Southeastern California

SECC Hosts 49th Pathfinder Fair

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Southeastern’s 49th annual Pathfinder fair drew 2,050 Pathfinders and staff members from 63 clubs to Riverside on May 16. Parents and friends who attended raised the number of people on …

Small Church Finds Faith in Large Military Community

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Jesus ministered to the military. He healed the daughter of a Roman centurion in whom He found great faith, as is recorded in Matthew 8. Following Jesus’ example, members of …

Southern California

Breath of Life Church Dedicates New Home

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After 27 years of worshiping in rented facilities, the Breath of Life church ended its “homelessness” by celebrating with a Bless This House dedication service on March 27. Uniquely planned …

Teacher and Pastor Partner in Ministry to Students

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A May 15 baptism of seven students at the Crescenta Valley Adventist School was “the fruit of a lot of hard work by the eighth-grade teacher Lynden Crabtree, who year …

Central California

Assemblies of God Evangelist Joins Turklock Church

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Jim Sarnowsky was adamant that he did not respond to the free Final Events DVD offered by mail to every household in Turlock, Calif. But when Bible worker Tabitha Maxwell …

Peer-Driven Discipleship Flourishes at MBA

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When freshman Forest Wells from Seaside, Calif., arrived at Monterey Bay Academy last fall, he admits that he’d never really had a connection with Jesus. “My mom had been talking …

Northern California

Northern California Conference Holds Constituency Session

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On May 16, 558 delegates met at the Pacific Union College church for the quadrennial constituency session of the Northern California Conference. While some in attendance had attended many such …


Assemblies of God Pastor Converts to Adventism

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Ed Brothers could hardly believe what he was telling his wife, Jan. “I’m going to resign my credentials to the Assemblies of God denomination after 50 years. My beliefs have …

John V. Stevens Sr. Recognized by Holbrook Indian School

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John V. Stevens Sr. was recognized during the March 2010 Holbrook Indian School Board of Trustees meeting for his long-time service to Holbrook Seventh-day Adventist Indian School. The award was …


Volunteers Give Camp Waianae a Facelift

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Camp Waianae recently undertook an overdue facelift. The labor was provided by 14 skilled volunteers who came from the United States and Canada for a three-week intensive work-bee. Improvements to …


Couples Attend Marriage Retreat in Las Vegas

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“No one gets married in order to fight. We get married because we long for intimacy,” explained Willie and Elaine Oliver at the Journey Toward Intimacy retreat, sponsored by the …

La Sierra University

La Sierra SIFE Team Among Top Eight in Nation

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With professionalism and poise, the La Sierra University Students In Free Enterprise team delivered topnotch presentations during recent national competitions, ultimately placing among the top teams in the country during …

Loma Linda

LLU Public Relations Video Team Receives Three Emmy Nominations

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The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, pacific southwest chapter, announced on April 27, 2010, the nomination of three Loma Linda University “Loma Linda 360˚” documentary segments for Emmy …

LLU Researchers Produce Best Data Yet on How Nuts Improve Blood Lipids

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Loma Linda University School of Public Health researchers have amassed the best statistics yet on the positive effects of eating nuts on blood lipids. By pooling data from 25 individual …

Pacific Union College

Students and Professors Present Original Research

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This past spring, several Pacific Union College professors and students presented their recent original research at conventions on both a national and global level. While acceptance to any conference is …

Adventist Health

Honduras Trip Leads to Notes for Successful Mission Trips

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John Reinhart, a supervisor in the Clinical Engineering Services department at Ukiah Valley Medical Center, once traveled with other Adventist health care employees to help Hospital Adventista in Honduras. As a …

President's Perspective

Why I Support La Sierra University

As many of you know, biology classes at La Sierra University have been discussed widely and passionately in recent months. It all started in early 2009 when a biology student …

Back to the Future

“Millennials: A Portrait of Generation Next,” paints the statistical picture of Americans 18 to 29 years of age. A startling reality emerges. Compared to their parents and grandparents at the …

Statement of Support for the Adventist View of Creation

The Board of Trustees is fully mindful of La Sierra University's responsibilities and commitments as a Seventh-day Adventist institution of higher education. This includes whole-hearted support for the docrtines and …

Church State Council

Passover Celebrated in Five Conferences of the Pacific Union

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Adventist Jews around the world gather at Passover time to enjoy a traditional meal and retelling of the Exodus known as a Seder. It is the most popular Jewish holiday …

Join NARLA and Be Active for God!

“My Values, My Vision, My Voice” is the motto for the North American Religious Liberty Association. This national organization is currently forming local chapters anywhere that people are interested in …

Second Annual Lobby Day a Success

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On Monday, May 3, teams from the North American Religious Liberty Association–West joined the staff of the Church State Council to visit all 120 legislators of the State of California …

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Amato, Frank – b. Aug. 4, 1921, Denver, Colo.; d. May 12, 2010, Napa, Calif. Survivors: wife, Marie; son, Tom; daughter, Judy; four grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. Carle, Joan Marie "Joanie" …