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Connecting With Christ

(Story continued...)

One of the “empty” shells contained a

carefully rolled piece of paper. On it was a
scrawl in Czech. The Intelligence people
This Week @ campus hill
scoured our base for a man who could
read Czech. Eventually, they found one Volume 1. Issue 11 June 22 I 2019
to decipher the note. It set us marveling.
Pray FOR ONE ANOTHER Translated, the note read: “This is all we In Elmer Bendiner’s book, The Fall of For- GRAD BAGS — 2 Weeks to go!
can do for you now.” tresses, he describes one bombing run You will notice as you enter the foyer or
over the German city of Kassel:
PRAISE GOD as you leave, a table in the foyer with
Research showed that this anti-aircraft
• For our wonderful church family Our B-17 (THE TONDELAYO) was bar- Grad Bags. On each bag is the name
ammunition was produced at a concen-
• For all who are giving faithfully to raged by flak from Nazi antiaircraft guns. of one of Campus Hill’s graduates.
tration camp by Jewish slave laborers. As
That was not unusual, but on this par-
our Church Budget they went about their task, at least one ticular occasion our gas tanks were hit.
of these workers knew he couldn’t fight Grad bags
• For the Food Bank ministry Later, as I reflected on the miracle of a
against the Nazi war machine directly, but twenty-millimeter shell piercing the fuel very simple
• God gave me a 3D encounter this
his indirect action saved at least 10 lives, tank without touching off an explosion, way for you
week! maybe more. to share in
our pilot, Bohn Fawkes, told me it was
not quite that simple. the joy of
PRAY FOR: No matter our circumstances, we can ask our gradu-
• Our High School ministry Christ daily to work through us to make a On the morning following the raid, Bohn
had gone down to ask our crew chief for ates from
• The Health Ministry Event difference in our world — to be 3D Chris- Campus
tians! that shell as a souvenir of unbelievable
taking place on the 30th of this luck. The crew chief told Bohn that not Hill.
month in San Bernardino. just one shell but eleven had been found
John Wesley, founder of the Methodist in the gas tanks--eleven unexploded
• Our Church to grow together as a movement, wrote a challenging poem I On the backside of our grab bag insert
shells where only one was sufficient to
Family would like you to read carefully and let blast us out of the sky. It was as if the sea you will see the names of those who
• Farah Prem as she battles cancer. the words become etched in your mind: had been parted for us. Even after thirty- have graduated. Take one of the pro-
five years, so awesome an event leaves vided congratulations cards, purchase
• The New Believers Class beginning
Do all the good you can, me shaken, especially after I heard the or make a card of your own, or give a
in July rest of the story from Bohn.
By all the means you can, small gift like a book, a pen or pencil
• My children to come to know Jesus set, or something he else. Use your
as Friend, Savior and Lord. In all the ways you can, He was told that the shells had been
sent to the armorers to be defused. The own creativity to affirm them in their
• The mission trip to Papua, New In all the places you can,
armorers told him that Intelligence had achievement.
Guinea At all the times you can, picked them up. They could not say why
• My marriage. To all the people you can, at the time, but Bohn eventually sought
As long as ever you can. out the answer.
• All of us to become 3D Christians!
Apparently when the armorers opened
To have a special praise or prayer request each of those shells, they found no ex-
placed in our weekly prayer box, mark your plosive charge. They were clean as a
Blue Card and place it in offering or email whistle and just as harmless. Empty? Not
all of them.
it to
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a weekl y comm u n i cati o n fo r C am pu s H i l l fam i l y an d fri e n ds

WIAFES EXCEL! in political science, but coming back to If you would like to know where you
I’m not sure exactly how to share the the Inland Empire to represent this part can help, Dr. Wiafe will be available THIS WEEK | CALENDAR
news of this father/son duo! God of California in whatever capacity God at the close of worship today to meet Sabbath : June 22
has placed in our congregation and opens up. with those who have signed up already 8:30a - Choir Practice
in our community two men who are and with those who are not signed up 9:30a - Sabbath Schools
Michael longs to see a society where
leading in their respective areas. but interested.
those who “have,” cross the chasm to 10:55a - Divine Worship Service
Michael make a difference for those who live in 12:45p - Student/Visitor Luncheon
Wiafe poverty and substandard conditions.
has been Keep Michael in your prayers as he Sunday : June 23
chosen follows God’s leading in the political 8:00a - Primetimers Meet at Church
to be the arena and as the State Universities
president Student Association President. Tuesday : June 25
of the stu- 6:30p - Nominating Committee
Michael’s father Seth, one of the Elders
dent body
of all 23 here at Campus Hill, has a claim to Wednesday : June 26
fame of having a wonderful wife and 6:30p - Prayer Meeting
three incredible children. As of last
State Uni- Thursday : June 27
week, he can claim something else,
versities in
too. Seth given this year‘s Loma Linda 6:00p - Women’s Choir Practice
the 2019-
University 6:00p - Finance Committee
20 school
year. I sat
Service Faculty Friday : June 28
down with Michael a couple weeks
Award. At last 7:00p - Family Vespers
back and heard his story of how he
prayed for God to lead him to the
right school. graduation Sabbath : June 29
he received a 8:30a - Choir Practice
About 3 years ago, Michael was special plaque 9:30a - Sabbath Schools
getting a little anxious with waiting, and recogni- 10:55a - Divine Worship Service
wondering which university he would tion for his
12:45p - Student/Visitor Luncheon
be attending when he received word excellence in
from San Diego State that he would teaching. 6:00p - Church Board
be given a full-ride scholarship. After
Not knowing what a teacher in bio-
two years, Michael ran for president
of the student body last year, wone statistics actually does, I spent some Grace Notes
“At the heart of all we call
time with him looking at some of his
the electionand led 30,000 students
projects. One project showed medica-
at that institution.
our faith is a
tion delivered in Africa to help with Did you know research shows that
This summer he is attending a special the aids epidemic was sent to a place only 1 in 5 Adventists read their
trust that
session in Pittsburgh at Carnegie with the least need, while the places Bibles daily. Let’s make sure we’re
Mellon University. When completed, with the greatest need did not receive helping bump that average up! deepening
he will come back to San Jose State adequate supplies. When the com-
for his final year of undergraduate pany delivering the medication was To read the Bible through in a year, God’s heart is
work. As he is receiving offers and
scholarships to various schools, he
given this research they were able to
target the areas where the medication
keep up with this schedule!
kinder than
requests your prayers forGod will was most needed and change delivery June 23 - Deuteronomy 16-19
make clear to him the school he is to to get the medicine to the people with we were taught and
June 24 - Deuteronomy 20-22
attend. the greatest need. June 25 - Deuteronomy 23-25 more persistent
There are not many young people Even now, the work Dr. Wiafe has done June 26 - Deuteronomy 26-27
who look at politics as a place in in San Bernardino county is the founda- June 27 - Deuteronomy 28-29 than we ever knew.”
which to serve. Michael is looking for- tion for the healthcare we will be giving June 28 - Deuteronomy 30-32
ward to not only receiving a degree to that community on June 30. June 29 - Deuteronomy 33-34 — Pastor Bill Knott