December 2013

About this issue:

As we head through the holiday season, author Mike Jones asks a simple question: What was Jesus thinking before leaving heaven and coming to this world?

Editorial

October 28, 2013 | brand
The clues were all there, written down for everyone to read. But time had obscured … read more

Intersections

October 29, 2013 | Brian Cladoosby | Jesse Sacdalan
Brian Cladoosby was elected Oct. 17 as the first Seventh-day Adventist president of the … read more

Intersections

October 29, 2013
I read, with great interest, the article on GraceLink ("Introducing the New GraceLink … read more

Intersections

October 29, 2013 | GLEANER | Steve Vistaunet
The North Pacific Union Conference GLEANER received two Best in Class awards during the … read more

Let's Talk

October 28, 2013 | Lew Wallace | Steve Vistaunet
The web of life oft seems tangled, the warp and woof of fate fickle and arbitrary. But … read more

News

Acción

October 29, 2013 | Gregorio Toruño
Reporte de la Obra Hispana en la Conferencia de Washington Algo grande está pasando en … read more

Adventist Health

October 29, 2013 | Adventist Health | Judy Leach
During the past year, more than 97 percent of Adventist Health Portland’s employees … read more

Alaska Conference

October 29, 2013 | Samoan | Steve Evenson
The Juneau Church has been a multicultural church for quite some time, and the church … read more

Alaska Conference

October 29, 2013 | Sitka | Judy Evenson
The village of Hoonah, a Tlingit community with a population 785, has no Adventist … read more

Idaho Conference

October 29, 2013 | Kuna | Randy Maxwell
The picture of children’s ministries is changing at the Kuna (Idaho) Church. It is … read more

Montana Conference

October 29, 2013 | Montana | Leo Beardsley
The 11th annual Montana Men’s Summit, held Sept. 27–29, blessed and strengthened the … read more

Montana Conference

October 29, 2013 | Montana | Barry Taylor
Members from churches throughout the state of Montana attended the Conference … read more

Oregon Conference

On a blustery September morning, excited students wrangled their bikes to the first … read more

Oregon Conference

Portland Adventist Academy (PAA) seniors Will Johnson and Keith Zimmerman were named … read more

Oregon Conference

October 29, 2013 | Grants Pass
The Grants Pass Church turned a new page in its history on Sabbath, Oct. 26, warmly … read more

Oregon Conference

Five staff and 17 Pathfinders from the Grants Pass Pathfinder Club joined more than 850 … read more

Oregon Conference

October 29, 2013 | garden | Mike Bishop
What does a church do when it owns close to an acre of land on a lot located behind the … read more

Oregon Conference

October 29, 2013 | Virlys Moller | Larry Hiday
Just as the days are shortening, the clouds graying and the leaves changing color, … read more

Oregon Conference

The 24th annual Riverside Christian School Apple Festival was held in Washougal, Wash … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

October 30, 2013 | Outreach | Kathy Marson
When Steve Rogers, Upper Columbia Conference outreach coordinator instructor, reviews … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

The new dining commons on the campus of Upper Columbia Academy (UCA) in Spangle, Wash … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

October 30, 2013 | Walter Pintos
Walter Pintos, Upper Columbia Conference's Hispanic ministries coordinator, recently … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

October 30, 2013 | Richland | Jay Wintermeyer
There’s a dirty little secret in many communities: On average, one in three American … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

October 30, 2013 | SonBridge | Kathy Marson
Recently SonBridge Community Center in College Place, Wash., was awarded a $200,000 … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

Again this year the Walla Walla University Church welcomed incoming Walla Walla … read more

Walla Walla University

October 31, 2013 | Nursing | Rachel Wood
In September, the Walla Walla University School of Nursing organized its fourth mission … read more

Washington Conference

October 30, 2013 | Lewis County | Karen Carlton
Lewis County Adventist School (LCAS) in Chehalis, Wash., held a ribbon-cutting ceremony … read more

Washington Conference

Auburn Adventist Academy (AAA) participated in their second annual Community Service … read more

Washington Conference

October 30, 2013 | Kelly Bock | Heidi Baumgartner
The Washington Conference Office of Education will be transitioning leaders at the end … read more

Washington Conference

Female students at Puget Sound Adventist Academy (PSAA) in Kirkland adopted an … read more

Washington Conference

October 29, 2013 | LeRoy Brown
Every Tuesday for two months, Ferndale Church members have distributed 240 water … read more

Washington Conference

October 29, 2013 | Kirkland | Delray Luce
The Kirkland Kernels Adventurer Club is starting its fourth year with 35 children and … read more