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  • A newly-released ranking by the American Bible Society reveals the overall openness or resistance to the Bible in cities across the country. The information is based on more than 46,000 interviews ...
  • Where did Ellen White stand on our church's involvement in issues of national moral reform? Between 1815 and 1860 a myriad of reform movements flourished in this nation. Among these reforms were ed...
  • PRAY FOR PINE FORGE ACADEMY

    Posted on Nov 20 2014

    Northwest schools are no strangers to students being displaced by fire (Auburn Adventist Academy, Tillamook Adventist School), so now it is our turn to pray for a sister institution. Pine Forge Aca...
  • A U.S. federal court confirmed last week that clergy can continue to claim the tax benefit for housing allowance, upholding an Adventist Church-backed appeal against a lower court ruling that would...
  • SANDWICHES AND A SECOND CHANCE

    Posted on Nov 20 2014

    During October and November, eight groups, including students from Palisades Christian Academy in Spokane, Wash., had the opportunity to provide lunches to people appearing before the city's Commun...
  • WANG ACCEPTS NPUC LEGAL POST

    Posted on Nov 20 2014

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    Andre Wang has been elected as the North Pacific Union Conference (NPUC) in-house legal counsel. Although the final date for a transition is not yet determined, he will replace David Duncan who pla...
  • Doug Rebok, who began his health care career in Portland, Ore., announced this week that he would retire as senior vice president and chief administrative officer (CAO) of Adventist Health effectiv...
  • NPUC NEARS 100,000 MEMBER MARK

    Posted on Nov 17 2014

    Seventh-day Adventist Church members within the North Pacific Union Conference (NPUC) territory are steadily climbing toward the 100,000 member mark. The latest figures released this week, reflecti...
  • LENDING A HELPING HAND

    Posted on Nov 17 2014

    Adventist pastor Ron Hessel, of Summit Northwest Ministries in Post Falls, Idaho, recently made the front page of the local paper, the Coeur d'Alene Press. The coverage was for all the right reason...
  • AMC HEROES OF THE HEART GALA

    Posted on Nov 17 2014

    Adventist Medical Center (AMC), in Portland, Ore., raised funding and awareness for the Adventist Health Foundation and cancer services at its 2014 Heroes of the Heart Gala held Oct. 30. Nearly 500...
  • At one point during the NAD year-end meetings held this week, everyone over 40 years old was asked to sit down. Can you guess how many in attendance were left standing? Justin Yang, Center for Yout...
  • NAD HEADQUARTERS WILL RELOCATE

    Posted on Nov 17 2014

    The North American Division (NAD) executive committee voted this week to approve a relocation of its headquarters from the General Conference site in Silver Spring, Md., to a new site within the gr...
  • WWU SCHOOL OF NURSING WINS APPEAL

    Posted on Nov 17 2014

    The Walla Walla University (WWU) School of Nursing accreditation by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) has been extended. This decision comes following a WWU appeal to an ...
  • Following an afternoon of spirited debate the Executive Committee of the North American Division (NAD) Year-end Meeting approved two motions regarding the potential relocation of the NAD headquarte...
  • WOMEN, GRAB YOUR BIBLES

    Posted on Oct 31 2014

    The Seventh-day Adventist Church’s Women’s Ministries department this month released the Woman’s Bible, the first study Bible specifically designed for women by the Adventist Chur...
  • THE WRITINGS'S ON THE WALL

    Posted on Oct 31 2014

    Writing on the wall as an assignment? What? It's happening at Walla Walla University (WWU) in the engineering department's new Re-Markable Room. There all of the classroom walls have been modified ...
  • THE AWARDS JUST KEEP COMING

    Posted on Oct 31 2014

    Adventist Medical Center – Portland received the American College of Cardiology’s NCDR ACTION Registry-GWTG Platinum Performance Achievement Award for 2014. AMC-P is one of only 356 hos...
  • Community support has rallied this week to the aid of Adventist education. Early Monday morning, teachers and students of Northwest Christian School in Puyallup, Wash., were shocked to discover tha...
  • The online conversation on women's ordination is often strident, even condemnatory. For some, there is no common ground, no chance to find a biblically-based solution on which all can agree. Too of...
  • How can a residence hall become faster than ever? By installing an upgraded wireless network. With soon-to-be completed equipment installation, Walla Walla University (WWU) residents will be able t...
  • During this month's Annual Council meetings in Silver Spring, Md., world church delegates adopted several amendments to the church manual. According to a report in the Adventist Review, the propose...
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    Nearly 180 Oregon and Washington Pathfinders and leadership staff gathered in Olympia, Wash., over the weekend of Oct. 10–12, for a sailing adventure on the Puget Sound. Organized by Bob Gaed...
  • The Ellen G. White Estate board recently approved Adventist Heritage Ministry (AHM) as a more fully recognized entity of the world church. Beginning in January, AHM, which owns four properties rela...
  • A new book is available the chronicles the life and history of John Harvey Kellogg and his role in pioneering the health work in the Adventist church. The book, authored by Brian C. Wilson, Western...
  • QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS ON ORDINATION

    Posted on Oct 21 2014

    If the ordination discussion has you concerned and confused, one resource that might be helpful has been newly published. With simple questions and thorough answers, the book Questions and Answers ...
  • GC LEADER SPEAKS OUT ON STAFFING

    Posted on Oct 21 2014

    Since 1995, the General Conference headquarters staff has increased by five employees, while the world church membership has more than doubled, from nearly 9 million to more than 18 million. Robert...
  • During Annual Council meetings this week, world church delegates voted 243 to 44 to place the following question on the agenda of the 2015 General Conference Session in July, which sets policy for ...
  • During Annual Council meetings this week, world church delegates voted 243 to 44 to place the following question on the agenda of the 2015 General Conference Session in July, which sets policy for ...

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