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

Intersections

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