Seventh-day Adventist business owners and professionals from across the Inter-American Division (IAD) were challenged to connect, empower and transform their lives and those around them as the Adventist-laymen’s Services and Industries (ASi) concluded its annual convention in Medellin, Colombia, Aug. 20, 2016.
Some 350 Adventist professionals and church leaders networked together, renewed their commitment to sharing Christ through their businesses, and reaffirmed their passion to fulfill the mission of the church, during the four-day conference held at Colombia’s Adventist University campus.
Inter-America’s 15th Annual Adventist-laymen’s Services and Industries (ASi) Convention opened last night encouraging its Adventist professionals, business owners and today’s generation of creative professionals in the church move forward with the mission of the church.
Hundreds gathered at Colombia’s Adventist University in Medellin, during the opening ceremony, which was streamed live online, and included government officials, church leaders and guest speakers, to set the tone of the four-day event.
Seventh-day Adventist business owners and professionals from across Inter-America will meet for this year’s Adventist-laymen’s Services and Industries (ASi) Convention in Medellin, Colombia, August 17-20, 2016.
The 15th annual event themed “Connected, Empowered, and Transformed,” promises to inspire ASi chapter members and attendees to reaffirm their commitment of sharing Christ in their businesses and invite other professionals to join in support of the mission of the church.
The Inter-American Adventist Theological Seminary Board named Dr. Jaime Castrejon as its President Emeritus during a special ceremony held in Montemorelos University in North Mexico, this past weekend.
Dr. Castrejon, who retired as being IATS president last year, was granted the title and a golden cord for his long leadership in thelogical education and his contribution in ministerial training throughout the Inter-American Division (IAD) for decades.
Inter-American Division leaders representing Hope Channel Inter-America signed a special collaboration agreement with leaders at the Montemorelos University last week that will allow both to team up in a number of projects for the multi-channel television network.
The agreement, signed on the Montemorelos campus in Mexico, on July 8, will include available human resources and equipment for needed productions for Hope Channel Inter-America’s Spanish channel Esperanza TV Interamérica.
The Pathfinder Camporee will be a great opportunity to strengthen young people as they meet their peers in other countries and islands from the IAD, involve them in community outreach in Santo Domingo, and form them into leaders in love with Jesus more every day, said Louise Nocandy, associate youth ministries director and main organizer of the camporee.
Top Seventh-day Adventist leaders in Inter-America want administrators, ministers and leaders across the territory to be innovators in using technology to strengthen their congregations in support of the mission of the church. Leaders spoke during a live online session coined as CommSessions yesterday from the Inter-American Division (IAD) Headquarters in Miami, Florida.
The one-hour CommSessions brought top church leaders and communication leaders to collaborate on how to use available technology to share the gospel in their communities and on cyberspace.
Hundreds of Seventh-day Adventist business owners and professionals across the Inter-American Division (IAD) will have the opportunity this Sabbath, June 18, to reaffirm their commitment of sharing Christ in their businesses and invite other professionals to join in support of the mission of the church.
The Adventist-laymen’s Services and Industries (ASI) Emphasis Day in Inter-America will provide guidance and support for ASI members to reach their chapter goals as they preach the gospel in their project ministries where they live.
Johan Pineda stands as the district pastor who has baptized the most people into the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Mexico with 296 new members in 2015. At 31 years of age, he leads 26 churches and 10 small congregations, or companies, in Ocosingo, Chiapas, one of the several religious intolerant regions in the country.
Pineda believes the work of evangelism is all about getting his membership of more than 1,100 actively involved in spreading the gospel in creative ways.
Hundreds of Seventh-day Adventist leaders from across Mexico and Jamaica converged in Riviera Maya in South Mexico last night to pursue a transformation in Christ Jesus and to be instructed on the evangelism initiative that will drive the church in their respective territories during the next four years.
“Just by having a personal relationship with the Lord, we are transformed,” said Filiberto Verduzco, treasurer of the church in Inter-America as he addressed the more than 1,300 ministers and church administrators.