When Alina Tudor, a nurse care manager at Adventist Medical Center (AMC) in Portland, Ore., met with a patient named Margaret, she discovered a need beyond typical medical care. Margaret found it impossible to navigate the steps to her home without help. She needed a ramp to her front door. Alina began brainstorming with Don Ingram, AMC engineer for clinics. They connected with Ben Raines, a local Home Depot assistant manager, who offered the necessary materials.
While some within the Adventist Church feel strongly that the Bible teaches the leadership role of male headship, both with individual families and within the local church itself.Read more
Adventist scholars from around the world have participated in Theology of Ordination Study Committee discussions on behalf of the world church. Further directions from the world church are expected at the 2014 Annual Council and perhaps at the 2015 General Conference session. While many members, especially in North America, are in favor of expanding ordination to women, other members feel strongly that to do so would go against clear biblical teaching.
Lakeview (Ore.) Church enjoyed a high Sabbath on June 14 as four people confirmed their commitment to the Lord Jesus Christ through baptism.Read more
The Enterprise and Elgin churches in Oregon are excited to welcome new pastoral couple Jonathan and Erica DeWeber.Read more
Whether you are at the airport, in line at the grocery store or in a hospital waiting room, nearly everybody is focused on their smartphones or tablet-surfing the Web and scrolling their personalizRead more
Brett Lains loves his Bible so much that, after a serious accident 12 years ago, the first thing he asked for in the hospital was his Bible.Read more
“Compartir a Jesús es Todo” es el lema de las caravanas de entrenamiento regional en Upper Columbia Conference durante el 2014.Read more
Portland Adventist Academy’s (PAA) senior project challenges seniors to use interests like beekeeping and music-writing to develop skills that will serve the 21st century.Read more