Oakwood University Gets High Marks

Oakwood University Gets High Marks

Oakwood University, a Seventh-day Adventist tertiary school in Huntsville, Alabama, that serves the African-American community, is the eighth-best of America’s Historically Black Colleges and Universities, according to the ratings website BestColleges.com.   The term “Historically Black Colleges and Universities” refers to schools organized be

An Invitation to Uplift Jesus (A Statement from the General Conference Executive Leadership and Division Presidents)

An Invitation to Uplift Jesus (A Statement from the General Conference Executive Leadership and Division Presidents)

To honor and exalt Jesus is the foundational commitment of the Seventh-day Adventist Church and undergirds its prophetic message expressed in the 28 Fundamental Beliefs. Salvation by Faith alone leading to a life of discipleship to Jesus is the goal of our mission. As we proclaim the three angels’ messages let us make sure that Christ stands at the

The Compass Headlines 11-4-2016

The Compass Headlines 11-4-2016

Dr. Raoul Dederen Passes Away Dr. Dederen’s funeral service took place last week Friday, October 28, 2016, in Ann Arbor, Michigan.  He will be remembered as a devoted husband who took care of his wife through her five year battle with Alzheimers.  He will be remembered by his lectures and popular Sabbath School Class at Andrews University—He was a

NAD Launches New Academy Bible Curriculum

NAD Launches New Academy Bible Curriculum

This school year the North American Division of Seventh-day Adventists (NAD) has begun rolling out an all-new Bible curriculum for secondary students. It replaces the Crossroad textbooks that have been used since 1997. The Encounter program was developed by Adventist educators in Australia and New Zealand and is being adapted for North American sch

Review and Herald Shuts Down Hagerstown Operations

Review and Herald Shuts Down Hagerstown Operations

The Review and Herald Publishing Association closed its Hagerstown, Maryland, facility to the public last Thursday, marking a significant milestone in the restructuring of Adventist publishing in North America. Though the building is no longer open for business, several employees will remain on the job for the next few weeks to finish shipping out