November/December 2021

About this issue:

Changes in culture can result in positive or negative shifts. The culture in our churches and communities will change for better or worse depending on our choice. Will we work to effect change that draws people closer to Christ or push them further away? The choice is up to us.

Editorial

November 08, 2021 | Mission and Outreach | John Freedman
I visited France as a teenager. It was my first taste of another country’s culture. The … read more

North Pacific Union

November 11, 2021 | Youth | Rob Lang
Do you know what would be music to my ears? I've been praying for a young adult … read more

Perspective

November 30, 2021 | Church | LaVonne Long
Having kids has made it difficult to avoid falling into the consumer trappings of … read more

Perspective

November 15, 2021 | Church | Jay Wintermeyer
Years ago, I memorized Colossians, chapter 3. It's a rich chapter that speaks to so … read more

Perspective

November 12, 2021 | Church | Kevin McGill
You can safely assume that you have created God in your own image when it turns out … read more

News

Acción

While congregations have begun reorganizing and identifying volunteers to cover the … read more

Acción

Mientras que las iglesias han comenzado el trabajo de la reorganización e … read more

Adventist Health

November 13, 2021 | Health | Laurel Rogers
When Terri Miller took a COVID-19 test in order to travel to Maui, she got the surprise … read more

Alaska Conference

November 09, 2021 | Mission and Outreach | Todd Parker
Cheri Peters, author, speaker and host of True Step Ministries’ Celebrating Life in … read more

Alaska Conference

October 28, 2021 | Mission and Outreach | Zackery Babb
God is working in the Alaskan village of Utqiaġvik. He is delivering on the 30-year-old … read more

Idaho Conference

November 10, 2021 | Education | Marta Stone
Gem State Adventist Academy starts every school year with a long-standing tradition. … read more

Idaho Conference

November 08, 2021 | Church | Eve Rusk
On the first Sabbath of the new school year, Pastor Ever Perez was ordained to the … read more

Montana Conference

November 10, 2021 | Church
The Montana Herald is the official communication publication of the Montana Conference … read more

Montana Conference

November 09, 2021 | Education | Stephen Carlile
It was May of 2020 during the early weeks of the nationwide lockdown. With travel … read more

North Pacific Union

November 11, 2021 | Youth | Rob Lang
Do you know what would be music to my ears? I've been praying for a young adult … read more

Oregon Conference

November 14, 2021 | Church | Krissy Barber
September 18, 2021 was a high Sabbath for The Dalles congregation as they celebrated … read more

Oregon Conference

November 13, 2021 | Mission and Outreach | Krissy Barber
The Impact Your Health Portland team had worked for months to organize their annual … read more

Oregon Conference

November 13, 2021 | Church | Jonathan Russell
In Oregon's Rogue Valley, in the small community of White City, a Samoan Adventist … read more

Oregon Conference

November 13, 2021 | Education | Krissy Barber
A fire broke out the morning of Sept. 10, 2021 at Three Sisters Adventist Christian … read more

Oregon Conference

November 01, 2021 | Church | Alisha Hamel
On Aug. 14, 2021, Oregon’s Redmond Church dedicated a new walk-in freezer and … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

November 12, 2021 | Youth | Carlos Lopez
Dani’s bike skidded on the dirt trail, throwing dust into the drowsy afternoon air. … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

November 12, 2021 | Youth | Makena Horton
The Upper Columbia Conference held a Pathfinder Camporee at Camp MiVoden in September. … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

November 11, 2021 | Education | Makena Horton
In March 2020, Sheila Allison, the former Upper Columbia Academy food services director … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

November 11, 2021 | Mission and Outreach | Cathy Law
The Kamiah Church in Idaho brought Stan Hudson, director of the Creation Study Center … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

November 10, 2021 | Youth | Makena Horton
On Aug. 21, the Milton Church joined congregations across the Upper Columbia Conference … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

November 10, 2021 | Church | Jodi Genson
At an organizational meeting to discuss the vision and mission of our local church, … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

November 09, 2021 | Education | Kasey Bais
A fresh, new year brings all sorts of exciting changes for Cascade Christian Academy in … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

November 01, 2021 | Mission and Outreach | Makena Horton
For almost 30 years, Shine 104.9 (KEEH-FM) has been providing hope to the communities … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

September 07, 2021 | Church | Jim Reinking
Under the leadership of Jeff Kinne, a church was planted in Airway Heights on April 5, … read more

Walla Walla University

November 12, 2021 | Education | Kelsi Nash
Walla Walla University's Center for Media Ministr y welcomed John Quinn, editor of The … read more

Walla Walla University

November 12, 2021 | Education | Kelsi Nash
Walla Walla University encourages students to not only study and learn in classrooms, … read more

Washington Conference

November 14, 2021 | Education | Anna Rahenkamp, et al.
Ten years ago, Steve and Karen Nicola felt impressed to reach out to people going … read more

Washington Conference

November 11, 2021 | Health | Ernesto Hernandez, et al.
Elida Jerez and her Washington Conference Health Ministry team launched a series of … read more

Washington Conference

November 10, 2021 | Mission and Outreach | Bella Long
The Mount Vernon, Washington Church was in decline. The few members remaining wanted a … read more

Washington Conference

November 09, 2021 | Education | Heidi Baumgartner
Finding a new book is a treasure. Finding deeper connections within the story makes it … read more

Washington Conference

November 09, 2021 | Mission and Outreach | Cindy Hartley
Spruced Up Thrift Store in Burlington, Washington, celebrated its 25th anniversary … read more

Washington Conference

October 28, 2021 | Church | Heidi Baumgartner, et al.
Imagine attending a high-level on meeting on evangelism. You're surrounded by big names … read more