January/February 2020

About this issue:

Walla Walla University seeks to foster the unique gifts of every individual within its Christian community of faith and discovery. In the January/February Gleaner, meet five Walla Walla University students who are finding creative ways to harmonize multiple areas of study that are stronger together.

Editorial

December 30, 2019 | Missions and Outreach | John Freedman
We are living through some tough times in our country. People are polarized on many … read more

Just Like Jesus

December 20, 2019 | Missions and Outreach | Dick Duerksen
My wife and I belong to a social media group called “Next Door Neighbor.” The posts … read more

North Pacific Union

December 13, 2019 | Youth
Why was Jesus the greatest leader this world has ever seen? The simple answer: Jesus … read more

Perspective

December 27, 2019 | Missions and Outreach | Kevin McGill
"You shall know the truth, and the truth shall set you free." — John 8:32 My first … read more

Perspective

Some years ago while attending university, I was faced with a routine question asked of … read more

News

Acción

December 26, 2019 | Church | Gerald Margil
“We have nothing to fear for the future, except as we shall forget the way the Lord has … read more

Acción

December 26, 2019 | Church | Gerald Margil
"No tenemos nada que temer del futuro, a menos que olvidemos la manera en que el Señor … read more

Adventist Health

December 22, 2019 | Youth | C.J. Anderson
The best leaders are servants at heart. High school students in Adventist Health … read more

Adventist Health

December 15, 2019 | Adventist Health | Cherie Plaisted
After spending his entire career serving the Tillamook, Ore., community as an internist … read more

Alaska Conference

December 18, 2019 | Education | Ryan Rogers
“Can I get some for my friend too?” That kind of question shows appreciation. It was … read more

Alaska Conference

December 05, 2019 | Church | Danya Nicketa-Kiljoha
The Lord’s calling can seem challenging, especially when it is a mission trip to fly to … read more

Alaska Conference

December 05, 2019 | Education | Richard Jordan
Sept. 10, 2019, was one of the most exciting days in the 60-year history of Amazing … read more

Idaho Conference

December 14, 2019 | Church | Eve Rusk
Idaho's Nampa Church began its 100th anniversary celebration on Friday, Nov. 22, 2019 … read more

Idaho Conference

June 27, 2019 | Church | David Woodbury
"It's a very ancient saying, But a true and honest thought, That if you become a … read more

Montana Conference

December 12, 2019 | Education | Jeni Schmidt
As the slower pace of summer wound down, teachers from Montana's Mount Ellis Academy ( … read more

Montana Conference

November 14, 2019 | Youth | Renae Young
The Montana Conference recently hosted the annual Outdoor School for fifth and sixth … read more

Montana Conference

November 14, 2019 | Education | Kami Berry
In September, kindergarden through fourth grade at Five Falls Christian School in Great … read more

North Pacific Union

December 13, 2019 | Youth
Why was Jesus the greatest leader this world has ever seen? The simple answer: Jesus … read more

Oregon Conference

December 29, 2019 | Missions and Outreach | Dick Duerksen
Adventist-led organizations conducted a two-day free optical, medical and dental clinic … read more

Oregon Conference

December 22, 2019 | Church | Heidi Axford
For many single adults, finding a niche in their local congregations can be difficult. … read more

Oregon Conference

December 21, 2019 | Church | Dick Duerksen
Kids learned about healthful living through a CREATION Life Kids event held Nov. 17, … read more

Oregon Conference

December 20, 2019 | Education | Liesl Vistaunet
For nearly a decade, students at Portland Adventist Academy in Portland, Ore., have … read more

Oregon Conference

December 19, 2019 | Education | Tymi Wright
The air was crisp and clear as more than 30 vendors began pulling their cars, trucks … read more

Oregon Conference

December 17, 2019 | Church | Joanne Hunger
Last quarter’s Sabbath School lessons about "the least of these" motivated the Sweet … read more

Oregon Conference

December 15, 2019 | Church | Julie Ward
Are we planning too many projects in too short a timeframe? Will there be enough … read more

Oregon Conference

December 13, 2019 | Church | Dick Duerksen
Editor’s Note: This Thanksgiving week we are thankful for all of our pastors who give … read more

Oregon Conference

December 12, 2019 | Education | Brad Parmenter
Sports ministry is at the heart of Rogue Valley Adventist Academy (RVAA) culture in … read more

Oregon Conference

November 07, 2019 | Missions and Outreach | Katie Linfoot, et al.
Portland Adventist Community Services (PACS) invited Laura Pascoe to serve as its next … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

December 19, 2019 | Education | Donivan Andregg
Every year when the senior class graduates, there is a hole in enrollment that needs to … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

December 14, 2019 | Church | Andrew Abbott
On Sabbath, Nov. 16, 2019, we celebrated a breakthrough we’ve been anticipating for a … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

December 05, 2019 | Education
Did you know that Lake City Academy (LCA) in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, has a drone piloting … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

November 28, 2019 | Church | Elizabeth Gibson
Sabbath, Nov. 2, 2019, was a special day for the Pendleton Church and Harris Junior … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

November 26, 2019 | Youth | Allison Hays
Community service is an important part of every Adventist school. It's also a part that … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

November 01, 2019 | Education | Linda Klinger
FoundationONE, a group of lay people who are raising an endowment for scholarships for … read more

Washington Conference

December 23, 2019 | Education | Heidi Baumgartner
Nearly 1,000 survey respondents shared their perceptions of Adventist education in … read more

Washington Conference

December 21, 2019 | Church | Heidi Baumgartner
Nattie Perez rarely had family worship with her children. She knew it was important but … read more

Washington Conference

December 20, 2019 | Church | Heidi Baumgartner
Why is the ark of the covenant in Auburn, Wash.? This is a question craftsman Jesse … read more

Washington Conference

December 18, 2019 | Education | Amy Eschbach, et al.
Auburn Adventist Academy (AAA) has a new window — make that windows — on the future, … read more

Washington Conference

December 13, 2019 | Church | Paul Tutyko, et al.
Renton (Wash.) Church commemorated its 50th anniversary on Nov. 16, 2019, with a theme … read more