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She wanted a dentist but God brought her something better

Sun, 2018-09-30 02:33
I saw three lives changed by the Pathway to Health free mega clinic in Fort Worth, Texas

The Ten: Bible verse that inspired hymns & worship songs.

Sun, 2018-09-30 02:28
The world of God – the ultimate source of music and lyrics

Ted Wilson inspired by Belgrade Community Center

Sat, 2018-09-29 05:36
When you have been inspired you need to visit.  That was the case for Pastor Ted Wilson during his visit to the European Pastors’ Council in Belgrade, Serbia, 28 August – 2 September 2018.  He specifically asked to visit the nearby ADRA Community Centre for refugees. “What I’ve seen is just a tremendous blessing for these people,” Wilson reflected in a video interview recorded during a tour of the facilities.
As president of the Seventh-day Adventist World Church, Wilson had...

In Tortola, church joins government commemoration a year after Hurricane Irma

Sat, 2018-09-29 05:33
British Virgin Islands Premier Dr. D. Orlando Smith (left) and Governor Augustus Jaspert (right) unveil a plaque during the one year commemoration service held on Tortola, Sep. 6, 2018, after Hurricane Irma caused extensive damage on Sep. 6, 2017. Courtesy of BVI Government Service To mark the first anniversary of people’s perseverance in the wake of Hurricane Irma, the British Virgin Islands (BVI) hosted a national commemorative service a year later in Tortola. United as hurricane survivors,...

500 women unite for Breathe 2018

Sat, 2018-09-29 01:24
Colorful costumes, inspiring testimonies and the opportunity to dig deep and support Australia’s drought-stricken farmers were all part of this year’s Breathe conference, held on Sabbath (September 22) at Waterview in Bicentennial Park (Sydney Olympic Park). Around 500 women gathered for the event, hosted by Sydney Adventist Women, and were uplifted by personal stories, warm fellowship, singing and prayer. Many wore the national costumes and colors of their heritage as a way to celebrate the...

In Virgin Gorda, Adventists engage in EnditNow march against violence throughout the Island

Fri, 2018-09-28 07:42
Seventh-day Adventists on the British Virgin Island of Virgin Gorda recently marched against violence through the church’s EnditNow initiative. The Adventist initiative focuses on ending violence against women and children. The march gathered dozens of young church members from the only Adventist Church on the island to spread anti-violence messages on banners, posters, and balloons, with Pathfinder band music and a flat truck with speakers...

Pathfinder flame “re-ignited” in Fijian village

Fri, 2018-09-28 07:15
Organizing a Pathfinder camp can be a big challenge, but for Douglas Babakobau, Sitiveni Vesikula and Peter Varuru, who are passionate about Pathfinders, it was an easy decision to make. With the support of the local Nakorovou, Nasinu, and Viani Seventh-day Adventist churches, and nearly $A700  (500USD) donated to assist in costs, the three young men successfully ran a mini Pathfinder camp for 19 children. Held during the second week of the August school holidays in the Nasinu...

The Adventist Church in North America’s summit on abuse underscores shared accountability when facing cases in Adventist Churches, schools and institutions.

Fri, 2018-09-28 06:21
“We will not bury our heads to act as if abuse does not happen,” said Ivan Williams, director of the North American Division (NAD) Association during his opening remarks at the NAD enditnow Summit on Abuse’s first day, September 24. The two-day summit, held at the NAD headquarters in Columbia, Md., was organized to help equip pastors, teachers, volunteers, church staff, and members with the tools and knowledge to help end abuse within their scope of influence. As part of the Church’s “enditnow”...

Boy tries to prove pastor wrong about Sabbath

Mon, 2018-09-24 22:42
He fails and ends up planting a church in Ethiopia

In Puerto Rico, at 103 years of age, man decides to give his life to Jesus

Mon, 2018-09-24 22:16
As he came out of the water, 103-year-old Carlos Ortíz García raised his hands in victory, rejoicing to have accepted Jesus as his personal Savior. Church members at the Youth Center of the East Puerto Rico Adventist Conference, in San Juan, Puerto Rico, rejoiced with him as they witnessed the baptismal ceremony on Aug. 11, 2018. “Jesus is my life and it is He that strengthens me,” said Ortíz as he spoke about his decision. Born in 1914, Ortíz was shy of turning 104 just 24 days before his...

Life-saving heart device program recognized for excellence

Thu, 2018-09-20 06:12
For the third time, the Loma Linda University Medical Center received the Advanced Certification in Ventricular Assist Device (VAD), further highlighting the hospital’s commitment to excellence in service. The Joint Commission awarded this reaccreditation earlier this year. “The importance of implantable mechanical devices cannot be overstated because they save the lives of heart failure patients who may otherwise die,” said Anees...

Adventist Community Services Disaster Relief provides help to Hurricane Florence victims

Thu, 2018-09-20 05:12
Disaster Relief unit of ACS working with other relief agencies, local government.

ADCOM refers to Compliance Committees

Wed, 2018-09-19 10:33
After Clarification, Two subcommittees activated

Administrative Committee Continues to Refine Unity Document

Wed, 2018-09-19 07:45
Ongoing Discussion Process Leads to Clarification.

ADRA ready to respond to major storms affecting US, Philippines, and Eastern Caribbean

Tue, 2018-09-18 01:26
The Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) is responding to three powerful cyclonic storms that are blasting the US east coast, northern Philippines, and the Lower Antilles in the Caribbean with strong winds and heavy rains, affecting millions and forcing many to evacuate. “Our emergency team has been tracking these storms closely for several days, and has been pre-positioning aid, coordinating with partners, and deploying response teams to be ready to assist communities as quickly as...

Adventist Heritage tour called a life-changing experience

Tue, 2018-09-18 00:10
A six-day tour promises to have an impact on General Conference leaders, university presidents and children around the world.

Puerto Rico, Pathfinders win national robotic summer program competition

Mon, 2018-09-17 02:25
A group of Pathfinders from Puerto Rico won a national robotic summer program after competing against a dozen other groups from the island, earlier last month.  As part of winning the top spot on the island, the seven-member-team of young Seventh-day Adventists took part in the final International Space Station’s event held in Guaynabo, Puerto Rico earlier last month. The winning pathfinder team called Robogen took part in the Zero Robotics Middle School Summer Program which follows a...

Record recognized with ARPA awards

Mon, 2018-09-17 02:06
Adventist Media in Australia wins four awards across two publications

Summer Gateway program inspires minority high school students to achieve, serve

Mon, 2018-09-17 01:51
Local underrepresented minority high school students were inspired to achieve more and serve others after participating in an immersive two-week learning experience through Loma Linda University Health’s Summer Gateway program. Summer Gateway aims to create positive attitudes toward healthcare professions among high school students through presentations, activities and service opportunities.  A variety of LLUH professionals and students volunteered their time to provide lectures and to...