The mission reach of Adventist Health Portland has been enhanced by a patient transfer center organized by Oregon Health and Science University (OHSU) to more readily care for patients in need of immediate care.
Six thousand professional Adventist educators from around the North American Division (NAD) converged on Chicago, Illinois, for the NAD Teachers’ Convention, held August 6–9. This was the fourth time since the turn of the century that the every-sixth-year event has been held.
EDITOR'S NOTE: Operation Bearhug, an evangelistic initiative of the North Pacific Union Conference in the early 1990s, left a legacy of global mission that continues to bear fruit in Russia to this day. Recently, several who were involved from the start returned to Russia to see how the Bearhug story has evolved. Read more in the following pages.
No matter where the team went during their 2018 trip, they were generously fed by Russian members. Here is a small taste of the local cuisine we thought will tickle your taste buds and make you want to take it to potluck.
"This mission trip helped me to understand that I should rely on God instead of myself. It is easy to think I that I have everything put together based on my education here at Walla Walla University. I assumed because I am a theology major that I know everything there is to know about evangelism.
The annual North Pacific Union Conference (NPUC) Regional Convocation hosted hundreds May 17–20, 2018, at Whatcom Community College in Bellingham, Washington. With a theme of "Moving Forward in the Spirit," this gathering for regional members around the Northwest featured a powerful combination of preaching, teaching, music and dialogue.
EDITOR’S NOTE: Fred Cornforth, president for the Northwest chapter of Adventist Laymen’s Services and Industries (ASI NW), has a “day job” as CEO of Community Development Inc. (CDI). The CDI Group of Companies is a private, nonprofit organization specializing in real estate and community development.
Micronesia, thousands of tiny islands sprinkled across the western Pacific Ocean, is a contrast: the wealth of tropical beauty amidst the stark limitations of opportunity.