October 2010

About this issue:

Check out Adventist Health's Distinctive Brand of Care in the October Gleaner. See how they share God's love by providing physical, mental and spiritual healing.

More Features

  • Not Your Ordinary Concept of Care

    Adventist Health has a long-standing history of caring for the whole person. The mission of sharing God’s love by providing physical, mental and spiritual healing has been with us in theory since 1866 when early church leaders opened the first san...
  • President's Letter

    As a health care organization, it’s a given that we focus on care. You might automatically think of physical care — how well we treat and minister to the body. What you might not realize is that at Adventist Health, our distinctive brand of care i...
  • 'Til Death Do Us Part

    The med/surg unit at Walla Walla General Hospital, Walla Walla, Washington, was quiet except for the hum of the ventilator. It was late and most patients were asleep — but not Dale.As he lay on the cot next to his wife’s hospital bed, he reached t...
  • President's Letter

    As a health care organization, it’s a given that we focus on care. You might automatically think of physical care — how well we treat and minister to the body. What you might not realize is that at Adventist Health, our distinctive brand of care i...
  • 'Til Death Do Us Part

    The med/surg unit at Walla Walla General Hospital, Walla Walla, Washington, was quiet except for the hum of the ventilator. It was late and most patients were asleep — but not Dale.As he lay on the cot next to his wife’s hospital bed, he reached t...
  • Caring for Caregivers

    For Adventist Health staff, providing compassion and a gentle touch comes with the territory. However, some acts of love and compassion from employees aren’t aimed at patients but toward each other. The experience of one employee at Adventist Medi...
  • Blue Angels

    Danny Parada received a call to report to the labor and delivery department immediately. As the hospital chaplain hurried down the hallway, he saw a patient gurney headed toward the elevator.“We have to get her into surgery,” said the doctor who, ...
  • Caring for Caregivers

    For Adventist Health staff, providing compassion and a gentle touch comes with the territory. However, some acts of love and compassion from employees aren’t aimed at patients but toward each other. The experience of one employee at Adventist Medi...
  • Blue Angels

    Danny Parada received a call to report to the labor and delivery department immediately. As the hospital chaplain hurried down the hallway, he saw a patient gurney headed toward the elevator.“We have to get her into surgery,” said the doctor who, ...
  • Not Your Ordinary Concept of Care

    Imagine you’re in the emergency room. After seeing the doctor, orders are written for your treatment. Maybe you need labs drawn, an x-ray taken or medications dispensed. But what if the person processing the order can’t read the physician's handwr...
  • Not Your Ordinary Concept of Care

    Imagine you’re in the emergency room. After seeing the doctor, orders are written for your treatment. Maybe you need labs drawn, an x-ray taken or medications dispensed. But what if the person processing the order can’t read the physician's handwr...

Others

  • Adventist Health: It's Part of Our Mission

    Do you know why Seventh-day Adventists are so focused on good health for themselves and others? Here are a few thoughts.We believe good communication builds good relationships. God communicates with us through our minds and senses. If we want to k...
  • Following the Crowd

    Getting the mail can be one of life's best and worst experiences. It's sort of like reaching into a dark underwater hole — you might lay your hands on an exquisite shell ... or a moray eel with a migraine.So it was one day, as I sifted through the...
  • Adventist Health: It's Part of Our Mission

    Do you know why Seventh-day Adventists are so focused on good health for themselves and others? Here are a few thoughts.We believe good communication builds good relationships. God communicates with us through our minds and senses. If we want to k...
  • Church Member Trades Nap for a GLOW experience

    October 01, 2010
    On Sabbath afternoon, July 10, what I wanted to do most was go home and take a nap since it was my first Sabbath home after spending two weeks working hard at the General Conference ABC. Through several providential experiences, Jeff Kimmel, liter...
  • Letters

    October 01, 2010
    National vs. LocalThere were many nice photos of the GC Session in the GLEANER. However, I was disappointed to see it so focused on this event that it missed an important opportunity to minister to the state of Oregon, most specifically to the Por...
  • An Angel Held the Keys

    Could the God of the universe be interested in something as lowly as keys?My wife, Ginger, and I are once again convinced that God knows about, is interested in and will answer prayers concerning the simplest of, albeit meaningful, experiences of ...
  • Letters

    October 01, 2010
    National vs. LocalThere were many nice photos of the GC Session in the GLEANER. However, I was disappointed to see it so focused on this event that it missed an important opportunity to minister to the state of Oregon, most specifically to the Por...
  • Following the Crowd

    Getting the mail can be one of life's best and worst experiences. It's sort of like reaching into a dark underwater hole — you might lay your hands on an exquisite shell ... or a moray eel with a migraine.So it was one day, as I sifted through the...
  • Church Member Trades Nap for a GLOW experience

    October 01, 2010
    On Sabbath afternoon, July 10, what I wanted to do most was go home and take a nap since it was my first Sabbath home after spending two weeks working hard at the General Conference ABC. Through several providential experiences, Jeff Kimmel, liter...
  • An Angel Held the Keys

    Could the God of the universe be interested in something as lowly as keys?My wife, Ginger, and I are once again convinced that God knows about, is interested in and will answer prayers concerning the simplest of, albeit meaningful, experiences of ...

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