Seeing ourselves as others see us is not always easy. Even at a recent conference on Adventists and Military Service, men, and it was mostly men, cordially differed on the value, ethics and efficacy of Adventist involvement in the military, including in chaplaincy. This highlights the real value of a recently published book reflecting on…

More than 600 church administrators and leaders from throughout the Inter-American Division registered for this year’s Segment Leadership Development (SeLD) Conference gain skills to better manage Adventist church organizations and entities. The SeLD Conference opened on July 15, in Miami, Florida, United States and will conclude July17, 2019. [Photo by Libna Stevens/IAD] Magnifying Glass View…

Jul 19, 2019  |  Lugansk, Ukraine  |  Elena Bakhmat Youth from the Lugansk Seventh-day Adventist church and other faith communities recently organized and conducted “Land of Health,” a children’s health summit, in the city of Lugansk, Ukraine. The young people attended training seminars prior to the event on how to effectively run a children’s health…

July 18, 2019 Adventist leader shares what the church is doing to support migrants and others. By: Inter-American Division, and Adventist Review The president of Colombia, Ivan Duque, shared his commitment to upholding religious liberty in Colombia during a special breakfast to commemorate the country’s Religious Liberty National Day on July 4, 2019. More…

July 19, 2019 Quoting a church cofounder, he said health reform should not become ‘health deform.’ By: Marcos Paseggi, Adventist Review “What I am going to share with you today may challenge you; it may trigger some soul-searching,” said Seventh-day Adventist psychiatrist Torben Bergland at the 3rd Global Conference on Health and Lifestyle at Loma…

Jul 19, 2019  |  Columbia, Maryland, United States  |  Mylon Medley John Elliott, Air Force chaplain, receives recognition from Adventist Chaplaincy Ministries of the North American Division for achieving the rank of colonel as Paul Anderson, director of ACM, presents the Flame Award on July 2, 2019. [Photo by Pieter Damsteegt] Magnifying Glass View Larger…

July 18, 2019 Presentation discusses the state of affairs and what Adventists are doing about it. By: Sandra Blackmer, Adventist Review  Addiction in all forms is a global crisis, resulting in millions of deaths annually, Katia Reinert told the 800 health professionals and other attendees from 106 countries during her July 11 plenary presentation at…

Jul 09, 2019  |  Türi, Estonia  |  Averonika Beekmann Türi, a small town in central Estonia with origins dating back to the 14th century, enjoys a good birthday party. On Tuesday, July 2, they celebrated the town’s birthday with a series of ‘garden cafés’ across the town. For the seventh year running, the Türi Adventist…

July 18, 2019 ‘Crazy for Walking’ initiative creates awareness, offers hope in South Africa. By Sandra Blackmer, Adventist Review  The chief barrier to helping people suffering from mental illness is stigma, said Francois Louw, a plenary speaker on July 12, 2019, at the 3rd Global Conference on Health and Lifestyle at Loma Linda University in…

Jul 18, 2019  |  Silver Spring, Maryland, United States  |  ADRA International Torrential rainfall has already devastated many households in the regions of India, Nepal, and Bangladesh, causing landslides. The recent downpour has been blamed for the deaths of 180 people and reportedly affected more than 44 million people.  ADRA is working closely with local…

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