Creativity

In a couple of Tuesdays I’ll be volunteering at our local Adventist schools, and I’m looking forward to see the student-created art projects which will soon be up on the bulletin boards. Isn’t it funny how pretty much every kid, when very young,...

Then the Rains Came

Photo and Commentary ©2018 by Cheryl Boardman Monday, August 20, 2018 This time of year in the Pacific Northwest things seem so dry. The grass has turned brown if it is not watered and wild fires are abundant. Their smoke forms a haze over everything! We did have a...

Loosening Your Attachments

Here’s a sermon point I didn’t have time for in Sabbath’s message on Matthew 24: Loosen your attachment to what you own and where you live. In verses 15 – 20 Jesus predicts that Jerusalem would eventually be surrounded by those who desecrated...

Inviting

Photo and Commentary ©2018 by Bev Riter Sunday, August 19, 2018 The beautiful 15th c Villa Reale in Marlia, north of Lucca, Italy is an inviting place to visit, to walk around the many gardens and fountains. During the early medieval age, the walled buildings served...

Lose Your Faith in Buildings

“Lose your faith in buildings” is actually the first sermon point of the Matthew 24 message I”ll be preaching tomorrow. The disciples point out the beauty of the temple, but Jesus prophesies its total destruction, which they didn’t realize...