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Mar 2018
Adventist student’s incredible story of survival :: Adventist News Network

Mar 25, 2018 | South Tarawa, Kiribati | Mele Vaihola Taauke Ruevita was one of just seven survivors of the Kiribati ferry tragedy, which claimed more than 80 lives in January. The 15-year-old Kauma Adventist High School student was also the youngest person to survive. She shared her incredible story with Trans Pacific Union Mission associate education director Mele Vaihola, who recently visited Kiribati. As soon as the exam results came out and I heard my name on the radio announce that I had passed to attend Kauma, my cousin and I boarded the......

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Mar 2018
Adventist Review Online | Survey Results Presented to Unity Oversight Committee: Qualitative Research Continues

March 23, 2018 By: General Conference Unity Oversight Committee Results from a worldwide survey were presented to the members of the Seventh-day Adventist Church’s General Conference (GC) Unity Oversight Committee on March 20, 2018, during a scheduled meeting held at the world headquarters in Silver Spring, Maryland. The six-question survey was designed and administered by the church’s Office of Archives, Statistics, and Research (ASTR). The survey addressed issues relating to compliance with voted actions of the General Conference Session, the church’s highest decision-making body, and its Executive Committee, which meets annually between......

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Mar 2018
Students, alumni reach hearts of homeless through feet :: Adventist News Network

As a Loma Linda University student, Tevita Palaki once skipped meals to financially support his budding ministry that now coordinates numerous volunteers to serve the homeless population in San Bernardino County by offering them the Christian act of footwashing. Today, the non-profit organization, United Feet, which Palaki launched as a sophomore in 2015, sends out volunteers up to four times a week to serve local homeless. Volunteers are armed with buckets, soap and towels to serve homeless men and women at area churches and outreach events with a sacrament from......

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Mar 2018
Adventist Review Online | Mission in Your (Flooded) Backyard

March 24, 2018 Andrews University provides housing, food, clothing, and cleanups after local flooding. By: Hannah Gallant, Andrews University News & Adventist Review Students and employees of Andrews University, a Seventh-day Adventist institution in Berrien Springs, Michigan, United States, organized to assist neighbors after a significant flood affected the area in late February and early March 2018. On February 20, 2018, Berrien County began to suffer the effects of rapid snow melting and excessive rainfall. By February 22, the St. Joseph River crested at 17.33 feet in Niles, exceeding the major flood......

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Mar 2018
Brazilian girl sings daddy back to health :: Adventist News Network

Little Carine Cardoso de Oliveira thought Sunday was a wonderful day. The 4-year-old girl went out with her parents to a shopping center in Salvador, Brazil. Mother looked for a blender to make fruit juice. Father bought slices of chocolate cake for everyone. The next day, Father put on his police uniform — and didn’t return home for a month. Several hours after Father left home, Mother got a telephone call and grabbed Carine by the hand. “Come on,” she said. “We’re going to Grandma’s house.”  That night, Mother began to cry......

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Mar 2018
Adventist Review Online | Prayer, Dog Saved Me from Freezing to Death, Says Adventist Pastor

March 24, 2018 In Finland, retired minister shows gratitude in the wake of harrowing ordeal. By: Marcos Paseggi, Adventist Review A retired Seventh-day Adventist pastor in Finland credits the power of prayer, his faithful dog, and a Good Samaritan couple as the main reasons he is still able to tell the tale. Mika Forsman was rescued by a couple and emergency services after he fell and broke his hip in sub-zero temperatures just outside his isolated cottage by a lake in Nummela on February 25, 2018. “We have a living God who......

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Mar 2018
ADRA helps provide school meals for students during hunger crisis :: Adventist News Network

Mar 14, 2018 | Silver Spring, Maryland, United States | Kimi-Roux James, ADRA International More than 50,000 students across Southern Africa are receiving much needed school meals to encourage increased school enrollment and attendance, thanks to a partnership project known as the El Nino Relief and Recovery School Feeding Initiative.  The school feeding initiative focuses on primary aged school children, often times one of the most vulnerable populations during protracted drought when food resources are scarce.   Amidst the regions worst drought in 35 years, heavily impacting millions of......

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Mar 2018
Adventist Review Online | Olympics Engineer from Spain Finds God, Gets Baptized in Korea

March 23, 2018 A walk out in nature, a dental emergency help him to get acquainted with Adventists. By: Marcos Paseggi, Adventist Review A Spaniard working as a managing engineer for the Olympics organization found God and the Seventh-day Adventist Church and was baptized in Korea one day before the end of the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics in February 2018. Alejandro (Alex) Hernández, 41, from Madrid, Spain, credits a walk out in nature and a dental issue as some of the providential events that led him to meet Seventh-day Adventists and get acquainted......

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Mar 2018
Survey results presented to Unity Oversight Committee: Qualitative Research Continues :: Adventist News Network

Mar 23, 2018 | Silver Spring, Maryland, United States | General Conference Unity Oversight Committee Results from a worldwide survey were presented to the members of the Seventh-day Adventist Church’s General Conference (GC) Unity Oversight Committee on March 20, 2018, during a scheduled meeting held at the world headquarters in Silver Spring, Maryland.  The six-question survey was designed and administered by the church’s Office of Archives, Statistics, and Research (ASTR). The survey addressed issues relating to compliance with voted actions of the General Conference Session, the church’s highest decision-making body, and its......

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Mar 2018
Adventist Review Online | Lifestyle Medicine Expert Calls for Embrace of "Wholistic Happiness"

March 23, 2018 In Australia, national media outlets interview Avondale’s Darren Morton. By: Brenton Stacey, Adventist Record & Adventist Review Doing physical exercise. Being out in nature. Enjoying community fellowship. Being thankful. Uplifting others. These are some of the simple but science-backed tips that can help us feel happier, according to lifestyle medicine expert Darren Morton, from Australia. Morton, currently serving at the Avondale College of Higher Education, a Seventh-day Adventist school in Cooranbong, New South Wales, was interviewed by several national TV and radio outlets on the “International Day of Happiness,”......

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