December 2014

About this issue:

Mix 180 young people and their leaders together on a sailing ship in the middle of a rainy October weekend, and you'll get an adventure. Learn how Northwest teens are learning leadership skills through Pathfinders in the December Gleaner.

Intersections

December 04, 2014
At the Society of Adventist Communicators convention held Oct. 16–18 in Jacksonville, … read more

Intersections

December 04, 2014 | Steve Vistaunet
In a precedent-setting event held Oct. 3–5 at the Adventist Medical Center in Portland … read more

Let's Talk

December 04, 2014 | Steve Vistaunet
“Now abideth faith, hope and charity. And the greatest of these is charity.” I Cor. 13: … read more

Perspective

December 04, 2014 | Martin Weber
Faithfulness to God can disrupt your life and defame your reputation. That’s our … read more

Perspective

November 25, 2014 | Seth Pierce
The greatest Christmas card ever bestowed upon me had gilded edges, dazzling red and … read more

News

Acción

December 04, 2014 | Juan Francisco Altamirano
“Sin embargo, algunos fueron tercos y no quisieron creer, y le hablaron mal del Camino … read more

Adventist Health

November 25, 2014 | Beth Martin
Health is the gracious gift of God, but achieving and maintaining a healthful lifestyle … read more

Alaska Conference

November 05, 2014 | Lynne Jackson
The Juneau Adventist Christian School had needed a new playground for many years. The … read more

Alaska Conference

October 09, 2014 | Don West
Summer 2014 was quite a busy one for the Anchorage Spanish congregation. The church was … read more

Idaho Conference

November 11, 2014 | Sandra Blackmer
When 12 students from the Adventist-run Jerusalen Elementary School in Iquitos, Peru, … read more

Montana Conference

November 24, 2014 | Jason Morgan
"Hurry, we need more chairs!" exclaimed Tom Russell, Butte Church member, as he … read more

Oregon Conference

December 04, 2014 | Larry Hiday
It’s often easy to get wrapped up in the day to day of academics, sports and other … read more

Oregon Conference

November 25, 2014 | Carol Specht
Amy Moreno and Andrew Nixon, Andrews University master’s degree students, preached … read more

Oregon Conference

November 24, 2014 | Warren Rushold
The apartment was nice, but empty — no beds, no furniture, no food, none of the … read more

Oregon Conference

November 24, 2014 | Gary McLain
Have you heard the slogan from the Oregon Conference — “Members in Ministry”? We would … read more

Oregon Conference

November 13, 2014 | Gary McLain
So how long have you served at your church? Donald Sargeant was born April 11, 1927, in … read more

Oregon Conference

October 15, 2014 | Kathy Hernandez
Milo Adventist Academy students chose “In His Steps” as the theme for this school year … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

November 25, 2014 | Jay Wintermeyer
Surrounded by collegues, family and mentors, Ryan Kilgore was ordained for ministry in … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

November 25, 2014 | Kathy Marson
Like lighthouse rays shining through the mist, God’s Word and influence over the air … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

November 13, 2014 | Cathy Law
One of the biggest challenges for St. Maries Christian School in Idaho has been its … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

November 11, 2014 | Kathy Marson
When the Brewster Church in Washington invited people to help clean up after a wildfire … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

November 05, 2014 | Rosemary Watts
Now a tradition at the Walla Walla University Church, the congregation welcomed … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

October 28, 2014 | Kathy Marson
Ken Silver from the Northside Church (Walla Walla, Wash.) and Paul Hellie from the … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

October 09, 2014 | Kathy Marson
More than four years ago, Bill Pond would not have considered doing prison ministry. … read more

Walla Walla University

November 25, 2014 | Rachel Wood
Pre-medicine students from Walla Walla University (WWU), Whitman College and Walla … read more

Washington Conference

December 04, 2014
Dorena Roberts remembers ignoring God’s shoving to start prayer-walking because she … read more

Washington Conference

November 24, 2014
Earlier this year Chinese educators invited American educators to conduct an in-service … read more

Washington Conference

November 11, 2014 | Bill Lusk
A new Sabbath Keepers motorcycle ministry has formed in the Seattle area. Sabbath … read more

Washington Conference

November 04, 2014 | Heidi Baumgartner
Students at Northwest Christian School (NCS) in Puyallup heartily belted out the lyrics … read more