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Apr 2017
Adventist Review Online | When the Holy Spirit Went to Prison

The team had planned for only one baptism, but the Spirit had a different idea Posted April 1, 2017 By: Carol Bolden, Mid-America Union It was nearly 8 pm when three members of a Colorado, United States prison ministry team arrived at Crowley County Correctional Facility to baptize an inmate. Richardhad already waited two months because each time the baptism was scheduled, something happened to prevent it. Once it was so cold the sprinkler pipes in the chapel froze and they couldn’t fill the baptismal tank. Another time, Pastor Ted Williams arrived......

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Apr 2017
Adventist Review Online | In a First, 25 Deaf People Are Baptized in Burundi

The Burundi church’s evangelism director weeps as he watches the joyous scene. Posted April 1, 2017 By: Andrew McChesney, Adventist Mission Twenty-five deaf people were recently baptized in the Seventh-day Adventist Church’s first deaf baptisms in Burundi as church members step up efforts to share the gospel with the hearing impaired across East Africa. A total of 27 people were baptized during a joyous ceremony at the Kamenge Seventh-day Adventist Church in Burundi’s capital, Bujumbura, on March 25. In addition to the 25 deaf people, the baptismal candidates included a blind person......

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01
Apr 2017
President of Colombia Helps Adventist Fourth-grader with Homework

Girl uses the experience to witness about her faith Posted March 31, 2017 By: Shirley Rueda, Inter-American Division Eight-year-old Gabriela Rico, a student at the Libertad de Barrancabermeja Adventist School in Barancabermeja, Colombia, recently needed to complete a social studies assignment that would detail the accomplishments of the nation’s president. So she went online to contact Colombia’s President Juan Manuel Santos. “I found something on the internet about the president but I didn’t understand it because it was written for adults,” said Gabriela. So she wrote the following on his Facebook page:......

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01
Apr 2017
Academic Integrity, Education, and Adventism: Challenges in a Global Context

Fall of a Hero Posted March 31, 2017 By: Michael W. Campbell & Eike Mueller On Jan. 17, 2013, Lance Armstrong shocked the American people and the sports world by admitting to doping his way to worldwide success. The seven-time Tour de France winner was the poster child of the American dream. He gained further sympathy as a cancer survivor who arose like a phoenix from illness to dominate one of the most grueling and prestigious sporting events. In retrospect, Armstrong achieved his success not because there weren’t any anti-doping controls or......

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Mar 2017
Inside Hope Channel: Chris LeBrun

Serving as Hope Channel’s director of fundraising is a unique fulfillment of years of preparation. Looking back, I am amazed at how God placed me exactly where I had to be to gather skills needed for where I am now. I studied broadcasting in college, but sadly never had an opportunity to use those skills and knowledge. Fundraising is a field I fell into—and not one I chose. In hindsight, that was God’s plan! It began with a paid internship offer (Can a young man fresh out of college say no to......

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31
Mar 2017
Church in North-America Reinforces Position on Church and State Separation

In official press release, it says it opposes the rejection of the Johnson Amendment Posted March 30, 2017 By: North-American Division Recent events by both the legislative and executive branches of the U.S. Government have brought the Johnson Amendment and participation in elections by non-profits (including churches) to the forefront. The Johnson Amendment is the 1954 amendment to Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code prohibiting tax exempt organizations from endorsing or opposing candidates for office. This amendment is so named because of its sponsorship by then Senator Lyndon Johnson who had......

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Mar 2017
Brazilian Adventist YouTubers Meet for Networking, Fellowship

Gathering highlights the potential of the social medium for contemporary outreach Posted March 30, 2017 By: Jhenifer Costa, South American Division News Agency More than 20 Brazilian Seventh-day Adventist YouTubers met in the cities of São Paulo and Campinas earlier this month for networking and fellowship. The event, organized by the communication department of the church headquarters in the State of São Paulo, sought to connect Brazilian YouTubers in back-to-back 4-hour evening meetings. “The Seventh-day Adventist Church acknowledges the importance of integrating producers of content for social media,” said Odailson Fonseca, communication......

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Mar 2017
Leaders launch first evangelism field school in Japan

Mar 29, 2017 | Yokohama , Japan | Ron Clouzet, ministerial secretary, North Asia-Pacific division / ANN Staff The first field school of evangelism for Japan was organized this month to help reach the 99 percent of people in Japan who not Christian or unfamiliar with Christianity. The training offered at the school is set to equip local church leaders and members of 12 churches to participate in numerous evangelism and outreach initiatives throughout the year as they fulfill a commitment of doing at least three outreach......

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30
Mar 2017
Remember What Made America Great, Says Adventist Professor

In op-ed piece, Andrews University professor discusses religious liberty, diversity Posted March 29, 2017 A professor at an Adventist university in the US recently published an op-ed piece in an important newspaper where he reflected on the religious history of the United States and its importance for contemporary society. Nicholas Miller, professor of church history at the Seventh-day Adventist Theological Seminary on the campus of Andrews University, in Berrien Springs, Michigan, wrote in The Philadelphia Enquirer that US religious history is essential to inform the present. “If we hope to make America......

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Mar 2017
Adventist Student, First Black Female in Top Neurosurgery Program

Ghana native admitted at prestigious John Hopkins residency Posted March 29, 2017 By: Kimberly Luste Maran, North American Division Nancy Abu-Bonsrah, a Seventh-day Adventist, is the first black female neurosurgical resident to have been accepted into the Johns Hopkins’ program in its history, which spans more than 100 years. According to a CNN TV network report, the prestigious program, ranked second in the United States, accepts just two to five residents. Ben Carson, now the United States secretary of Housing and Urban Development, is one of the program’s most notable alumni. On......

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