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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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12
Jul 2018
Mensen uit het hele land

De Open dag van het kerkgenootschap op landgoed Oud Zandbergen is een bijna-jaarlijks festijn. Op 1 juli 2018 was er een publiekstrekker die we op recente edities niet vaak hebben gezien: mooi weer. Met iets meer dan veertig kramen was de markt dit keer wat kleiner dan voorgaande jaren, maar daarmee niet minder interessant. ‘Er waren mensen uit het hele land’, zegt Patrick Nab, die de dag organiseerde, ‘maar er waren ook kramen uit het hele land.’ Voor elk wat wils AJV Scouts & Pathfinders verzorgde het programma voor kinderen. Voor een......

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Jul 2018
Students get a glimpse into the future of medicine at San careers forum :: Adventist News Network

Jul 10, 2018 | Sydney, Australia | Leisa O’Conner Three hundred students got a glimpse into the future of medicine—including the use of virtual reality—during a careers forum hosted by Sydney Adventist Hospital last Wednesday morning. The free Science, Technology, Engineering, Maths and Medicine (STEMM) initiative was designed for female students to help inform their future career choices, with women identified in an UNESCO report as under-represented in science, technology and medical careers despite growing demands and significant labor shortages. Eight of the San’s leading female medical specialists......

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11
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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11
Jul 2018
Adventists Help commemorate Colombia’s National Religious Freedom Day :: Adventist News Network

Jul 10, 2018 | Bogota, Colombia | Bettina Krause, Communication director, International Religious Liberty Association (Front row, from left) Pastor Gabriel Villerreal, PARL director for the Adventist Church in Colombia; Mr. Juan Manuel Santos, President of Colombia; Dr. Ganoune Diop, PARL director for the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists. Seventh-day Adventist religious liberty leaders were invited by the Colombian government to help celebrate the country’s third annual National Religious Freedom Day, held July 4. During a morning meeting at Casa La Giralda, headquarters of Colombia’s Ministry......

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11
Jul 2018
Adventist Review Online | Resilient Disciples Needed

July 10, 2018 For Christianity to survive, it needs ‘extremophile’ disciples. By: Peter Roennfeldt, Adventist Record Our world is a hostile environment for disciples of Jesus Christ. Religion is on the rise, but the patterns are complex.  The global south—the developing nations of Africa, Asia, Central and South America, and some of the nations of the Pacific—are experiencing an aggressive expansion of Christianity, often demanding and in tension with other world religions. By contrast, the global north societies of Europe, North America, Australia, and New Zealand—once shaped by Christian faith—are now largely post-Christian, with caustic, corrosive cultures......

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Jul 2018
ADRA Canada responds to Volcano aftermath in Guatemala :: Adventist News Network

Jul 10, 2018 | Ontario, Canada | ADRA Canada On June 3, 2018, the Fuego Volcano (Volcano of Fire) in Guatemala erupted, causing large amounts of destruction to the surrounding communities. The eruption produced the descent of pyroclastic flows and fiery clouds with temperatures reaching 700 degrees Celsius. Ash columns were formed, reaching up to 10,000 meters above sea level and affecting communities as far as 40 kilometers away. The volcano is 27 miles southwest of the country’s capital, Guatemala City. This catastrophe has affected the lives of almost two million......

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10
Jul 2018
Adventist Review Online | Newborn’s Life Saved by Rare, Specialized Surgery at Birth

July 9, 2018 Loma Linda University Children’s Hospital team of experts accomplish rare feat. By: Briana Pastorino, Loma Linda University Health News Jethro Quach, an infant diagnosed with a rare, congenital birth defect that would inhibit his ability to breathe independently at birth, was saved during birth thanks to a specialized procedure by a multidisciplinary team at Loma Linda University Children’s Hospital (LLUCH). LLUCH is the only tertiary care facility equipped to handle such a complex case in the Southern California region known as the Inland Empire. Jethro suffers from congenital high airway obstruction......

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