January 2010

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  • Teen Raises Money for Homeless Classmates

    January 01, 2010
    Zachary Chandler, a 17 year-old boy from Battleground, Washington, took a Kingdom Assignment and earned money for homeless teens.Chandler is a senior this year at Battle Ground High School. Like the others, he was given $100. Chandler used his see...
  • Charity Baseball Game

    January 01, 2010
    On Sabbath, March 7, 2009, the Upper Columbia Conference hosted an IMPACT — UNLEASH THE POWER OF KINDNESS Sabbath in Tri-Cities, Washington. David Jamieson, keynote speaker, gave out seven $100 bills (supplied by the UCC) to seven individuals. Acc...
  • Charity Baseball Game

    January 01, 2010
    On Sabbath, March 7, 2009, the Upper Columbia Conference hosted an IMPACT — UNLEASH THE POWER OF KINDNESS Sabbath in Tri-Cities, Washington. David Jamieson, keynote speaker, gave out seven $100 bills (supplied by the UCC) to seven individuals. Acc...
  • Definition Kingdom A$

    Definition Kingdom Assignment: Creative strategy to catapult congregations to become externally focused.Who? Ordinary individuals.Why? To touch your community for Jesus Christ.How? One act of kindness at a time.When? A term first coined by the Chr...
  • Definition Kingdom A$

    Definition Kingdom Assignment: Creative strategy to catapult congregations to become externally focused.Who? Ordinary individuals.Why? To touch your community for Jesus Christ.How? One act of kindness at a time.When? A term first coined by the Chr...
  • Kingdom Assignment Yields a Horse Barn

    January 01, 2010
    A 65–70 year-old man took the $100 but didn't know what to do with it. He almost gave it back, but then decided to help a neighbor build a horse barn. The neighbor wanted to board horses as a source of income. He promised to share a portion of the...
  • Kingdom Assignment Yields a Horse Barn

    January 01, 2010
    A 65–70 year-old man took the $100 but didn't know what to do with it. He almost gave it back, but then decided to help a neighbor build a horse barn. The neighbor wanted to board horses as a source of income. He promised to share a portion of the...
  • A Church Takes Kingdom Assignments

    January 01, 2010
    Members of the North Cascade Church in Burlington, Washington, used Kingdom Assignment to fulfill and strengthen already existing ministries. "Participants were to let God lead them in how to fulfill their assignments," says Tim Williams, NCC yout...
  • Teen Raises Money for Homeless Classmates

    January 01, 2010
    Zachary Chandler, a 17 year-old boy from Battleground, Washington, took a Kingdom Assignment and earned money for homeless teens.Chandler is a senior this year at Battle Ground High School. Like the others, he was given $100. Chandler used his see...

Others

  • Stewardship: It's All About Him

    January 01, 2010
    After finishing seminary, I became the pastor of the Woodland (Wash.) Church which was exciting, challenging and a bit intimidating because Mel Rees was a member of the congregation. Rees was the Oregon Conference stewardship director and the reco...
  • Stewardship: It's All About Him

    January 01, 2010
    After finishing seminary, I became the pastor of the Woodland (Wash.) Church which was exciting, challenging and a bit intimidating because Mel Rees was a member of the congregation. Rees was the Oregon Conference stewardship director and the reco...
  • Position and Wealth — Take a Hike

    Recently I took a long hike with a friend. We began early in the day and took just enough water and snacks to significantly weigh our packs, yet never fill us — an interesting commentary about trail mix. We passed fellow hikers on switch back afte...
  • The Spirit is Still Willing

    With all due respect to the Holy Scriptures, The Desire of Ages and other inspirational books, I cut my earliest theological teeth on Uncle Arthur's Bible Stories.Before I could decipher words, the colorful pictures there painted a graphic portray...
  • The Spirit is Still Willing

    With all due respect to the Holy Scriptures, The Desire of Ages and other inspirational books, I cut my earliest theological teeth on Uncle Arthur's Bible Stories.Before I could decipher words, the colorful pictures there painted a graphic portray...
  • Position and Wealth — Take a Hike

    Recently I took a long hike with a friend. We began early in the day and took just enough water and snacks to significantly weigh our packs, yet never fill us — an interesting commentary about trail mix. We passed fellow hikers on switch back afte...

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