“And I saw another angel fly in the midst of heaven, having the everlasting gospel to preach unto them

that dwell on the earth.” Revelation 14:6.

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In ThIs Issue:
Praise and Thanksgiving at Coe Hill, Ontario
With much effort day and night, everything was finally in place for the big day.

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September - October 2005

“Of Praise and Thanksgiving”
At Coe Hill, Ontario

Hope for Health
We will be offering a health retreat program right here on the campus of hope International.

Medical Missionary Training Program
At hope International we have a new health Center. We are ready to help you!

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eptember 17th was a day greatly anticipated by the people at Choose Life and Live Educational Health Center. It took a lot of time and personal sacrifice to prepare for the Hope International Camp Meeting but this was an opportunity that could not be passed up. That Hope International would come to a small town like Coe Hill was unheard of; but they were coming and everything had to be ready for this rare event. Night and day, the hosts worked tirelessly until everything was, finally, in place for the big day. The persistent rain on the Friday before the meetings started seemed to threaten to wash

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“And I saw another angel fly in the midst of heaven, having the everlasting gospel to preach unto them that dwell on the earth.” Revelation 14:6.

out the camp meeting, but Sabbath morning came and the rain had stopped. Praise the Lord! People had traveled from North Bay, 5 hours away; Georgian Bay, 7 hours away; and Montreal, 5.5 hours away on Friday so that they could attend the meetings on Sabbath morning. There were also people from nearby cities like Belleville, Madoc, Marmora, Caledon etc.; and many others from Toronto, 2.5 hours away. The turnout was awesome! It was way beyond our expectations. It was evident that God was in control. We had a wonderful day that was packed with presentations: Tony Morais started the day with a lecture on “The Healing Effects of Clay”, followed by Joe Olson who spoke on “What the Catholic Church Wants.” We paused briefly for lunch, which was absolutely delicious despite Satan’s attempt to sabotage the meal, by causing a death in the family of our chef and bottle washer. But Satan couldn’t stop this camp meeting no matter how much he tried because the Lord was in control. We had vaguely anticipated an attendance in the range of about 40 to 60 people, but to our delight and surprise, over 100 individuals came to hear the word of God. People are hungry for meetings like this and we were pleased that we were able to host it. God is truly wonderful. The weather was great. We could not have asked for a better day. Thanks be to God for His tender mercies and loving kindness. We are also grateful for Hope International’s willingness to be used of God and for all who worked hard to put this camp meeting together. We were all blessed.” Angela Gardner-Brown

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e received the above letter after the Coe Hill camp meeting. We can testify that pleasure and gratitude filled out hearts after reading it! The food was fabulous, the fellowship even better, and as Angela pointed out, the weather was magnificent! The Lord was very gracious to us. We met people there that have already become close friends and we look forward to seeing them again, if not on this earth, then, for sure, in heaven. Angela and Denzil, (Angela’s husband), did a marvelous job of putting everything together to host this event in spite of the demands of their regular employment schedules. They are truly humble, hard-working servants of the Lord worthy of emulation. We pray that the people we met at Coe hill will remain faithful to their calling, and that the messages they heard will continue to encourage their hearts long after the meetings. The Lord is preparing to come and we need these times of refreshment more than ever before! If you would like to have some meetings in your area, please call Georgine at 1-800-468-7884! 

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young and successful executive was traveling down a neighborhood street, going a bit too fast in his new Jaguar. He was careful to watch for kids darting out from between parked cars. Sometimes, he would slow down when he thought he saw a movement. As he drove on, he saw no evidence of children around. But just as he settled down into complacent driving, “bang!” A brick smashed into the Jaguar’s side door with tremendous force! He slammed on the brakes and backed the Jaguar back to the spot where the brick had been thrown from. Adrenaline shooting through his veins, the angry driver jumped out of the car, and strode menacingly toward the nearest kid. In no time he had grabbed him and pushed him up against a parked car, shouting, “What was that all about and who are you? What do you think you are doing? You just ruined my new car! Don’t you understand that repairing the damage you caused will cost me a lot of money? Why did you do it?” The young boy was apologetic. “Please mister, . . . please! I’m sorry, but I didn’t know what else to do,” He pleaded. “I threw the brick because no one else would stop.” With tears dripping down his face and off his chin, the youth pointed to a spot just around a parked car. “It’s my brother,” he said. “He rolled off the curb and fell out of his wheelchair and I can’t lift him up. “ Now sobbing, the boy asked the stunned executive, “Would you please help me get him back into his wheelchair? He’s hurt and he’s too heavy for me.” Move d beyond words, t he driver tried to swallow the rapidly swelling lump in his throat. He hurriedly lifted the handicapped boy back into the wheelchair, then took out a linen handkerchief and dabbed at the fresh scrapes and cuts. A quick look told him everything was going to be okay. “Thank you and may God bless you,” the grateful child told the stranger. Too shaken for words, the man simply watched the boy push his wheelchair-bound brother down the sidewalk toward their home. It was a long, slow walk back to the Jaguar. The damage was very noticeable, but the driver never bothered to repair the dented side door. He kept the dent there to remind him of this message: “Don’t go through life so fast that someone has to throw a brick at you to get your attention!” God whispers in our souls and speaks to our hearts. Sometimes when we don’t have time to listen, He has to throw a brick at us. It’s our choice to listen or not. 

Torch of God
Lee Forbes
The torch of God, it burns so bright I see it rise by day

And as it shines with fervent heat
The shadows it casts away... Of trials that seem to loom so large When rays of light are few And cold dark hearts consume the lot Of men who seek for truth But like the sun that greets me now As morning’s light has come The light of God within His Word reveals the time has come It’s time for men to see the truth That lies within His Word And cast aside the cloak of death To wield God’s mighty Sword.

(This was composed at 9500 feet while watching the sun rise above the clouds.) 

UPCOMING MEETINGS 2005
Fall Convocation Hope Intl Campus

MEETINGS In Atlanta!
Atlanta, Georgia “The Time of the End – The End of Time” was the theme of our meetings in Atlanta. We always pray for the special outpouring of the Holy Spirit for each of our meetings, but our brother Wallace Boddy, who set up these meetings for us, made a special effort to ensure that the meetings went according to God’s will by prayer and supplicatiion for all involved. He called and emailed and wrote to everyone involved in the meetings, especially the speakers. He arranged for special musical talent and set the tone for the meetings. And we were abundantly blessed! The Marlon James family, in addition to the many other equally talented singers, kept our program focused on the Lord and His great mercy toward us. These brothers and sisters became special friends whom we will not hesitate to call upon for future meetings here at Hope International. If you have not had the opportunity of experiencing their God-given talents, please arrange to attend our camp meetings when they will be sharing with us. What a blessed experience it was to fellowship with so many of God’s people who not only profess the love of God, but also show it in their attitudes and support. As the meetings came to a close late on Sabbath evening, we were finishing up helping those who had made purchases from the mini-bookstore we had set up. Finally, we went to the meeting room to clean up the speaking area. To our wonder and amazement, we found some of the dear folks finishing up the job we had intended to do! You can’t imagine what a blessing that was for us, especially after a long day! It was truly a delight to fellowship with these saints. We look forward to sharing with them again if it be the Lord’s will. 

October 14 - 16

Tuskahoma, Oklahoma Dr. Tony Morais Joe Olson

October 21 - 23

St. Cloud, Minnesota Dr. Tony Morais Joe Olson

November 5

Tithe
Hope International does not solicit tithes; however we are a tithe-worthy organization and accept tithes. We use the tithe only for the gospel ministry. Donations designated “Gospel Ministry” will be considered tithe.

The “Twenty” and the “One”
A well-worn one-dollar bill and a similarly distressed twenty-dollar bill arrived at a Federal Reserve Bank to be retired. As they moved along the conveyor belt to be burned, they struck up a conversation. The twenty-dollar bill reminisced about its travels all over the country. “I’ve had a pretty good life,” the twenty proclaimed. “Why, I’ve been to Las Vegas and Atlantic City, the finest restaurants in new York, performances on Broadway, and even a cruise to the Caribbean.” “Wow!” said the one-dollar bill. “You’ve really had an exciting life!” “so tell me,” says the twenty, “where have you been throughout your lifetime?” The one dollar bill replied, “Oh, I’ve been to the Methodist Church, the Baptist Church, the Lutheran Church, the seventh-day Adventist Church…” The twenty-dollar bill interrupted, “What’s a church?” Matthew 6:21 “For where your treasure is, there will your heart be also.” “The members of the church should individually hold themselves and all their possessions upon the altar of God. now, as never before, the saviour’s admonition is applicable: “sell that ye have, and give alms; provide yourselves bags which wax not old, a treasure in the heavens that faileth not, where no thief approacheth, neither moth corrupteth. For where your treasure is, there will your heart be also.” Those who are fastening their means in large houses, in lands, in worldly enterprises, are saying by their actions: “God cannot have it; I want it for myself.” They have bound up their one talent in a napkin and hid it in the earth. There is cause for such to be alarmed. Brethren, God has not entrusted means to you to lie idle nor to be covetously retained or hid away, but to be used to advance his cause, to save the souls of the perishing. It is not the time now to bind up the Lord’s money in your expensive buildings and your large enterprises, while his cause is crippled and left to beg its way, the treasury half-supplied. The Lord is not in this way of working. Remember, the day is fast approaching when it will be said: “Give an account of thy stewardship.” Can you not discern the signs of the times?” 5T 465 Let it not be said of us that we have left our Lord’s goods to the world. May each dollar go into his work as he has asked of us. 

Hope for Health

Health retreat

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e will be offering a health retreat program right here on the campus of Hope International, which will take place in one portion of our dormitory building. Provision is being made for a hydrotherapy room, a sauna room, a massage therapy room, a whirlpool room, and a special clay bath room for the intensely ill. We will also have a large exercise room when the weather is inclement, and a very nice lounge area for people to visit in and do some reading in the evenings. We have already had health guests here, in spite of not being quite ready yet! We are moving as fast as time and funding can allow. If you would like more information about this program, please call Tony Morais at 309-289-4673 or email him at hopeforhealth@hopeint.org. If the Holy Spirit moves you to partner with us, financially or otherwise, to support this program, please do so, and may the Lord continue blessing you. This is an investment in whose returns you might share in future! Thank you in advance for all your help and support! 

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Selenium Bonus Antioxidant
Our lives are sometimes unbalanced, so it makes good nutritional sense to provide our bodies with the basics to maintain overall good health. Today, many nutritionists agree that an antioxidant supplement tops up dietary levels of nutrients that may be in short supply, or in high demand. SELENIUM BONUS is a one-a-day formula, combining five full strength products in one. Contains no added sugar, salt, starch, lactose, gluten, yeast, synthetic flavors, artificial colors or preservatives. Selenium Bonus has chromium, which is reputed to help the pancreas to function well. It is also said to improve the immune system and help with prostate problems. Diabetics have said they have had good results as well as those with cancer. 30 tablets Price: $14.00

Mocumbi Extract 200 ml
Mocumbi tree bark (cortex) is a traditional remedy used in Angola to treat disorders of the respiratory system. Mocumbi has a reputed anti-spasmodic action on the bronchus and bronchiole, which helps both ordinary coughing and chronic asthma. Mocumbi is recommended traditionally for cough and congestion, colds and flu, and as an auxiliary aid in the management of asthmatic conditions. It is also known as a general protective for the respiratory system and is recommended as a complement to severe lung problems, such as lung cancer. 200 ml Price: $30.00

Bee Pollen Granules 8 oz.
Bee Pollen is a natural material produced by the anthers of flowering plants and gathered by bees. It has a high content of protein and other nutrients. Bee Pollen is used by many people for depression and is chock full of minerals and enzymes! Bee pollen contains all the essential components of life. The percentage of rejuvenating elements in bee pollen remarkably exceeds those present in brewer’s yeast and wheat germ. Bee pollen corrects the deficient or unbalanced nutrition, common in the customs of our present-day civilization of consuming incomplete foods, often with added chemical ingredients, which expose us to physiological problems as various as they are numerous. Bee pollen is the food of the young bee and it is approximately 40% protein. It is considered one of nature’s most completely nourishing foods. It contains nearly all nutrients required by humans. About half of its protein is in the form of free amino acids that are ready to be sued directly by the body. Bee-gathered pollens are rich in proteins, free amino acids, vitamins, including B-complex, and folic acid. Serving Size: 1 teaspoon (3g) Suggested Use: Start with a small amount (1/4 tsp.) and gradually increase to 1 tsp. 1 or more times daily. Add to cereal, blender drinks, or simply eat it and enjoy the nutty, sweet/sour, taste. Free of: sugar, salt, starch, milk, egg, corn, wheat, yeast, and soy. 8 oz. Price: $8.25

Walter Veith DVD’s
“From Evolutionist to Creationist”
If you have never heard Walter Veith speak, you won’t want to miss out on this opportunity. This DVD on his conversion story is absolutely breathtaking. It will show you that God is alive and well and in control of this world. If you can afford only one thing, get this DVD! We cannot emphasize strongly enough what a blessing this message has been and how God wants to save us all. This is well worth every dime spent. This would be a fantastic DVD for a Sabbath afternoon, or as a fabulous outreach tool! Make every effort to get this message! You will be glad you did! Price: $12.99

“The Genesis Conflict”
This is a set of six DVD’s showing, the fallacy of evolution… from a former evolutionist who taught it in a university! Walter Veith has a masterful way of presenting the plain Bible truths in an easy to understand, yet scientifically provable way to show that the Bible is accurate after all. Wonderful, joyful presentation, with the love of God shining out, Walter draws people to Christ through these presentations. Price: $64.99

“God’s Guiding Gift”
This is the DVD for those who have questions about the Spirit of Prophecy, or who would like to help those who do. Done in the same style that Walter Veith approaches all his subjects, he very humbly, but in a very straightforward way, shows how God has been, and still is, guiding His people. This is another excellent presentation and will be one you will want to watch over and over again! Price: $12.99

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TRUTH MATTERS
This is a set of 20 DVD’s that will bless your hearts. If you wonder what you should do on Sabbath afternoons, how to keep your children interested during the Sabbath, want to know what kind of gift to get your children, this would be just the thing. For many of you longing for more meat or cannot get to a good Sabbath message form time to time, treat yourself to this set. It is well worth the cost to have a godly, truly Christian man, preach the word of God with such power and conviction. DVD’s in the Truth Matters series: 1. The Mists of Time (60 min.) 2. Just Another Man? (60 min.) 3. Where Jesus Walked (90 min.) 4. The Battle of the Giants (80 min.) 5. An Advocate for Our Time (77 min.) 6. The Man Behind the Mask (100 min.) 7. The Crime of All Ages (80 min.) 8. Two Beasts Become Friends (87 min.) 9. The Mystic realm of Death (100 min.) 10. The Wine of Babylon (120 min.) 11. The New Age Movement (82 min.) 12. Gathering the Children (77 min.) 13. Charisma of the Spirit (107 min.) 14. Signs and Wonders (75 min.) 15. History’s Coming Climax (86 min.) 16. The Long-awaited Millennium (82 min.) 17. A Stone to rest Your Head (112 min.) 18. God’s Guiding Gift (106 min.) 19. Seven Churches of revelation (104 min.) 20. The Greatest Invitation (105 min.) 21. From Evolutionist to Creationist (90 min.) Price: $189.99

NEW BOOK
“Dying in the Land of Plenty”
Brenda O. Brown “I have read this book and highly recommend it to anyone who has health problems or knows someone with protracted health problems. It was such an eyeopening experience to read about what Brenda went through, how close she was to death, yet no one knew how to help her. As you turn the pages of this book, you will discover what so many people are experiencing without knowing why. As you read about Brenda’s symptoms, you might discover that you have similar issues and complications yourself. Take advantage of her experience and what she gleaned along the way. Learn the easier way and avoid what she had to go through. As I have talked with Brenda on a number of occasions, she has assured me that her goal in writing this book is to help those who may be in similar circumstances. If you are unaware of the effect of chemical and heavy metal toxicity, and its subsequent complications, you will find that this book is an invaluable resource. It is written by a person who has experienced it, not by a doctor who has studied it, and when you read it, you will understand what I mean. It is easy to read and digest and will be of great help to your and others. Please avail yourself of this opportunity to learn from the experience of another, who doesn’t want you to learn it the hard way!” Joe Olson “Brenda Brown, while on her journey from illness to wellness, has provided us via her book, with a wealth of well-researched information of tremendous benefit to our health. A must read!” richard J. Ucci, M.D. “A must read book with vital information that provides a head start in accessing this revolutionary information for our own health and the health of family members.” Kalpana D. Patel, M.D., F.A.A.P., F.A.A.E.M. Price: $17.99

Our New Health Center/Book Store!

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es, that’s right! After months of preparation, we are now open for business! The Lord has given us a wonderful opportunity to share our health message and the truth with the folks in downtown Knoxville, IL. We have pleaded with the Lord to open up the way for us to be a positive influence in the community, and He has blessed mightily! Our new center is right next to a newly opened restaurant on Main Street in this town closest to us. Main Street is a major thoroughfare in town, and people traveling to Galesburg, which is the next town north of us, have to use this route to get there. Galesburg has a population of 33,000. We have already had several walk-ins and we have not even begun to advertise yet! The only books our Health Center/Book Store carries are those filled with the truth and literature that God can bless. We even have the King James Bible with Ellen G. White’s Comments for sale there! As the people come in for the free health counseling that we provide, it is our hope that we can direct their attention to the God who made us and who is coming soon for us. In addition, if the people need more extensive help, we will offer our health program that we are establishing here on-site at Hope International. If we can reach them with the health message, we have a much better chance of reaching them with the gospel! We are so pleased that the Lord has opened this door for us and we solicit your prayers and your support for this endeavor. We believe the sustenance from this venture will help us spread the message even further! Please pray that God will open the windows of heaven and bless the work of His hands. If the Lord puts it on your heart to help us in this health ministry and outreach, please send in your donation made out to Hope International and marked, “Hope for Health.” Thank you and may God bless you as you consider us in your giving! 

MEDICAL MISSIONARY TRAINING PROGRAM

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nother successful Medical Missionary Training program was held at Hope International campus recently. We had students from Georgia, Tennessee, Texas and Indiana. The students thoroughly enjoyed the program and, especially, appreciated the hands-on aspect of the training. It was gratifying to have students interested in working with us as we seek to help others! We have scheduled another training program from November 7-18. You have a choice to enroll for either the one -week or two- week long program. The cost is $499.00 per week. The first week is a foundational module of study that prepares the student to start out on his or her own. The second week module lays more building blocks on the first one. It is a refining, comprehensive program of study that instills more confidence in the student. After you have gone through this education, you will have the basic concepts, and will be armed with hands on training that will enable you to continue your instruction at your own pace and leisure. This sequence of study is designed to get you on your way to becoming a qualified medical missionary. If you would like to come, or if you have more questions, please call Tony Morais at 309-289-4673 or email Tony at hopeforhealth@hopeint.org. 

“At every step our prayer should ascend to the throne of God, while working as if everything depended upon our diligence and faithfulness.” HM, June 1, 1897 “Prayer and effort, effort and prayer, will be the business of your life. You must pray as though the efficiency and praise were all due to God, and labor as though duty were all your own.” 4T 538 “You should engage in the work as though all depended upon you, and yet with perfect trust. God has intrusted to us the great work of warning the world of the coming judgment. We are to act our part in bringing this truth to all we can. We must pray God to water the seeds sown, that they may spring up and bear fruit to his glory.” rH, July 8, 1890 “I humbled myself before God, and earnestly presented my petitions at the throne of grace. My faith was tried to the utmost. I received no direct evidence that my prayers were answered, but I decided to go to work as though I had received the help so greatly needed.” ST, January 19, 1882 “Be in earnest; pray and work, and work and pray; and then act as though success depended upon your efforts. Do to the best of your ability, and God will co-operate with you. You ought to work with all the powers of your being. Awake! awake! I pray you.” rH, December 18, 1888

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