Tag: Adventist Review


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Jul 2018
Adventist Review Online | Requiem for a Disillusioned Hedonist

July 16, 2018 What Anthony Bourdain’s death taught me about food, pleasure, and life’s meaning. By: Jarod Thomas and Adventist Review I t’s been several weeks, and I still find myself thinking about him. I distinctly remember the day I walked through the aisles of the public library, pulling a curious-looking book from the shelf. Flipping through the crisp pages, I paused to read a singular account. It was a graphic story of how this man and a group of unnamed elite chefs clandestinely enjoyed eating the delicacy of an endangered species. I......

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Jul 2018
Adventist Review Online | Adventist Attorney Finds Her Calling in Fighting Human Trafficking

July 13, 2018 Amanda Rodríguez shares her story and what you can do to help. By: Mylon Medley, North American Division News “It was as easy as listening,” said Amanda Rodríguez, advocate for survivors of human trafficking, when describing how she became an attorney. “I remember the exact moment,” Rodríguez said as she recounted the day during her undergraduate studies at the University of Maryland, in College Park, Maryland, United States, when she walked across campus to class in the pouring rain. Her strides were accented with prayers as she thought about......

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Jul 2018
Adventist Review Online | The Ten: Sabbath Activities Everyone Can Enjoy

July 14, 2018 There is no such thing as a boring Sabbath afternoon. By: Scott Wegener, Adventist Record Scott Wegener is a Seventh-day Adventist living in Melbourne, Australia. Wegener is a creative writer who, among other projects, helps run sabbathideas.org, a site intended “to help those who want to keep the Sabbath out of love for God and make it a special daythat differs from the rest of the ‘working’ week.” Below he shares ten ideas to make Sabbath afternoons more enjoyable.—Editors 1. Ask for Prayer Requests Post on your favoredsocial media platform or......

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Jul 2018
Adventist Review Online | Maranatha Ministry Holds First Missions Event in Brazil

July 13, 2018 First convention in South America underscores key role of supporting ministry. By: Maranatha Volunteers International and Adventist Review Maranatha Volunteers International, a supporting ministry of the Seventh-day Adventist Church based in Roseville, California, United States, recently held its first convention in South America. About 300 leaders, supporters, and volunteers met in São Paulo, Brazil, June 22-24, 2018, to listen to mission reports and initiatives of the international ministry, which builds Adventist churches and schools and digs water wells around the world. South American Division president Erton Köhler, the keynote speaker......

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Jul 2018
Adventist Review Online | In Hungary, Adventist Pastor Recognized for Services to Families

July 13, 2018 Renowned institution acknowledges his contributions to family well-being. By: Trans-European Division News and Adventist Review A Seventh-day Adventist pastor in the central European nation of Hungary was recently awardeda prestigious prize for his contributions to the well-beingof Hungarian families. Hungarian Union family ministries director Gábor Mihalec, both a pastor and a family therapist, has been named the recipientof the 2018 Kopp-Skrabski Prize. During the award ceremony held at the Kopp Mária Institute for Population and Families (KINCS) on June 4, 2018, the institute leaders statedthat Mihalec “has made immense efforts to strengthen and preserve the value of marriage, childbirth, and......

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Jul 2018
Adventist Review Online | Adventist Anti-trinitarianism And Alexandrian Theology

July 13, 2018 By: Darius W. Jankiewicz In 2001, clutching my newly-minted theology degree from Andrews University, I returned to regular front-line ministry in Australia. After spending eight years at Andrews—buried in books, writing, and theological parleys—I had become somewhat out of touch with modern Adventist (and Australian at that) culture with its theological trends. I did not, however, anticipate many challenges, at least not of a theological nature. Little did I know that one of the churches I was assigned to had recently become embroiled in a vigorous theological debate dealing......

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Jul 2018
Adventist Review Online | Adventists Mark Important Milestones in the Cook Islands and Vanuatu

July 12, 2018 Members elected in the Cook Islands; Vanuatu government funds school project. By: Tracey Bridcutt, Maritza Brunt, Adventist Record and Adventist Review The Seventh-day Adventist Church recently marked important milestones in two South Pacific island nations. In the Cook Islands, two church members were elected to the nation’s parliament. In a first for Vanuatu, an Adventist school renovation project was granted government funding. Regional church leaders believe both events showcase the increasing visibility of the Adventist Church in the South Pacific and beyond. Elected to Cook Islands Parliament Two Seventh-day Adventists are new members of the Cook Islands parliament after......

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Jul 2018
Adventist Review Online | In Italy, Scholarship Rewards Theses on Faith Topics by Adventist Students

July 11, 2018 Incentive geared to foster religious discussions across public school campuses. By: Inter-European Division News and Adventist Review A scholarship initiative developed by the Adventist Ministry to College and University Students (AMiCUS) in Italy is fostering faith and religious discussions at state school campuses across the nation. The “thesis scholarship” was established with the goal of addressing Adventist students’ needs in public universities, said Italian Union of Seventh-day Adventists education director Roberto Iannò, whose office manages the program. “It is granted to Seventh-day Adventist students attending public universities, for dissertations written on......

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Jul 2018
Adventist Review Online | Hospital in China Gets Assistance From U.S. Nurse Leadership Program

July 11, 2018 Loma Linda residents in nurse-leadership management help with accreditation. By: DonaJayne Potts, Loma Linda University Health News Two nurse leadership management residents saw firsthand how Loma Linda University Health has positively influenced the quality of patient care at partner site Sir Run Run Shaw Hospital (SRRSH) in Hangzhou, China. In January 2018, Crystal Robinson and Silvi Cuizon, from the Seventh-day Adventist teaching hospital in Loma Linda, California, United States, traveled to SRRSH to assist in lectures and patient safety evaluations. The trip fulfilled an elective international rotation requirement for......

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Jul 2018
Adventist Review Online | The Fetus Who Refused to Die

July 10, 2018 The incredible life story of Akeri Suzuki By: Victor Hulbert with Akeri Suzuki Why would a young couple, deeply in love, choose to abort their unborn child? It was a story of desperate times. Mitsuharu Suzuki was among the few Japanese soldiers who survived World War II fighting in Manchuria, China. He survived not so much because of wartime bravery but rather because he developed tuberculosis and had to be shippedhome. When the Japanese emperor surrendered on August 15, 1945, Mitsuharu attempted suicide, as did many fellow soldiers. He felt ashamed to......

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