February 2010

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  • Ten Ideas for Spiritual Growth

    February 01, 2010
    Growing spiritually is the work of a lifetime. Pick something on the list and take another step forward ...Repent of a self-absorbed lifestyle and be baptized for the forgiveness of your sins and to receive the Holy Spirit.Pick a regular time, pla...
  • Editors' Note

    February 01, 2010
    EDITORS' NOTE: In the second installment of this year's emphasis on Rethinking Stewardship, we take a look at how good stewardship begins with a personal commitment to giving and living your life for Christ.
  • Editors' Note

    February 01, 2010
    EDITORS' NOTE: In the second installment of this year's emphasis on Rethinking Stewardship, we take a look at how good stewardship begins with a personal commitment to giving and living your life for Christ.
  • Simple Steps for Spiritual Growth

    "Be like Jesus, this my song,In the home and in the throng;Be like Jesus all day long,I would be like Jesus."Is this just a well-known hymn or can it be a well-known experience in our lives? What does it take to be a joyful, fully-devoted disciple...
  • Simple Steps for Spiritual Growth

    "Be like Jesus, this my song,In the home and in the throng;Be like Jesus all day long,I would be like Jesus."Is this just a well-known hymn or can it be a well-known experience in our lives? What does it take to be a joyful, fully-devoted disciple...

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  • Stewardship It's All About Life

    Last month I shared how I was privileged, early on in my ministry, to share Wednesday afternoons with Mel Rees. Around his dining room table I learned some "big ideas" about stewardship. These are ideas I still believe in and remember. The first b...
  • Feb.

    February 01, 2010
    Churches Will Target Haiti Relief February 6Many of the 470 churches Haiti's Adventist members worship in are now in ruins.A special offering for "Haiti Disaster Relief (SDA)" will be taken on Sabbath, February 6, throughout the North American Div...
  • What Are You Reaching For?

    I had been eying the iridescent green bottle on the top shelf of the linen closet for days. It was out of reach ... and therefore desirable. To my three-year-old eyes, the glass bottle of Bactine looked fascinating.So it was one day, with my mothe...
  • Letters February

    February 01, 2010
    I will get to the point. Why is the NPUC wasting financial resources by spending money on sending out The Great Controversy to members? I am not alone in this question. We already have many copies and do not need another. I am not sure what the go...
  • Stewardship It's All About Life

    Last month I shared how I was privileged, early on in my ministry, to share Wednesday afternoons with Mel Rees. Around his dining room table I learned some "big ideas" about stewardship. These are ideas I still believe in and remember. The first b...
  • Letter Box February

    February 01, 2010
    SEND US YOUR COMMENTS!Do you have a comment or question regarding something you've read in the GLEANER? Or, perhaps a brief anecdote or photo about your faith or your church? Share it with us on this page. Send your comments, anecdotes or photos t...
  • Blog graphic content

    February 01, 2010
    On the WebGleaner Blogs:Let's Talk — NEW!Cindy's Garden BlogMAXimum PerspectivesCurrent EventsCurrent Gleaner IssueFinanceTip SheetThe latest Northwest and World Church News:www.gleaneronline.orgBecome an NPUC GLEANER "friend" on Facebook
  • God Got His Lawn Mower Back

    February 01, 2010
    When someone stole a riding lawn mower from the storage shed at the Yelm (Wash.) Adventist Church on or around March 11 last year, they didn't reckon on divine intervention. Di Chappell, church office manager, related this story to the GLEANER.Fee...
  • Feb.

    February 01, 2010
    Churches Will Target Haiti Relief February 6Many of the 470 churches Haiti's Adventist members worship in are now in ruins.A special offering for "Haiti Disaster Relief (SDA)" will be taken on Sabbath, February 6, throughout the North American Div...
  • Blog graphic content

    February 01, 2010
    On the WebGleaner Blogs:Let's Talk — NEW!Cindy's Garden BlogMAXimum PerspectivesCurrent EventsCurrent Gleaner IssueFinanceTip SheetThe latest Northwest and World Church News:www.gleaneronline.orgBecome an NPUC GLEANER "friend" on Facebook
  • What Are You Reaching For?

    I had been eying the iridescent green bottle on the top shelf of the linen closet for days. It was out of reach ... and therefore desirable. To my three-year-old eyes, the glass bottle of Bactine looked fascinating.So it was one day, with my mothe...
  • Letters February

    February 01, 2010
    I will get to the point. Why is the NPUC wasting financial resources by spending money on sending out The Great Controversy to members? I am not alone in this question. We already have many copies and do not need another. I am not sure what the go...
  • Letter Box February

    February 01, 2010
    SEND US YOUR COMMENTS!Do you have a comment or question regarding something you've read in the GLEANER? Or, perhaps a brief anecdote or photo about your faith or your church? Share it with us on this page. Send your comments, anecdotes or photos t...
  • God Got His Lawn Mower Back

    February 01, 2010
    When someone stole a riding lawn mower from the storage shed at the Yelm (Wash.) Adventist Church on or around March 11 last year, they didn't reckon on divine intervention. Di Chappell, church office manager, related this story to the GLEANER.Fee...

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