline.org with your perspective on this topic.• Is it better to grow a bigger church or spawn a new church plant?• What is more important, nurture or outreach?• What kin...
  • Go Out Like a Light

    Recently, I saw a clip from the movie, "About Schmidt." Although I haven’t seen the movie and can’t endorse it, I understand that Jack Nicholson stars as Warren Schmidt, a man leading a life of quiet desperation. He retired as vice president of an...
  • Is Your Church Dormant?

    During this cold, wet and often frozen time of year, those of us who like growing things can hardly wait until spring. In a few short months, those dead, dormant sticks around our homes will leaf out and flower, much to our delight and the culinar...
  • Material for Sidebar boxes

    Go to the Let's Talk section at www.gleaneronline.org, or e-mail talk@gleaneronline.org with your perspective on this topic.• Is it better to grow a bigger church or spawn a new church plant?• What is more important, nurture or outreach?• What kin...
  • Sidebar 1

    February 01, 2006
    Dear Northwest Members:I want to personally tell you how much I appreciate your unselfish response to the recent disasters faced by our brothers and sisters in the South.I am convinced that God has given us in the Northwest material blessings that...
  • Sidebar-2

    February 01, 2006
    Dear Dr. Patzer:On behalf of the Arkansas-Louisiana and the Southwest Region conferences, I want to thank you for the very generous offerings your members have given to assist with the impact of hurricane Katrina. When a disaster such as Katrina s...
  • Harry Orchard An Assassin Who Found God

    Tucked away in the mountains of northern Idaho is a beautiful valley that hid for many years one of the richest silver deposits in the world. In the mid-1880s, gold miners discovered this bonanza and the Coeur d’Alene River valley was transformed ...

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