Tag: Adventist News Network


25
Sep 2018
In Puerto Rico, at 103 years of age, man decides to give his life to Jesus :: Adventist News Network

Sep 24, 2018 | San Juan, Puerto Rico | David Sebastian/IAD Staff 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......

Read More


24
Sep 2018
Boy tries to prove pastor wrong about Sabbath :: Adventist News Network

Sep 24, 2018 | Silver Spring, Maryland, United States | Andrew McChesney Haile Magicho Sendeno was a super-smart boy. He finished sixth grade in only half a year. Then he finished seventh grade in the second half of the year. The teachers were so impressed that they gave him the final exams for the eighth grade — and he passed with straight A’s. As a reward, the Christian school presented Haile with a special gift: his own Bible. Not many children had their own Bibles in Ethiopia, and Haile couldn’t have bought......

Read More


23
Sep 2018
Burundi celebrates unprecedented church growth through Total Member Involvement :: Adventist News Network

Sep 16, 2018 | Burundi, East Africa | Steven Eric Nsengiyumva, TMI Coordinator, Burundi Union Mission The Burundi Union Mission, located in the East-Central Africa region of the World Church, has long hoped for assistance in fulfilling the gospel commission in their territory. After gaining valuable experience assisting neighboring unions with successful Total Member Involvement campaigns in 2016 and 2017, the Burundi Union and three additional unions in the Democratic Republic of Congo planned their own evangelistic meetings to be held July 6 – 21,......

Read More


23
Sep 2018
Indian State of Kerala Sees Worst Flooding in Nearly a Century :: Adventist News Network

Sep 16, 2018 | Kerala, India | SUD Communication Department Severe floods affected the South Indian state of Kerala due to unusually heavy rainfall during the monsoon season this year. The August 2018 flood is the worst witnessed in the region in nearly a century. According to the local government, one-sixth of the total population of Kerala was affected by these floods.     Impact of the Flood At least a million people were evacuated from their homes; 33,000 people have been rescued and the Kerala State Disaster Management......

Read More


22
Sep 2018
Summer Gateway program inspires minority high school students to achieve, serve :: Adventist News Network

Sep 16, 2018 | Loma Linda, California, United States | DonaJayne Potts 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 assist with hands-on activities. This summer, nearly 70 students participated in the program and 21......

Read More


21
Sep 2018
Record recognized with ARPA awards :: Adventist News Network

Sep 16, 2018 | Sydney, Australia | Record Staff Adventist Media has been recognized at the annual Australasian Religious Press Association (ARPA) awards, winning four awards across two publications. ARPA held this year’s conference in Brisbane, Australia, on the second weekend in September. The awards were announced during Saturday night’s formal awards dinner. Adventist Record received two silver awards and one bronze award. The silver awards were for Best Original Illustration for the cover “Being Adventist in a Post-Truth World” (January 28, 2017) and Best News Story for Sonja......

Read More


21
Sep 2018
Administrative Committee Continues to Refine Unity Document :: Adventist News Network

Sep 18, 2018 | Silver Spring, Maryland, United States | The General Conference Administrative Committee Following its vote on July 17, 2018, of a preliminary document outlining a process addressing non-compliant entities, the Seventh-day Adventist Church’s General Conference Administrative Committee (ADCOM) voted updates to the document during its meeting at the church’s world headquarters in Silver Spring, Maryland, on September 18.  This latest action of the committee follows the regular process of vetting and refining a document before being presented to the General Conference (GC) Executive Committee at its Annual Council in October.  ......

Read More


20
Sep 2018
Adventist Community Services Disaster Relief provides help to Hurricane Florence victims :: Adventist News Network

Sep 19, 2018 | Columbia, Maryland, United States | Kimberly Luste Maran, NAD communication department Cape Fear River, Fayetteville, North Carolina, Monday, September 17, 2018 Adventist Community Services (ACS) is working with the Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) and other disaster relief groups to help victims of Hurricane Florence. “We appreciate the help ADRA has offered,” W. Derrick Lea, ACS Disaster Response (DR) director for the North American Division, said today. “Financial support is there; we are working on solidifying the program so we can......

Read More


20
Sep 2018
Life-saving heart device program recognized for excellence :: Adventist News Network

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 Razzouk, MD, surgical director of the VAD program, chair of the Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, and professor of cardiothoracic surgery and of pediatrics.   VAD therapy is available for infants, children and adults.   ......

Read More


19
Sep 2018
ADCOM refers to Compliance Committees :: Adventist News Network

Sep 18, 2018 | Silver Spring, Maryland, United States | The General Conference Administrative Committee During a discussion of the General Conference Administrative Committee on Sept 18, 2018, it was recognized that a procedural oversight was inadvertently communicated, which stated that an in-house General Conference committee would be established by the General Conference Executive Committee, and that committee would report directly to the General Conference Executive Committee. In the normal course of establishing General Conference in-house operational Committees, those committees are established by and report back to the Administrative Committee of the......

Read More


Page 1 of 8312345...102030...Last »