March 2016

About this issue:

How should Seventh-day Adventists define and defend the principles of religious liberty? In the March Gleaner, read how the Northwest Religious Liberty Association has impacted this important area of church mission for 25 years.

More Features

February 26, 2016 | Charles Steinberg, Esq.
My cell phone rang. It was Jeffrey Britt, a member of the Bremerton Church in … read more

Editorial

May 12, 2016 | Max Torkelsen
If you take the words of Scripture as they read, without clever interpretations or … read more

Let's Talk

April 23, 2016 | Steve Vistaunet
"God spreads grace like a 4-year-old spreads peanut butter — He gets it all over … read more

Perspective

May 20, 2016 | Seth Pierce
One of the most important roles in any group project, whether it be for work, school, … read more

Perspective

April 22, 2016 | Martin Weber
A time-tested evaluation tool for corporations and other secular institutions is the … read more

News

Acción

March 21, 2016
Redimir. Equipar. Discipular. Las tres consignas que definen RED, el evento de … read more

Adventist Health

March 21, 2016 | Shelby Seibold
Adventist Health's Roseville Office Receives Gold-Level Well Workplace Award Adventist … read more

Alaska Conference

March 21, 2016 | Ken Crawford
In the Last Frontier, where districts are remote and pastors and elders are isolated, … read more

Alaska Conference

January 20, 2016 | Sandy James
Members of the Ketchikan Church were blessed with two special events in October and … read more

Idaho Conference

March 17, 2016 | Nicole Batten
The Caldwell Adventist Elementary School recently hosted a National Geographic Bee for … read more

Idaho Conference

March 01, 2016 | Melanie Lawson
Life skills are the skills one needs to make the most out of life. They are usually … read more

Montana Conference

March 22, 2016 | Kevin Emmerson
For the 57th winter season, Mount Ellis Academy (MEA) is operating the Bear Canyon Ski … read more

Oregon Conference

March 22, 2016 | Liesl Vistaunet
What do a fashion show, building a drone and climbing mountains have in common? They … read more

Oregon Conference

March 21, 2016 | Kathy Hernandez
Milo Academy Church’s inaugural Community Connection event on Aug. 9, 2015, by all … read more

Oregon Conference

March 17, 2016 | Carol Hartzell
The schools of southern Oregon were treated to a special program by Ben Roy on Oct. 28 … read more

Oregon Conference

March 17, 2016 | Keith Bowman
Staff have tackled the adventure of doing one service day a month for both the … read more

Oregon Conference

March 07, 2016 | Sherry Galvez
Sharon Cutz's fifth- and sixth-grade students at Livingstone Adventist Academy in Salem … read more

Oregon Conference

February 28, 2016 | Paul Willis
In a modest Northwestern city nestled between the Coast and Cascade mountain ranges, a … read more

Oregon Conference

February 25, 2016 | Larry Hiday
One of Webster's definitions of magic is "an extraordinary power or influence seemingly … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

March 21, 2016 | Elaine Blake Hinshaw
Nearly 150 stalwart supporters of Adventist education braved the cold and dark of … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

March 17, 2016 | Tamara Michalenko Terry
The bright morning sunshine was a nice change from the darkness village students … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

March 17, 2016 | Nancy Canwell
For the first time, Milton Church entered a float in the Milton-Freewater (Ore.) Light … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

February 26, 2016 | Tamara Michalenko Terry
Ah, the sounds of instruments tuning. These sounds suggest something great is coming … read more

Walla Walla University

March 22, 2016 | Zachary White
One day, Jesus sat down on the ground and called for His disciples to gather near Him … read more

Washington Conference

March 22, 2016
South Sound Adventist pastors are working with Shawn Boonstra and the Voice of Prophecy … read more

Washington Conference

March 22, 2016 | Heidi Baumgartner
Domestic violence is a persistent issue in Pierce County that generates 70 percent of … read more

Washington Conference

March 21, 2016
Feet gripped the floor. Hands held the rope tight. Bodies strained in either direction … read more

Washington Conference

March 21, 2016 | Anika Zebron
American poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow wrote, “Music is the universal language of … read more

Washington Conference

March 07, 2016 | Lisa Neuharth
Over Christmas break, the Neuharth family joined Mexico Mission and Beyond for a … read more

Washington Conference

February 28, 2016 | EuGene Lewis
Maya Angelou writes, “We all should know that diversity makes for a rich tapestry, and … read more