April 2014

About this issue:

One of the benchmarks of the Seventh-day Adventist name and mission is a focus on worshipping the Creator.  “God is the Creator of all things, and has revealed in Scripture the authentic account of His creative activity.” This month, the Gleaner celebrates that creation and the creativity of the Creator with a special issue feature.

Editorial

March 20, 2014 | Max Torkelsen
The Great Gospel Commission should be familiar to every Seventh-day Adventist Christian … read more

Let's Talk

March 20, 2014 | Steve Vistaunet
It’s the requisite line of nearly every adventure movie. “I’ll come back for you,” says … read more

Perspective

March 27, 2014 | Seth Pierce
There’s nothing like a good fight. Growing up in a family with two other brothers, I … read more

Perspective

March 20, 2014 | Martin Weber
Are other Christians our rivals or our friends? In relating to Baptists, Lutherans and … read more

You Said It

March 27, 2014 | Harold Burden
After serving as pastor, missionary and college Bible teacher, my final 25 years in … read more

News

Acción

March 20, 2014
El 2013 fue un año muy bendecido para los Hispanos en la Asociación del Alto Columbia ( … read more

Adventist Health

March 13, 2014 | Divya Joseph
Trust is an important factor in a successful patient and physician relationship. Ted … read more

Alaska Conference

March 13, 2014 | Quentin Purvis
Howard Williams was ordained to the gospel ministry in the presence of his congregation … read more

Alaska Conference

March 06, 2014 | Lynne Jackson
Alaska's annual Juneau Women’s Retreat is held at the Shrine of St. Therese each May … read more

Idaho Conference

March 10, 2014 | Eve Rusk
When Stephen McPherson was Idaho Conference president, the question he often was asked … read more

Idaho Conference

March 04, 2014 | Alina Rice
What are the odds that someone who rarely enters a contest would ever win? Who knows. … read more

Montana Conference

March 10, 2014 | Kathleen Hixson
The Montana Conference family gathered Friday evening, Jan. 31, for the annual Prayer … read more

Montana Conference

March 06, 2014 | Phil Hudema
If you were in the vicinity of Mountain View Adventist School (MVAS) in Missoula on Jan … read more

Oregon Conference

March 27, 2014 | Liesl Vistaunet
Students, parents, grandparents, friends and educators recently gathered at Portland … read more

Oregon Conference

March 20, 2014
The children’s division of Molalla Church presented a 13th Sabbath program during … read more

Oregon Conference

March 20, 2014 | Jennifer Burkes
Kaleb Lahr, 3, was diagnosed with aortic stenosis after his birth in August 2010. He … read more

Oregon Conference

March 20, 2014 | Starla Glassel
Well, it is not the famous Gaither Gospel Hour, but it sure is close. Gateway Church ( … read more

Oregon Conference

March 10, 2014 | Serena Liu
When snow started covering the Willamette Valley just days before the Emerald Christian … read more

Oregon Conference

March 10, 2014 | Jennifer Burkes
Anyone visiting the Grants Pass Adventist School this academic year has heard the … read more

Oregon Conference

March 06, 2014 | Larry Hiday
Expressing oneself is personal. Making art is personal too. And as we are “created in … read more

Oregon Conference

March 06, 2014 | Amber Alekel
The Beaverton Church joined churches around the world for 10 Days of Prayer, held Jan. … read more

Oregon Conference

February 27, 2014 | Nancy Starr
Milo Adventist Academy is privileged to have students from several different countries … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

March 20, 2014 | Angie Johnson
High unemployment, peer pressure, loss of hope — whatever may have been the causes, the … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

March 06, 2014 | Kathy Marson
A Northport, Wash., ministry that prepares a weekly free vegan meal for their community … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

March 06, 2014 | Kathy Marson
A once-dwindling church has made a turnaround through prayer and faith in God’s … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

March 04, 2014 | Joe Hess
What started out as a simple question to a local news station about green screens has … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

February 27, 2014 | Kathy Marson
The grand opening for the new Upper Columbia Academy cafeteria was held Monday, Feb. 24 … read more

Walla Walla University

March 26, 2014 | Rachel Wood
In the early days of February, snow continued to pack Interstate 90’s Snoqualmie Pass, … read more

Washington Conference

April 03, 2014
Washington Conference educators reversed their roles, from teacher to student, in … read more

Washington Conference

March 26, 2014 | Gina Hubin
Buena Vista Adventist Elementary School in Auburn has firsthand experience in God’s … read more

Washington Conference

March 26, 2014 | Heidi Baumgartner
Bonney Lake Church had a reputation for being a cold and unfriendly church. The church … read more

Washington Conference

March 13, 2014
There is a special week at Auburn Adventist Academy (AAA) when a group of dedicated … read more

Washington Conference

March 10, 2014 | Heidi Baumgartner
Washington Conference hosted its first-ever elders’ retreat in February with more than … read more