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March 24, 2015

Cuba may not regularly be on the personal radar of most Northwest Adventists, but worldwide evangelism has long been an active value within our members. When a unique window for gospel ministry opened there recently, one of our leaders, representing the North Pacific Union Conference's commitment to global mission, was there ready for action.

February 24, 2015 / Steve Vistaunet

Young adults are vital to the current and future mission of the Seventh-day Adventist Church. But in many local church congregations, the millennial generation is increasingly absent. With the average age of church members hovering close to 60, the question seems obvious: In 10 more years, will the Adventist movement still be moving?

February 24, 2015

While Adventists seem to place great importance on outward behavior, such behavior is a poor predictor of their relationship with Christ. … In many cases [young adults] will become further committed to the lifestyle standards of Adventist doctrine, but only after internalizing them rather than conforming to them.

February 24, 2015

"For a long time, we’ve been talking about the need to minister better to young adults. We see our churches aging. We recognize that when the kids grew up, they quit coming to church. More than 60 percent of those who were in the church as kids have now disconnected in their 20s and 30s. We recognize the problem.

January 28, 2015

In six days the Lord made heaven and earth, the sea, and all that in them is, and rested the seventh day: wherefore the Lord blessed the sabbath day, and hallowed it. Exodus 20:8, 11

December 22, 2014

Walla Walla University (WWU) and the University Church are partnering to equip, inspire, prepare and send out students who have not only studied and learned in classrooms, but who have practiced the skills they will use as they leave campus and join churches in the North Pacific Union Conference and beyond.

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December 22, 2014

“The University Church just begs to be sung in,” says Lindsay Armstrong, junior vocal performance major. “But the echoes we hear while we’re singing in that acoustically amazing space wouldn't be nearly as satisfying if we weren't able to freely sing about what is literally the greatest phenomenon in this world: that an uncontainable God wants a relationship with each of us.”

December 22, 2014

Each week, more than 230 students spend a combined total of 672 hours practicing as part of the WWU Orchestra, Wind Symphony, Steel Band, University Singers and I Cantori. (And these hours don’t include individual practice time and lessons.)