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

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

Adventist Pharmacy Workers’ Case Expected to Go to U.S. Supreme Court

Adventist Pharmacy Workers’ Case Expected to Go to U.S. Supreme Court

"Walgreens doesn’t accommodate religious accommodations.” That’s how Darrell Patterson’s supervisor at Walgreens described the company’s policy. Despite that very frank (and honest) assessment, despite the fact that Walgreens violated its own policies by firing Patterson, and despite the fact that Walgreens suffered no hardship from his not working

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

Adventist Religious Liberty Leaders Bring Unique Viewpoint to U.S. State Department Meeting

Adventist Religious Liberty Leaders Bring Unique Viewpoint to U.S. State Department Meeting

WASHINGTON — Two Seventh-day Adventist religious liberty advocates were among those invited to participate in a landmark religious freedom summit organized by the US Department of State in Washington, D.C. The event, which began July 24, was the first-ever of its kind, and brought together government officials from some 80 nations, along with an in

Book Recaps Adventism’s African-American Triumphs and Tragedies

Book Recaps Adventism’s African-American Triumphs and Tragedies

“It is impossible to be truly affected by the redemptive aspects of scripture and not long for social as well as spiritual freedom” (pg. 226). This, you could say, was the lived drama that Calvin Rock sought to explore, and what an exploration it was. Dr. Rock is no stranger to the Seventh-day Adventist church’s roster of leaders. In fact, his dedi