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“I cannot imagine a better place to be baptized than Big Lake Youth Camp.”Features
“I cannot imagine a better place to be baptized than Big Lake Youth Camp.”

August 16, 2019

Each summer at Big Lake Youth Camp, more than 200 campers accept Christ as their personal Savior and indicate they would like to be baptized.

A Trip Around the WorldFeatures
A Trip Around the World

June 28, 2019

“Off, off and away I go to see Lebanon in a purple boat,”writes Isabella. “I am going to see Lebanon cedars because it is the oldest forest. I will eat Baba Ghannush because I like hummus and flat bread. I will look for honey badgers because they are black with a white stripe.”

Where are your shoes?Features
Where are your shoes?

June 7, 2019

“It’s all about my shoes,” Huston explains. “Every night I placemy shoes far under the bed so that when I get up in the morning the first thingI do is kneel down to reach for my shoes. While I’m down there I stay awhile,talking to God about the day, asking Him to be my Guide, and then praying foreach member of my family.”

Shirley Allen Awarded the Leonard Bierlein Reach the Word for Jesus AwardNews
Shirley Allen Awarded the Leonard Bierlein Reach the Word for Jesus Award

May 10, 2019

Oregon Conference children’s ministry director, Shirley Allen, has been awarded the first annual “Leonard Bierlein Reach the Word for Jesus” award, by Ultimate Mission.

Ultimate Mission Helping to Improve the Health of IndiaFeatures
Ultimate Mission Helping to Improve the Health of India

May 2, 2019

The Ultimate Mission team, based in Portland, Oregon, provides support and training for health workers, each of whom is the wife of a Seventh-day Adventist pastor. These women are being trained on how to teach the four key lifestyle changes that will reduce the chance of contracting Type 2 diabetes.