ADRA Connections Offers Service Scholarships to Young Adults to Volunteer Overseas

ADRA Connections Offers Service Scholarships to Young Adults to Volunteer Overseas

SILVER SPRING, MARYLAND — The Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA)’s global volunteer program ADRA Connections is launching a new service scholarship that will allow thousands of young people in the U.S. to be more active through volunteerism and become agents of change to contribute to the development of communities abroad. We want to ch

Perinatal smoking Cessation Program Awarded $24,900 Grant from March of Dimes

Perinatal smoking Cessation Program Awarded $24,900 Grant from March of Dimes

LOMA LINDA, CALIFORNIA — Loma Linda University Children’s Hospital has been awarded a grant from March of Dimes to support it’s Comprehensive Tobacco Treatment Program (CTTP), helping continue the fight in San Bernardino County against the use of tobacco products during pregnancy. “We are pleased to have received this grant,” said  Truphosa Otianga

After Discussion, Prayer, the 2018 NAD Year-End Meeting Writing Committee Presents NAD Response to Recent GC Voted Document

After Discussion, Prayer, the 2018 NAD Year-End Meeting Writing Committee Presents NAD Response to Recent GC Voted Document

COLUMBIA, MARYLAND — On Nov. 4, 2018, the morning business session of the North American Division Year-End Meeting (NAD YEM) was devoted to a discussion on the voted General Conference (GC) document titled “Regard for and Practice of General Conference Session and General Conference Executive Committee Actions.” The GC Executive Committee, at its A

At Year-End Meeting, Motion Accepted for North American Division to Discuss Financial Parity with General Conference

At Year-End Meeting, Motion Accepted for North American Division to Discuss Financial Parity with General Conference

COLUMBIA, MARYLAND — After the afternoon reports from Christian Record Services, Inc., North American Division (NAD) media ministries, and Oakwood University at the NAD Year-End Meeting on Nov. 5, 2018, Daniel R. Jackson, NAD president, opened the floor for a discussion on finances. The first person to the microphone was Terry Shaw, president/CEO o

Adventist Church Helps Secure Asylum Status for Iranian Student in the U.S.

Adventist Church Helps Secure Asylum Status for Iranian Student in the U.S.

COLUMBIA, MARYLAND — An asylum claim submitted by the Seventh-day Adventist Church on behalf of an Iranian student who converted to Adventism in the United States was recently granted, ending a four-year process. "It's important for members to know the Church takes issues of religious discrimination seriously,” said Todd McFarland, associate genera

Seventh-day Adventist Church in North America Makes Statement on Pittsburgh Synagogue Shooting

Seventh-day Adventist Church in North America Makes Statement on Pittsburgh Synagogue Shooting

The Seventh-day Adventist Church in North America is deeply saddened and troubled by the shooting that took place during Sabbath services at a Jewish synagogue in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, on October 27, 2018, where 11 people lost their lives and four more were injured. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the families of those killed, and to all our

Ground-breaking Sabbath Lawsuit Could Expand Religious Freedom Protection in Korea

Ground-breaking Sabbath Lawsuit Could Expand Religious Freedom Protection in Korea

Seventh-day Adventists in Korea are requesting prayers from their world church family as a landmark Sabbath-keeping lawsuit makes its way to the nation’s Supreme Court. First-year medical student Jiman Han is suing for the right to take university exams outside of Sabbath hours. His predicament is one that thousands of Adventists in Korea have face

Renewed Interest in Prophecy of Daniel 11: Report from the Conference at Village SDA Church, October 19-20

Renewed Interest in Prophecy of Daniel 11: Report from the Conference at Village SDA Church, October 19-20

During October 19-20, the Village Seventh-day Adventist church in Berrien Springs Michigan hosted a Daniel 11 Prophecy Conference. It was historic, in that it was the largest conference in Seventh-day Adventist history specifically focusing on the prophecy of Daniel 11. With twenty-one speakers, including both scholars, evangelists, and especially