In Poland, Adventists gear up for release of Mel Gibson’s ‘Hacksaw Ridge’

Young people draw up an eight-point plan to share their faith and the inspiring story of Desmond Doss.

In War-Weary Colombia, Adventists Look Ahead to Post-Conflict Challenges  

A peace forum in Bogotá aims to forge constructive partnerships between NGOs, scholars, and the faith community.

Wilson Interview: “It’s A Very Humbling Experience”

Reelected president Ted N. C. Wilson talks about the burdens of his role, getting more sleep, handling disappointments, and what he will focus on in the next five years.

Consistent, expressive faith called for in Annual Council messages

1888 Message recalled; Wilson emphasizes communication of Gospel

Leah Jordache Joins Union as Discipleship Ministries Coordinator

Leah Jordache is the new Southwestern Union discipleship ministries coordinator. Leah Jordache joined the Southwestern Union as its discipleship ministries coordinator in February

Church Chat: New religious study centers director wants to provide more tools for members

Rick McEdward has coordinated church planting throughout Southeast Asia and in the United States in Texas and his home state of Washington. Now the former Global Mission director for the Southern Asia-Pacific Division has been tapped to head up the Seventh-day Adventist Church's Global Mission Religious Study Centers.

Diop is Adventist Church’s new UN liaison

The Seventh-day Adventist Church has selected Ganoune Diop, a theologian and multi-linguist, as its new voice at the United Nations. Ganoune Diop will serve as the new UN liaison for the Adventist Church. Diop, originally from Senegal, takes up his responsibilities this month as the associate director of the denomination's Public Affairs and Religious Liberty department, where he will represent the church at the United Nations in Geneva and in New York.

In Cambodia, ADRA delivers water to refugees following border skirmish

Refugees at the Tmei Commune benefited from an ADRA water distribution effort this month. The agency later drilled three wells near the camp to provide for the health and hygiene needs of some 2,500 families displaced by border clashes between Cambodia and Thailand. [photo courtesy ADRA Cambodia] The humanitarian arm of the Seventh-day Adventist Church drilled wells and distributed more than 1,000 water filters to aid some 2,500 families displaced by recent border skirmishes between Cambodia and Thailand.

Remembrance: Lin, 93, was jailed in China for his faith

Though he was later exonerated, Seventh-day Adventist Church administrator David Lin was jailed for his faith for 17 years in China under Chairman Mao Zedong's regime. David Lin backstage at the Adventist Church's General Conference Session in St. Louis, Missouri in 2005

Step forward for church-state relations in Azerbaijan

Seventh-day Adventists in Azerbaijan hope a recent meeting between church leaders and state officials will ease tensions and help the church gain official recognition for its congregations under Azerbaijani law. The January 31 meeting with representatives of the Azerbaijan State Committee on Religious Associations came a month after reports that government officials disrupted an Adventist worship service in the city of Sumgait, questioning worshipers and confiscating DVDs and literature. The tone of last week's meeting was both positive and professional, said Vasiliy Stolyar, vice president of the Adventist Church's Euro-Asia Division, who attended along with three other local church leaders.
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