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  • Granddaughter of first Seventh-day Adventist in The Bahamas celebrates 100th birthday January 15, 2019
    Elizabeth Moses, affectionately known as Betty, was recently honored on her 100th birthday during a celebration that saw the Governor General of The Bahamas, local Seventh-day Adventist leaders and members at the Johnson Park Adventist Church in Nassau, Jan 5, 2019. Moses is the grandchild of the first Seventh-day Adventist in The Bahamas. Governor General of […]
  • Pathfinders shine for Jesus in New Zealand January 15, 2019
    After lots of preparation, fundraising and travel, 1300 excited Pathfinders and leaders from around the New Zealand Pacific Union Conference (NZPUC) gathered for five days of activities and worship in the White Rock hills. Fifty-nine Pathfinder clubs, representing New Caledonia, French Polynesia, Cook Islands and the north and south islands of New Zealand, took part […]
  • Korean girl finds Sabbath in Paraguay January 15, 2019
    Sung Hye Choi is South Korean, but she has never lived in South Korea. Sung Hye was born in the South American country of Paraguay. Her parents were among a wave of some 120,000 South Korean workers who immigrated to Paraguay from 1975 to 1990. Even though Sung Hye didn’t live in South Korea, her […]
  • In Jamaica, Adventist Church joins the Ministry of Health to impact through Adopt-A-Clinic Initiative January 15, 2019
    The Seventh-day Adventist Church, known for its belief and strong emphasis in wholistic health, has joined forces with the Ministry of Health to impact Jamaica in its fight against non-communicable diseases (NCDs). Through the church’s Mission Project 2019 initiative themed “Wholistic Health for Personal and National Transformation,” the church gave its undertaking to adopt 100 government clinics […]
  • New Pan-Serbian Choir links youth and community January 15, 2019
    It might seem impossible.  A group of young people brought together just a year ago from across Serbia with one aim, to form the LINK youth choir.  Yet their sincere enthusiasm and deep motivation is infectious, and despite obstacles of distance, age and temperament, the LINK choir is garnering success. The youth range in age […]
  • ADRA Awards Adventist Community Services $50,000 to help wildfire survivors in California January 14, 2019
    The Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) has announced it will provide financial support totaling $50,000 to the Adventist Community Services (ACS) who has been coordinating efforts to help survivors of Butte County, California recover from deadly wildfires, which started on November 8 and later contained on November 25 in 2018. The fires have been […]
  • Adventist Church in Jamaica still mourning the loss of four young members January 14, 2019
    The Seventh-day Adventist Church in Jamaica is still mourning the loss of four of its young members after they drowned at sea last week. Chavar Lewis, 31, and Duran Bryan, 30, of the church’s north region and, Joseph Anderson, 26, and Karanjah Gayle, 26, of the central region died at sea in two separate incidents […]
  • Floating Church leads more than 200 people to baptism January 14, 2019
    Raimundo Andrade is a 66-year-old farmer living in Itapuru, 231 kilometers from Manaus, Brazil. This community can only be reached by traveling the river, and it was there that the Floating Church finished its activities this year. Andrade has always worked hard to ensure his family livelihood, but in his heart he felt that something […]
  • Pathfinders unstoppable at Australian camporee January 14, 2019
    More than 2800 Pathfinders from across Australia started the new year with fun, friends and faith at the Australian Union Conference’s (AUC) fourth camporee. Kicking off on January 1, the 119 clubs were warmly welcomed at the opening ceremony by AUC director of youth ministries Pastor Jeff Parker, who officially opened the camporee. Other special guests included […]
  • Condolences of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in connection with the tragedy in Magnitogorsk. January 7, 2019
    The following statement was made by the Euro-Asia Division of the Seventh-day Adventist Church after a gas explosion ripped through an apartment building in southern Russia on December 31. 31 people have now been confirmed dead and 10 still listed as missing.  With deep sorrow, the Seventh-day Adventist Christians, along with all the Russian people, […]
  • Troubled Resolutions January 7, 2019
    It’s a familiar story. Perhaps your holiday season was much like it. Christ was visiting with dear friends. There was much hustle and bustle. We don’t know the size of the group that was gathered, but no doubt there was plenty of work to be done. Martha was busily serving and making everything just right […]
  • How to avoid the soon-to-be number one killer January 7, 2019
    The death rate from heart disease has been dropping for the past few decades, and it will soon be overtaken by the malady that’s now the second-biggest killer in the United States: cancer. While I’m grateful for the medical community’s cancer treatment innovations, increased prevention measures and improved screenings, make no mistake — cancer is […]
  • Deadly tsunami killing hundreds in Indonesia prompts ADRA response January 3, 2019
    Days after a deadly tsunami hit the coastal towns near the Sunda Strait in Indonesia, local government officials reported 426 people are confirmed dead, 7,202 people injured, 23 are missing and 40,386 have been evacuated. These numbers continue to rise while rescue operations are still ongoing. According to Indonesia’s local disaster agency, the tsunami was […]
  • In Memoriam: James M. Slater, pioneer of proton therapy, transformed cancer treatment January 3, 2019
    James M. Slater, MD, whose determination to improve the quality of life for patients undergoing cancer treatment inspired him to use proton therapy for patient care and to champion and oversee creation of the world’s first hospital-based proton treatment center at Loma Linda University Health, died Dec. 26. He was 89. The James M. Slater, M.D. […]
  • Taking the road less traveled January 3, 2019
    What do Greece, Iraq, and Uganda have in common? In recent years these countries, among others, have experienced an influx of refugees that has created a huge need of basic services for displaced people. AdventistHelp,1 a supporting ministry, and the Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA)2 have partnered in all three of these regions to provide critical […]