GC President Ted Wilson Answers Questions at Andrews University

GC President Ted Wilson Answers Questions at Andrews University

The following is a report on Ted Wilson’s interview at Andrews University, held on March 2, 2019 and conducted by the university’s president, Andrea Luxton. The questions were submitted during the week preceding the interview and were grouped and selected so as to cover the major areas of interest expressed in the submissions. The questions are rep

How to Stay Adventist on a Non-Adventist Campus pt 2

How to Stay Adventist on a Non-Adventist Campus pt 2

In part 1 of this series, I began by setting the stage for the path God would take me in life. I noted the importance of having a solid foundation in the scriptures coupled with the freedom to explore diversity and question beliefs for myself. While I did not know it at the time, the path of my education would start in institutional Adventism and t

Proposed Bill Amendment Raises Religious Freedom Concerns for Adventist Schools, Churches

Proposed Bill Amendment Raises Religious Freedom Concerns for Adventist Schools, Churches

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA — The Seventh-day Adventist Church in Australia (AUC) is concerned that proposed amendments to the Sex Discrimination Act could adversely impact both Adventist schools and churches. It has voiced these concerns in a submission to the review of the Sex Discrimination Amendment (Removing Discrimination Against Students) Bill 2018. A

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

How to Avoid the Soon-To-Be Number One Killer

How to Avoid the Soon-To-Be Number One Killer

LOMA LINDA, CALIFORNIA — The death rate from heart disease has been dropping for the past few decades, and it will soon be overtaken by the malady that’s now the second-biggest killer in the United States: cancer. While I’m grateful for the medical community’s cancer treatment innovations, increased prevention measures and improved screenings, make

ADRA Awards ACS $50,000 to Help Wildfire Survivors in California

ADRA Awards ACS $50,000 to Help Wildfire Survivors in California

SILVER SPRING, MD – The Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) has announced it will provide financial support totaling $50,000 to the Adventist Community Services (ACS) who has been coordinating efforts to help survivors of Butte County, California recover from deadly wildfires, which started on November 8 and later contained on November 2

Loma Linda University Health Hospitals Receive Recognition for Top Quality

Loma Linda University Health Hospitals Receive Recognition for Top Quality

LOMA LINDA, CALIFORNIA — Highlighting its nationally recognized achievements in patient safety and quality, Loma Linda University Children’s Hospital was named a Top Children’s Hospital for the second year in a row, and Loma Linda University Medical Center – East Campus received its inaugural recognition as a Top Teaching Hospital by The Leapfrog G

Ellsworth Wareham, “Blue Zone” Pioneer and Cardiologist, Passes to His Rest at 104

Ellsworth Wareham, “Blue Zone” Pioneer and Cardiologist, Passes to His Rest at 104

LOMA LINDA, CALIFORNIA — Ellsworth Wareham, M.D., known at the end of his life as much for his vegan-supported longevity as his distinguished surgical career that included the first open-heart surgeries in many countries, died Saturday, Dec. 15, 2018, at the age of 104. An ebullient and active centenarian, Wareham — a 1942 surgical graduate of Loma

The Twins, the Tower, and the Truth

The Twins, the Tower, and the Truth

The Twins In late November 2018, a Chinese researcher claimed that he helped make the world’s first genetically edited babies — twin girls born in November 2018 whose DNA, he said, he altered with a powerful new tool called CRISPR-cas9, capable of rewriting the very blueprint of life.[1]   Most of the scientific community, who do what he does,