January/February 2018

About this issue:

After 125 years of providing Adventist higher education, Walla Walla University continues to inspire within students excellence in thought, generosity in service, beauty in expression and faith in God. Read about four special students in the January/February issue of the Gleaner.

Editorial

December 28, 2017 | John Freedman
“Happy New Year” greetings bring all sorts of thoughts. Out with the old and in with … read more

Intersections

December 19, 2017
The sharp-eyed among us have noticed this already, but just in case … we're issuing a … read more

Intersections

November 30, 2017
Byron Dulan has accepted the invitation of the North Pacific Union Conference (NPUC) … read more

Just Like Jesus

January 30, 2018 | Dick Duerksen
“Get rid of all your stuff now. It may have meaning for you — but not for us.” — the … read more

Perspective

January 30, 2018 | Seth Pierce
There was an island where a few Englishmen, Frenchmen and Germans lived in 1914. It was … read more

Perspective

January 04, 2018 | Martin Weber
Will 2018 be the year you escape your comfort zone to live courageously for Jesus? Some … read more

News

Acción

December 15, 2017
Como ustedes se habrán dado cuenta en ediciones pasadas, les estuvimos compartiendo las … read more

Adventist Health

November 15, 2017
Adventist Health Portland and Oregon Health Sciences University (OHSU) formally … read more

Alaska Conference

December 19, 2017 | Marta Beaubien
It was a dark and stormy night. Despite the weather, children were scurrying door to … read more

Alaska Conference

December 12, 2017 | Alice Moncher
The sweet sound of gospel music was heard at the Alaska Native Medical Center in … read more

Idaho Conference

December 13, 2017 | Sandra Blackmer
Community service has long been a priority of the Meridian (Idaho) Church, but to … read more

Montana Conference

December 21, 2017 | Michelle Wachter
The Mount Ellis Elementary (Bozeman, Mont.) junior high class spent an educational and … read more

Montana Conference

December 15, 2017 | Jared Meharry
“Montana outdoor school at the end of October?” This was a question asked by many as … read more

Oregon Conference

December 21, 2017 | Michelle McMillen
The Bags of Love outreach program meets in the McMinnville (Ore.) Church’s Friendship … read more

Oregon Conference

December 20, 2017 | Marty Jackson
Nov. 11, 2017, was a high day for the Cedar Creek Church in Woodland, Wash., as we had … read more

Oregon Conference

December 16, 2017 | Liesl Vistaunet
A remarkable $103,000 in donations made for a record-breaking night at the Portland … read more

Oregon Conference

December 13, 2017 | Denise Williams
Members, friends and families of the Sharon Church in Portland, Ore., welcomed their … read more

Oregon Conference

December 11, 2017 | Esther Doss
The annual Western Deaf Camp Meeting was held July 9–16, 2017, at Milo Adventist … read more

Oregon Conference

December 07, 2017 | Kathy Hernandez
Students at Milo Adventist Academy in Days Creek, Ore., recently took a school day to … read more

Oregon Conference

November 23, 2017 | Jennifer Burkes
Charles Byrd recently answered the call to pastor Oregon's Grants Pass and Cave … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

December 23, 2017 | Cathy Law
When Mission 365 extended the GLOW Northwest challenge for mission-minded members to … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

December 20, 2017 | Jeanne Barrett-Usher
After a health class held earlier in the year, Post Falls (Idaho) Church held a cooking … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

December 18, 2017 | Jeanne Barrett-Usher
It began as a dream for Bethanne Moseanko, with the idea of celebrating the service of … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

December 17, 2017 | Anita Lebold
What would you think if you saw a large group of children and parents flying kites, … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

December 17, 2017 | Donna Casebolt
College Place (Wash.) Village Church members and friends spent Oct. 13 and 14, 2017, … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

December 14, 2017 | Don Blue
Thursday evening began like any other for the Adventist prison ministry volunteers at … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

December 12, 2017 | Charles Lamica
“God made each of us unique!” That was the message given to five youth during the first … read more

Washington Conference

December 18, 2017 | Amber Pettey-Torres
Auburn Adventist Academy (AAA) music teachers have expanded their programs and are … read more

Washington Conference

December 16, 2017 | Katie Henderson
Thanksgiving Blessings On a Sabbath morning at New Life Adventist Ministry in Fife, … read more

Washington Conference

December 14, 2017 | Heidi Baumgartner
Melody was diagnosed with a brain tumor back in July. She had had cancer previously, it … read more

Washington Conference

December 11, 2017 | Greg Reseck
The students at Cedarbrook Adventist Christian School (Hadlock, Wash.) and Poulsbo ( … read more