August 2014

About this issue:

Each spring, Adventist's from around the Northwest gather at Camp Berachah for the North Pacific Union Conference Regional Convocation. In addition to some of the best preaching, the weekend includes music, workshops and fellowship. This month, the Gleaner highlights this yearly gathering.

Let's Talk

July 30, 2014 | Steve Vistaunet
On an idyllic late spring afternoon, a friend and I cruised a curving country road in … read more

Perspective

July 30, 2014 | Seth Pierce
My wife recently gave birth to our third child, and one of the many questions we have … read more

Perspective

July 24, 2014 | Martin Weber
“Pastor!” It was Sonja. She had a homosexual twin brother who had contracted AIDS in … read more

News

Acción

July 13, 2014 | Enoc Marquez
Plantar una iglesia es una tarea de conjunto, de unión, de aceptación, de desafíos y de … read more

Adventist Health

June 30, 2014 | Adventist Health
For the past nine years, Adventist Medical Center (AMC) in Portland, Ore., and the … read more

Alaska Conference

July 24, 2014 | Nita Larson
The only way to visit Bethel is by air. A full 400 miles west of Anchorage, the cost of … read more

Alaska Conference

June 30, 2014 | Ken Crawford
Ted N.C. Wilson, world church president, and his wife, Nancy, recently paid a visit to … read more

Idaho Conference

June 30, 2014 | Eve Rusk
The sun shone brightly on the 57 runners and walkers who got up early on Memorial Day … read more

Montana Conference

June 20, 2014 | Dorene Amber
The Billings Church has living proof that a healthy lifestyle along with a trust in God … read more

Montana Conference

May 08, 2014 | Dee Hustwaite
Small groups in the Kalispell Church have become a treasured time of study, prayer, … read more

Oregon Conference

July 24, 2014 | Liesl Vistaunet
Seventy-years in the waiting, a former Portland Adventist Academy (PAA) student … read more

Oregon Conference

July 24, 2014 | Veronica Crockett
The Sandy Church is rejoicing with several recent baptisms. From ages 12 to 96, the … read more

Oregon Conference

July 13, 2014 | Brooke Bigelow
Every year the women, teens and girls of the Medford Church and their friends gather … read more

Oregon Conference

June 30, 2014 | Larry Hiday
The weekend of June 6 was filled with activities culminating the high school careers of … read more

Oregon Conference

June 20, 2014 | Starla Glassel
Gateway Church in Grants Pass, Ore., was packed April 17 with 256 people attending the … read more

Oregon Conference

June 12, 2014 | Cheryel Whitsell
The weekend that Christians traditionally celebrate the risen Savior is a fitting time … read more

Oregon Conference

May 22, 2014 | Sue Washinger
They prayed for a church for 25 years — 25 long years with no indication that they … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

July 13, 2014 | Kathy Marson
Amid the pre-camp meeting duties, I was sitting in the new Upper Columbia Academy … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

March 18, 2014 | Brenda Norman
What a wonderful way to start 2014 for four people who publicly declared their … read more

Walla Walla University

July 15, 2014 | Rosa Jimenez
A gift from Sherwood Trust caps a major initiative to improve the broadcast of KGTS, … read more

Walla Walla University

July 15, 2014 | Rosa Jimenez
Walla Walla University's oldest student ever received an honorary Bachelor of Arts … read more

Washington Conference

July 24, 2014 | Heidi Baumgartner
Three baptisms unexpectedly became the sermon for the day on May 31 at Auburn Adventist … read more

Washington Conference

July 24, 2014 | Heidi Baumgartner
When the Russian-Ukrainian Parousia Church was organized in 2006, the congregation … read more

Washington Conference

July 15, 2014 | Heidi Baumgartner
Nemaia Faletogo felt God calling him to present a Bible prophecy seminar for his church … read more

Washington Conference

June 30, 2014 | Heidi Baumgartner
Luka Pasi is one of the people in his church most faithful in sharing his faith with … read more