Tag: Adventist Review


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Feb 2019
Adventist Review Online | Korea’s Supreme Court Gives Historic Legal Victory to Adventist Student

February 14, 2019 The long-awaited ruling supports a legal right to Saturday (Sabbath) accommodation. By: Bettina Krause, Public Affairs and Religious Liberty News The almost two-year legal ordeal of Han Ji Man, a young Seventh-day Adventist medical student in South Korea, ended last month when the country’s Supreme Court upheld his right to take university exams outside of Saturday (Sabbath) hours. Adventists in Korea are celebrating the landmark ruling, issued January 31, 2019, which they hope will signal a new era of legal protection for Sabbath-keepers and other people of faith. “This......

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Feb 2019
Adventist Review Online | Inter-America Celebrates Annual Baptismal Ceremony in Jamaica

February 15, 2019 The Lord Transform Me initiative has resulted in thousands of new church members. By: Libna Stevens, Inter-American Division News The Seventh-day Adventist Church in Inter-America celebrated in Jamaica on February 9, 2019, as more than 8,000 people crowded the Montego Bay Convention Center and an outer court to worship and witness the results of intense evangelistic efforts and community-impact events across the island and other parts of the Inter-American Division (IAD) territory. More than 200 new believers were baptized on site, and hundreds more joined the church across Jamaica......

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Feb 2019
Adventist Review Online | Dialogue Between Sabbatarian Adventists Explores Shared Values and Distinctive Beliefs

February 15, 2019 Conversation brought together Adventist and Adventist Reform thinkers and leaders. By: Bettina Krause, Public Affairs and Religious Liberty News A spirit of friendship and mutual respect marked a two-day meeting between representatives of the Seventh-day Adventist Church and the Seventh Day Adventist Reform Movement. A small group of leaders and theologians from the two communions — which share a similar heritage as well as a number of key beliefs — met December 5 and 6, 2018, at the headquarters of the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists in Silver Spring,......

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Feb 2019
Adventist Review Online | Archaeologists Culminate Celebrations of 50-Year Jordan Project

February 14, 2019 Experts review evidence of biblical narratives and challenges moving forward. By: Darla Martin Tucker, La Sierra University, and Adventist Review When Seventh-day Adventist archaeologists first dug into the sandy soil of central Jordan back in 1968, their goal was to find evidence of the ancient Old Testament town of Heshbon, which was linked to the Israelite Exodus and conquest.  As they searched for verification of the biblical narrative, the archaeologists unwittingly laid the groundwork for an archaeological odyssey in Jordan that would span 50 years and beyond, along the......

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14
Feb 2019
Adventist Review Online | Ginger Ketting-Weller to Become New President of AIIAS in the Philippines

February 13, 2019 Experienced educator will take over on July 1. By: La Sierra University News The dean of the School of Education at La Sierra University, Ginger Ketting-Weller, recently announced that she will leave at the end of the 2018-2019 school year to serve as president of the Adventist International Institute of Advanced Studies (AIIAS), an international graduate school located in Silang, Cavite, Philippines.  In December 2018, Ketting-Weller told her faculty at La Sierra, a Seventh-day Adventist school in Riverside, California, United States, that she had accepted the call from the......

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Feb 2019
Adventist Review Online | Revival Training Initiative Sweeps Over the Church in Costa Rica

February 11, 2019 Communion and mission go together, regional pastors are reminded. By: Libna Stevens, Inter-American Division News Dozens of Seventh-day Adventist pastors from throughout the Inter-American Division (IAD) territory recently joined local ministers across Costa Rica to preach the Word of God and visit the homes of thousands of members. The activity was part of an intense spiritual-revival training initiative that seeks to motivate church members to get involved in the mission of sharing the gospel. Holy Convocation Coined as the Holy Convocation in Communion and Mission this year, the initiative......

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Feb 2019
Adventist Review Online | Church Leaders Urged to Model Healthy Lifestyles

February 12, 2019 Global Leadership Summit celebrated the benefits of vegetarianism and exercise. By: Andrew McChesney, Adventist Mission 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 12thannual gathering held this year in Montego......

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Feb 2019
Adventist Review Online | Legislation in Australia ‘a Threat to Religious Liberty’

February 12, 2019 Church secretary presents on amendments to the Sex Discrimination Act. By: Tracey Bridcutt, Adventist Record and Adventist Review Religious freedom is under threat from proposed amendments to a bill being considered by the New South Wales Parliament, Michael Worker told a Senate committee hearing in Sydney, Australia, on February 7, 2019. Worker, the general secretary of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Australia, was among a number of church, community, school, human rights, and LGBTIQ+ representatives who were invited to speak at the public hearing in New South Wales Parliament House.......

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Feb 2019
Adventist Review Online | ‘Making the Church Young’

February 11, 2019 Northern Asia Adventists hold first Youth, Children, Education Summit By: Northern Asia-Pacific Division News, and Adventist Review Around 100 Seventh-day Adventist leaders convened in Gangneung, South Korea, for the first regional Youth, Children, Education (YCE) Summit, January 13-16, 2019.  The event, organized by the Northern Asia-Pacific Division (NSD) of the Seventh-day Adventist Church, sought to train and foster discussion among regional leaders of youth and children’s ministries and educational institution leaders, organizers said.  Under the theme “Making the Church Young,” speakers presented topics on how to attract young people......

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Feb 2019
Adventist Review Online | Baltic Region Leaders Trained in Mental Health Skills

February 11, 2019 Participants learn to work on their relationships to positively affect others. By: Alla Nõmmik, and Adventist Review Sixty Seventh-day Adventist departmental leaders and their teams from across Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania now have a greater understanding in dealing with mental health issues thanks to a three-part training series run in the Baltic Union over the past year. The final module, held at the Seventh-day Adventist Church’s Latvian Conference office in Riga, the last weekend of January 2019, attracted more participants as interest in the course has grown.  Seventh-day Adventist......

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