EDITOR'S NOTE: Alex Bryan, Adventist Health administrative director for mission identity, recently interviewed Joyce Newmyer for the Together Inspired podcast. Newmyer serves as president for the Pacific Northwest Region of Adventist Health. Excerpted and edited to fit the available print space, here are portions of that interview.

October 26, 2018

If you followed Terry Johnsson around for a few days, you’d be out of breath. Terry is a self-generated whirlwind of activity, personal interactions and community connections. In his current role as vice president of mission integration with the Pacific Northwest region office of Adventist Health based in Portland, Oregon, Terry has come full circle, back to the community where he was raised.

October 25, 2018

Tillamook Regional Medical Center (TRMC) is practicing the Adventist Health mission — living God’s love by inspiring health, wholeness and hope — on the north Oregon coast through the community paramedic program.

October 23, 2018 / Mary Faith Bell

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.

September 26, 2018

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.

August 29, 2018 / Anthony White

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.

August 29, 2018 / Anthony White