He had to repeat first grade three times. When he got to the fourth grade he didn’t know how to do his multiplication tables. Living at home in San Vicente, in El Salvador, with his nine brothers and sisters, there did not seem to be much hope for Elmer Omar Alferez. His report cards showed very low grades until the 6th grade when he was enrolled in the Colegio Modelo Adventista (Adventist Model School) in his hometown.
There he found a teacher by the name of Daniel Avilez who took special interest in Alferez and told him not ever let anyone tell him that he could not accomplish something.
The Seventh-day Adventist Church in Inter-America gathered a core group of its teachers, professors, and educators from across its hundreds of schools and universities for the second territory-wide Education Congress which began last night. More than 1,000 Adventist educators convened in Riviera Maya in Mexico for the four-day event which promises to reassure them of their important leadership role in the lives of their pupils, equip them with knowledge and remind them of their mission to prepare children and young people for the Kingdom of Heaven.
Inter-America’s Adventist-layman’s Services and Industries (ASi) held it’s 14th annual convention in Puebla, Mexico, Aug. 13-16, 2014. The convention brought more than 130 professionals and church leaders from across Inter-America to reaffirm their involvement in the mission of the church through their businesses. Participants also learned how to network better and strategize for greater outreach in their business areas.
Inspiring and challenging Adventist Youth with the message that they are a powerful generation in Jesus was at the heart of Inter-America’s Youth Congress last week, held in Guatemala City, Guatemala. Some 6,300 young people from across Mexico, Central America, the Caribbean, the French Antilles, Colombia and Venezuela entered the Ciudad San Cristobal Mega Auditorium for five-day days of seminars, presentations, and activities, to participate in the largest Inter-American Division (IAD) territory-wide youth congress.
August 2, 2014 | Guatemala City, Guatemala | Libna Stevens/IAD Miriam Orozco of the North Mexican Union was crowned Inter-America’s Bible Boom winner during today’s final competition near the close of the church’s youth congress held in 2014 Mega Auditorium Ciudad San Cristobal, in Guatemala City, Guatemala. Orozco had a final score of 500 points [...]
In just a few hours the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Inter-America will host its annual online territory-wide Bible Boom competition during the fifth and last day of the church’s youth congress, held in Guatemala City, Guatemala. The event is scheduled to begin Aug. 2, 2014, at 3:00pm Guatemala Time or (5:00pm Miami Time) and will be carried in Spanish, English, and French.
Thousands of Adventist young people demonstrated their dedication to living a healthy lifestyle as Guatemala’s Ministry of Health officials launched a health initiative from the National Palace of Culture Plaza, in Guatemala City earlier today.
The event brought government leaders and health organizations together to promote the Seventh-day Adventist Church’s initiative called “I Want to Live Healthy.”
Nearly 6,000 Adventist youth delegates listened eagerly to President of Guatemala Otto Perez Molina during Inter-America’s Youth Congress opening program yesterday at Ciudad San Cristobal Mega Auditorium in Guatemala City, Guatemala.
“I am truly happy that you are here and are embracing Guatemala,” said Otto Perez Molina, president of Guatemala, as he welcomed the delegates.
Mobilizing nearly 6,000 young people from throughout the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Inter-America is just what leaders have been preparing for weeks, months, and over a year now. It’s a countdown to less than two days before Inter-America will celebrate its largest youth congress yet this Tuesday, July 29, 2014, from Guatemala City, Guatemala.
Let God’s Word be spoken from the pulpit every Sabbath.
This was the core message given to ministers across the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Inter-America this week. The message was clear as top church leaders reminded ministers of their calling during an online presentation from Miami, Florida, United States, on July 22, 2014.