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April 28, 2017 / Gregory Hamilton

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.

March 28, 2017

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.

February 27, 2017

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.

January 31, 2017

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.

January 03, 2017

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!

January 03, 2017 / Kim Strobel

“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.

November 28, 2016 / Gene Heinrich

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. 

October 25, 2016

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.