First Class of Medical Graduates from the Adventist University in the Philippines Make History

First Class of Medical Graduates from the Adventist University in the Philippines Make History

“Dear Prima Lux, pioneer class of 2019, the Department of Education in the General Conference Headquarters is proud of you!” said Adventist Church education director Lisa Beardsley-Hardy. “AUP stands tall among the 115 universities and colleges that belong to the Seventh-day Adventist system around the world. And from those, only six have a medical

Loma Linda University School of Medicine Announces Tamara Thomas as New Dean

Loma Linda University School of Medicine Announces Tamara Thomas as New Dean

LOMA LINDA, CA – June 26, 2019 – The Loma Linda University Health Board of Trustees has appointed Tamara Thomas, MD, to serve as executive vice president for Medical Affairs and dean of the School of Medicine effective July 1. Thomas, an emergency medicine physician, has served as the school’s vice dean for academic affairs since 2011.   Thoma

Highlights from the Week: Helping the Vulnerable

Highlights from the Week: Helping the Vulnerable

Helping the Vulnerable The growing number of San Diego’s homeless population—now the fourth-highest in the country, prompted an urgent solution to the crisis. The Mayor of the city approved $11 millions for three “bridge shelters” (“tents, trailers and other facilities” like “safe parking zones for people living in their cars or RVs”) to be built b

Ted Wilson Prays and Meets with Influential Pakistani Leader

Ted Wilson Prays and Meets with Influential Pakistani Leader

Seventh-day Adventist Church president Ted N. C. Wilson prayed and shared biblical advice with an influential Pakistani leader even as he encouraged church members to shine as a light in Pakistan. Wilson, who was making his first visit to Pakistan, and an accompanying delegation were warmly welcomed by the leader of Pakistan’s Sindh province to his

The Lineage Journey

The Lineage Journey

“No way!” thought Samppa Muchenagumbo, an 11-year old Adventist student at St. Thomas Moore Catholic School in Blaydon, England. It was an ordinary day that changed when his Religious Education teacher announced that the class would watch a short video. The teacher, himself an atheist, wanted his pupils to use the ideas in the video to expand their