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The Best Definition
By Doug Bing, Washington Conference president
Do you ever run across a word that's so odd that you can't stop thinking about what it means? A colleague gifted me with a ‘word of the day’ pad for my desk and one of the first words was ‘campanologist.’ What did that mean? I first thought that it could be a made-up word. But as I continued to mull over this word, I thought, do people really use this word?
I kept pondering, even guessing, what this word meant. I thought maybe it was a word describing someone who studies camping. Seems logical, right? At last, I looked at the definition printed right under the word. A campanologist is someone that practices or is skilled in the art of bell ringing. Who knew?! Better yet, who cares?! But this word got me starting to think of other definitions that we should care about.
Take the word ‘Christian’ for example...
Continue reading to see what Doug's thoughts on the word 'Christian' are!
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Come listen to ministry reports and learn how Washington Conference is a part of supporting local ministries in western Washington at the following Town Hall Meetings.
Today Washington Conference staff headed out to a World Vision distribution warehouse for a morning service project! The warehouse, located in Fife, was full of donations that needed moving, organizing and packing.
Here's a look at what we did:
Organized incoming donations
Created over 150 teacher classroom kits to be sent out to schools
Organized donations in the teacher service center
"We want to model total involvement in ministry," says Doug Bing, Washington Conference president. "This is one way to make an impact in the community."
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