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Managing stress can be as easy as 1,2, 3

ways exercise can contribute to good mental health. A strategy to help with the recovery from a current stress, or better tolerate future stress is to establish a good strength training exercise routine

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Coming soon, Encyclopedia of Seventh-day Adventists online

The ESDA will be an official publication and record of the history of the Seventh-day Adventist work.

available. Authors can consider what to write on and contact the Archives and Statistics office of the General Conference with suggestions. They can also follow the project on Twitter at @EncyclopediaSDA. [...] Online, the church’s first online reference work, will have its official debut at the 2020 General Conference session. ESDA Online will be a free website, ensuring global dissemination of content. The [...] Belgrade Theological Seminary (Serbia) and the University of the Southern Caribbean (Trinidad), and currently serves as adjunct professor of religion at Washington Adventist University (United States).

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In Memoriam: Ellsworth Wareham, 104, was ‘Blue Zone’ pioneer and cardiologist

Hospital in Los Angeles for open-heart surgery. In turn, that led to an invitation from Johnson’s office to go to Karachi — also home to an Adventist hospital — and perform surgeries there. Speaking [...] Training in Los Angeles, New York City and Minneapolis followed as Wareham developed his skills in general surgery, thoracic (chest) surgery and, finally, cardiac surgery. During one of his surgical residencies

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Unprecedented numbers of migrants and refugees means new religious freedom challenges, say scholars

Adventist-led organization seeks to bring academic focus to emerging concerns.

millions of men, women and children who are currently on the move, fleeing poverty, violence, or religious persecution, according to IRLA Secretary General Dr. Ganoune Diop. “Managing migration, with [...] Professor of Canon Law and Legal History at Complutense University in Madrid and is the former Director General of Religious Affairs for Spain’s Ministry of Justice. Ambassador John Nay, president of IRLA, presented

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Adventist named Chief Justice of Papua New Guinea

Church, and has been a strong, vibrant church member for many years now,” said Central Papua Conference general secretary Pastor Rex Koi. “We praise God for his leadership, representing as an Adventist in [...] him God’s blessings in all endeavours and our prayers will be with him.” Justice Salika is currently serving his first term as Deputy Chief Justice. He had served as a judge of the National and Supreme

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Maryland church partners with ADRA, medical personnel to provide relief

“Haiti, We Hear You” mission campaign supports 185 Haitian families

lift families out of poverty,” said Josue Pierre, CHC head elder and Associate General Counsel for the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists. Several local businesses also decided to get involved [...] D.D.S., owner of WK & Associates General and Cosmetic Dentistry in Silver Spring, Maryland. After learning about this campaign and the need, he closed down his office for a week and took his entire staff

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Ground broken for new Center of Influence in Philippines

Building will also house a convention center, guestrooms, and cafeteria

other activities. Other church entities that will also relocate to this new building arethe General Conference Auditing Services (GCAS), Sunplus, Media Center, Information Technology, and the Adventist [...] awaited Center of Influence had been a dream since the Division office moved to the Philippines from Singapore in the late 90’s. Officers and staff alike expressed their longing for a building where Adventist [...] Adventist lifestyle, products, and services are showcased. On November 5, 2018,SSD officers and staff were joined by Union administrators, present at the headquarters for year-end meetings, for the grou

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How your church works: What is the General Conference Administrative Committee and what is Its role in decision making?

It stands for the General Conference (GC) Administrative Committee (ADCOM), a committee of approximately 58 (46 members and 12 invitees) leaders that generally meets weekly at the world headquarters [...] highest governing organization outside of the General Conference in Session. When and why was GC ADCOM established? GC ADCOM, in its current form, was established on October 10, 1991 by [...] on and Bylaws, etc.) pass through GC ADCOM, which sends it on for review to the General Conference and Division Officers (GCDO). It is then sent to the GC Executive Committee for discussion and vote. Most

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Adventist Church helps secure asylum status for Iranian student in the U.S.

The women was first introduced to Adventism while studying abroad; she was baptized while in graduate school in the U.S.

faith. The member assured her that the Church has ways to help through the Office of General Counsel at the General Conference, the headquarters of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Silver Spring, Maryland [...] themselves unable to get to a country where they could seek asylum,” said McFarland. The Office of General Counsel made a case for her asylum by laying out the conditions of her native country. Evidence [...] know the Church takes issues of religious discrimination seriously,” said Todd McFarland, associate general counsel of the Seventh-day Adventist Church. “The Church is protecting members who may face consequences

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Adventists among National Honors recipients in Jamaica

Jamaica’s Independence Day on Aug. 6, 2018, were presented to them by His Excellency, the Governor General of Jamaica, the Most Honorable Patrick Allen at Kings House on National Heroes Day, in Kingston, [...] outstanding contribution to religion, while Elder Barnes received the Order of Distinction in rank of Officer for contribution to the Ministerial Fraternity and to Social Development, Welfare and Philanthropy [...] more than 33 years in pastoral ministry. Over this period, he has served in the Central Jamaica Conference (CJC) as district pastor and evangelist, youth ministries director, executive secretary and president

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