April 2017

About this issue:

Stan Hudson is a man on a mission. As director of the North Pacific Union Conference Creation Study Center, he hopes to engage Northwest members and communities with the amazing work of the Creator. Read more about the opportunities this new study center affords to churches, schools and members in the April Gleaner.

Editorial

March 29, 2017 | Steve Vistaunet
For years now, mirrors have been telling my story with increasing honesty. The supple … read more

Intersections

April 15, 2017
Response to Racism I really appreciated Martin Weber's "A Sanctuary From Racism" … read more

Just Like Jesus

May 23, 2017 | Dick Duerksen
“And, finally, Lord, please bless the missionaries and the colporteurs around the world … read more

Perspective

May 23, 2017 | Seth Pierce
Playing hide-and-seek with small children provides minimal challenge. Often children … read more

Perspective

March 31, 2017 | Martin Weber
Will America forfeit civil and religious liberties in quest of national security? Our … read more

News

Acción

May 01, 2017
Una de las compañeras lanzó un rumor al grupo como quien esparcía un veneno al aire, y … read more

Adventist Health

May 23, 2017 | Jaci Cress
Mario DeLise had a vision in 2009 to develop an event through which attendees could … read more

Alaska Conference

March 20, 2017 | Kallie McCutcheon
“Go faster to finish in 20 minutes!” exclaims Ryan McCutcheon, principal and head … read more

Alaska Conference

March 14, 2017 | Don West
The Spanish congregation in Anchorage, Alaska, can look back on the year 2016 with a … read more

Alaska Conference

March 06, 2017 | Jean Gobah
Many little girls like to pretend to be a princess. They enjoy dressing up in pretty … read more

Idaho Conference

March 22, 2017 | Carolyn Wesner
Sometimes mission projects are difficult for small church congregations. How can only a … read more

Idaho Conference

March 19, 2017 | Beth Peterson
With Christmas carols in the background and happy voices in the foreground, our Nampa … read more

Idaho Conference

March 15, 2017 | Tim Larson
Idaho's Nampa Church choir celebrated 25 years of praise ministry on Dec. 10, 2016, … read more

Montana Conference

March 17, 2017 | Kathy Edwards
Montana's Butte Church family took time on Jan. 21 to celebrate all the major projects … read more

Oregon Conference

March 21, 2017 | Kathy Hernandez
In February Milo Adventist Academy in Days Creek, Ore., hosted “CROSS Training,” a high … read more

Oregon Conference

March 19, 2017 | Heidi Nelson
We were excited about participating in the General Conference 10 Days of Prayer … read more

Oregon Conference

March 17, 2017 | Stacy Knight
Columbia Adventist Academy (CAA) in Battle Ground, Wash., is blessed to be a part of a … read more

Oregon Conference

March 16, 2017 | Liesl Vistaunet
“I believe students learn on a deeper level when we are willing to leave the safety of … read more

Oregon Conference

March 14, 2017 | Heidi Nelson
When the Whipple Creek Church in Ridgefield, Wash., paid off its debt and formally held … read more

Oregon Conference

March 10, 2017 | Becky Colvin
Fundraising for field trips is one of the challenges faced by small schools. In … read more

Oregon Conference

February 22, 2017 | Tawny Sportsman
Oregon’s Deaf Christian Women’s Ministry (DCWM) hosted a retreat in September in Ocean … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

March 23, 2017 | Eric Johnson
At 7:30 a.m. on Jan. 26, a bus full of student athletes from Upper Columbia Academy ( … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

March 22, 2017 | Jeff Wines
The Great Adventurer Enveloped in a blanket of mist, Camp MiVoden sits on the eastern … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

March 20, 2017 | Holley Bryant
“Adentro afuera arriba abajo siempre estoy feliz.” These Spanish lyrics to a classic … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

March 16, 2017 | Bill Skidmore
It’s late Sunday afternoon at Washington's Spokane Valley Church, and “Dinner With a … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

March 13, 2017 | Richie Brower
How would you like to see the young people in your church adding six of Paul’s books to … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

March 10, 2017 | Timothy Kosaka
Fourteen students and staff from Upper Columbia Academy (UCA) in Spangle, Wash., joined … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

March 06, 2017 | Alicia Pope
Imagine a world where teens came together expecting a weekend of worship fun and desire … read more

Walla Walla University

May 23, 2017
Bryan Clay (Kirkland, Wash.) is the former president and owner of a long-term care … read more

Washington Conference

March 23, 2017 | McKenna Butler
Student week of prayer is typically a spiritual highlight for an academy campus, and … read more

Washington Conference

March 21, 2017 | Heidi Baumgartner
Two weeks before the SAGE (Seniors in Action for God with Excellence) India trip, … read more

Washington Conference

March 15, 2017 | Tressa Farnsworth
Do you ever look at successful people and wonder why they appear to be so lucky? Maybe … read more

Washington Conference

March 12, 2017 | Tracey Gaver
“Thank you for my beautiful clothes!” “I don’t know what I would have done if I hadn’t … read more