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Monthly Newsletter 4.3

W o r l d w i d e


March 2010

Recipe for Sharing by Deborah McFarlane-Truitt


important to her, though, was finding opportunities to share the health message with those outside of the church. “I visit the Wildwood website weekly to find new recipes,” Rosie says. “Then I prepare the vegan recipes for my family and friends.” Her ministry is to use good cooking and the health message to share God’s Word. Wildwood has been Rosie’s inspiration, as they use modern media to communicate God’s simple message of healing. And for Wildwood, Rosie is just one example of the way techology reaches people around the world. p


s a parole officer in Moreno, California, Rosie Duarte knew very little about Wildwood Lifestyle Center and Hospital in Georgia. Then at church one Sabbath, an announcement about the October Medical Seminar piqued her interest. As soon as she got home, she looked up Wildwood’s website to find out more. Rosie signed up just two days before the seminar began. Quickly rearranging her schedule, she packed her bags for the cross-country flight to Wildwood. There she learned about disease prevention and also grew closer to the Lord. When she returned home, Rosie shared all she had learned with her friends at church. What was more

Wildwood records health and cooking classes and prepares other resources to make available on their website.

p Media production enables Wildwood to share health and healing around the world.

Wildwood Lifestyle Center and Hospital spreads the gospel around the world through health, training, evangelism, and media. $4,000 will purchase a second video camera for the media work

All-Around Education D ave was introduced to the Great Commission in the eighth grade. As he grew to understand it, he felt a personal responsibility to do his part to share the gospel with all nations. But he was not sure where or how to begin. His parents supported his purpose, and while they were searching for an academy for him, they discovered Laurelbrook Sanitarium and School in Dayton, Tennessee. Looking it over, they saw that it provided spiritual, academic, and vocational training for an all-around

education. It looked like the perfect school for Dave. Now, four years later, Dave is almost ready to graduate. He has received practical training to prepare him to be a self-supporting missionary. He has learned how to raise his own crops and build his own house. Working and training at Laurelbrook’s nursing home, he has developed the skills to treat the sick and care for injuries as a certified nursing assistant. He will also graduate with a solid academic base, and the spiritual retreats, along with his active participation in church over the years, have drawn him closer to the Lord. “When I leave Laurelbrook, I will be sad, but I know that I have received the training I needed for serving God,” Dave says. “Laurelbrook will always be like a second home.” p

Your gift to Laurelbrook Sanitarium and School will help the staff continue to provide strong, all-around education in the face of conflict. (Click the


can make the

difference Ministry Needs Eden’s Pathway Lifestyle Center, USA

Funds: $10,000 Renovations to the lifestyle center

Herghelia Institute, Romania Funds: Any gift will help support dedicated workers who often go without part of their stipend, due to lack of funds

Our Home Lifestyle Center & School, Ukraine

Prayer: Continued blessings as they work with the church to spread the health message

Think on These Things Ministries, USA

Funds: Your gift will help purchase medical and other supplies needed for a relief trip to Haiti this May

“Labor Case” tab on their home page for more information.)

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Markus Jaudas Executive Editor Cheryl Torres Editor & Layout Janell Hullquist Supporting Editor & Design Copy Editor Debbie Hicks

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