Saturday, February 28, 2009

CTS Camporee Theme Song Finalists!

About a year ago, The Center for Youth Evangelism asked the world to come up with a theme song for the 2009 International Pathfinder Camporee in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. The theme song contest winner would receive free tickets to the 5-day event and become famous (well, at least to the tens of thousands of Pathfinders in attendance).

So after having worked its way through nearly 100 song entries, the theme song committee has managed to narrow the list down to 10 finalists. Now they want you to help them decide which song to pick! Here are the entries*:

Saturday, February 14, 2009

The Beginner's Guide to Church

This month's edition of Signs of the Times magazine has this neat article called, "The Beginner's Guide to Church."

Christine Miles explains what to expect if you've never attended a church service and want to see what it's all about. You'll find everything from what a church looks like to what people do at church. The author even hands out some quick tips for choosing a church and includes a small glossary on "church speak." Read it online.

Saturday, February 7, 2009

Ben Carson movie, "Gifted Hands" premieres tonight

The movie "Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story," premieres tonight (February 7, 2009) at 8PM EST on the U.S. cable channel TNT. The film is based on the Dr. Ben Carson's autobiography of the same title and stars Cuba Gooding Jr. and Kimberly Elise.

Friday, February 6, 2009

New Adventist TV show airs tonight

Source: Adventist News Network

A new Adventist TV show show is on its way. The show, geared for adults, addresses church and social issues . Feel free to catch it on the Hope Channel tonight, January 6, at 6PM EST on the Hope Channel.

You can also watch the program right here on A Sabbath Blog! First episode of "Intersection: Your Faith, Your World." (From official website)

Standing For What is Right from Intersection on Vimeo.

Wednesday, February 4, 2009

Frances Doss, widow of WWII hero Desmond Doss, died Tuesday

Frances May Doss, 87, died Tuesday in Piedmont Alabama. She was the wife of World War II hero and Congressional Medal of Honor recipient, Desmond Doss.

"Mrs. Doss was an Illinois native and had been a Piedmont resident for the past four years. She was the valedictorian of her high school class, was a retired accountant from the Wildwood, Ga., Hospital, was a charter member of Piedmont Seventh-day Adventist Church, was a published author, world traveler and ham radio operator." (Source) She and her husband were also involved in Pathfinders. You may remember seeing her onstage at the 2004 Faith on Fire International Pathfinder Camporee in Oshkosh, Wisconsin.

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