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  • RUSSIA BANS JEHOVAH'S WITNESSES

    Posted on Apr 24 2017

    Russia’s supreme court today declared Jehovah’s Witnesses to be an extremist group and banned them from operating within Russian territory. The ruling also gives heightened concerns to other religi...
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    Discovery Mountain, the Voice of Prophecy’s all-new radio adventure series for kids, has just launched! The setting is a summer camp in the mountains, and the characters are engaging and fun. Throu...
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    During the annual Seventh-day Adventist world church spring executive committee meeting on April 11, in Silver Spring, Md., members voted to adopt a new identity guideline system for global use. Wi...
  • During the annual spring meetings, at the world headquarters in Silver Spring, Md., the Adventist Church executive committee voted a statement on Transgenderism, or Gender Dysphoria. Church leaders...
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    Randy Terry, Upper Columbia Conference (UCC) treasurer for the past six and a half years, will leave the Northwest to begin a new role as treasurer for the Texas Conference on May 1. Randy's wife, ...
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    Two documentary short videos produced for the Associated Students of Walla Walla University won important Sonny awards at the 2017 Sonscreen Film Festival, held April 6–8, 2017, in Loma Linda, Cali...
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    On April 1, 2017, Paul Penaranda, an AVS volunteer passed awaywhile being treated for an illness. A memorial service was held at the South Philippine Union Conference church on Sabbath, April 8. Pe...
  • MIVODEN FREE OF CRITTERS

    Posted on Apr 04 2017

    Bed bugs have found their way to the Northwest. They even found their way to Camp MiVoden sometime in the spring of 2016. Following several valiant extermination efforts, the good news is that the ...
  • The Johnson Amendment, which in 1954 prohibited tax exempt organizations from endorsing or opposing candidates for office, is under fire from groups who claim it constrains their religious freedoms...
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    Adventist Health has announced plans to transfer control of Walla Walla General Hospital (WWGH) and related services to Walla Walla Providence in Walla Walla, Wash., this summer. As part of the tra...
  • The Christian Record Services, Inc. Board of Directors announced plans in early 2016 to restructure the organization and relocate to new headquarters in Lincoln, Nebraska. Their new location in sou...
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    Adventist college and university student leaders asked questions on a wide range of topics during the first Facebook Live Event “Is This Thing On?” on March 14. The almost two-hour Q&A session with...
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    Earlier this year, La Sierra University’s Center for Near Eastern Archaeology director Doug Clark penned his signature on a grant that will launch development of a long-planned, state-of-the-art mu...
  • PAA STUDENTS ARE HEADING TO CUBA!

    Posted on Mar 15 2017

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    Doors to the gospel are opening in Cuba! A group of students from Portland Adventist Academy has been invited to collaborate with Andrews University in a mega-evangelism event in Holguin, Cuba in M...
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    Hundreds of priests and monks of a major Christian denomination are flocking to the Seventh-day Adventist Church to study the Bible in an African country, and in turn, are becoming missionaries tha...
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    The past few weeks have been confusing for the refugee community, especially for those coming from the Middle East.... We cannot outsource our Christian responsibility towards healing a fractured w...
  • PRAYER AND SURGERIES

    Posted on Mar 15 2017

    Adventist Health in Portland, Ore., started a new collaboration with its spiritual care team and dedicated volunteers to make prayer a present and personal part of surgeries. For surgery patients, ...
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    During its March 8 regular meeting, the North Pacific Union Conference (NPUC) executive committee voted to close SOULS Northwest following graduation services in June. This Bible worker training an...
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    A five-year-long legal battle for the right to keep the seventh-day Sabbath has ended in a landmark victory for Seventh-day Adventist students in Kenya. The country’s top appeals court ruled last w...
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    The executive committee of the Trans-European Division (TED) last week voted to ask the General Conference to consider issuing a single credential for those in ministry, or to alternately amend exi...
  • TWO OSCARS AWARDED HACKSAW RIDGE

    Posted on Mar 03 2017

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    Two Oscars were awarded to “Hacksaw Ridge,” a film telling the story of Desmond Doss, the Adventist army medic who became the first conscientious objector to win the Congressional Medal of Honor, a...
  • IS THIS THING ON?

    Posted on Mar 03 2017

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    In a first, Adventist church leaders in North America will meet with students gathered at Union College to answer questions via audience and social media during a Facebook Live event on March 14. “...
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    Newly released from Pacific Press: The chronicle of a young man who, studied music instead of following his father’s wish that he become an Adventist pastor. It's a biography of Herbert Blomstedt w...
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    Jason Wells has been named president and CEO of Howard Memorial Hospital in Willits, Calif., according to Scott Reiner, Adventist Health CEO. Wells, who has worked for 11 years with Adventist Healt...
  • WORLD MEMBERSHIP TOPS 20 MILLION

    Posted on Mar 03 2017

    According to the General Conference Office of Archives, Statistics, and Research, the Seventh-day Adventist Church has surpassed 20 million members for the first time in its history. The Adventist ...
  • A REFUGEE BOY GOES TO CHURCH SCHOOL

    Posted on Feb 17 2017

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    As a young boy, Danay Moo lived in a refugee camp in Southeast Asia rated by the U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants, as one of the worst places in the world for refugees. Victims of ethnic ...
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    On Feb. 6, the Burman University board of trustees voted Loren Agrey to serve as the institution’s 25th president. Agrey will succeed current president Mark Haynal. Read more from the NAD...
  • ANNUAL AWR OFFERING

    Posted on Feb 17 2017

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    Adventist World Radio (AWR) is filling a unique role on the front lines of church outreach. Radio waves carry the gospel to places where church workers would otherwise have a very difficult time en...
  • Statement from the North American Division on Baptism at Chico Seventh-day Adventist Church “I am the light of the world: he that followeth me shall not walk in darkness, but shall have the light o...
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    For many, writing is a love/hate thing. We feel compelled to, but we don't want to. We know you're out there and want to read what God is saying through your pen (computer). The inSpire 2017 Writin...

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