April 18, 2019 Eleven Maranatha teams work to support local churches and surrounding communities. By: Maranatha Volunteers International News In late March 2019, 106 volunteers from 11 separate groups joined together in Costa Rica for Maranatha’s annual “Multiple Group” mission trip, focusing on work sites near the town of Guayabo, in Guanacaste province.  Volunteers helped…

Best Art/Experiential Short winners (left) and Best in Festival winners (tie, on right) enjoy a moment together after the 2019 Sonscreen Film Festival award ceremony on April 6. [Photo Credit: Dan Weber] Magnifying Glass View Larger The Sonscreen Film Festival broke records this year as 265 student filmmakers, professors, professionals, and enthusiasts screened 57 official…

April 19, 2019 Interest in Adventist pharmacy worker’s suit continues to grow. By: Todd McFarland, General Conference Office of General Counsel Seventh-day Adventist church member Darrell Patterson’s religious discrimination case against Walgreens continues to gain interest and support. Patterson asked the United States Supreme court to hear his religious discrimination case. He was fired by…

Apr 14, 2019  |  Bogota Columbia  |  Libna Stevens/IAD A father from a Venezuelan migrant community in Bucaramanga, Colombia, fills out paper work as registration to have his family become recipients of medical consults and hygiene and cooking kits provided by a special project led by ADRA Colombia. The 12-month initiative will offer assistance to…

April 20, 2019 Local leader credited with empowering young people across ethnic and religious groups. By: David Kawusu, North East Nigeria Conference, and Adventist Review A group of more than three hundred people, mostly youth, are now employed in the Plateau State Civil Service in Nigeria through the efforts of a Seventh-day Adventist church elder….

Apr 15, 2019  |  Lincoln, Nebraska, United States  |  Ryan Teller Union College Red Cross Club members help manage multi-agency warehouse of donations for Nebraska flood victims. [Photo provided by Union College] Magnifying Glass View Larger The Union College Red Cross Club was called into action to manage a multi-agency warehouse in Omaha for donations…

April 19, 2019 In March 2019, several disasters caused thousands of deaths and left many more displaced. By: ADRA International News In March 2019, several disasters occurred, including the worst tropical storm on record to affect the southern African countries of Mozambique, Malawi, and Zimbabwe. During that same month, Nepal and Indonesia…

April 18, 2019 Learning the routine is preparing local members to reach out and serve the community. By: Leonardo Saimon, South American Division, and Adventist Review The venue is real — Concordia Seventh-day Adventist School, in Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil. The health fair signs and props are also real — posters and banners that…

De telefoon gaat. Een verzoek: schrijf een artikel over Pasen. Nadere toelichting: de redactie verwacht een stuk met optimistische inslag. Het eerste wat te binnen schiet, is de titel van een boek, geschreven door Ralf Bodelier: Tegen de angst: Optimisme als opdracht voor de 21e eeuw. Tekst: Gerard Frenk, geschreven voor Advent 1 van 2014. Vervang…

Apr 15, 2019  |  Lae, Papua New Guinea  |  Tracey Bridcutt Attendees at the district youth camp meeting at Konkua Adventist Primary School. [Photo courtesy of Adventist Record] Magnifying Glass View Larger An initiative to bring church members onto school campuses in Papua New Guinea is having a positive impact on the schools. Jim Yawane,…

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