Adventist Community Services Disaster Relief Provides Help to Hurricane Florence Victims

Adventist Community Services Disaster Relief Provides Help to Hurricane Florence Victims

Adventist Community Services (ACS) is working with the Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) and other disaster relief groups to help victims of Hurricane Florence. “We appreciate the help ADRA has offered,” W. Derrick Lea, ACS Disaster Response (DR) director for the North American Division, said September 19. “Financial support is there;

Young Adult Adventists Bring SALT, Light to Orlando’s Homeless

Young Adult Adventists Bring SALT, Light to Orlando’s Homeless

ORLANDO, Florida — A 30-year-old Seventh-day Adventist has organized a group of young believers reaching out to homeless people and families in this central Florida resort mecca.     Eric Camarillo, a first-generation believer who says the persuasive arguments of Adventist friends convinced him of the church’s message, is a human resource

Justin Khoe, Founder of ThatChristianVlogger, Is Pushing the Boundaries of Adventist Evangelism

Justin Khoe, Founder of ThatChristianVlogger, Is Pushing the Boundaries of Adventist Evangelism

ORLANDO, FLORIDA — Justin Khoe, founder of the popular YouTube channel ThatChristianVlogger, is among a small group of Seventh-day Adventist videographers, speakers, and content creators who are pushing the boundaries of traditional Adventist evangelism in an age of digital disruption. Earlier this month, at the 2018 ASI convention, I spoke with Ju

ADRA Assists Families Affected by the Recent Volcano Eruptions in Guatemala

ADRA Assists Families Affected by the Recent Volcano Eruptions in Guatemala

ESCUINTA, GUATEMALA — The Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) in Guatemala, with the help of its church member volunteers, continues to distribute water and food to families displaced by the deadly volcano eruptions in the south central region of Guatemala.  The Volcano of Fire began spewing lava and ash on June 3, covering villages, lea

2 Russian Projects Among Recipients of $415,000 in Mission Spending

2 Russian Projects Among Recipients of $415,000 in Mission Spending

Adventist Mission will extend nearly U.S.$415,000 in grants to open two health-oriented community centers in Russia, fund 111 Global Mission pioneers, and provide much-needed assistance to an orphanage in Madagascar built by a previous Thirteenth Sabbath Offering. The Seventh-day Adventist world church’s Mission Board Strategy and Funding Committee

Landmark Evangelistic Meetings Transform Adventist Church in Japan

Landmark Evangelistic Meetings Transform Adventist Church in Japan

Top leaders of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Japan were shocked when Masumi Shimada, president of the Japan Union Conference, told them in 2016 that the church’s world headquarters had asked them to hold nationwide evangelistic meetings in two years. The leaders looked at one another and asked, “Why us?” Surprise gave way to fear as leaders c