September 2015

About this issue:

The diversity of the Seventh-day Adventist world church was on dramatic display at this summer’s General Conference Session in San Antonio, Texas. Read a Northwest report on the session and link to an extensive gallery of images via the September Gleaner.

Editorial

August 27, 2015 | Max Torkelsen
Editor's Note Some members within the North Pacific Union Conference (NPUC) wonder if … read more

Intersections

August 27, 2015
Twenty-one delegates and additional guests represented North Pacific Union Conference … read more

Intersections

July 21, 2015
Mere Human Reasoning Two articles in the June issue of the Gleaner caught my attention … read more

Let's Talk

September 22, 2015 | Steve Vistaunet
We like big things. Big names, big paychecks, big promises. But the little things, … read more

Perspective

September 09, 2015 | Seth Pierce
I arrived a day later than I was scheduled for a book signing at the ABC booth during … read more

Perspective

September 01, 2015 | Martin Weber
Delegates to the 60th General Conference Session in San Antonio, Texas, in July elected … read more

News

Acción

September 10, 2015
Por muchos años los líderes de la iglesia en Montana han tratado de alcanzar un sueño … read more

Adventist Health

September 01, 2015 | Jenni Glass
At the recent General Conference Session in San Antonio, Texas, Adventist Health hosted … read more

Alaska Conference

September 14, 2015
Tom Paul and Debbie Schmelling were baptized on April 10 into the Ketchikan Church. … read more

Idaho Conference

September 09, 2015 | Eve Rusk
Gem State Adventist Academy (GSAA) has welcomed a new principal and other staff. Marvin … read more

Montana Conference

August 27, 2015 | Phil Hudema
Montana’s summer camp this year was a huge success. The campers and staff had an … read more

Montana Conference

August 12, 2015 | Edie Ellingson
A Darby Church member was recently recognized by the Red Cross for 72 years of donating … read more

Montana Conference

April 02, 2015 | Autumn Paskell
The students of Central Acres Christian School in Billings, Mont., celebrated the Feast … read more

Montana Conference

April 02, 2015 | Billee Collins
This is the sixth year for the Souper Bowl event at the Ronan Church. Each year this … read more

Oregon Conference

September 14, 2015 | Jason Morgan
"There is never a perfect time to do public evangelism,” someone once said. "The reason … read more

Oregon Conference

September 10, 2015 | Randy Meyer
Dave McCoy, the Fall Creek and Pleasant Hill churches pastor, has been working with his … read more

Oregon Conference

September 10, 2015 | Liesl Vistaunet
Portland Adventist Academy (PAA) graduates Jack Blashchishen and Andreea Hutuleac begin … read more

Oregon Conference

September 10, 2015 | Angela Fuller
Members of the Romanian Church in Portland, Ore., joined with heaven on May 23 in … read more

Oregon Conference

September 09, 2015 | Shirley Thomas
Donna Parks, Tillamook Adventist Community Services (TACS) leader, and her crew of … read more

Oregon Conference

September 03, 2015 | Carol Specht
Lents Church in Portland, Ore., is working to actively engage principles of health and … read more

Oregon Conference

September 01, 2015 | Krissy Barber
The tents are down and the benches are all put away, but the memories will long remain … read more

Oregon Conference

August 27, 2015 | Joel Reyes
Sometimes it’s hard to believe. You know how it goes. We all believe God can do … read more

Oregon Conference

August 27, 2015 | Kathy Hernandez
This summer, 38 students worked at Milo Adventist Academy in Days Creek, Ore., to help … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

September 01, 2015 | Jay Wintermeyer
What does it mean to pray in the name of Jesus? Pastor Derek Morris held attendees at … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

August 27, 2015 | Robert Koorenny
“Youth Rush has changed my life completely,” says Emilie Carr, a high school senior … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

August 27, 2015 | Patty Marsh
Four separate lightning strikes on July 14, 2014, in central Washington's Methow Valley … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

August 27, 2015 | Tamara Michalenko Terry
Praising God for head lice is not something one would expect, but Andrea Anderson, … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

August 27, 2015 | Sara Maniscalco
“Lord, what would you have us do to reach young adults in our area?” This was the … read more

Walla Walla University

September 01, 2015 | Katelyn Swager
Expectant faces look up with smiles stretched ear to ear. Many carry backpacks they … read more

Washington Conference

September 09, 2015
There is a new excitement on campus with several reasons why! Milestone Class: Auburn … read more

Washington Conference

September 03, 2015
Three pastors in Washington Conference were ordained in May and June: Ofa Langi, Carlos … read more

Washington Conference

August 27, 2015
Clyde Phillips was a relatively new Adventist, an adult college graduate and married … read more

Washington Conference

August 27, 2015 | Heidi Baumgartner
Six youth, ages 10–13, from Tacoma, Wash., prayed for 10 months about doing something … read more

Washington Conference

August 27, 2015 | David Patrick
For the first time in its history, the Arlington (Wash.) Church entered a street fair … read more