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In Inter-America, Church Leaders and Pastors Are Challenged to Focus on Retention of Members

Seventh-day Adventist Church leaders in the Inter-American Division (IAD) territory want to make sure that when a new believer joins one its 21,000 congregations, he or she will be spiritually nurtured, discipled, and become actively involved in the life of the church.

The message was loud and clear during a special retention conference held yesterday for ministers, evangelists, and active members, as thousands of evangelistic campaigns are wrapping up across the IAD territory this week.

March 28, 2017 in From the Headquarter, RSS English by

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In a first, 25 deaf people are baptized in Burundi

Twenty-five deaf people were baptized in the Seventh-day Adventist Church’s first deaf baptisms in Burundi as church members step up efforts to share the gospel with the hearing impaired across East Africa.

A total of 27 people were baptized during a joyous ceremony at the Kamenge Seventh-day Adventist Church in Burundi’s capital, Bujumbura, on March 25. In addition to the 25 deaf people, the baptismal candidates included a blind person and a hearing person.

March 28, 2017 in From the World Church, RSS English by

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Animal Encounters II Filming

Adventist Review TV and Hope Channel Inter-America staff shoots episodes of Animal Encounters II during filming on location in Costa Rica, in February 2017. The season 2 series is scheduled to be released at the end of 2017. Image by Daniel Valerín

March 26, 2017 in photo of the day, RSS English by

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Network of Online Witnesses Congress

A group of Adventist young people pose for a photo during the opening of a Network of Online Witnesses Congress organized in Managua, Nicaragua, by the South Central American Union,  March 25-26, 2017. More than 350 young people traveled from throughout Costa Rica and Nicaragua for the event.  Image by Abel Márquez/IAD

March 26, 2017 in photo of the day, RSS English by

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Prayer in Schools

Students at the Andrews Bello Adventist School in Guanaré, Portuguesa, in West Venezuela, pause for special prayer before beginning classes on Mar. 8, 2017. Adventist schools across the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Inter-America took time to pray and take part in worship activities throughout the day designated as the day of prayer for the Adventist […]

March 26, 2017 in photo of the day, RSS English by

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Adventist School Involved in Archaeological Project with Biblical Implications

A Seventh-day Adventist school archaeology center will be directly involved in the development of a long-planned, state-of-the-art museum in an ancient town with biblical significance. Douglas Clark, director of the Center for Near Eastern Archaeology Center in La Sierra University, an Adventist-operated school in Riverside, California, United States, recently signed on a grant that will launch the project in the Jordanian town of Madaba.

March 25, 2017 in From the World Church, RSS English by

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Serving with Love

Nine-year-old Calyndra Campbell gives a needy person a cooked meal in the streets of Mandeville, Jamaica, on Saturday, March 18, 2017, during Global Youth Day activities. Looking on is Pastor Dane Fletcher, youth ministries director for the church in Jamaica. Thousands of Adventists around the world engaged in serving their cities and communities with hope […]

March 25, 2017 in photo of the day, RSS English by

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Guyana President Calls Adventists to Strengthen Family Values

The president of Guyana attended a special rededication service at a Seventh-day Adventist church in the capital city of Georgetown on March 19, as part of a week-long celebration of the 130th anniversary of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in the country.

During the service at the refurbished Central Seventh-day Adventist Church, President David Granger, addressed members and visitors, urging them to help strengthen the institution of the family, reported the Ministry of the Presidency of the South-American nation.

March 24, 2017 in From the Field, RSS English by

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In Inter-America, Adventist youth engage in community impact during Global Youth Day

Thousands of Seventh-day Adventist young people from across the Inter-American Division stretched out their arms to donate blood, lend a hand, and spread cheer and hope in their communities during the church’s Global Youth Day event on Mar. 18, 2017.

Sponsored by the Adventist world church’s youth ministries department, Global Youth Day engaged millions of Adventist youth from around the world to give blood and “Be the Sermon” as they portrayed the love of Jesus in their cities and communities.

March 23, 2017 in From the Headquarter, RSS English by

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GYD17 from Jamaica

Presenters K’Obryan Scott, Ruth Ann Carr, and Daniel Passley of Jamaica pose for a photo with Pastor Al Powell, youth ministries director during the IAD live broadcast of Global Youth Day at the NCU Media Group Studio in Mandeville, Jamaica, Mar. 18, 2017. The live one-and-a-half hour program featured youth around the territory sharing hope […]

March 23, 2017 in photo of the day, RSS English by

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