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Apr 2018
Adventist Review Online | There Is No Safe Level of Alcohol Use

April 20, 2018 Article combining 83 studies reveals insightful data on alcohol consumption By Peter N. Landless and Duane McBride Since 1979 when the French paradox was described (decreased heart attacks in a region of France where individuals ate rich and fatty foods and regularly drank red wine but had decreased heart attacks), the scientific literature, popular press, and the alcohol industry have argued that one or two drinks a day of wine or beer is good for your heart.A wide variety of scientific research seemed to indicate that this moderate level......

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Apr 2018
Significant elements line up for positive financial report :: Adventist News Network

Apr 15, 2018 | Silver Spring, Maryland, United States | Adventist Review Staff Juan Prestol-Puesan, Treasurer of the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists, presents the financial report during the Spring Meeting of the General Conference Executive Committee in Silver Spring, Maryland, USA. The Seventh-day Adventist Church posted a financial gain in 2017 of US $1.6 million, highlighted treasury leaders of the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists (GC) on the opening day of the Spring Meeting of the GC Executive Committee, one of the business meetings of the world church governing body. In......

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Apr 2018
Adventist Review Online | Adventists in Bangladesh Host First Autism Awareness Event

April 21, 2018 Special needs ministry focuses on awareness and support for families. By: Teresa Costello, Southern Asia Pacific Division News Adventist church leaders and members in Bangladesh organized a union-wide campaign to celebrate World Autism Day on April 2, 2018. Students and staff from Adventist schools across the country as well as leaders from the Bangladesh Adventist Union Mission (BAUM) in Dhaka hosted parades, organized community discussions and visited families of autistic children. These approximately 300 individuals united in an effort to raise local awareness and offer much-needed support for special......

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Apr 2018
Adventist Church makes strides in world’s biggest cities :: Adventist News Network

Jarod Thomas, Communication Manager for the Ministerial Association of the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists, shares during the Mission to the Cities report during the Spring Meeting of the General Conference Executive Committee in Silver Spring, Maryland, USA. Adventist Mission helped plant 80 churches and open 15 “centers of influence” in cities of more than 1 million people in 2017 as the Seventh-day Adventist Church steps up efforts to spread the message of Jesus’ soon coming in major cities. Gary Krause, director of the......

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Apr 2018
Adventist Review Online | Fresh Produce Giveaway Lays Foundation for “Friendship Evangelism”

April 21, 2018 North American Adventist Church headquarters keeps reaching out to the community. By: Mylon Medley, North American Division News Thousands of pounds of spinach, kale, mango slices, and bananas were distributed at the North American Division (NAD) headquarters to residents in need on Sunday, April 8, 2018. Responding to advertisements placed on Facebook, shared with students in local public schools, and posted in a nearby food bank, approximately 125 people filled reusable grocery bags provided by Adventist Community Services (ACS) with fresh greens.   Neighbors of the North American Adventist......

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Apr 2018
Adventist Church in Jamaica welcomes stance that protects Sabbath keepers :: Adventist News Network

Apr 16, 2018 | Kingston, Jamaica | Jamaica Union News/IAD Staff The Seventh-day Adventist Church in Jamaica has welcomed the stance taken by president of the Private Sector Organization of Jamaica (PSOJ) last week in Kingston, toward members of the Association who deny employment to Seventh-day Adventists. Howard Mitchell, president of PSOJ said that action will be taken against member companies if they are found denying Seventh-day Adventists jobs simply because of their faith. Mitchell’s remark came from the backdrop of the United States State......

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Apr 2018
Adventist Review Online | Once Baptized by the Pope, Italian Banker Is Now a Seventh-day Adventist

April 21, 2018 Giorgio Chiesa and his family were baptized during evangelistic meetings in the US. By: Southern Union Conference News Giorgio Chiesa is the son of an influential family in Italy. He was baptized in St. Paul’s Cathedral in the Vatican, in an ecumenical ceremony presided by Pope Paulus VI and a Muslim imam. As a child, he remembers several times when Karol Wojtyla (Pope John Paul II) visited his mother at her house. When Chiesa was 12, he began to attend a religious school. On his first day in religion......

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Apr 2018
Fresh produce giveaway lays foundation for “Friendship Evangelism” :: Adventist News Network

Apr 17, 2018 | Columbia, Maryland, United States | Mylon Medley NAD Fresh Produce Giveaway Spring 2018 Thousands of pounds of spinach, kale, mango slices, and bananas were distributed at the North American Division (NAD) headquarters to residents in need on Sunday, April 8. Responding to advertisements placed on Facebook, shared with students in local public schools, and posted in a nearby food bank, approximately 125 people filled reusable grocery bags provided by Adventist Community Services (ACS) with fresh greens. “We have a high school group that donates pantry......

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Apr 2018
Adventist Review Online | Tonga Students Face Tough Conditions After Tropical Cyclone

April 20, 2018 In Adventist schools, tents have become makeshift classrooms. By: Tracey Bridcutt, Adventist Record Tents have become makeshift classrooms for students at Adventist schools in Tonga while the schools await rebuilding work after Tropical Cyclone Gita struck in February 2018. Beulah College, Beulah Primary, and Hilliard Memorial Adventist schools were all extensively damaged by the category-4 cyclone. Trans-Pacific Union Mission associate education director Mele Vaihola, who recently visited the schools, found that the teachers and students were going about their work in extremely tough conditions. “During hot days the tents......

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Apr 2018
Adventist Church President offers condolences, asks for prayer :: Adventist News Network

Apr 18, 2018 | Silver Spring, Maryland, United States | Ted N.C. Wilson It is with great sadness that we have learned of a tragic “drive-by” shooting that has taken place outside our Seventh-day Adventist Church in Quetta, Pakistan, on Sunday evening, April 15, 2018.  The 18-year-old son of one of our Seventh-day Adventist church members and another person were killed, and eight people were injured.  Our hearts go out to the families affected and to our precious Seventh-day Adventist Church members in Quetta.  I appeal to all Seventh-day Adventists around the......

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