The legislative and executive branches of the U.S. government are currently seeking to repeal the Johnson Amendment, the 1954 provision in the U.S. tax code that prohibits all 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations from endorsing political candidates.
I believe in freedom of religion but not the freedom to enforce religion, particularly acts of worship, nor the freedom to purge society of religion.
This means upholding both the establishment and free exercise clauses of the First Amendment to a high constitutional standard against powerful forces.
Stan Hudson is a man on a mission — and it’s not sitting at a desk. You’ll frequently find him at a local church for a weekend seminar or presenting a week of prayer at a Northwest Adventist elementary school or academy. It’s a role he’s passionate about as director of the North Pacific Union Conference (NPUC) Creation Study Center. For him, origins matter. The question of where we came from connects directly to the question of where we're going.
John Freedman has been president of the North Pacific Union Conference (NPUC) since September 2016. Since then, world church and division meetings, various committees, holidays, and winter storms have often kept him away from his NPUC desk. He and his wife, Malinda, have not yet been able to relocate locally.
Few areas of the world are as rich with the Creator's handiwork than here within the Pacific Northwest. Find in the next few pages a glimpse of our Northwest bounty offered in photos submitted for the 2017 Images of Creation contest.
Experience “One Day at Walla Walla University,” a hub of activity that includes knowledge, relationships and life-changing inspiration and experiences. It’s all in the January Gleaner!
“Walla Walla College stirred to life well before dawn on Wednesday, Dec. 7, 1892,” wrote Terrie Dopp Aamodt in her book Bold Venture: A History of Walla Walla College. The school was primarily a residential campus then as it is today.
There is someone everyone in your church knows. Not the pastor, not the secretary, not the piano player, not even the church gossip. Everyone in your church knows someone who no longer attends church.
At the heart of every organization is a vision. For Adventist Health, this vision is our belief that pairing medical science and faith to inspire wholeness and health offers the greatest hope for renewing people, families and communities. Work began in 2015 to update our mission statement to reflect our purpose. Our goal is to empower our communities to be healthier.