Tag: Adventist News Network


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Feb 2019
How to make Godly decisions :: Adventist News Network

Feb 16, 2019  |  Silver Spring, Maryland, United States  |  Andrew McChesney, Adventist Mission What do you do when you have to make a big decision? Paula Cristina Ghibut had a big decision to make. She was 14 and about to finish eighth grade in Romania. She had to decide where to go to high school. The decision was huge. Paula wanted to become an elementary school teacher, and she could go to a nearby public high school that offered a special teaching track for high school students. But Paula had attended......

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Feb 2019
Adventist awarded Medal of the Order of Australia :: Adventist News Network

Feb 03, 2019  |  Sydney, Australia  |  Vania Chew Many years of service to his local community has seen an Adventist man recognized in the 2019 Australia Day honors. Robert (Bob) Kalaf was awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) in recognition of his services to the Cooranbong (northern NSW) community, including building the Waratah Medical Center, and helping to establish the Cooranbong shopping village and Morisset industrial estate. He was president of the Cooranbong Chamber of Commerce from 1990 to 2006 and also volunteered as a swim squad coach at......

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Feb 2019
Korea’s Supreme Court gives historic legal victory to young Adventist student :: Adventist News Network

Feb 14, 2019  |  Silver Spring, Maryland, United States  |  Bettina Krause, communication director, International Religious Liberty Association Cover about Law. Statue of god of justice Themis with Flag of South Korea background. Original Statue of Justice. Femida, with scale, symbol of justice with South Korea flag, 3d rendering. Magnifying Glass View Larger The almost two-year legal ordeal of Han Ji Man, a young Seventh-day Adventist medical student in Korea, ended last month when the country’s Supreme Court upheld his right to take university exams outside of Sabbath hours.......

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Feb 2019
Church leaders urged to model healthy lifestyles :: Adventist News Network

As Seventh-day Adventist world church leaders rejoiced over healthier bodies after a week of exercise and plant-based meals at a Global Leadership Summit in Jamaica, church president Ted N.C. Wilson implored them to maintain healthy lifestyles and serve as living examples of the Adventist health message to the world. Wilson upheld a balanced, Christ-centered lifestyle free from meat and caffeine in his closing remarks to the 12th annual gathering held this year in Montego Bay. “The focus has been Mission to the Cities and Comprehensive Health Ministry,” he said, noting that church co-founder......

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Feb 2019
Adventist Health Policy Association opens new office in Washington D.C. :: Adventist News Network

Feb 03, 2019  |  Washington D.C., United States  |  Keila Byass Just blocks from the U.S. Capitol, the Adventist Health Policy Association (AHPA), an affiliation of five Seventh-day Adventist health care systems, has opened a new office. Here, Carlyle Walton, AHPA president, leads the association’s efforts to advance crucial policy and advocacy priorities that ensure member hospitals can provide high quality, accessible health care. In this new role at AHPA, Walton “is building up the first Washington policy shop and establishing a stronger national voice for the faith-based nonprofits among federal agencies and congressional......

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Feb 2019
Stewardship movie shows success as evangelistic and fundraising tool :: Adventist News Network

Last March, Adventist News Network (ANN) featured a story about The Mysterious Note, a unique movie produced in partnership with the North American Division (NAD) Stewardship Department. Richard Aguilera, also known as Guide Magazine’s “Mud Guy,” and the creator of One Mustard Seed, a multifaceted youth ministry, was the driving force behind the concept. He also wrote the screenplay and starred in the film. Aguilera has been producing children’s resources for the NAD Stewardship Department for years. One day, John Mathews, the department director, was looking for a fresh idea on how......

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Feb 2019
Adventist Center of Influence opens in Battambang :: Adventist News Network

Feb 04, 2019  |  Battambang, Cambodia  |  SSD Communication Department On January 22, 2019, the Adventist church in Cambodia celebrated the inauguration of its very first center of influence in this major city of Battambang. The Battambang Essential Life Center officially opened its doors to the community after its inauguration and a prayer dedication led by Saw Samuel, president of the Southern Asia-Pacific Division (SSD).  Present during the successful event were other officials of SSD.  Leaders of the Adventist Church in Southeast Asia (SAUM) lead by Somchai Chuenjit, were also present. During the......

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Feb 2019
Adventists organize aid for victims of disaster in Brumadinho, Brazil :: Adventist News Network

Feb 04, 2019  |  Brumadinho, Brazil  |  Leonardo Salmon On Friday, January 25, a large mining dam burst in Brumadinho, Brazil, flooding nearby offices and homes with wastewater and trapping cars and people under a sea of mud and sludge. The state fire department has confirmed that nine people are dead, 300 are missing, and multiple families are homeless. This accident is the second in this area in three years. The Adventist Church’s headquarters in the central region of Minas Gerais immediately mobilized to serve the families affected by this tragedy. While......

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Feb 2019
Adventists prepare themselves for days of prayer :: Adventist News Network

Feb 05, 2019  |  Brasilia, Brazil  |  Carolyn Azo Maribel Aguilar was devastated when she was diagnosed with cancer. For the first time, she opened her heart to God. “I begged Him to help me defeat this cancer and to give me the opportunity to live. I made Him a promise,” the 39-years-old women said. “If He allowed me to live, I would serve Him until the last day of my life.” Maribel began to pray fervently for a divine miracle. And, the miracle happened. “Today I am cancer-free and I didn’t......

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Feb 2019
Scores of residents benefit from Adventist Health Expo in Montego Bay :: Adventist News Network

Feb 05, 2019  |  Montego Bay, Jamaica  |  Nigel Coke/IAD Registered Nurse Carmen Spence-Richards takes the pressure of a resident of St. James who benefitted from Mission Project 2019 Health Expo at Sam Sharpe Square on Saturday, February 2, 2019. Magnifying Glass View Larger Nearly 300 individuals were the beneficiaries of a free health expo organized by the Seventh-day Adventist Church in west Jamaica on Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019. The program, a part of the church’s Mission Project 2019 initiative, was held in Sam Sharpe Square in Montego Bay, Jamaica,......

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