June 2011

Editorial

Northwest Hispanic His-story

God has not chosen angels to proclaim His salvation, but has chosen people. People have always played a very important role in the salvation of other people. Before...

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Let's Talk

Fate or Faith

"We walk by faith and not by sight." 2 Cor. 5:7

In Mark chapter 5, fate makes its play, but faith comes out the winner.

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Fate or Faith

"We walk by faith and not by sight." 2 Cor. 5:7

In Mark chapter 5, fate makes its play, but faith comes out the winner.

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Intersections

News

NAD Kicks Off InStep for Life Initiative

"As a church we have long talked about the importance of not just healthy...

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From the GLEANER Archives

This group of adults and children appears to represent a school group of various grades. The exact date and location are unknown. Can you tell us where, when or who...

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Letters

Cheri Corder's Blog

Readers Respond —

Complaining Saint...

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New Blogs

Dear Counselor...

"Things have gotten complicated in my life over the last few weeks. At present, I am facing...

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News

ACCION Realmente Encontré Una Vida Mejor

Pasó diez días en el desierto de Sonora, soportando el frío intenso de la noche y el calor ardiente del día. El hambre, la sed, la enfermedad y la muerte estuvieron frente a él; y todo en el intento... More

Adventist Hospitals Form Policy Association

More than 70 Adventist hospitals and more than 300 affiliated health-care facilities across 17 states and the District of Columbia have collaborated to form the Adventist Health Policy Association.... More

Grace in Carhartts Recovery Group Forms in Wasilla

Drugs, Sex, Gambling and Chocolate, the book title read. Ignoring the first three words, a Sabbath School member breathed out a painful, "Oh, and chocolate!"The Sabbath School lesson was on... More

Alaska Camp Meetings Go Beyond Arctic Circle

The Alaska Conference hosted its third-area Native convocation this spring. Planes arrived from Anchorage, Alaska, and around Arctic Alaska on April 8. A blizzard had just passed, leaving a foot of... More

Idaho Conference Welcomes New President David Prest Jr.

The Idaho Conference welcomes David Prest Jr., as conference president. Prest comes from the Montana Conference, where he was ministerial, church ministries, and planned giving and trust services... More

GSAA Alumni Reconnect, Celebrate and Advance the Mission

Nearly 1,000 alumni, family and friends headed for "the school that we love in the hills of Idaho" the first weekend in April for Gem State Adventist Academy's 53rd homecoming reunion. An additional... More

What a Fellowship!

On Friday evenings the home of Laura and Ben Nagel in Butte, Mont., is full of tables and chairs. It is so full they have moved out the other furniture. Laura was impressed she, as well as others,... More

Oregon Conference Hosts Origins Summit

Some of Adventism's most respected scholars and research scientists in the areas of geology, paleontology, biology, genetics and theology discussed Adventist Biblical challenges regarding origins.... More

Molalla Women's Ministries Events

The Molalla (Ore.) Church isn't very big, but nonetheless it has a vibrant and active women's ministries group. The new year was welcomed with an Informal Tea. This provided a chance for women to... More

Local Fire Department Assists School

March 31 was an exciting day for students and teachers at Mid-Columbia Adventist Christian School in Hood River, Ore., and the Hood River Fire Department.The school had not been able to fly a flag... More

Adventist Medical Center Chaplains Commissioned

Pam Proudfit and Wanda Vaz, both chaplains at Adventist Medical Center in Portland, Ore., were commissioned with ministerial credentials during an April 15 ceremony at the hospital.Proudfit was born... More

PAA Students Take Guatemala Mission Trip

This spring Portland Adventist Academy students traveled to Guatemala where International Children's Care runs an orphanage to care for 90 children.The mission trip focused on constructing a sidewalk... More

Camp Chelan Mission Trip Success

Camp Chelan is a 170-acre property that was donated to the conference several years ago. It is nestled in the heart of the North Cascades' majestic Lake Chelan. Over spring break a group of dedicated... More

New Mission Aircraft Dedicated in Sandpoint

Several Upper Columbia Conference church members and leaders participated in a dedication ceremony for a new, high-tech mission plane built in the Inland Northwest, for Adventist Aviation Indonesia.... More

Youth Lead Out For Christ

The Tonasket (Wash.) Church ShareHim meetings began Friday, March 18, as youth led out for Christ. Candace Cortes, 17, a Tonasket Church member attending Upper Columbia Academy, and Katie Mayfield,... More

Welcoming Greg Griffitts

Members are excited to welcome Greg Griffitts, the newest ordained minister in their local Adventist family. The ordination took place at the Anchor Point Church in Hermiston, Ore., on March 12 at 4... More

A Perfect Fit Homebase offers unique WWU connection

After enrolling in the cosmetology program at Walla Walla Community College in Walla Walla, Wash., Katie Edstrom began searching for a place to live. Having grown up hearing about Walla Walla... More

The Big Picture of Ministry

Sunset Lake Camp is preparing for a "Seriously Ridiculous" summer of helping young people understand God's love and grace.Discover more:sunsetlake.org

Arlington Sews Their Appreciation

Sometimes the simplest ideas — such as pillowcases — can launch a ministry, provide an avenue for outreach and service, and make a difference in someone's life.A couple of years ago, Diane Ball and... More

KACS Prepares to Expand into New Markets

KACS 90.5 FM, an Adventist radio station based in Chehalis, Wash., which serves nearly 10,000 listeners each week, is preparing to expand its outreach.KACS spent the last two years preparing to... More

Impact Your World Equips People for Ministry

The Voice of Hope Church in Lakewood, Wash., with an average attendance of 12, sent their whole congregation to the Washington Conference's Impact Your World retreat and found new energy for ministry... More

Easter Musical

More than 2,000 people attended a five-night production in Tacoma, Wash., of "He Has Risen," an Easter musical portraying the birth, life, death and resurrection of Jesus Christ. The actors in the... More

PSAA Students Help Haiti

Puget Sound Adventist Academy students heard early in the academic year about the needs in Haiti after the devastating earthquake in early 2010 that left the country in desperate need. Nicole... More

Volunteers Enrich Remote Schools

As a remote school in the Washington Conference, the Grays Harbor (Wash.) Adventist Christian School appreciates the volunteers from two constituent churches who help enrich their academic program.... More

Spring Break Mini-VBS Delights Children

Bonney Lake (Wash.) Church held a mini-vacation bible school during spring break, March 29–31. Sixteen children, ages 6–11, attended. Eight of the sixteen kids are considering joining Pathfinders.... More