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

Remember the Alamodome!

Remember the Alamodome!

More than 1,700 medical and non-medical volunteers participated in this year’s Your Best Pathway to Health medical mission in San Antonio, Texas, from April 8 to 10. These hardy volunteers not only set up and broke down the makeshift hospital at the Alamodome, but they woke up before dawn so the clinic could open its doors to a grateful public at 7

Adventist Hospital Fights Ebola in Liberia

Adventist Hospital Fights Ebola in Liberia

When all the other hospitals closed due to the outbreak of Ebola, the Seventh-day Adventist Cooper Hospital in Liberia remained open. Now from the front lines of fighting Ebola, Drs. Gillian Seton and James Appel share their experiences and recommendations to the World Health Organization (WHO) on how to fight this disease. Watch their presentation

Medical Missionary Work for the Glory of God

Medical Missionary Work for the Glory of God

In service, sickness or death, Dr. Kent Brantly wanted to “glorify God,” he said in a statement upon his release from the Emory University Hospital after surviving the deadly Ebola virus. Despite contracting a potentially fatal disease, he saw his work as a “calling from God.” While some questioned and ridiculed his missionary work as narcissistic,

The Right Hand of the Gospel

The Right Hand of the Gospel

As the world becomes more secular, the work of medical evangelism is proving to be an effective means of reaching this post-postmodern generation. Recently, over 500 Seventh-day Adventist health professionals and volunteers conducted a 3-day medical and dental clinic in San Francisco and Oakland, CA. Over 3000 residents of the Bay Area received FRE