June 2015

About this issue:

In this increasingly litigious culture, the Adventist Church must work within careful parameters. In this month’s Gleaner interview, Andre Wang, new legal counsel for the North Pacific Union Conference, shares how the church can carry its legacy of mission and service forward in spite of these challenges.

Editorial

May 26, 2015 | Dan Jackson
I want to ask for a moment of silence. Not in remembrance of someone who is lost, but … read more

Let's Talk

May 23, 2015 | Steve Vistaunet
The long drive was over. At a verdant campsite by the rushing water of central Oregon’s … read more

Perspective

June 08, 2015
Editor's Note : Periodically the Gleaner will feature reviews or summaries of recently … read more

Perspective

May 26, 2015 | Seth Pierce
The mission of the Christian church is to prove how right we are … right? While we … read more

Perspective

May 23, 2015 | Martin Weber
How can we trust and obey an invisible, inaudible God? Can we even know what He wants … read more

You Said It

June 08, 2015 | Ken Crawford
Ever grown a vegetable garden without weeds? It’s never happened, for those noxious … read more

News

Adventist Health

May 20, 2015 | Jenni Glass
Adventist Health’s mission focuses on whole-person care, which means “sharing God’s … read more

Alaska Conference

June 02, 2015 | Todd Ervin
"Caring for Our Community" was the theme as 20 local health-related vendors converged … read more

Idaho Conference

May 23, 2015 | Eve Rusk
Kids were helping kids as the children of Eagle Adventist Christian Preschool completed … read more

Montana Conference

May 18, 2015 | Shelley Zurcher
The Yaak (Mont.) Church held a service on March 21 for the first time in about four … read more

Montana Conference

May 04, 2015 | Kevin Emmerson
Students at Mount Ellis Academy in Bozeman, Mont., recently took a step back in time, … read more

Oregon Conference

June 02, 2015 | Warren Rushold
Imagine this: You have just graduated from Southern Adventist University in Collegedale … read more

Oregon Conference

May 26, 2015 | Liesl Vistaunet
Portland Adventist Academy (PAA) Spanish students pushed past language and cultural … read more

Oregon Conference

May 23, 2015 | Jason Morgan
Someone once told me there’s never a perfect time to do public evangelism. The reason … read more

Oregon Conference

May 15, 2015 | Danel Ciobanu
How far will God go to restore one of His children? More than a quarter of a century, … read more

Oregon Conference

May 12, 2015 | Larry Hiday
I will ... open you the windows of heaven, and pour you out a blessing, that there … read more

Oregon Conference

May 07, 2015 | Lynda Phelps
The Junction City, Santa Clara (Eugene) and Veneta churches in Oregon, hosted the … read more

Oregon Conference

May 04, 2015 | Kathy Hernandez
More than 100 students in grades five through eight and 27 sponsors attended Milo … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

June 02, 2015 | Linda Anderson
The Irrigon (Ore.) Church was contacted by a representative from the Oregon Prison … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

June 02, 2015 | Linda Anderson
When Shirlene Stahl returned home from working in Guam, she started a project that … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

June 02, 2015 | Linda Anderson
Every year Irrigon, Ore., has a one-day Watermelon Festival in the local marina park on … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

May 18, 2015 | Kathy Marson
Picture 170 Adventurer kids enjoying a 45-minute worship talk without getting bored. It … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

May 12, 2015 | Kathy Marson
A large health clinic event, "Your Best Pathway to Health,” will be held in Spokane, … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

May 04, 2015 | Daun Redfield
The Amazing Prophecies seminar blessed the Wenatchee Valley with a monthlong … read more

Walla Walla University

May 20, 2015 | Katelyn Swager
The Way, a short film created by Walla Walla University (WWU) students Erik Edstrom and … read more

Washington Conference

May 26, 2015
As Auburn Adventist Academy marks its 95th year, the school faces a series of … read more

Washington Conference

May 26, 2015 | Heidi Baumgartner
Each spring, members of Seattle Korean Adventist Church in Everett, Wash., plan a … read more

Washington Conference

May 18, 2015 | Kelly Lin
The University of Washington (UW) Seattle holds an impressive 44,700 students on campus … read more

Washington Conference

May 12, 2015 | Heidi Baumgartner
Twenty years ago, God brought Thom and Betty Pratt together. As their acquaintance … read more

Washington Conference

May 12, 2015 | Earlene Wohlers
All her posterior teeth were rotted to the gum line. Jennifer, in her mid-20s, said she … read more