May 2016

About this issue:

When Melvin Oss helped establish Camp MiVoden decades ago, he saw it as an eternal investment. Others have made similar investments through planned giving opportunities. Read more in the May Gleaner.

More Features

June 20, 2016 | Kevin Emmerson
“Thank you is truly not adequate.” “You can’t possibly appreciate how much your gift … read more
April 29, 2016 | Andrew McCrary
Paul and Jeanne Oss are close to Camp MiVoden in Hayden, Idaho. From their living room … read more

Editorial

May 20, 2016 | Kimberley Schroeder
I have the pleasure of working with church members who have discovered the joy of … read more

Intersections

March 17, 2016 | Heidi Baumgartner
There’s no question the 11 Northwest Pathfinder teams who qualified for the union-level … read more

Let's Talk

June 24, 2016 | Steve Vistaunet
"The fearful are caught as often as the bold.” Helen Keller The dim shape hunched … read more

Perspective

July 09, 2016 | Martin Weber
During my first West Coast pastorate, my son came down with a stubborn rash. Perplexed … read more

Perspective

May 12, 2016 | Seth Pierce
In two weeks, 6-year-old Noah Alexander Russell accomplished more for the kingdom of … read more

You Said It

May 21, 2016 | Mackenzie Thompson
We came upon an empty house, broken and chipping, sitting behind a barbed-wire fence. … read more

News

Acción

June 16, 2016
Una de las épocas más emocionantes de la biblia que me gustan es el periodo después del … read more

Adventist Health

May 04, 2016 | Kristi Spurgeon
Each week, a group of Adventist Health chaplains and volunteers in Portland comes … read more

Alaska Conference

May 10, 2016 | Leon Ringering
The Nome Arctic Camp Meeting began Thursday, Feb. 25, with the whole community invited … read more

Idaho Conference

May 12, 2016
For the first time, at least in recent history, the evening speaker for both the Anglo … read more

Idaho Conference

May 11, 2016 | Eve Rusk
On Friday evening, March 4, 2016, more than 40 Hispanic young people and adult sponsors … read more

Idaho Conference

May 10, 2016 | Kathy Knuth
How many of you know the Ten Commandments word for word as it is written in the New … read more

Montana Conference

May 10, 2016 | Danny Velez
Eureka Church members welcomed 11 people into their congregation through baptism on … read more

Oregon Conference

June 16, 2016 | Terrie Leen-Griebel
Forty-nine dedicated Oregon Conference women’s ministries leaders came together in at … read more

Oregon Conference

May 13, 2016
The Grants Pass Church has 678 members, or "laborers," as Christian Martin, Grants Pass … read more

Oregon Conference

May 13, 2016 | Kathy Hernandez
Milo Adventist Academy’s music department performed “Lenten Meditations in Music” on … read more

Oregon Conference

May 12, 2016 | Larry Hiday
Often the only factor used to determine the success of a team is the number in the “ … read more

Oregon Conference

May 12, 2016 | Drechelle McCray
"Take me back to where I first received you." Those were the words of the late Andrae … read more

Oregon Conference

May 12, 2016 | Adin Neufeld
Snow School is a fun, educational field trip opportunity operated by the Oregon … read more

Oregon Conference

May 12, 2016 | Liesl Vistaunet
Portland Adventist Academy teacher Linda Johnson recently took her honors anatomy and … read more

Oregon Conference

May 10, 2016 | Mendy Corwin
Nearly 60 women attended the fourth annual Widows and Women Alone event on Sunday, Feb … read more

Oregon Conference

May 10, 2016 | Malaika Childers
Sarah Kimitsuka, a sixth-grade student at Meadow Glade Adventist Elementary School ( … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

Reading, writing and arithmetic are staples at most schools, but for Upper Columbia … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

May 13, 2016 | Jay Wintermeyer
Upper Columbia Conference hosted a children's leadership workshop on Sunday, March 6, … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

May 12, 2016 | Jay Wintermeyer
The Upper Columbia Conference Men’s Summit, held March 4–6 at Camp MiVoden in Hayden … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

May 11, 2016 | Luke Torquato
“Why are you here?” This is the question asked of 77 teen Pathfinders and their staff … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

May 11, 2016 | Kathy Marson
What brings a cast together each year to dramatically tell the story of Jesus at … read more

Walla Walla University

May 12, 2016 | Zachary White
Dorm elevators are not typically seen as ideal locales for ministry. However, for the … read more

Washington Conference

May 13, 2016 | Heidi Baumgartner
Faith Jordan remembers two times as an elementary student when she attended the … read more

Washington Conference

May 13, 2016
Journey to the Cross, an Easter musical by Auburn Adventist Academy Church and its … read more

Washington Conference

May 11, 2016 | Anika Zebron
Nathan Murcia, a student at Kirkland Seventh-day Adventist School (KSDA), couldn't make … read more

Washington Conference

May 10, 2016 | Beverly Riter
"I’ve been praying for a church for four years every morning at 4 o’clock,” declared … read more

Washington Conference

From the platform at the Youth and Young Adult Conference, a baby boomer proclaimed how … read more