April 2021 Issue

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April 2021 Issue




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New technology-mediated school delivers a choice in Michigan

Angela Prichard noticed that her son, Noah, was unhappy in public school. He was bullied, insecure and reserved, and constantly sick from the stressful environment of his school.

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Something Better: Education for Present and Future Crises

Three hundred and eighty-five years ago, as the Revelation 13 prophecy of a power arising in a sparsely populated area of the New World began to be fulfilled, a small group from the 17,000 Puritan Congregationalists then settled from England in Massachusetts Bay Colony founded a college, and when Reverend John Harvard donated 320 books it was named for him, holding that name until today.

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Big, Bold New Ideas in Education

Some schools may have a counselor but here’s something unique to any school in the North American Division. In Fall 2020, the Illinois Conference initiated a conference-wide school counselor project, led by Mindy Salyers.

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Emulating a father’s love

“Jesus came to Earth and was a healer and a comfort to everybody,” says Ricardo Colindres, an 18-year-old student with a passion for helping and serving others. “As Christians, we have the privilege to know Jesus. I believe that He is the Key to life. We have a duty to share that with everybody; I enjoy sharing that with children in particular.”

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I had to preach the Word | This is what I learned

When I was told I was going to be in Countdown to Eternity during COVID-19, I was happy to do it.

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Indiana gets ready to reopen two schools

The Indiana Conference presently supports nine elementary schools and one boarding school. But plans are now being made to add two more one-room schools next school year.

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Grand Rapids students learn power of prayer during a year like no other

While in-person education has not been allowed for many of our children at Grand Rapids Adventist Academy for almost a year, online education has been required and school life has changed in ways we couldn’t have imagined.

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Elementary-aged students trained as medical missionaries

At Cedar Lake Elementary School, Pastor EJ Wolf has been training fifth- through eighth-graders how to be medical missionaries.

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Students gain deeper understanding of salvation through art

Andrews Academy Bible teacher Alvin Glassford and his students embarked last semester on a unique project using a form of art which revealed a deeper meaning of salvation.

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Mattie’s Mite

Mattie’s “growing up” wasn’t a bed of roses. By the time she was eight, both of her parents had died, and she and her brothers went to live with their uncle and his wife and their four kids.

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The Baptism of Adventist Education — 1

Behold, I stand at the door and knock; if anyone hears My voice and opens the door, I will come into him and eat with him, and he with Me. Rev. 3:20, RSV. 

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Adventist Christian Education Begins at Home

Christ must be the center of Christian education. It must begin and end with Christ.

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Praying like a child

I was sitting at the breakfast table in 2013 when my son said the most beautiful prayer.

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Clergy and educator memorial medallions available

Memorial Medallions The Seventh-day Adventist Church recognizes the sacrifices and dedication of its employees and seeks to demonstrate its appreciation in...

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New ministry launched to reach missing members

Seventh-day Adventists are often concerned for their children who are not walking with God.

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Mission Unstoppable

What a privilege to serve the Lord and His church in ministry over these past forty-six years!

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Power of prayer helps nurse reach young overdose victim

Nurse reflects on how the COVID-19 pandemic placed her in a position to make a difference in a young girl's life.

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