God created us in His image to crave positive relationships. When we build on those relationships to lead others to Jesus, we find that truth often flourishes best when placed in the context of human connections. But making friends for Christ is no guarantee all will go well.

May 30, 2017 / César De León

Recommended Further Reading

  • Arterburn, Stephen. Healing Is a Choice.
  • Arterburn, S. & Stoop, D. Take Your Life Back.
  • Crabb, Larry. Inside Out.
  • Townsend, John. Hiding From Love.
  • Wilson, Sandra. Hurt People, Hurt People: Hope and Healing for Yourself and Your Relationships.
May 30, 2017

The legislative and executive branches of the U.S. government are currently seeking to repeal the Johnson Amendment, the 1954 provision in the U.S. tax code that prohibits all 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations from endorsing political candidates.

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.

April 28, 2017 / Gregory Hamilton

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.

March 28, 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.

February 27, 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 31, 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