You and I have been given the invaluable gift of communication with God. It is important for us to learn and grow in our understanding of our communion with God, so that it may flourish as we engage in continual conversation with our loving, present heavenly Father.
The Impact Your Health Portland clinics have always been miracle magnets, and the July 8 & 10, 2022 clinic was no exception. Nearly 350 volunteers registered for the event and worked to provide care for 154 patients on Friday and 194 more on Sunday.
By the time he retired in August of 2020, Pastor Jim McMurry says he had a couple of rooms stacked floor to ceiling with books - and it was time to sort them out!
Recently, Oregon Conference StoryCatcher, Dick Duerksen, got a chance to sit down with Pastor Stan Beerman to talk about his many years in ministry, his mentors, and what he plans to do with his retirement.
Stan and Gloria Beerman announced their retirements earlier this year, to the dismay of so many of us who work with them. This is the second article, the longer of two you will find here in the Newsroom about Gloria, because frankly, we couldn’t fit it all into one piece!
Stan and Gloria Beerman announced their retirements earlier this year, to the dismay of so many of us who work with them! This is the first article, the shorter of two you will find here in the Newsroom about Gloria, because frankly, we couldn’t fit it all into one piece!
Recently, Eric Valdes, head teacher at Gold Coast Christian School shared a poem he wrote about a student who seems shy, but in reality, is a victim of abuse. The purpose of this poem is to remind us that sometimes we may think that everything is fine at home, when in reality it is not.
For the disciples, Sabbath was a time of quiet thinking and deep frustration. “Was it something we did?” they wondered as they walked back through their time with Jesus. They had been so certain that He was The One, The Messiah, The Coming King. But now he was gone.
“God hasn't failed us yet,” smiles Randy. “You see, this isn't about us going and doing a two-week mission trip. It's about establishing something that can be run locally and continued for years to come, even if we are never able to come back.”
The Holy Spirit kept fanning Jerry’s desire to have God in his life, even as he went in and out of prison and the years ticked by. Just as Jesus healed the blind man’s eyes in stages, he began to heal Jerry’s tortured existence.