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Dec 2016
Chilean Philosophy Professor Finds Adventism Through Health Message

Cooking classes and music instruction lead to conversion, baptism Posted December 26, 2016 By Gabriel Gamboa/ASN A former philosophy professor at the Catholic University of Chile has joined the Seventh-day Adventist Church after a Center of Influence in his neighborhood offered courses in healthy cooking — and an opportunity to study the violin. Francisco Rozas Bravo said that for many years he passed by the local Adventist church, but it didn’t catch his attention. Finally, a time for decision had come: after study and participation in the congregation, Rozas was baptized on......

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Dec 2016
Bikers Deliver Thousands of Toys to Loma Linda University Childrens Hospital

Christmas gifts cheer young patients during holidays Posted December 24, 2016 By James Ponder, Loma Linda University Health Leave it to the local motorcycle community to figure out a way to surmount an obstacle. Faced with the prospect of not being able to ride up to the front entrance of Loma Linda University Children’s Hospital to deliver toys this year, more than 200 motorcycles and approximately 400 riders improvised to make sure the annual giveaway plans weren’t thwarted during the 24th annual Quaid Harley-Davidson Toy Run. Starting at approximately 10:00 a.m. on......

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Dec 2016
To Fund Adventist School, Two Argentine Boys Sell Paper Airplanes in Kyrgyzstan

The children become unlikely—and successful—fundraisers Posted December 23, 2016 By Andrew McChesney, Adventist MissionChristian Müller, a Seventh-day Adventist volunteer in the former Soviet republic of Kyrgyzstan, was surprised to find his two young sons selling paper airplanes on the city street outside their home. The boys—Lukas, 7, and Thomas, 6—had dragged a table into the road, decorated it with colorful flowers, and filled it with the homemade planes, which they were trying to sell for 10 Kyrgyzstani som (15 U.S. cents) each. The boys wanted to donate the money for new classrooms......

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Dec 2016
Adventist church for the blind opens in Canada

Dec 21, 2016 | Ontario, Canada | Halsey Peat, Ontario Conference Communication Director Man reading braille. On November 26, 2016, Ontario Conference of Seventh-day Adventists inaugurated what is believed to be the first congregation for visually impaired worshippers in the North American Division. Mark Johnson, president of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Canada, and Mansfield Edwards, Ontario Conference president, joined the 25 charter members and other guests for the service held at the Holiday Inn Express Hotel in Scarborough, a district in eastern Toronto. Hope Vision Fellowship, as the new......

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Dec 2016
Caleb Adeogun, beloved retired Nigerian Adventist leader, passes at 84

Dec 21, 2016 | Silver Spring, Maryland, United States | Adventist Review Staff Caleb Adeogun served as the first Nigerian-born secretary and president of the Nigeria Union Mission of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Nigeria. Seventh-day Adventist pastor Caleb Oyelayo Adeogun, 84, the first African elected executive secretary of his home division and the first Nigerian secretary and then president of his country’s union mission, passed to his rest on December 2. The first child of a pioneering Seventh-day Adventist convert and pastor in Nigeria, the late Joseph Adeyemo......

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Dec 2016

Hope Channel would not be where it is today without the faithful support of our donors. It is because of their generous contributions that our network has been able to spread to 43 channels and 39 languages around the world. We wanted to share a personal thank you to all our supporters by taking them on an intimate, behind-the-scenes tour of Hope Channel Inc. and sharing some wonderful testimonies of how God has blessed our viewers over the past year. Please watch Give Thanks, Give Hope — a wonderful program made just......

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Dec 2016
A Refugee Family Witnesses Gods Miracle in the Middle East

Young health volunteer sees how God uses Adventists to help alleviate suffering. Posted December 22, 2016 By MENA UNION staff Editor’s note: 1. Names and locations have been changed for security reasons. 2. Lucas is in his last year of medical school. He has chosen to spend eight months doing health education with local families and is also volunteering in a small hospital in the Middle East. This is a story about one of the families he is mingling with, told in his own words: Abdul and his family are non-Christians from......

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Dec 2016
Adventists welcome new US International Religious Freedom law

Dec 21, 2016 | Washington D.C., United States | Bettina Krause, communication director, International Religious Liberty Association The new religious freedom legislation is named for former US Congressman Frank R. Wolf, a veteran advocate for the rights of religious minorities around the world. Congressman Wolf is pictured speaking in May 2016 at the Adventist Church’s Religious Liberty Summit in Washington, D.C. Legislation signed into law last week by United States President Barak Obama represents a much-needed step forward in the global effort to combat religious persecution, says the Seventh-day......

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Dec 2016
Theres A Song in the Air

New Adventist hymn premieres Posted December 21, 2016 By Adventist Review Staff On December 10, 2016, a new Adventist hymn was sung. Bill Knott, executive editor and director of Adventist Review ministries, along with Mark Willey, minister of music at the Spencerville Adventist Church in Silver Spring, Maryland, combined their talents to write a hymn that specifically joins the two advents of Christ—His first as a baby born in Bethlehem, and His second coming. Knott first wrote the poem that would eventually become the lyrics to the hymn. He applied the various......

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Dec 2016
Germany: Berlin truck crash spreads waves of fear

Dec 20, 2016 | Bern Switzerland | Andreas Mazza, CD-EUDNews / ANN staff Twelve people are dead and at least 48 injured, some seriously, after a lorry plowed into a crowded Christmas market at an estimated 40 miles per hour (64 kilometers per hour)  in Berlin, Germany on December 19. Berlin police are investigating the incident as “a probable terrorist attack.” The violent truck assault on Berlin’s crowded Breitscheidplatz Christmas market had similarities to the attack on the Promenade des Angalis in Nice last summer, including the same type of semi-truck,......

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