May/June 2019

About this issue:

Rob Lang, recently installed North Pacific Union youth director, has a firm and broad vision for the discipleship of Northwest young people. Read his interview in the May/June Gleaner and gain access to GleanerTalk, the full interview in a podcast.

Editorial

We have quoted a most startling passage of Scripture so often it sometimes ceases to … read more

Intersections

March 14, 2019 | Youth | Anthony White
Pathfinders from around the Northwest gathered for the annual union-level Pathfinder … read more

Just Like Jesus

May 01, 2019 | Church | Dick Duerksen
I’m lonely, I thought, not at all sure what the word meant or what to do with the … read more

North Pacific Union

The Idaho Conference recently finished a series of evangelistic meetings with Brian … read more

Perspective

May 04, 2019 | Church | Martin Weber
Why do women’s ministries flourish while men’s ministries often flounder? As I write … read more

Perspective

May 03, 2019 | Church | Seth Pierce
“If it was not the Lord's will, it would not have taken place.” That was the statement … read more

News

Acción

April 28, 2019 | Church | Victor Rodriguez
Fulfilling the Mission God’s mission continues moving forward in the Washington … read more

Acción

April 28, 2019 | Church | Victor Rodriguez
La obra de Dios continua avanzando en las iglesias Hispanas de la Conferencia de … read more

Adventist Health

April 25, 2019 | Health | Judy Leach
Maria drove her son to Portland, Ore., so he could spend spring break with his … read more

Alaska Conference

Imagine yourself part of a small village located on the Arctic tundra with a few dozen … read more

Alaska Conference

April 24, 2019 | Youth | Jim John
As the camp meeting team loaded eight totes of Vacation Bible School (VBS) crafts, … read more

Alaska Conference

April 20, 2019 | Youth | Lynette Goude
The phone rang in the church office one cold February afternoon. I picked up the … read more

Alaska Conference

April 14, 2019 | Church | Tyler Bower
I was invited to come to Togiak, Alaska, to conduct a week of prayer; focusing on the … read more

Alaska Conference

April 11, 2019 | Arctic | Sharon Frost, et al.
Arctic Mission Volunteers serve in villages where the cost for basic food items is … read more

Idaho Conference

April 26, 2019 | Education | Marvin Thorman
I am often asked how Gem State Adventist Academy is doing, and I am proud to say GSAA … read more

Idaho Conference

April 26, 2019 | Education | Nicole Batten
Throughout 2018–2019 Gem State Adventist Academy has been diligently working on a … read more

Idaho Conference

April 12, 2019 | Church | Michael Dingman
The local church in Pocatello, Idaho, has been challenged by the lack of pianists and … read more

Idaho Conference

March 01, 2019 | Church | Sandra Blackmer
When Meridian (Idaho) Church members held their first God’s Closet in September 2017, … read more

Montana Conference

April 10, 2019 | Church | Billee Collins
This was the 10th year the Glacier View (previously named Ronan) Church has held the … read more

Montana Conference

February 20, 2019 | volunteer | Leigh Van Asperen
During the Christmas season, church members found themselves thanking God for every … read more

North Pacific Union

The Idaho Conference recently finished a series of evangelistic meetings with Brian … read more

Oregon Conference

April 24, 2019 | Education | Liesl Vistaunet
“Nobody in Cuba is rich, but this church was poor. I mean poor, poor. And that was the … read more

Oregon Conference

The Lord has been doing great things in the Portland Adventist Community Services (PACS … read more

Oregon Conference

March 18, 2019 | Education | Andrea Jackson
On Thursday, Jan. 31, 2019, at 2:45 p.m., students at Roseburg Junior Academy (RJA) … read more

Oregon Conference

The Oregon Convention Center in Portland, Ore., was filled with more than 400 vendors … read more

Oregon Conference

March 02, 2019 | Church | Julie Natiuk
There were only eight at the first dinner. By the second week, 18 arrived. Week after … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

The members of a small Adventist church in San Luis, Guatemala, recieved an answer to … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

April 23, 2019 | Education | Adam Weeks
Over the past three years, Upper Columbia Academy (UCA), a 220-student boarding school … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

April 17, 2019 | Church | Richie Brower
Saturday evening at Upper Columbia Conference (UCC) Men’s Summit, our speaker was … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

April 13, 2019 | Youth | Eric Johnson
On March 18, 2019, 42 students loaded onto the Upper Columbia Academy (UCA) bus to … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

April 11, 2019 | Youth | Daniel Jeffery
Have you ever seen a group of teens on fire — not physically, but spiritually? They can … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

The local pastor paced nervously up and down the small corridor of the little airport … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

February 13, 2019 | Pathfinders | Kathy Marson
The Deer Park Adventurer Club recently began learning to play bells. This is great fun … read more

Walla Walla University

April 23, 2019 | Education | Makena Horton
Maria Bastien, Walla Walla University assistant professor of education, is conducting … read more

Walla Walla University

April 18, 2019 | Education | Kim Strobel
Dan Lamberton, Walla Walla University professor of English and humanities program … read more

Walla Walla University

April 16, 2019 | Education | Meghann Heinrich
The most-talked-about event of National Engineers Week at Walla Walla University, Feb. … read more

Walla Walla University

April 13, 2019 | Education | Malcolm Shaw
Nancy Semotiuk, Walla Walla University associate professor of communication, has … read more

Washington Conference

In western Washington, there are many local nonprofit ministries that are committed to … read more

Washington Conference

April 22, 2019 | Church | Katie Fellows
“Growing Young isn’t about changing youth ministry. It’s about changing church culture … read more

Washington Conference

April 14, 2019 | Youth | David Salazar
Each year, the General Conference sets aside the third Sabbath in March as Global Youth … read more