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April 15 Feature: Love Me Tender

Story by Mark Tyler

Kevin Booth left the Seventh-day Adventist Church in the early ’90s to go on the road as an Elvis Presley impersonator and became a country singer in a honkey-tonk band. He returned a decade later because his soul just couldn’t rest, even though he was following his dream.  READ MORE


WGTS 91.9 Must Soon Bid Farewell to Senior Chaplain Terry Johnsson

Story by Washington Adventist University Staff

For the past eight years, Johnsson has served as Senior Chaplain at WGTS 91.9, hosting the program Breakaway on Saturday mornings at 9 a.m. -- helping listeners grow spiritually through conversations with authors, speakers, and other special guests. He has also served on the WGTS 91.9 Board of Directors since 1997, a role that he will continue.   READ MORE

Columbia Union Pathfinders Prove Their Bible Knowledge

Story by Pamela Scheib

This past weekend, 30 teams representing 22 Pathfinder clubs from seven conferences participated in the Columbia Union Conference’s Pathfinder Bible Experience. The Potomac Conference hosted this year’s event at the Beltsville (Md.) church.During the church service, Paulo Macena, New Jersey Youth Ministries director, presented a sermon titled “Does it Have to be Everything?,” based on Matthew 22:37.  READ MORE


Washington Adventist University’s Bible Translation Institute to Release New Russian Translation of Bible

Story by Michelle Bernard

Kulakov, the director and editor-in-chief of the Bible Translation Institute based at Washington Adventist University in Takoma Park, Md., says he is looking forward to seeing ordinary Russian people gain strength, hope, joy and a sense of God’s closeness in the Lord’s Prayer, the Psalms and Isaiah in their mother tongue.  READ MORE