Loma Linda University Children’s Hospital performs first pediatric robotic fundoplication in Inland Empire

Loma Linda University Children’s Hospital performs first pediatric robotic fundoplication in Inland Empire

  Loma Linda, CA, August 19, 2019 — Loma Linda University Children’s Hospital performed a robotic-assisted Nissen fundoplication surgery in July on a young patient, ridding him of lifelong painful reflux issues and further extending the hospital’s use of robotic surgery for children.   Edward P. Tagge, MD, pediatric surgeon at LLU Childre

Uganda celebrates World Refugee Sabbath inside refugee settlement

Uganda celebrates World Refugee Sabbath inside refugee settlement

President of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Uganda and Board Chairman for the Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) in Uganda, Daniel Matte, applauded the leadership of General Yoweri Museveni, president of the Republic of Uganda, for opening the borders of Uganda to those who have fled into the country. Matte was speaking at a ceremo

“Room for Women” — Refugee and migrant girls and women share their stories in ADRA’s new publication

“Room for Women” — Refugee and migrant girls and women share their stories in ADRA’s new publication

ADRA`s publication “Room for Women” is a place where voices of refugee and migrant girls and women are heard. Today we join with ADRA in commemorating World Refugee Day. The number of people fleeing their home around the world is increasing every year, leaving them without home, security or ways to meet their basic needs. Girls and women among them

St. Maarten, members rededicate church building destroyed by Hurricane Irma

St. Maarten, members rededicate church building destroyed by Hurricane Irma

  Twenty-one months after the Ephesus Adventist Church on St. Maarten was destroyed by Category 5 Hurricane Irma, the church opened its doors to members and friends for a special celebration on June 2, 2019. More than 300 members were seated in the newly refurbished church building for the rededication service, which was led by Pastor Desmond

Loma Linda University School of Medicine Announces Tamara Thomas as New Dean

Loma Linda University School of Medicine Announces Tamara Thomas as New Dean

LOMA LINDA, CA – June 26, 2019 – The Loma Linda University Health Board of Trustees has appointed Tamara Thomas, MD, to serve as executive vice president for Medical Affairs and dean of the School of Medicine effective July 1. Thomas, an emergency medicine physician, has served as the school’s vice dean for academic affairs since 2011.   Thoma

The Lineage Journey

The Lineage Journey

“No way!” thought Samppa Muchenagumbo, an 11-year old Adventist student at St. Thomas Moore Catholic School in Blaydon, England. It was an ordinary day that changed when his Religious Education teacher announced that the class would watch a short video. The teacher, himself an atheist, wanted his pupils to use the ideas in the video to expand their

ADRA Launches Urban Initiative In The United Kingdom On Global Youth Day

ADRA Launches Urban Initiative In The United Kingdom On Global Youth Day

London, England — The Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) in the United Kingdom completed its second phase of the ‘I AM URBAN’ initiative for Global Youth Day on March 16 in the Holloway and Willesden district of churches in London.    ‘I AM URBAN’ is a joint venue between ADRA in the United Kingdom (Lead Partner) and the Adventist Commu

Weimar Institute Granted Accreditation for Six Years

Weimar Institute Granted Accreditation for Six Years

Weimar, California — An Adventist institution known for its health evangelism and service achievements,  Weimar Institute, recently gained academic recognition through the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC) for a period of six years — retroactive to January 2018. In addition to noting

March 22-23, 2019 God’s Character and the Final Generation Conference, Part 1

March 22-23, 2019 God’s Character and the Final Generation Conference, Part 1

Presentation #1: Why Jesus Waits, Norman McNulty, M.D Norman McNulty began his presentation by noting that we have been waiting for Christ’s return for 175 years (since 1844), despite the fact that, as Ellen White wrote in 1900, “[h]ad the purpose of God been carried out by His people in giving to the world the message of mercy, Christ would…have c