September 2012

About this issue:

How does the traditional stance of the Adventist Church on homosexuality relate to the increasing challenges of today's culture? Read one person's story in the September Gleaner.

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September 01, 2012
Wayne Blakely's testimony is one of redemption. After nearly 40 years in an actively … read more
September 01, 2012
The Seventh-day Adventist Church recognizes that every human being is valuable in the … read more
September 01, 2012
Watch Wayne share his testimony and respond to questions on YouTube. Search YouTube for … read more

Editorial

September 01, 2012 | Scott LeMert
She awoke one morning with the sense that something was telling her to go to church. … read more

Let's Talk

September 01, 2012
"Before you tell me how much you love your God, show me in how much you love all His … read more

Intersections

September 01, 2012
Entertaining Angels My work the last three years has been transient, 4–6 months in a … read more

Let's Talk

September 01, 2012
"Before you tell me how much you love your God, show me in how much you love all His … read more

Perspective

September 01, 2012 | Nessy Pittau
La Conferencia de Washington se alegra por haber tenido otro exitoso Campestre Familiar … read more

News

Adventist Health

September 01, 2012 | Brittany Dobbs
At Adventist Health, our mission calls us to demonstrate the healing ministry of Jesus … read more

Adventist Health

September 01, 2012
Adventist Medical Center has been nationally recognized as one of America's safest … read more

Alaska Conference

September 01, 2012 | Mary LaVarnway
The Palmer Church dedicated its debt-free church and school, Amazing Grace Academy (AGA … read more

Idaho Conference

September 01, 2012 | Eve Rusk
Patrick Frey accepted the Idaho Conference call to be its next education director as of … read more

Montana Conference

September 01, 2012 | Rollin Hixson
When I became the pastor of Montana's Belgrade Church in May 2011, my wife and I were … read more

Oregon Conference

September 01, 2012 | Greg Brothers
It’s a good day to be 10 years old. You’re at Gladstone Camp Meeting, outside Portland … read more

Oregon Conference

September 01, 2012 | Helen Shreve
The Molalla Church hosted the Bible Buckaroo Vacation Bible School in June. Cindy … read more

Oregon Conference

September 01, 2012 | Sue Washinger
Ohana Christian Fellowship in West Linn, Ore., recently sent a mission team to Mbeya, … read more

Oregon Conference

September 01, 2012 | Marcia Mollenkopf
Two May retreats have blessed and inspired women in Lakeview, Ore., and Klamath Falls, … read more

Oregon Conference

September 01, 2012 | Liesl Vistaunet
More than 250 Portland Adventist Academy (PAA) students, staff and volunteers joined … read more

Oregon Conference

September 01, 2012 | Gregg Glassel
The Grants Pass Church is putting safety into action. Our churches today can be far too … read more

Oregon Conference

September 01, 2012 | Christian Martin
The Gospel Rescue Mission (GRM), which shelters more than 120 homeless men, women and … read more

Oregon Conference

September 01, 2012 | Phyllis Woods
Heaven provided the blessings and the people of Sunnyside Church in Portland, Ore., … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

September 01, 2012
The baptisms of Jessica and Jonathan Mandigo on the fifth anniversary of the baptisms … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

September 01, 2012 | Jay Wintermeyer
Vehicles and RVs were crushed by falling trees, and yet miraculously no lives were lost … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

September 01, 2012 | Harold Rich
Not every 100-year-old celebrates her birthday doing "business as usual," but Bessie … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

September 01, 2012 | Joe Hess
This marked the 13th summer that volunteers have been on the campus of Upper Columbia … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

September 01, 2012 | Jon Dalrymple
Eric Shadle began a cross-country bike ride July 8 to help raise awareness of the need … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

September 01, 2012 | Diana Burns
If you live in Upper Columbia Conference (UCC) there is a good chance you will catch a … read more

Walla Walla University

September 01, 2012 | Marlena Rebant
For most Walla Walla University (WWU) students, entering the workforce and going to … read more

Washington Conference

September 01, 2012 | Lauren Epperson
Amid the goodbye hugs and well-wishes of graduation this year stood a few Auburn … read more

Washington Conference

September 01, 2012 | Roy Naden
The Green Lake Youth Orchestra, formed eight years ago, began with a handful of young … read more

Washington Conference

September 01, 2012 | Teresa Joy
A crew of more than 50 people showed up on a Sunday at the Bellevue (Wash.) Church for … read more

Washington Conference

September 01, 2012 | Heidi Baumgartner
Washington Adventist Camp Meeting, held June 14–23 in Auburn, Wash., had a triple focus … read more

Washington Conference

September 01, 2012 | David Yeagley
It was Friday morning at Sunset Lake Camp in Wilkeson, Wash., and the camp … read more