September/October 2019

About this issue:

Nearly 60,000 experienced the 2019 International Pathfinder Camporee firsthand in August. Experience it for yourself through photos and stories in the September/October Gleaner feature.

Editorial

August 28, 2019 | Youth | John Freedman
I’ve seen it on social media and heard it via concerned phone calls — a growing urgency … read more

Just Like Jesus

My father, Victor Duerksen, turns 101 years old this September. Overall, he’s in good … read more

North Pacific Union

July 03, 2019 | Church | Steve Vistaunet
For the first time in recent memory, representatives from the leadership teams of the … read more

North Pacific Union

June 27, 2019 | Education | Steve Vistaunet
The North Pacific Union Conference (NPUC) hosted a two-day workshop for more than 50 … read more

Perspective

September 03, 2019 | Church | Minervino Labrador Jr.
I grew up in a Christian home. My parents were active in church, and they gave me every … read more

Perspective

The world doesn’t need the Bible Answerman as much as it needs the good Samaritan. Yes … read more

Perspective

August 29, 2019 | Church | Seth Pierce
The art of thoughtful dialogue is fast becoming a lost commodity among us. Considering … read more

News

Acción

August 27, 2019 | Church | Carolann De León
Can You Relate? We are in the middle of the third quarter (Relate) of the five stages … read more

Acción

¿Puedes RELACIONARTE? Estamos en el medio del tercer trimestre (Relaciónate) de las … read more

Adventist Health

August 10, 2019 | Health | Laurel Rogers
The Portland, Ore., metropolitan area is home to one of the largest Slavic communities … read more

Alaska Conference

Every year, The Place Adventist Fellowship Church in Southern California holds a … read more

Alaska Conference

August 08, 2019 | Church | Debbie Ueeck
The Delta Junction (Alaska) Church, with the leadership of pastors Celesta and Zack … read more

Alaska Conference

July 05, 2019 | Church | Charlie Meigs
Wrangell Adventist Community Services (ACS) has been participating in a federal program … read more

Idaho Conference

August 19, 2019 | Church | David Brown
Closed once and moved twice — we continue to see God at work to reach the citizens of … read more

Montana Conference

August 26, 2019 | Church | Steve Huey
In the center of Montana and only 50 miles south of the Canadian border lies the Fort … read more

Montana Conference

August 17, 2019 | Church | Stacey Smith
They said it would be impossible, but sometimes big things come in small places. Sandra … read more

Montana Conference

August 15, 2019 | Youth | Renae Young
The Montana Conference held its annual Pathfinder Fair during the rainy/snowy weekend … read more

Montana Conference

August 12, 2019 | Church | Martha Petty
Trout Creek, Mont., is a small community of about 500 people. The local Adventist … read more

North Pacific Union

July 03, 2019 | Church | Steve Vistaunet
For the first time in recent memory, representatives from the leadership teams of the … read more

North Pacific Union

June 27, 2019 | Education | Steve Vistaunet
The North Pacific Union Conference (NPUC) hosted a two-day workshop for more than 50 … read more

Oregon Conference

August 23, 2019 | Church | Kaleb Eisele
“I pastor two churches. One church has an open weekly breakfast for the community where … read more

Oregon Conference

August 23, 2019 | Church | Kaleb Eisele, et al.
This spring we started a series on the Oregon Conference Facebook page called Oregon … read more

Oregon Conference

August 20, 2019 | Church
July found the Gladstone Park (Ore.) campground abuzz with activity as thousands … read more

Oregon Conference

August 05, 2019 | Church | Denise Williams
Sharon Church in Portland, Ore., experienced a high day on Sabbath, June 15, 2019, due … read more

Oregon Conference

July 09, 2019 | Youth | Cora Risley
On June 23, 2019, the Woodland (Wash.) Church family joined together to celebrate the … read more

Oregon Conference

June 27, 2019 | Church | Jonathan Russell
Brent Plubell has accepted the invitation of the Oregon Conference executive and … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

August 22, 2019 | Missions and Outreach | Tye Davis
The lesson that Lisa Albee taught may have originated more than a year ago, but it's … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

August 16, 2019 | Youth | Kathy Marson
It is the 11th annual Creation Daycamp in Idaho's Rathdrum Park. The count is more than … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

August 07, 2019 | Church | Giselle Schultz
The Coeur d’Alene (Idaho) Church had the pleasure of hosting a Loma Linda University ( … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

July 18, 2019 | Church | Doris Olson
Gary Jon Gibson and his wife, Elizabeth, have moved to Pendleton, Ore., with their four … read more

Walla Walla University

August 25, 2019 | Education | Cassie Ragenovich
Walla Walla University has launched a Smart Debt Student initiative to give families … read more

Walla Walla University

August 18, 2019 | Education | Kim Strobel
How can Adventists engage with the questions of today with humility and confidence? … read more

Walla Walla University

August 09, 2019 | Education | Makena Horton
A paper by Jody Washburn, Walla Walla University assistant professor of biblical … read more

Washington Conference

September 19, 2019 | Church | Marie Toilolo, et al.
The plans were robust: a six-day convocation program to share culture and faith for the … read more

Washington Conference

August 24, 2019 | Church | Heidi Baumgartner
Prayers years in the making found answers at three back-to-back camp meeting … read more

Washington Conference

August 21, 2019 | Youth | Heidi Baumgartner
Washington Conference children’s ministries coordinator Nitza Salazar wanted to … read more

Washington Conference

August 09, 2019 | Church | Jeffrey Harper
Within most public evangelism endeavors, there is a doubter. This is true with Justin … read more

Washington Conference

August 06, 2019 | Health | Heidi Baumgartner
It’s a Monday morning at Sunset Lake Camp in Wilkeson, and campers are lined up bright … read more

Washington Conference

Washington Veterans Home – Retsil in Port Orchard, Wash., is the largest live-in … read more

Washington Conference

Fred and Mary Lou Haskell were sitting in the audience of a community awards banquet … read more