During their regularly-scheduled quarterly meeting held Nov.
This document, entitled “Reflections on the Theology and Practice of Ordination in the Seventh-day Adventist Church,” was presented in October 2012 by Dr. John McVay, incoming president of Walla Walla University, as part of the work done by the North Pacific Union Conference (NPUC) Ad Hoc Committee on Women in Leadership. It was reviewed by the NPUC executive committee during its regularly scheduled meeting Nov. 14.
Why is the North Pacific Union Conference (NPUC) discussing the topic of women’s ordination?
In a former life, I managed a Christian radio station with a musical format ranging from Ralph Carmichael to Michael Card. This agitated some saints who occasionally would send me laboriously handwritten letters, detailing the evils of any beat foreign to John Philip Sousa.
"Necesité ropa, y me vistieron; estuve enfermo, y me atendieron; estuve en la cárcel, y me visitaron" (Mateo 25:36).
The first graduation ceremony of the Northwest Mission Institute (NMI) was full of rich, heartfelt stories of how God is leading in each graduate's life. There was plenty of laughter and even a few tears at the Kennewick (Wash.) Church on Sept. 7 as the group reviewed the memories they had made in just a few, short months together. Lives were changed, and the students left with a new vigor for life and evangelism.
Adventist Medical Center recently introduced its LivingWell Bistro blog. The blog includes tips on healthy eating, recipes and more at livingwellbistro.com/bistro-blog.
Walla Walla General Hospital launched a Pinterest page. The page offers healthy recipes and tips on wellness, fitness and more. Visit and repin at pinterest.com/wwgh.