Church leaders have approved a completely new, Internet-centered encyclopedia to replace the Seventh-day Adventist Encyclopedia, first published in 1966.
The new Encyclopedia of Seventh-day Adventism will debut online in 2020 and be overseen by the General Conference’s Office of Archives, Statistics, and Research.
Visitors will never look at the Seventh-day Adventist Church’s headquarters in the same way again.
The foyer and atrium of the church’s headquarters in Silver Spring, Maryland, have been transformed into an art gallery that takes viewers on a journey from Adam and Eve’s garden home some 6,000 years ago to the Earth made new after Jesus’ return.
Seventh-day Adventist Church leaders on Tuesday shared behind-the-scenes stories from the free clinic that provided free treatment to thousands of people in San Antonio last week, including an overworked X-ray machine, an unexpected doctor’s referral, and a physician who prayed with a patient for the first time.
A total of 6,192 people received dental and medical treatment worth $20,124,000— double the initial estimate — from some 1,700 volunteers during the three-day event in the Alamodome stadium, main organizer Your Best Pathway to Health said.
A total of 6,192 people received in excess of $10 million in free Adventist healthcare at a San Antonio stadium, organizers said Friday as they started looking toward the next free mega clinic in the U.S. state of Washington this summer.
Torrential rain on Friday morning did not stop more than 1,700 doctors, dentists, and other volunteers from seeing hundreds more patients as they wrapped up three days of work at the Alamodome stadium.
James R. Nix, director of the Ellen G. White Estate, felt a pang of jealousy when he saw a statue of Joseph Smith.
The statue, which depicted Smith being commissioned as a prophet of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, caught Nix’s eye when he and his wife entered a visitor center several years ago in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Hope Channel has set up a special fund to raise money to rebuild the 53 Adventist churches destroyed last month by Cyclone Pam on the South Pacific island nation of Vanuatu.
“The Adventist Church in Vanuatu needs our help to rebuild,” the Adventist-owned channel said in an appeal on its website. “Give a little to help Vanuatu a lot.”
Gunmen stormed Garissa University College, located in Garissa, Kenya on Thursday, April 2, leaving an estimated 147 people dead. It is being reported that members of a terrorist group targeted and killed Christian students, including 10 Seventh-day Adventists.
Among the dead was Eric Nyumbuto, the leader of the student-led Adventist Church on campus.
Scores of people stood in line overnight outside a San Antonio stadium to receive an estimated $10 million in free medical and dental services that Seventh-day Adventist health professionals plan to give 6,000 people over the next three days.
Some 2,000 to 3,000 people were waiting outside the Alamodome when its doors opened at 7 a.m. Wednesday, said Daniel Weber, communication director for the Adventist Church’s North American Division, who is co-organizing the event.
April 7, 2015 | Silver Spring, Maryland, United States | Andrew McChesney, news director, Adventist Review Seventh-day Adventist Church official asked U.S. President Barack Obama at a White House breakfast on Tuesday to keep religious freedom at the forefront of his administration’s foreign policy. Obama replied to Dwayne O. Leslie, director of legislative affairs at [...]
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon expressed concerns about growing religious intolerance worldwide during a private meeting with Adventist Church leader Ted N.C. Wilson, and he invited the Seventh-day Adventist Church to work with the UN in helping people.
Wilson, the first Adventist Church president to meet with a UN chief, noted that the church has long supported religious liberty and said it was willing to team up on initiatives that followed Christ’s ministry of helping people physically, mentally, socially, and spiritually.