Adventist nursing school in the Philippines tops national exam

With a 91.89 percent passing rate of a nursing licensure exam, the Mountain View College's School of Nursing is recognized as the seventh top nursing school in the nation.

Statement on Umpqua Community College Shooting

Seventh-day Adventist Church in North America responds to shooting in the U.S. state of Oregon.

Church Leaders Confirm 10 Adventists Were Killed in Garissa University Massacre

Local Adventist church in Garissa, Kenya solicits prayers for victims in the community

With Wilson’s pledge, flood-hit Indian school is fully restored

Adventist Church president visits remote corner of India during seven-country trip

ADRA Japan providing shelter, food, Wi-Fi for victims stranded in Tokyo

The Adventist Development and Relief Agency in Japan is providing shelter, food and free Wi-Fi at its office in central Tokyo for victims stranded in the wake of today's massive earthquake and ensuing tsunami. Reports indicate tremendous damage in the region and a loss of at least 300 lives. The magnitude-8.9 earthquake -- the largest in Japan's history -- struck off country's northeastern coast, cutting off electricity to millions of homes, interrupting the region's mobile phone network and paralyzing Tokyo's train system, the Associated Press reported.

In Memory: Hardinge founded Loma Linda’s School of Public Health

Before embarking on a doctorate in vegetarian nutrition in the 1940s, Harvard University required Dr. Mervyn Hardinge to work in a hospital kitchen to learn different cuts of meat. The lifelong herbivore needed more knowledge to appraise the diets of nonvegetarian research subjects, his professors said

Adventist lawyers blog ministers when many need it most — Monday morning

When Kent Hansen gets a case of the Monday blues, he doesn't mope around the office; he blogs about finding God in "ordinary" and oftentimes faith-testing situations. Adventist lawyer Kent Hansen's blog, Monday Grace, provides encouraging weekly devotionals to some 4,000 readers, many of whom he says might not attend church regularly, but welcome an opportunity to find God at their desktops.

James A. Cress, ministerial secretary, dies

James A. Cress, Ministerial Secretary for the Seventh-day Adventist world church, died yesterday

President of Adventist insurance, risk management services dies

Robert L. Sweezey, president of Adventist Risk Management, died October 16.

First Adventist college in North Brazil opens

With the official launch last week of the first Seventh-day Adventist college in North Brazil, church leaders hope the region's educational infrastructure will soon match explosive local membership growth in recent years. The Adventist Church's first college in northern Brazil will open its doors to theology students next semester, offering young people the option of local, church-run education. Church officials and school administration met on campus last week to celebrate the school's launch
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