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Aug 2016
2,000 served at Jumpstart Free Health Clinic in Killeen, Texas

2,000 served at Jumpstart Free Health Clinic in Killeen, Texas A volunteer provides vision services to one of Jumpstart’s 2,000 patients. The 3-day clinic drew 700 volunteers who provided medical and dental care, free haircuts and counseling. August 17, 2016 | Killeen, Texas, United States | Pat Humphrey/Southwestern Union Record Magazine Devon Darson cried when she called the Jumpstart Free Health Clinic number. “The guy answered the phone and said, ‘We’re here to serve you.’ And I cried,” she says. “That’s the word that God used. He......

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Aug 2016
In Jamaica, Adventist radio station lauded by the Ministry of Health for promoting healthy lifestyle

In Jamaica, Adventist radio station lauded by the Ministry of Health for promoting healthy lifestyle Ladies join a member of the NCU FM team in a dance routine when NCU FM 14 in 14 Education Wellness roadshow stopped in Montego Bay, Jamaica last month. Northern Caribbean University’s FM 14 in 14 Education and Wellness Challenge demonstrated how getting involved in physical activity is a step toward healthier living. August 17, 2016 | Mandeville, Jamaica | Nadeen Campbell/Inter-American Division Back to list Source link...

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Aug 2016
Thomas Davis, an Adventist Missionary Who Found Jesus After the Mission Field

Davis, a best-selling author and former Adventist Review associate editor, passes away at the age of 96. Posted August 19, 2016 Thomas A. Davis grew close to Jesus reading Steps to Christ as a Canadian medic stationed in England during World War II. By all appearances, the relationship flourished as he went on to become a Seventh-day Adventist pastor, editor, and missionary in the Philippines and India. But Davis realized — at first reluctantly — that he had lost that intimate walk with Jesus when he returned home from the mission field......

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Aug 2016
In Venezuela, Adventists share hope and kindness in more than 50 cities

In Venezuela, Adventists share hope and kindness in more than 50 cities In the streets of Venezuela, Adventist youth hold signs that read “Smile, God Believes in You.” “Close to You Venezuela—Smile, God Believes in You” reaches more than 700,000 people as leaders call it the biggest impact the country has ever seen. August 18, 2016 | Caracas, Venezuela | Inter-American Division Staff Thousands of Seventh-day Adventists flooded cities and communities across Venezuela with a touch of kindness, a helping hand and a message of hope during a......

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Aug 2016
European Educators and Pastors Study Creation in Iceland

Seventy-five delegates attend a major church-organized faith and science conference. Posted August 19, 2016 By Victor Hulbert, Trans-European Division Until this month, a group of Seventh-day Adventist educators and pastors might have supposed that lava was only lava — the molten rock that flows out of volcanos destroying everything in its path. Now they are wiser after spending a week on an island composed almost entirely of lava — an experience that can quickly make you an expert, especially when accompanied by a local geologist. Seventy-five mostly European delegates converged on Iceland this month......

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Aug 2016
God’s Closet outreach becomes a North American Division ministry

God’s Closet outreach becomes a North American Division ministry At a God’s Closet “free shop day,” parents and grandparents choose clothes neatly arranged by size. The initiative provides an opportunity for families to purchase children’s clothing, shoes and bedding for $1. August 18, 2016 | Spokane, Washington, United States | Julie Lorenz/Pacific Union Recorder Take an Adventist tradition, put a unique spin on it, and you have God’s Closet. Begun in 2009 as a local church outreach in Spokane, Washington, God’s Closet is now an official ministry of the......

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Aug 2016
Adventist Volunteers Provide Shelter and Food in Louisiana Flooding

Adventist Community Services is also assisting people affected by a fire in California. Posted August 19, 2016 By Kimberly Luste Maran, North American Division Seventh-day Adventist volunteers are working double-duty in the United States as they seek to provide relief to communities affected by flooding in Louisiana and a fire in California. Church members and ministry leaders, working under the auspices of the Adventist Community Services Disaster Response, are providing shelter, clothing, food, water, and toiletries. “Louisiana and California are currently being affected by very different crisis events, but what has been consistent in these......

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Aug 2016
Members asked to pray after Nepal bans evangelistic outreach

Members asked to pray after Nepal bans evangelistic outreach People attending the dedication of a new Adventist church in Kaping, Nepal, in April 2016. The Adventist leader in Nepal says a new approach is needed to share the gospel. August 18, 2016 | Silver Spring, Maryland, United States | Andrew McChesney, news editor, Adventist Review The leader of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Nepal has called for prayers amid a state clampdown on evangelistic outreach, including the distribution of religious literature and even having a Bible in a Christian......

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Aug 2016
You May Be a Missionary Kid If … (Part 8)

… You used old technology and loved it. Posted August 19, 2016 Editor’s note: This is the eighth in a series about life as a Seventh-day Adventist missionary child. Read Part 1 and Part 2 and Part 3 and Part 4 and Part 5 and Part 6 and Part 7. By Karen Taylor Glassford We didn’t always have the latest technology in the mission field. In fact, the technology was outdated sometimes in our home countries. But to us missionary kids, the technology seemed normal and even current. You may be a missionary......

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Aug 2016
Dutch Adventist Leader Welcomes Burglars to Church — During Opening Hours

Two male suspects are detained in a burglary attempt at the church’s headquarters in the Netherlands. Posted August 19, 2016 By Nelske Verbaas, Trans-European Division The leader of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in the Netherlands has issued a message of forgiveness after an overnight burglary attempt at the church’s headquarters was foiled by an effective alarm system and a rapid police response. Two male suspects were detained at the church’s headquarters in the central Dutch town of Huis Ter Heide in the early hours of Friday, Aug. 19, after the building’s alarm system......

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