“The church member in Inter-America is doubly generous than the average member around the world church.”
Those were the words of Inter-American Division’s (IAD) Treasurer Filiberto Verduzco, as he began his financial report to executive committee members gathered for the church’s annual business meetings in Miami, Florida, held this week.
Day two of the church’s business meetings saw executive committee members from across the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Inter-America reviewing a brief history of the latest findings of the church’s Theology of Ordination Study Committee on the issue of women’s ordination.
More than 100 top church leaders also took the time to vote on upcoming initiatives and activities during meetings in Miami, Florida, yesterday.
Top Seventh-day Adventist leaders from across Inter-America began their business meetings today by reflecting on God’s blessings and the continued growth across the territory during the last five-year period.
The meetings, held in Miami, Florida, carried a spiritual tone of thanksgiving as top leaders participated in scripture readings, songs of praise, inspired statements and prayer sessions.
The Seventh-day Adventist Church in Inter-America, together with its Inter-American Theological Seminary (IATS), recognized two of its outstanding theologians during a brief award ceremony yesterday, in Miami, Florida.
Dr. Angel Manuel Rodriguez, originally from Puerto Rico, who retired five years ago from the church’s Biblical Research Institute at the Adventist World Church in Silver Spring, Maryland, was honored with an Award of Excellence in Theological and Ministerial Education for dedicating decades of his life to ministerial education, contributed to theological reflection, motivated others to generate research of serious study and articulated in-depth but accessible ideas.
It took a total of 10:07 minutes for Waylon Johnson of the Atlantic Caribbean Union to answer 50 Bible questions and become the winner of Inter-America’s 2010-2015 Super Bible Boom competition yesterday.
With the win, Johnson will get to travel as an official delegate to the Adventist World Church’s 60th General Conference Session to be held in San Antonio, Texas, this July.
Top church leaders of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Inter-America inaugurated a new southwest wing office and storage complex at its headquarter office in Miami, Florida, during a special ceremony yesterday.
Dozens of top leaders from across the church in the Inter-American Division (IAD) territory witnessed the special dedication, which took place during pre-meetings of the church’s executive committee meetings which begin this week.
Inter-America’s Youth Ministries Department will wrap up its largest Bible reading final competition event in Miami, Florida, in less than three months.
The event, coined as Inter-America’s Super Bible Boom, will take place on May 9, 2015, and will feature the top four Bible Boom winners from the previous final competitions since 2011. Top winners will get a chance to grab the top prize of becoming a youth delegate representing the Inter-American Division (IAD) during the church’s upcoming General Conference Session in San Antonio, Texas, in July.
Top Seventh-day Adventist leaders in Inter-America sent a clear message to some 1,500 ministers who are not yet ordained and who oversee hundreds of congregations: continue your efforts in preparing a people for eternity.
The message was delivered during a two-hour special program streamed live over the internet earlier today from the Inter-American Division headquarters in Miami, Florida.
Hundreds of graduating theology students across Seventh-day Adventist university campuses in Inter-America took time today to listen to top church leaders talk about the importance of their calling as ministers, their role and the realities of how the church moves and grows in the field.
The two-hour event, streamed live over the internet, was held from the Inter-American Division (IAD) headquarters in Miami, Florida, and was meant to let graduating students and those needing one more year to complete seminary know that they are not alone and they must cling to the Holy Spirit as they commit to serving God wholeheartedly.
Top Seventh-day Adventist leaders in the Inter-American Division (IAD) are interested in talking to hundreds of theology students and non-ordained ministers during special webcasts next week.
The online events will take place from the IAD headquarter office in Miami, Florida, on April 28 and April 29, at 10:30 a.m. Miami time through Inter-America’s webcast channel.