December 2018

About this issue:

The recent Northwest Religious Liberty Association two-day seminar on America’s Christian Nation Debate and the Holocaust highlighted several critical lessons for Adventists who care about freedom from religious and civil coercion. Read more in the December Gleaner feature.

More Features

December 05, 2018 | Church
The First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution clearly lays out prohibitions for the … read more

Editorial

January 15, 2019 | John Freedman
Long ago, on the Judean hills surrounding the city of Bethlehem, a small group of blue- … read more

Intersections

November 15, 2018
EDITOR'S NOTE: The following statement represents the majority view of the North … read more

Just Like Jesus

November 30, 2018 | Dick Duerksen
Yesterday Herod’s troops murdered my son. “He might be the Fake King,” they said, “so … read more

Perspective

January 08, 2019 | Missions and Outreach | Seth Pierce
I once read a story about a young cartographer who returned to his ancestral village to … read more

Perspective

November 29, 2018 | Martin Weber
Who’s afraid of a nursing infant? Herod, one of two despots in the Christmas story. The … read more

News

Acción

January 14, 2019 | Hispanic
Reciben el entrenamiento de Vida: GPS El pastor Tony Anobile, vice presidente para … read more

Alaska Conference

November 15, 2018 | Brooke Reynolds
Each year Alaska's Wrangell Church members conduct Vacation Bible School throughout … read more

Alaska Conference

November 12, 2018 | Chris Koonooka
Wycliffe Bible Translators sent two young linguists, David and Mitzi Shinen, to Gambell … read more

Idaho Conference

January 10, 2019 | Education | Troy Haagenson
As the leaves blew across the grass in the fall of 2015, three pastors — Randy Maxwell … read more

Montana Conference

January 16, 2019 | radio | Norma Trent
The radio ministry in Roundup, Mont., continues to reach the community and outlying … read more

Montana Conference

December 03, 2018 | Renae Young
Visitors and members of the Adventist church in Billings, Mont., received a proverbial … read more

Oregon Conference

January 14, 2019 | Church | Larry Scofield
Virginia Elaine Webb was baptized Oct. 6, 2018, in the Falls City Church by Lary Brown … read more

Oregon Conference

January 12, 2019 | Education | Liesl Vistaunet
Students enrolled in Spanish classes at Oregon’s Portland Adventist Academy (PAA) … read more

Oregon Conference

Women from the Northwest attended the Oregon Christian Women’s Retreat Oct. 12–14, 2018 … read more

Oregon Conference

December 03, 2018 | Julie Natiuk
The 28th annual Riverside Christian School Apple Festival was held in Washougal, Wash … read more

Oregon Conference

November 01, 2018
Tragedy struck the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas, Nov. 5, 2017. … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

January 13, 2019 | chaplain | Jay Wintermeyer
When Greg Griffitts got into the patrol car for the first time in Hermiston, Ore., he … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

January 11, 2019 | Pathfinders
It was my first camporee. Not only was this my first camporee, it was my first … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

December 20, 2018 | Shelley Bacon
“When students write about something deeply personal and meaningful, they write well,” … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

December 04, 2018 | Kathy Marson
A recipe for a successful weekend conference is to make it convenient for the attendees … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

December 04, 2018 | Gayle Haeger
Spokane’s Better Living Center in eastern Washington has been part of the local … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

November 06, 2018 | Delmarie Null
The Goldendale (Wash.) Church members voted in 2012 to build a multipurpose building. … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

September 21, 2018 | Marilyn Morgan
Vacation Bible School, held from June 25–29 at the Kettle Falls (Wash.) Church, had 28– … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

September 12, 2018 | Linda Klinger
When Monique was 5 years old, her family moved from Corvallis, Ore., to the Pacific … read more

Walla Walla University

January 21, 2019 | Education | Jodi Wagner
Walla Walla University (WWU) is on an important journey, one that brings focus to our … read more

Walla Walla University

January 15, 2019 | Education
Walla Walla University is pleased to introduce 12 new members of the university faculty … read more

Walla Walla University

January 11, 2019 | Education | Kim Strobel
Kari Firestone, Walla Walla University (WWU) professor of nursing and associate dean of … read more

Washington Conference

January 18, 2019 | Washington Conference | Doug Bing
Together in the last five years, we joined in prayer and ministry to reach western … read more

Washington Conference

January 18, 2019 | Conference Session
Notice is hereby given that the 60th Regular Session of the Washington Conference of … read more

Washington Conference

January 13, 2019 | Youth | Heidi Baumgartner
Singing “When the Saints Go Marching In” with gusto and with rhythm instruments in hand … read more

Washington Conference

December 06, 2018 | Heidi Baumgartner
This year, Adventists are marking 125 years of ministry in Bellingham, Wash., with the … read more

Washington Conference

December 05, 2018 | Stephanie Case
When Nadia Diaz was a freshman at Auburn Adventist Academy (AAA), she heard about the … read more

Washington Conference

December 05, 2018 | Heidi Baumgartner
The lights flicker for attention. Conversation continues. Leaders motion for attention … read more

Washington Conference

December 05, 2018 | Katie Fellows
What is your favorite thing about outdoor school? If you were to ask a student, many of … read more

Washington Conference

December 04, 2018 | Katie Fellows
Fifty-five public high school students spent a late October weekend at the first public … read more