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

Adventist School’s Colorful Fundraiser for Christchurch Victims

Adventist School’s Colorful Fundraiser for Christchurch Victims

Longburn, New Zeland -- group of New Zealand high school students is fundraising for the Christchurch mosque shooting victims, with the “power of flowers” and a message of shared humanity. Amelia Tyrrell, 17, and her fellow Longburn Adventist College prefects have gathered $NZ600 ($414USD) from their classmates to send to the victims of Friday’s te

Two Conferences in Texas Unite 1,200 Youth to Serve Houston on Global Youth Day

Two Conferences in Texas Unite 1,200 Youth to Serve Houston on Global Youth Day

Houston, Texas, USA —  More than 1,200 youth and young adults in the United States’ fourth largest city rallied together to give testimonies of how their Pathfinder clubs and youth groups spread the love of Christ on Global Youth Day. The annual initiative of the Seventh-day Adventist Church’s Youth Ministries encourages youth and young adults arou

Our Problem With Authority Part 3: What if the Church is Wrong?

Our Problem With Authority Part 3: What if the Church is Wrong?

In part two of this series, we discussed that God has earthly representatives to whom He has delegated authority—specifically parents, governments, and the church. We also discovered that these authorities cannot be taken lightly, since disregarding them is as disregarding the voice of God. However, we pointed out that since these delegated authori

January 12, 2019 – “Jesus and Politics”

January 12, 2019 – “Jesus and Politics”

On Sabbath afternoon of January 12, 2019 a presentation and panel discussion was held at Buller Hall located at Andrews University in Berrien Springs, MI. The event was entitled “Jesus and Politics: Civic Lessons from the Sermons on the Mount.”   Even though the weather was quite uncooperative with heavy snow fall and freezing temperatures (ty

UCC Bans World Church Affirmation Sabbath (WCAS) Group Over Controversial “Statement of Harmony” Initiative

UCC Bans World Church Affirmation Sabbath (WCAS) Group Over Controversial “Statement of Harmony” Initiative

SPOKANE, WASHINGTON – On December 4, 2018, the executive committee of the Upper Columbia Conference, covering portions of the states of Washington, Oregon, and Idaho, issued a statement banning a group known as World Church Affirmation Sabbath (WCAS) from holding events on any conference church, school, or property, and prohibiting the promotion of