Health professionals and outreach leaders from the Seventh-day Adventist Church in North America say a new focus on comprehensive health ministry will rebrand the church’s traditional medical missionary work, bringing healing and wholeness to church and community members.
The family of an American Seventh-day Adventist doctor who disappeared in Ukraine nine months ago will hold a service in April to celebrate his life.
Seventh-day Adventist Church President Ted N. C. Wilson this month visited several countries in the denomination’s South Pacific Division, meeting with government leaders, participating in an evangelism series and speaking at the opening of a new campus of an Adventist College.
Pushing the boundaries is no longer enough. Seventh-day Adventist tech and media professionals at this year’s Global Adventist Internet Network conference were challenged to leave the boundaries in the rearview mirror or risk becoming irrelevant.
An alliance promoting work-life balance and social cohesion in Europe reiterated its call for work-free Sundays at a conference in Brussels, Belgium last month.
Seventh-day Adventist minister Antonio Monteiro dos Anjos was arrested, charged and imprisoned at the Civil Prison in Lome, Togo on March 15, 2012. After 22 months, the Cape Verde native was found innocent of all charges against him by the Togo Appeals Court and released on January 13, 2014.
February 6 is International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation, and Seventh-day Adventists are among the many faith groups, NGOs and organizations working to end the practice.
An incident in England in which a baby died of malnutrition has raised media attention over a proper understanding of dietary recommendations of the Seventh-day Adventist Church. Adventist Church officials responded by saying a balanced diet—which the church recommends—could have prevented the tragedy.
An outreach event hosted by the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Ukraine is continuing despite the deepening political crisis in the Eastern European country.
Seventh-day Adventist schools in West Indonesia are among institutions serving as shelters in the wake of a series of major volcanic eruptions that displaced more than 25,000 people and left nearby villages mired in ash and mud.