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Mega Medical Mission serves over 8,000 patients in West Philippines

Mon, 2018-07-16 14:00
Three-day clinic commended by local authorities

ADRA Canada responds to Volcano aftermath in Guatemala

Wed, 2018-07-11 00:23
On June 3, 2018, the Fuego Volcano (Volcano of Fire) in Guatemala erupted, causing large amounts of destruction to the surrounding communities. The eruption produced the descent of pyroclastic flows and fiery clouds with temperatures reaching 700 degrees Celsius. Ash columns were formed, reaching up to 10,000 meters above sea level and affecting communities as far as 40 kilometers away. The volcano is 27 miles southwest of the country's capital, Guatemala City. This...

Adventists Help commemorate Colombia’s National Religious Freedom Day

Tue, 2018-07-10 23:34
Future peace can only be built on respect for human dignity, says Adventist religious freedom advocate.

Students get a glimpse into the future of medicine at San careers forum

Tue, 2018-07-10 23:12
Three hundred students got a glimpse into the future of medicine—including the use of virtual reality—during a careers forum hosted by Sydney Adventist Hospital last Wednesday morning. The free Science, Technology, Engineering, Maths and Medicine (STEMM) initiative was designed for female students to help inform their future career choices, with women identified in an UNESCO report as under-represented in science, technology and medical careers despite growing demands and significant labor...

President of Trinidad and Tobago visits campus of Adventist University

Tue, 2018-07-10 01:44
The President of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago Her Excellency Paula-Mae Weekes recently paid a courtesy visit to the University of Southern Caribbean (USC), a Seventh-day Adventist operated institution in Port of Spain, Trinidad. Her brief visit included a meeting with USC administration and a group of students and a tour of the campus on June 21, 2018.  President Weekes applauded USC officials for educating thousands of students every year and said she was impressed with the...

Adventists help in volcanic eruption aftermath in Hawaii

Mon, 2018-07-09 02:48
ACS assists in helping shelter and feed the displaced; children flown to Adventist summer camp.

Loma Linda University study says ADHD severity is associated with video game addiction severity

Tue, 2018-07-03 22:29
A study by Loma Linda University School of Behavioral Health researchers found that attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) severity is associated with severity of video game addiction. The study, “Video game addiction, ADHD symptomatology, and video game reinforcement,” published June 6 in The...

ADRA to launch first extreme adventure trip in Brazil

Tue, 2018-07-03 00:21
More than 200 students from Adventist universities will help build a school from Amazon dwellers

Children challenged to focus on health

Tue, 2018-07-03 00:17
Children from Adventist schools in New Zealand participated in a variety of fun and healthy activities as part of Adventist Health Week 2018. The children and their teachers were involved in a daily health challenge for five days; those who completed the challenge received a Health Week certificate. The focus of this year’s Health Week was the 10,000 Toes campaign, an initiative of Adventist Health and the Adventist Development and Relief Agency to tackle the epidemic of diabetes in the South...

Adventist school uses World Cup to encourage good study habits

Tue, 2018-07-03 00:13
Students become "stickers" in album that motivates academic excellence

Grant for racial justice and equity awarded to Southern Adventist University

Thu, 2018-06-28 09:30
This month, Southern Adventist University received a $50,000 grant from Lumina Foundation’s Fund for Racial Justice and Equity, a project of Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors, to fund a multi-pronged project addressing racial justice and equity on campus. Project components include recording and sharing oral histories, inviting nationally-recognized speakers to Southern, funding creative student-led programs, and researching the impact of all these efforts on employee and student attitudes. ...

ADRA continues assisting fishing communities still recovering from Hurricane Irma

Thu, 2018-06-28 09:22
The Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) in the Dominican Republic recently finished the construction of a loading dock, built to help the family-owned fishing businesses in the Boba community of the Maria Trinidad Sanchez Province. 30 homes were destroyed and dozens of lives affected when a tidal wave caused by Hurricane Irma hit the coastal community in September. In addition to the loading dock, ADRA has also been rebuilding dozens of homes and has provided two fishing boats. ADRA...

Adventist University of Africa celebrates seventh graduation ceremony

Tue, 2018-06-26 06:02
Guest speakers encourage graduates to use degrees to transform the world

Adventist theologians approve statement on Biblical eschatology

Tue, 2018-06-26 05:45
Document reaffirms role of Bible prophecy and its missiological implications.

Wind blew but fire stood

Fri, 2018-06-22 08:41
Making lunch took some work for Alejandro Gonzales Qquerar, a farmer and father of four children in Peru. First, he needed to dig a hole in the ground. Then he would place wood and stones into the hole and light a fire. When the flames caused the stones to turn red and then black, he would throw some potatoes on top of them. After that, he would cover the potatoes with dirt and cold rocks, which would put out the fire. The potatoes would bake in the hot earth and, after about 20 minutes, they...

Effective conversations about suicide and other mental health issues

Fri, 2018-06-22 07:57
Melissa J. Pereau, MD, has a passion for helping people during a critical point in their lives, which is why the psychiatrist spends her days working with patients thinking about or who have attempted suicide. As a medical director and psychiatrist at the Loma Linda University Behavioral Medicine Center, Pereau is faced daily with the realities of suicide and how the topic —...

More than 1,000 people celebrate the Adventist Church’s 90 years in Italy

Fri, 2018-06-22 06:04
"Today we enjoy religious freedom and I want to thank the Italian government for this" said Ted N.C. Wilson, president of the Adventist World Church. He was a guest in Rome on the occasion of the 90th anniversary of the Italian Union of Adventist Christian churches (UICCA). "Thank God every day for the religious freedom you enjoy in this great country of Italy," he added. "Never take this achievement for granted. Religious freedom requires constant...

ADRA collaborates to train mental health provides in Sint Maarten

Thu, 2018-06-21 08:59
The Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) in the Caribbean recently co-hosted psycho-social training for mental health professionals in St. Maarten to assist in building community resilience as the island still recovers from three hurricanes that hit last year. The training became the third major intervention by ADRA on the island, ADRA leaders said. More than 80 percent of the homes on the island are still damaged and have tarps on their roofs. In addition, rebuilding has been slow...

ADRA partners with World Food Program to help feed 85,000 refugees in Uganda

Thu, 2018-06-21 08:56
Thousands of refugees in Uganda will receive food assistance, thanks to a recent cooperation established between the Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA), the World Food Program (WFP) and the Government of Uganda, through the Office of the Prime Minister.   The partnership, agreed upon in June 2018, will allow ADRA to provide food for more than 85,000 refugees currently settled in the district of Kamwenge, western Uganda. An influx of refugees is reported to increase as...

Roland R. Hegstad, longtime Liberty Magazine editor dies at 92

Thu, 2018-06-21 07:38
Hegstad was both an extraordinary editor and mentor

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