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Of the 12 issues of the Record that we publish each year, the summer camp/camp meeting special is definitely one of our favorites. This year our featured creature for the …

Point of View

It's Time for Camp Meeting and Summer Camp!


Over the years I have attended many camp meetings. These special meetings have always been inspirational to me personally. As a young boy I still remember seeing some of the …

Stepping Stone

Stepping Stone to Success - April 2014


LM: Wow! I dare you to read the testimonies of Shevon and Sean and not understand the power and impact of caring, Christ-driven teachers and mentors! SRQ: As I visualize …


Tips from Paradise for a Happier Life


Take a moment to reflect about your personal environments, both at home and in your workplace, and then ask yourself: Are my surroundings cheerful and healthy? Do they nurture my soul …


God's Home on Earth


I grew up as a Seventh-day-Adventist, but never had the opportunity to attend summer camp. As I attended Southwestern Adventist University, I developed lasting friendships with people who worked at …

Pass it On

Sowing Seeds of Hope


In 2013, after more than two years of steady, friendly, follow-up with Coddy, Shawna, and their five children, Max Barton, an 82-year-old retired Chisholm Trail Academy Bible teacher, read about plans for …

Visión Hispana

Algunos Buscan a Dios, Sólo Esperan Tu Ayuda


El 24 de diciembre del 2012 me encontraba en una reunión familiar cuando me llamó el Pastor Kircio Mota para informarme que había unas familias en la ciudad de New …


Birds Are Amazing!


Birds are some of the most interesting and beautiful creatures on earth. They are very diverse in size, shape, sound, color, and habitat. God created birds on the fifth day …

Camp Meeting Schedules


Arkansas-Louisiana Conference South Louisiana Camp Meeting When: April 18-19, 2014        Where: South Louisiana Convention Center, 44364 S. Coburn Road, Hammond, LA  70403 Main Speaker: Roscoe Howard, NAD Vice President for …

Summer Camp Schedules


Camp Yorktown Bay (Mountain Pine, AR) Cub Camp, ages 7-9, June 15-22 Junior Camp, ages 10-12, June 22-29 Family Camp*, (all ages), June 29-July 6 Blind Camp**, (all ages), July 6-13  Tween Camp, ages 12-14, July 13-20 …

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What would the great outdoors be without birds? From the beautiful sound of their morning songs to their airborne silhouettes at sunset, birds are everywhere. To celebrate the joy of …

Arkansas-Louisiana Conference

Youth Sabbath Hosted in Lafayette

Lafayette, La. » Louisiana’s youth hosted a Mega Youth Sabbath, bringing together nine congregations, and more than 200 young people. The event took place at the Lafayette Spanish church. The …

Baton Rouge Adventurers


Baton Rouge, La. » The Baton Rouge Adventurer Club has been blessed beyond our expectations. One of our club’s activities was to go on a nature hike one Sabbath afternoon last …

Camp Meeting: Still Relevant and Essential Today


When I think of camp meeting, I think of spiritual renewal, uplift, inspiration, encouragement, challenge, and commitment. I think of people who are on a spiritual journey coming to be energized, …

Giving Halloween a Makeover


Conway, Ark. » Last October, young people from the Conway and Arkadelphia churches teamed up to take advantage of Halloween as an opportunity to knock on doors and give out …

ARKLA Publishing Ministry Offers Training and Programs


Springdale, Ark. » Eleven students joined the Arkansas-Louisiana Conference’s 2013 summer Magabook program to canvass in Northwest Arkansas from June to August. The students were housed at the Springdale Spanish …

Retiro de Laicos Hispanos Campamento

Retiro de Laicos Hispanos Campamento Yorktown Bay  |  Mayo 2-4, 2014 Para más Información comunícate con el Departamento Hispano de la Asociación de Arkansas-Louisiana Dalia Castellanos al 318.631.6240 ext. 201, …

Oklahoma Conference

20 Years of Missions


Oklahoma City » In 1993, Bill Norman, then pastor of the Southern Hills church, started talking like a crazy man. He was talking about using hard-earned vacation time to go …

Summer Camp 2014


A camper asked a staff member if he would be able to work in the kitchen when he grows up. That is only one of many positions the campers at …

Ground Broken for New Edmond Adventist Church


Edmond » Members of the Edmond church gathered Sunday, February 23, to break ground for their new church on the northeast corner of Interstate 35 and Danforth Street. The ceremony …

Southwest Region Conference

Stewardship at Tenth Street


Oklahoma City, Okla. » The stewardship committee of the Tenth Street church wishes to express its thanks and appreciation to Robert Lister for the stewardship seminar he presented during the weekend …

Baptisms at Corsicana Bethel Church


Palestine, Texas » With the encouragement of their mother, Petrina Grooms, “Take Me to the Water to be Baptized” was the sentiment of four teenage brothers and sisters who were …

Lifetime Achievement Award for Family Ministries


Dallas, Texas » Wednesday, January 15 was a significant day for the family ministries department! The Southwest Region Conference’s Family Ministries Department, which has been in operation for more than …

Revived! Refreshed! Renewed!


According to the North American Division (NAD) the Seventh-day Adventist Church has been conducting camp meetings for more than 100 years.  Revived, refreshed, and renewed are a few of the …

Texas Conference

Pineywoods Students Blessed by the Gift of Transportation


Nacogdoches » When the school of your choice is more than 20 miles from your home, knowing that you will have ongoing transportation is critical. And that’s how it was for …

Worthy of a Standing Ovation


Silver Spring, Md. » In November of last year, as part of the North American Division’s year-end meetings, a group of young adults offered a compelling presentation on the issue …

Pathfinders Experience the Joy of Service


Dallas » Members of the Dallas Spanish Eagle’s Fort Pathfinder Club enjoyed and cherished the happy moments experienced during its recent community service activity.   In preparation for that day …

Hospitality in a Bag


Fort Worth » The volunteers at Texas Health Huguley Hospital Fort Worth South are delivering hospitality, one bag at a time. Volunteers will also deliver around 30 hospitality bags each …

Catching Fire


Are you on fire? According to the Bible, the problem with the last generation of Christians (Laodicea) is that they are lukewarm when they should be red hot. They desperately …

Texico Conference

Restoring Hope for Broken Marriages


Albuquerque, N. Mex. » On the weekend of December 6-8, 2013, the Texico Conference celebrated “Growing in Love” (“Creciendo en Amor”), a Spanish-language marriage retreat with guest speakers Rene and …

Triumph in the Trials


Socorro, N. Mex. » In June of 2011, several pastors’ wives from the Texico Conference went to the Dominican Republic to hold ShareHim evangelistic meetings. The original plan was for …

Summer Camp Can Change Your Life


I am a great supporter of Adventist summer camps, as I have seen the impact it has had on my own daughter, Melissa. She attended summer camp when she was …

Southwestern Adventist University

Educating Spiritual Leaders


Educating Spiritual Leaders With such an army of workers as our youth, rightly trained, might furnish, how soon the message of a crucified, risen, and soon-coming Savior might be carried …

Southwestern Union

Margaret Taglavore, Southwestern Union children's ministries director, passes away


Burleson, Texas » With great sadness, we share that Margaret Taglavore, who has served as Children's Ministries director of the Southwestern Union since 1998, passed away on Thursday, February 27, …

Albuquerque Leaders Equipped for Ministry


On Friday, March 7, youth and adults joined together at the Albuquerque Heights church, hosted by its pastor, David Merling, for a celebration of Pathfinder and Adventurer ministries. The Pathfinder …

Classified Ads

April 2014 Classified Ads

Real Estate/Housing Summit Ridge Retirement Village is an Adventist community in a rural setting but close to Oklahoma City medical facilities and shopping. Made up of mostly individual homes, the …


April 2014 Announcements

Southwestern Adventist University Alumni Homecoming is scheduled for April 10-13, 2014, in Keene, Texas. Highlights include a golf tournament, spring concert, alumni fellowship potluck, class parties, and more. Honor classes …


April 2014 Obituaries

Hicks, Daniel, died February 8, 2014 at the Veteran’s Hospital in Houston, Texas. Hicks received the Purple Heart for being wounded in the service of his country in the Vietnam …

On the Record

Come Hear God’s Voice


When Jesus was on earth, He spent a great deal of time out in nature. In fact, many of the lessons He taught were based on creatures and objects found …

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