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Mon, 03 Dec 2018 23:15:32 Z

“We can help you understand the Bible to find freedom, healing and hope in Jesus.” The Adventist Promise sets a clear expectation of what the worldwide public can expect from all Adventist entities and members.  The Adventist Promise aims to deliver a clear message about what the movement stands for, and seeks to leave a lasting impression on people in the 21st century.  It is framed as a brand promise which is used by organizations worldwide to clearly explain what they offer to customers,...

Mon, 03 Dec 2018 23:04:30 Z

Former drug addicts were among 23 people who were baptized on November 25 at Kita Kore Seventh-day Adventist Church in Dei District of Western Highlights, Papua New Guinea. The baptisms followed a two-week evangelistic series conducted by district director Pastor Andrew Jacob. Solomon Paul, communication director for the Western Highlands Mission, said local minister Joe Aki had significantly influenced the lives of the drug-addicted men, who were despised in their community. He reached out to...

Mon, 03 Dec 2018 21:51:22 Z

Rosangela Cardoso is a youth leader and physical education teacher at an Adventist school in Tucurui, southern Para, Brazil. “Two years ago it became painful for me to breathe. At first, doctors said it was a temporary pain, a side effect of a pneumonia I had,” says Cardoso. Last year, in greater pain, she returned to the hospital. After running several tests, the doctors diagnosed her symptoms as emotionally related and gave her some medication. Her health only worsened.  A new reality In May...

Mon, 03 Dec 2018 21:28:12 Z

The South Pacific’s newest Adventist Hope radio station has hit the airwaves, aimed at sharing the good news about Jesus to the residents of Kiribati. The new station is located at the Kiribati Mission headquarters at Korobu, South Tarawa. On Monday, November 12, it went to air for the first time. Radio announcer Tarataake Angirio made the first transmission, later saying that it was an historic day for the Church. “It was something to be happy about and to be proud of as Seventh-day Adventist...

Thu, 29 Nov 2018 17:22:27 Z

As the number of migrants and refugees worldwide continues to surge, a panel of scholars convened last month by the International Religious Liberty Association (IRLA) says more must be done to deal with related religious freedom challenges.  The IRLA’s 19thMeeting of Experts, held in Cordoba, Spain, brought together renowned scholars from a variety of academic disciplines to explore this issue. But the topics discussed were anything but academic for the many millions of men, women and children...

Thu, 29 Nov 2018 17:13:33 Z

It was 9am on a Sabbath morning and thousands of Seventh-day Adventist youth were missing from their churches. Without any more information, this would be disturbing news. Actually, it was the result of a coordinated effort to impact the city of Curitiba in a powerful way.  It was the third day of the “Fortes” Camporee. The goal was mission—spreading the good news of the gospel to whomever the participants met. Coordinators organized a huge health expo featuring natural remedies: pure air,...

Fri, 23 Nov 2018 13:30:00 Z

On Oct. 27, 2018, Andrews University’s student-produced Envision magazine received a Pacemaker award from the Associated Collegiate Press (ACP). Known as “collegiate journalism’s preeminent award,” the Pacemaker awards are presented yearly by the ACP. Paul Kim, chair of the university's Department of Visual Art, Communication & Design, says, “These [Pacemaker awards] are widely referred to as the Pulitzer Prizes of collegiate journalism.” Entries for the Pacemaker awards span a variety of...

Thu, 22 Nov 2018 13:20:00 Z

Southwestern Adventist University’s department of communication has won an Emmy® award — considered the highest honor in the television industry — at a televised awards ceremony in Houston, Texas, on Nov. 10, 2018. Professors Kyle Portbury, Michael Agee, and Glen Robinson each received an Emmy® for their work on “Truth” in the category of Historic/Cultural — Program Feature/Segment. In addition, writer/director Kyle Portbury received an Emmy® nomination for outstanding achievement in directing....

Thu, 22 Nov 2018 13:10:00 Z

Ahead of his last-ever game for Australia tomorrow night, soccer legend Tim Cahill visited Auburn Seventh-day Adventist School this morning. Star-struck kids were offered the opportunity to interact with Cahill, including a live Q&A session and photo opportunities. Promoting the upcoming Sanitarium Weet-Bix Kids TRYathlon, Cahill also acknowledged the company’s community programs. “Being involved with the triathlon, it’s about taking part. Everyone wins a medal. It’s about keeping them fit,...

Thu, 22 Nov 2018 13:00:00 Z

The Adventist church in Bosnia & Herzegovina is developing a media and communication program to more effectively reach the 3.5 million people of this south-east European Balkan nation. At the beginning of 2018, the church opened official Facebook, Instagram and Twitter accounts as ways to tell everyone of the Adventist presence in the country.  The pages are filled with our beliefs, activities, and good intentions toward our local communities. The next step was a workshop especially prepared...