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Aug 2018
enditnow Emphasis Day Observed August 25th :: Adventist News Network

Aug 17, 2018 | Silver Spring, Maryland, United States | Beth Thomas for ANN Abuse. The statistics are startling. According to the World Health Organization, an estimated1 billion children, aged 2–17 years, have experienced physical, sexual, or emotional violence or neglect in the past year. Likewise, a study conducted by the Center for Disease Control showed that 1 in 3 women and 1 in 4 men have experienced some form of physical abuse by an intimate partner throughout the course of their relationship. One cannot turn a blind eye......

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Aug 2018
Adventist Review Online | Adventist Health System Announces Plans to Become AdventHealth

August 16, 2018 All of the organization’s wholly-owned entities will begin carrying the AdventHealth name on Jan. 2, 2019. By: Adventist Health System and North American Division News  Altamonte Springs-based Adventist Health System (AHS), one of the largest faith-based health care systems in the United States, with nearly 50 hospital campuses and more than 80,000 employees, today announced that it will soon become AdventHealth. With the name change, the health system will move to being one consumer-centric, connected and identifiable national system of care for every stage of life and......

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Aug 2018
Adventist Review Online | Loma Linda Recognized Among the Best by National Ranking Company

August 15, 2018 U.S. News & World Report includes Adventist institution in its “Best Hospital” list. By: Sheann Brandon, Loma Linda University News Loma Linda University Medical Center (LLUMC), a Seventh-day Adventist healthcare institution in Loma Linda, California, United States, has been recognized as a Best Hospital for 2018-19 by U.S. News & World Report. Ranked as the No. 1 hospital in the Riverside and San Bernardino metro area, LLUMC was also nationally ranked in gynecology and recognized as “high performing” in seven other areas. Released today, the annual rankings are designed......

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Aug 2018
Adventist Review Online | Volunteer-Driven Dream School Becomes a Beacon of Hope in the Amazon

August 15, 2018 ADRA-sponsored project was not for the faint of heart, organizers say. By: Michael Rohm, for Adventist Review At first glance, Nova Jerusalém is no different from the countless villages that dot the banks of the labyrinthine Amazon River corridor in Brazil. Like their neighbors, the people of Nova Jerusalém claim a hard-won existence between the banks of remote tributary waters and the encroaching canopy of dense jungle. Like their neighbors, the scattered families of this small community lack access to resources such as clean water, modern health care, and......

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Aug 2018
Adventist Review Online | Surgeon Performs First-in-the-Nation Procedures With New Surgical Robot

August 14, 2018 At Florida Hospital, system allows physicians to control the device con their eyes. By: Florida Hospital News Florida Hospital, a Seventh-day Adventist network of hospitals in Central Florida, United States, is the first health care system in the nation using an innovative new surgical robotic system. The new robot offers haptic feedback and allows physicians to control the device with their eyes. Known as the TransEnterix Senhance system, it’s the first new robotic surgical system to receive Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval since 2000. Colorectal surgeon Teresa DeBeche-Adams......

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Aug 2018
Adventist Review Online | Festival of Cross-Cultural Missions Gathers More than 600 Lay Leaders

August 14, 2018 Laypersons and leaders across Inter-America meet in Trinidad and Tobago. By: Royston Philbert, Inter-American Division News Hundreds of Seventh-day Adventist laypersons and leaders across the English Caribbean and throughout the church in the Inter-American Division (IAD) gathered for the very first Festival of Cross-Cultural Missions to better understand how to reach the growing multi-cultural groups spread throughout the vast territory. The historic event brought more than 600 church planters, pastors and volunteer lay people to take in the historic opening ceremony in Port of Spain, Trinidad.   “We want......

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Aug 2018
Adventist Review Online | Mission Trip for Teens Builds More Than Structures in Bolivia

August 13, 2018 Young volunteers serve others and find a personal God; 18 of them baptized. By: Maranatha Volunteers International News and Adventist Review Maranatha Volunteers International’s annual mission trip for high-school teenagers, coined Ultimate Workout, recently finished its 28th generation in Bolivia. A total of 167 teens and adults served at four locations in the Entre Ríos area from July 18-30, 2018. Every day, volunteer teams spread out to four different sites, each almost an hour away. More than 3,800 volunteers have participated in Ultimate Workout trips since 1990. Each project allows......

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Aug 2018
Adventist Review Online | Higher Ed Leaders Vote to Explore Collaboration

August 13, 2018 Adventist college and university leaders meet with church leaders to discuss future of educational system. By: Debbie Michel, Lake Union Conference Against a backdrop of tighter finances and a dwindling enrollments at Adventist colleges and universities in North America, school administrators and church leaders voted overwhelmingly in favor of forming a “strategic alliance” to strengthen the overall educational system. Sunday’s vote on what was dubbed “The Chicago Declaration” came after four days of presentations on the Future of Seventh-day Adventist Higher Education Summit, following the North American Division......

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Aug 2018
Adventist Review Online | Guyana Expatriates Celebrate 25 Years of Giving Back

August 10, 2018 At Linden, the Adventist group’s hometown, members recommit to service. By: Raynold M. Lewis, Ingrid O. L. Enniss, and Adventist Review The Linden International Reunion Association (LIRA) is a group of immigrant Seventh-day Adventists based in North America. Originally from the bauxite mining town of Linden, Guyana, the group recently made a pilgrimage home to celebrate its 25th anniversary. LIRA has, for the past 25 years, developed a model for giving back to a community that has shaped the members’ identity as Seventh-day Adventists and as contributors to the......

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Aug 2018
Adventist Review Online | Seven Words in Broken English

August 10, 2018 Mission initiatives in northern Asia show that prayer and creativity can go a long way. By: Marcos Paseggi, Adventist Review What do you need in order to share with other people the good news about Jesus? Not much, if you consider some of the mission initiatives on display at the International Mission Congress (IMC) exhibition booths. The event has gathered about 4,000 mission-minded Seventh-day Adventist members of all ages in Goyang, Republic of Korea, for four days of testimonies, a showcase of ministries, and community outreach initiatives. Carved carrots......

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