John McVay

Walla Walla University president

The Reformation at 500

On the eve of All Saints Day, October 31, 1517, Martin Luther, a professor at the new University of Wittenberg in Germany, shares 95 statements, or theses, as a call to scholarly discussion.

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Making Way for Ministry

Friday afternoons can seem slow at Walla Walla University. After a week of rigorous classwork, it seems reasonable our students would ease up in anticipation of Sabbath rest.

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Answering the Call of a Sabbath Jubilee

The congregation uses a set of assigned Bible verses for each Sabbath service. So it is reverently that the assistant, the hazzan, places the correct scroll in the Guest’s arms.

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A Sabbath Jubilee

Walla Walla University, in service of its mission and core themes, will pursue a Decade of Sabbath Jubilee — celebrating and sharpening the best of who we are and what God has called us to be: 

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Reflections on the Theology and Practice of Ordination in the Seventh-day Adventist Church

This document, entitled “Reflections on the Theology and Practice of Ordination in the Seventh-day Adventist Church,” was presented in October 2012 by Dr.

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The Handiwork of God

The story broke on November 12. A woman and her son, cleaning out a house in a London suburb, come across an old, dusty vase.

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Creation: A Matter of Science or Faith?

"Walla Walla University is founded on Christian teaching and values as understood and appreciated by the Seventh-day Adventist Church."

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