From Parties to Pastor: WWU Graduate Shares His Journey [NAD]

June 28, 2018

Joey Barajas is a 2018 graduate from Walla Walla University (WWU) in College Place, Wash. Barajas, who earned a bachelor's degree in theology from the university, was on a very different path just a couple years ago. After recommitting his life to Christ, Barajas received a surprise in the mail: an invitation to visit WWU. He did, decided he needed to go to college there, and how he's ready for what God has in store next. Barajas is featured on the July 2018 North American Division (NAD) Adventist Journey magazine cover.

For the Class of 2018 [ASWWU]

June 21, 2018

The class of 2018 included students from 20 states and 18 countries. Not only were many cultures represented within this class, but a broad age range was represented as well. The youngest senior was 19, while the oldest was 60.

God Knew I Was Ready [Adventist Mission]

June 14, 2018

What is mission work like on a beautiful South Pacific island? Let's go to Palau and find out. We'll talk to a missionary who shares both the rewards and challenges of working here. Click the image below to watch this story. To find out more about how the North Pacific Union Conference is partnering with Palau and how you can get involved as a Partner for Palau, visit

Life Together [WWU]

May 17, 2018

All great stories must begin somewhere. Walla Walla University's (WWU) begins where the air is clear and where ideas, energy and people do life — together.

The Growing Young Project

April 25, 2018

How can we as a church engage, reach and love younger generations better? How do we create the leadership of not only the future, but today? How do we change our culture so that every member is empowered to fulfill their calling for Jesus Christ?

Gleaner Dialogue: WWU Diversity Discussion with John McVay

April 24, 2018

Steve Vistaunet, Gleaner editor, conducted a 30-minute video interview with John McVay on April 17. During that interview, McVay acknowledged that the initial social media incident has provided the university with an opportunity to reflect on deeper issues of diversity and positive ways forward. He highlighted eight specific areas of diversity focus that will be immediately addressed. Click to watch the entirety of that interview.