October 2015

About this issue:

Adventist Health hospitals and clinics are much more than acute care facilities. They are centers of connection for physical, mental and spiritual health for the communities they serve. In the October Gleaner read how these care providers are reaching out to bring health and healing, like Jesus did.

More Features

October 08, 2015 | Scott Reiner
Adventist Health is committed to realizing our mission, “to share God’s love by … read more
October 05, 2015 | Shelby Seibold
Sue,* an elderly woman with anxiety, shortness of breath and chronic abdominal pain had … read more
September 28, 2015 | Shelby Seibold
Before beginning clinical pastoral education, Eduard Ciobanu, pastor of Mount Tabor … read more

Editorial

October 08, 2015 | Max Torkelsen
God calls each of us to follow the example of Jesus Christ as loving and compassionate … read more

Intersections

September 22, 2015 | Jason Worf
They're leaving the church! That’s the refrain I hear, and have shared, over and over … read more

Let's Talk

October 10, 2015 | Steve Vistaunet
Moderation in all things sounds like a reasonable goal to me. Give me a plate full of … read more

Perspective

October 14, 2015
Earlier this year George R. Knight was presented with a Festschrift, which is “a … read more

Perspective

October 10, 2015 | Seth Pierce
First, a disclaimer, acknowledging that many believers feel Christian writers shouldn’t … read more

Perspective

October 07, 2015 | Martin Weber
When the elders hid my Bible with its sermon notes, I should have known this Sabbath … read more

News

Acción

October 08, 2015
“Señor, permite que el fuego que está en mi corazón, derrita el plomo de mis pies” — … read more

Alaska Conference

October 12, 2015 | Judy Dennis
Red Eagle Lodge was the setting again this August for the seventh annual Alaska Women’s … read more

Alaska Conference

October 08, 2015 | Sarah Porter
Where in the world is Atqasuk, Alaska? I soon found out. It is a tiny Eskimo village in … read more

Alaska Conference

October 07, 2015 | Laurie Hosey
She truly loves red — red, red, red. The transitional face-lift at Camp Polaris on Lake … read more

Idaho Conference

October 12, 2015 | Kimberley Mitchell
The halls of Gem State Adventist Academy in Caldwell, Idaho rang with the excited … read more

Montana Conference

October 06, 2015 | Leo Beardsley
The Havre Church held its annual campout July 17–19 in beautiful Beaver Creek Park in … read more

Montana Conference

September 30, 2015 | Michael Lee
This year marks the 114th school year for Mount Ellis Academy (MEA) in Bozeman, Mont. … read more

Oregon Conference

October 12, 2015 | Denise Williams
The mission of Sharon Church in Portland is "to welcome with love and minister to our … read more

Oregon Conference

October 12, 2015 | Richard Cook
A Vacation Bible School called "Hometown Nazareth, Where Jesus Was a KID" was presented … read more

Oregon Conference

October 11, 2015 | Wanda Interlichia
A fervent love for the Lord is occasionally displayed in our youth that truly inspires … read more

Oregon Conference

October 08, 2015 | Jennifer Burkes
Vacation Bible School launched a “Galactic Quest” the first week of August. The lower … read more

Oregon Conference

October 07, 2015 | Kathy Hernandez
Milo Adventist Academy in Days Creek, Ore. is blessed with a wonderful group of new … read more

Oregon Conference

October 06, 2015 | Marcia Stone
A popular Christmas event in Kelso, Wash., suffered massive fire damage this summer. … read more

Oregon Conference

October 05, 2015 | Liesl Vistaunet
“I can’t believe I get paid to be at school all day,” says Sean Kootsey, one of four … read more

Oregon Conference

September 29, 2015 | Gary Clendenon
Two churches in Hillsboro had a need. Sunset Christian Fellowship needed a pastor. … read more

Oregon Conference

September 22, 2015 | Amber Alekel
For two years, the Beaverton Church has hosted an annual parking lot sale for the local … read more

Oregon Conference

September 10, 2015 | Alice Ray
The Southern Oregon Christian Women’s Retreat celebrated a milestone in June. This was … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

October 14, 2015 | Cathy Law
One day as Gail Resser and Sue Clark were working in the basement of the church, the … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

September 30, 2015 | Jay Wintermeyer
For two brief days during the Your Best Pathway to Health mega-clinic Aug. 3 and 4, … read more

Walla Walla University

October 11, 2015 | Kim Strobel
The Walla Walla University (WWU) School of Nursing was granted continuing accreditation … read more

Walla Walla University

October 06, 2015 | Kim Strobel
Walla Walla General Hospital/Adventist Health began providing health services for Walla … read more

Walla Walla University

October 05, 2015
As Walla Walla University (WWU) holds its week of worship Oct. 5–10, two WWU faculty … read more

Washington Conference

October 14, 2015 | Darren McPherson
Breath of Life Church in Seattle is located in an urban, unincorporated area of King … read more

Washington Conference

October 12, 2015 | Heidi Baumgartner
Ron Sydney’s youth group on the beautiful island of Saint Lucia in the Caribbean first … read more

Washington Conference

October 12, 2015 | David Yeagley
Fifty campers participated in the first-ever Festival of the Arts at Sunset Lake Camp … read more

Washington Conference

September 30, 2015 | Heidi Baumgartner
Jerry Russell walked into a financial ministry prayer time on Monday, Aug. 31, and … read more

Washington Conference

September 29, 2015 | Heidi Baumgartner
Vacation Bible School (VBS) at Transformation Life Center (TLC) in Olympia included … read more