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Oct 2018
Adventist Review Online | Adventists Among Those Affected by Indonesia Earthquakes

October 4, 2018 Sulawesi disaster has so far resulted in more than 1,400 dead. By: Southern Asia-Pacific News, and Adventist Review A devastating 7.5-magnitude earthquake hit the island of Sulawesi on Friday, September 28 — the latest in a series of earthquakes affecting the Papua province of Indonesia. The Indonesian National Disaster Management Agency (INDMA) confirms the death toll has climbed to more than 1,400 people, with an unconfirmed number of injured and missing residents growing by the hour.   Seventy-two hours after the earthquake, authorities were trying to recover more bodies as......

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07
Oct 2018
Pathfinder flame “re-ignited” in Fijian village :: Adventist News Network

Sep 27, 2018 | Sydney, Australia | Douglas Babakobau/ Martiza Brunt Some of the group assembled after the opening parade. Organizing a Pathfinder camp can be a big challenge, but for Douglas Babakobau, Sitiveni Vesikula and Peter Varuru, who are passionate about Pathfinders, it was an easy decision to make. With the support of the local Nakorovou, Nasinu, and Viani Seventh-day Adventist churches, and nearly $A700  (500USD) donated to assist in costs, the three young men successfully ran a mini Pathfinder camp for 19 children. Held during the second week......

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06
Oct 2018
Adventist Review Online | Washington Adventist Hospital Offers Innovative Heart Treatment

October 5, 2018 Health-care institution is first in its county to fix mitral valve regurgitation without surgery. By: Washington Adventist Hospital Communication  One in 10 people over the age of 75 have a heart valve condition called mitral valve regurgitation. Adventist HealthCare’s Washington Adventist Hospital (WAH) is the first hospital in Montgomery County, Maryland, United States, to offer a minimally invasive heart procedure to fix the problem of a leaky heart valve without surgery.  WAH surgeons performed their first transcatheter mitral valve repair, or MitraClip, procedure in September 2018. The minimally invasive......

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06
Oct 2018
In Tortola, church joins government commemoration a year after Hurricane Irma :: Adventist News Network

Sep 28, 2018 | Royston Philbert/IAD News Staff | Tortola, British Virgin Islands British Virgin Islands Premier Dr. D. Orlando Smith (left) and Governor Augustus Jaspert (right) unveil a plaque during the one year commemoration service held on Tortola, Sep. 6, 2018, after Hurricane Irma caused extensive damage on Sep. 6, 2017. Courtesy of BVI Government Service British Virgin Islands Premier Dr. D. Orlando Smith (left) and Governor Augustus Jaspert (right) unveil a plaque during the one year commemoration service held on Tortola, Sep. 6, 2018, after Hurricane Irma caused extensive damage......

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06
Oct 2018
Adventist Review Online | First Adventist Boarding School in Mongolia Could Open by Mid-2019

October 5, 2018 Part of a worldwide church offering will help to finish the project. By: Lisandro Staut, for Revista Adventista Brazil, and Adventist Review Mongolia is known as the “land of the eternal blue sky” and is home to one of the few remaining nomadic cultures in the world. According to estimates, 30 to 40 percent of its population of three million live without a fixed address, taking care of animal herds. On the other hand, those who do not depend on agrarian and pastoral activities live in the busy and polluted capital......

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05
Oct 2018
Adventist Review Online | East Brazil Celebrates 1,000 New Church Buildings in Five Years

October 4, 2018 30,000 members gather in a stadium for an event of praise, thanksgiving. By: Heron Santana, South American Division, and Adventist Review More than 30,000 Seventh-day Adventist members gathered in the city of Salvador, Brazil, to celebrate the construction of 1,000 new church buildings in a period of five years. The event of praise and thanksgiving took place at the Roberto Santos Stadium on September 29, 2018.  World church and South American Division (SAD) leaders participated, including Mark Finley, international evangelist and assistant to the Adventist Church president, and Erton......

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05
Oct 2018
ADRA receives air support to help with ongoing relief aid in Indonesia :: Adventist News Network

Oct 04, 2018 | Silver Spring, Maryland, United States | ADRA International (Photo Credit: Ralfie Maringka, ADRA Indonesia) As response efforts continue for thousands of affected people hardest hit by a 7.5 magnitude earthquake followed by an 18-foot tsunami, which struck the town of Palu and nearby areas in central Sulawesi in Indonesia, the Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) has received air support thanks to Airlink, a disaster response organization in Washington, DC, to assist with ongoing relief work.  Airlink has helped connect over 80 relief agencies with over 40 airlines......

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05
Oct 2018
Adventist Review Online | Online Evangelism Instruction Provides Training to Thousands in Colombia

October 4, 2018 Completion of the program will provide certification, ID card as a missionary preacher. By: Laura Camila Acosta, Inter-American Division News Seventh-day Adventist church leaders in southern Colombia recently launched a comprehensive online evangelism training program. The initiative, coined as Misión Kerigma, seeks to prepare and encourage church members in southern Colombia to spread the good news of salvation throughout the vast region, including the capital city of Bogotá. Bogotá has a population of more than 8 million people.   South Colombia Union president Juan Caicedo prays during the......

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05
Oct 2018
Montemorelos University celebrates vehicle-free zone once a month on campus :: Adventist News Network

Oct 04, 2018 | Montemorelos, Nuevo León, Mexico | Laura Marrero/IAD News Staff Students ride their bikes on Aug. 28, 2018, during the vehicle free zone initiative on the campus of Montemorelos University. A group of students from the School of Architecture came up with the idea of having a vehicle-free zone on campus three years ago, once a year but for this school year, the activity takes place every last Tuesday of the month. In an effort to combat pollution caused by the hundreds of vehicles......

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04
Oct 2018
The Ten: Bible verse that inspired hymns & worship songs. :: Adventist News Network

Sep 29, 2018 | Sydney Australia | RecordStaff 1. A Shelter in the Time of Storm—Hymn #528“Each one will be like a shelter from the wind and a refuge from the storm, like streams of water in the desert and the shadow of a great rock in a thirsty land.” (Isaiah 32:2) 2. How Great is our God—Chris Tomlin“. . . Lord my God, you are very great; you are clothed with splendour and majesty. The Lord wraps himself in light as with a garment; he stretches out the heavens......

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