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What You Should Remember About the Waco Tragedy

Jan 4, 2018 3:55 pm

What You Should Remember About the Waco Tragedy Television specials are being promoted on major networks and cable channels leading up to the 25th anniversary of the Branch Davidian/Waco tragedy in April 2018. It may be helpful for Adventists to have a few facts about the people and events highlighted during these media programs —​ not only for themselves, but to help answer follow up questions from interested neighbors, colleagues and friends regarding the Branch Davidian cult under Koresh. Here are some important points to remember: Read more

Educating Inquisitive Minds

Jan 4, 2018 2:20 pm

Educating Inquisitive Minds Why do some people like cilantro and other people don’t? What are the elements of a potentially successful New Year’s resolution? Why are stop signs red and streets signs green?

2018: Comfortable or Courageous?

Jan 4, 2018 1:24 pm

2018: Comfortable or Courageous? Will 2018 be the year you escape your comfort zone to live courageously for Jesus? Some Northwest Adventists devote themselves daily to pursuing Jesus and helping others find Him. They do this amid life’s demanding responsibilities in the marketplace, in the classroom or at home caring for loved ones young or old. Meanwhile, others of us are merely aspirational. Someday I’ll do something for Jesus! Then another year goes by with our witness stagnant or sporadic, compartmentalized from daily life. Read more

Our First Work

Dec 28, 2017 11:37 am

Our First Work “Happy New Year” greetings bring all sorts of thoughts. Out with the old and in with the new. An opportunity for new beginnings, new habits, new choices, new resolutions to be better people. All of that is good until we realize our promises and resolutions are often no more substantial than the proverbial ropes of sand. With our human propensity toward evil, we are in bondage to a power we cannot break on our own. Scripture alone reveals the remedy for our condition. Our only hope is Jesus Christ — crucified, risen and returning soon. Read more

UCA Family Weekend

Dec 23, 2017 4:00 pm

UCA Family Weekend The Family Weekend at Upper Columbia Academy (UCA) began Nov. 17, 2017. In the past, parent weekend and grandparent weekend were at different times in the year. This year was the first merged Parent/Grandparent weekend. Families gathered together in worship and to celebrate the talents and efforts of their children.  The weekend began with the FoundationOne Awards Banquet during which student recipients were awarded more than $110,000 in front of their families and friends. Families then attended the UCA meet-and-greet reception for socializing, cider and cookies. Read more

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