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August 6, 2020

WWU Affirms Commitment to Diversity

As Walla Walla University begins the 2020–21 school year, the university affirms its commitment to diversity. This commitment informs life on campus from policies and procedures to activities inside and outside the classroom and is in keeping with the WWU mission statement, which states that "every person is created in the image of God as a being of inestimable value and worth." Explore the several areas of focus on diversity that will lead the university into fall quarter.

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TVA Offers STEAM-Based Experience

Students in Jennifer Wendt's first and second grade classroom in Oregon's Tualatin Valley Academy look forward to science time because they know they will be in for a treat. The students are especially thrilled when Susie Scientist makes a special guest appearance to facilitate STEAM activities and experiments.

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Bible Reading for August

For this month of August, the Northwest Adventists team has compiled a list of Bible readings centered on bring you joy. Follow NWAdventists on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram to get these daily inspirations on your social media feed. See the full reading.

Ministering From Afar

To pastor, lead or evangelize in today’s climate is a new challenge we are each facing. How do we do church today? How do pastors lead a congregation now? What does sharing the gospel or evangelism and outreach look like in a “no touch,” social-distanced world?
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Pastoring During a Time of Pandemic

To help pastors thrive during this pandemic, here are a few simple self-care practices you need to follow.


Holding On to Positive Habits Developed During COVID-19

After emerging from a few months of stay-at-home orders, we may be able to find some silver linings. Here are some tips to holding onto the positive habits you have developed.


Get More Life Out of Your Roof

Maintaining the roof on your church or school is an important part of being a good steward of church assets entrusted to you as a church employee or ministry leader.

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Photo of the Week

Photo of the Week
Annas Male Hummingbird, Vancouver, Washington Credit: Lynne McClure
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Social Justice and Evangelism

As God's people, can we be at peace with a message that proclaims the salvation of Christ for sinners, and eternal life in the future, while pretending to be blind to present human suffering? If our mission is so vital that it does not allow us to take time to care of the needy, heal the wounded, feed the hungry and speak up for those who are being discriminated against, then our mission is not Jesus' mission.

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Early Adventist Media and the Abolition Connection

Recent research provides fresh evidence that our Adventist pioneers were far more involved in racial justice matters than previously known. Here's the story.

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