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Bible Readings for June 2023
Teach Your Children to Pray
Baumgartner to Lead NPUC Communication Team
From Decline to Renewal
Church Planting Takes Root in Washington
Church Planting is Still Essential for God's Mission in UCC
Oregon Fosters Innovative Church Plants to Reach Communities
101 Years of Perspective
Who would have imagined a virus could close all Northwest churches in less than two weeks? And yet, 101 years ago it happened with a strain of influenza — colloquially called the “Spanish flu.”
Faith and Feeling, When Everything Falls Apart
Everyone has advice to give right now. I've had a wonderful realization in the midst of this pandemic...
It Doesn't Have to End This Way
You’ve seen it. You may have even watched it happen around you. Many of our churches are shrinking and aging. Walk into almost any Adventist church, and one can easily see the absence of young people. There is no denying this reality.
Prepared to Serve: Combining Disciplines
Art and science are often considered polar opposites, and students can feel the pull to choose one or the other. Engineering or English? Computer science or art? Biology or music?
“'His name shall be called Immanuel … God with us' ... From the days of eternity the Lord Jesus Christ was one with the Father; He was the 'image of God,' the image of His greatness and majesty, 'the outshining of His glory.' It was to manifest th...
You Are Chosen
Explaining the International Pathfinder Camporee to someone who has never attended can be a challenge. Imagine combining summer camp, Vacation Bible School and camp meeting into one event. Then throw in more than 50,000 youth and adult volunteers ...
What Adventist Education Means to Me
Recently the Gleaner invited Northwest Adventist academy students to share why Adventist Christian education has been important to them. From the essays submitted, six winners were selected for printing in this issue. Each also received a $500 award.
Caring Heart Award Winners for 2019
Fourteen Northwest academy students received the $500 Caring Heart Award scholarship made possible through three-way funding from the North Pacific Union Conference, local conferences and academies. Students were selected by their schools for exem...
A Vision for Young Disciples
First a story: An overwhelmed teacher and a small group of overactive grade-schoolers led to an epiphany of sorts. After all, what child wouldn’t jump at the chance for a full day of recess? So, while their harried teacher leaned wearily against a...