February 2016

About this issue:

Each year, the Gleaner features photos from our annual Images of Creation contest. The February issue highlights several of these stunning Northwest scenes coupled with inspirational thoughts from Ellen White. Read it now and also view the entire 2016 gallery of winning photos here online.

Intersections

February 03, 2016
The North Pacific Union Conference (NPUC) recognizes that great projects don’t all … read more

Let's Talk

February 13, 2016 | Steve Vistaunet
An old story tells of a lighthouse overlooking the foggy Atlantic. This lighthouse had … read more

Perspective

February 13, 2016
About the Author Jennifer Jill Schwirzer has authored or co-authored 10 books and has … read more

Perspective

February 06, 2016 | Seth Pierce
As a child of the 80s I saw a lot of weird things — I mean really strange. Hair took … read more

Perspective

January 30, 2016 | Martin Weber
Seventh-day Adventism parachuted onto the public square through the presidential … read more

News

Acción

February 11, 2016 | Don West
Dios no ha dejado de bendecir los esfuerzos de los miembros de La Iglesia Hispana en … read more

Adventist Health

February 12, 2016 | Shelby Seibold
When Steve* was discharged from Adventist Medical Center (AMC) in Portland, Ore., in … read more

Alaska Conference

February 13, 2016 | Richard Dennis
In a land where roads are nearly nonexistent and air travel is the rule, radio and … read more

Alaska Conference

February 11, 2016 | Kimberly Purvis
I’m sure this title caught your attention. What in the world is “The Big Three” ― Ford … read more

Alaska Conference

February 03, 2016 | Wendi Kannenberg
“A Healthier You,” the theme of Bristol Bay’s recent women’s retreat on Dec. 6, 2015, … read more

Idaho Conference

February 14, 2016 | Eve Rusk
Reconsecration is a time to remember what drives you, what your purpose is. Like … read more

Idaho Conference

February 11, 2016 | Leland Spencer
The Long Creek Church congregation held its third annual Christmas Outreach Dinner on … read more

Idaho Conference

February 03, 2016 | Shiela Johnson
Members of the Salmon Church in Salmon, Idaho, have, over the last couple years, given … read more

Montana Conference

February 10, 2016 | Dustin Jones
Armed with uniquely decorated shovels, more than 30 children kicked off the … read more

Oregon Conference

February 14, 2016 | Kathy Hernandez
Nine young men and four staff members from Milo Adventist Academy in Days Creek joined … read more

Oregon Conference

February 11, 2016 | Jennifer Burkes
Blessings were many at the Grants Pass Church with the return of the Fountainview … read more

Oregon Conference

February 09, 2016 | Liesl Vistaunet
Sarah Halversen and Brogan Baker wobbled together as toddlers while their siblings and … read more

Oregon Conference

February 08, 2016 | Carol Specht
“Before He came to the earth, Jesus was the Commander of the angel hosts” began the … read more

Oregon Conference

February 01, 2016 | Lorene Ferguson
Christ Loves You Broadcasting was started when a dedicated group of church members got … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

February 14, 2016 | Janet Evert
It began with tent meetings the little Inchelium (Wash.) Church held in the community … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

February 10, 2016 | Darin Patzer
“We love haystacks” is a common strain heard at Crosswalk youth shelter in Spokane, … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

February 09, 2016 | Kathy Marson
Reaching Native Americans for Jesus is what All Nations Warriors for Christ at Spokane … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

January 31, 2016 | Linda Anderson
Irrigon Church members are proud to announce an unusual celebration. With the birth of … read more

Walla Walla University

February 12, 2016
By the time winter quarter classes began last month, Walla Walla University faculty had … read more

Washington Conference

February 13, 2016
After months of meetings and hours of discussion interspersed with moments of prayer, … read more

Washington Conference

February 11, 2016 | Earlene Wohlers
The first Chehalis Church Messiah Sing Along was in 1996, but it really began years … read more

Washington Conference

February 09, 2016 | Naryung Lee
Eastside Adventist Fellowship members pooled their resources to provide care packages … read more

Washington Conference

February 02, 2016 | Heidi Baumgartner
For the last 10 years, Peter Vukshich is the first face guests see each year at Journey … read more