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Administrative Committee Takes Step Forward in Unity Process

Document to be Considered at the 2018 Annual Council

By |July 17th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Administrative Committee Takes Step Forward in Unity Process

Hope Above Water

ADRA Romania project provides first aid to flooded families

By |July 16th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Hope Above Water

Mega Medical Mission serves over 8,000 patients in West Philippines

Three-day clinic commended by local authorities

By |July 15th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Mega Medical Mission serves over 8,000 patients in West Philippines

Adventists Help commemorate Colombia’s National Religious Freedom Day

Future peace can only be built on respect for human dignity, says Adventist religious freedom advocate.

By |July 10th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Adventists Help commemorate Colombia’s National Religious Freedom Day

Students get a glimpse into the future of medicine at San careers forum

Three hundred students got a glimpse into the future of medicine—including the use of virtual reality—during a careers forum hosted by Sydney Adventist Hospital last Wednesday morning. The free Science, Technology, Engineering, Maths and Medicine (STEMM) initiative was designed for female students to help inform their future career choices, with women identified in an UNESCO report as under-represented in science, technology and medical careers despite growing demands and significant labor...

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President of Trinidad and Tobago visits campus of Adventist University

The President of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago Her Excellency Paula-Mae Weekes recently paid a courtesy visit to the University of Southern Caribbean (USC), a Seventh-day Adventist operated institution in Port of Spain, Trinidad. Her brief visit ...

By |July 9th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on President of Trinidad and Tobago visits campus of Adventist University

Adventists help in volcanic eruption aftermath in Hawaii

ACS assists in helping shelter and feed the displaced; children flown to Adventist summer camp.

By |July 8th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Adventists help in volcanic eruption aftermath in Hawaii

Loma Linda University study says ADHD severity is associated with video game addiction severity

A study by Loma Linda University School of Behavioral Health researchers found that attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) severity is associated with severity of video game addiction. The study, “Video game addiction, ADHD symptomatology, and video game reinforcement,” published June 6 in The...

By |July 3rd, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Loma Linda University study says ADHD severity is associated with video game addiction severity

ADRA to launch first extreme adventure trip in Brazil

More than 200 students from Adventist universities will help build a school from Amazon dwellers

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Children challenged to focus on health

Children from Adventist schools in New Zealand participated in a variety of fun and healthy activities as part of Adventist Health Week 2018. The children and their teachers were involved in a daily health challenge for five days; those who completed the challenge received a Health Week certificate. The focus of this year’s Health Week was the 10,000 Toes campaign, an initiative of Adventist Health and the Adventist Development and Relief Agency to tackle the epidemic of diabetes in the South...

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ist school uses World Cup to encourage good study habits

Students become "stickers" in album that motivates academic excellence

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Grant for racial justice and equity awarded to Southern Adventist University

This month, Southern Adventist University received a $50,000 grant from Lumina Foundation’s Fund for Racial Justice and Equity, a project of Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors, to fund a multi-pronged project addressing racial justice and equity on campus. Project components include recording and sharing oral histories, inviting nationally-recognized speakers to Southern, funding creative student-led programs, and researching the impact of all these efforts on employee and student attitudes. ...

By |June 27th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Grant for racial justice and equity awarded to Southern Adventist University

ADRA continues assisting fishing communities still recovering from Hurricane Irma

The Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) in the Dominican Republic recently finished the construction of a loading dock, built to help the family-owned fishing businesses in the Boba community of the Maria Trinidad Sanchez Province. 30 homes ...

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Adventist University of Africa celebrates seventh graduation ceremony

Guest speakers encourage graduates to use degrees to transform the world

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Adventist theologians approve statement on Biblical eschatology

Document reaffirms role of Bible prophecy and its missiological implications.

By |June 25th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Adventist theologians approve statement on Biblical eschatology

Wind blew but fire stood

Making lunch took some work for Alejandro Gonzales Qquerar, a farmer and father of four children in Peru. First, he needed to dig a hole in the ground. Then he would place wood and stones into the hole and light a fire. When the flames caused the stone...

By |June 21st, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Wind blew but fire stood

Effective conversations about suicide and other mental health issues

Melissa J. Pereau, MD, has a passion for helping people during a critical point in their lives, which is why the psychiatrist spends her days working with patients thinking about or who have attempted suicide. As a medical director and psychiatrist at the Loma Linda University Behavioral Medicine Center, Pereau is faced daily with the realities of suicide and how the topic —...

By |June 21st, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Effective conversations about suicide and other mental health issues

More than 1,000 people celebrate the Adventist Church’s 90 years in Italy

"Today we enjoy religious freedom and I want to thank the Italian government for this" said Ted N.C. Wilson, president of the Adventist World Church. He was a guest in Rome on the occasion of the 90th anniversary of the Italian Union of Adventist Christian churches (UICCA). "Thank God every day for the religious freedom you enjoy in this great country of Italy," he added. "Never take this achievement for granted. Religious freedom requires constant...

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ADRA collaborates to train mental health provides in Sint Maarten

The Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) in the Caribbean recently co-hosted psycho-social training for mental health professionals in St. Maarten to assist in building community resilience as the island still recovers from three hurricanes t...

By |June 20th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on ADRA collaborates to train mental health provides in Sint Maarten

ADRA partners with World Food Program to help feed 85,000 refugees in Uganda

Thousands of refugees in Uganda will receive food assistance, thanks to a recent cooperation established between the Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA), the World Food Program (WFP) and the Government of Uganda, through the Office of the Pr...

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