invite-only event on behalf of the church and sought to bring a uniquely Adventist perspective to current religious freedom challenges. “Adventists believe that freedom of conscience—the right to believe [...] impact of religious persecution. Jacqueline Furnari, daughter of Christian pastor Andrew Brunson currently jailed in Turkey, spoke movingly of her father’s plight and his unwavering faith. Pastor BrunsonFind out more
Ted Wilson thanks Egypt for religious freedom and prays for its people.
to request a meeting during his July 30-Aug. 2 visit. “We were very honored that the president’s office took this so seriously,” Wilson said. In another indication of the importance that the government [...] Wilson’s prayer at the end of the meeting. “God led Pastor Ted to pray for the prime minister and his office,” he said. “This was a blessing and can help encourage a good relationship with the government.”Find out more
Document to be Considered at the 2018 Annual Council
Council this October for consideration. Regard for and Practice of General Conference Session and General Conference Executive Committee Actions Terms of Reference for Compliance Committees [...] world divisions, General Conference Leadership Council, and GC institutions. Comments from Executive Committee members during previous Annual Councils were also considered. The Office of Archives, Statistics [...] and protocol, the document voted today by GC ADCOM will also be discussed by the General Conference and Division Officers Committee. It will then be sent to the GC Executive Committee at its Annual CouncilFind out more
Hegstad was both an extraordinary editor and mentor
of Wilson’s tribute is below) Wintley Phipps, who worked with Hegstad when both were at the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists, said, "When people contribute to your sense of calling, and your [...] the Seventh-day Adventist Theological Seminary. Beginning as an evangelist in the Upper Columbia Conference of the Seventh-day Adventist Church, Hegstad quickly segued into editorial work. In 1954, he became [...] department. During his tenure, Liberty received the Associated Church Press' "Award of Merit" for general excellence six times, and 80 other awards. In 1971-72, Hegstad also served as interim editor of InsightFind out more
assessment? An assessment can be done by a variety of different providers, and it looks at current ongoing stressors and ways of dealing with those stressors. Sometimes, it looks at previous lifeFind out more
Lake Union Youth distribute petition urging fairness and humanity in U.S. immigration and gun control policy
to the general public. About the Lake Union: The Lake Union Conference serves 88,000 Seventh-day Adventist members in the Illinois, Indiana, Lake Region, Michigan and Wisconsin conferences. About [...] with a great appreciation for the United States, we are deeply disappointed and alarmed about the current inhumane oversight and implementation of the immigration laws and policies of our country. Our presentFind out more
Contest is for Adventist students between the ages of 18 and 25.
on the heels of last year’s popular “Mission Is . . .” film contest, the Office of Adventist Mission at the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists announces the 2018 film contest titled “My Story [...] public voting. The winners will be announced in October at the Society of Adventist Communicators Conference (also in Columbia). The first place winner can look forward to honing his or her filmmaking skillsFind out more
Annual dinner speakers appeal for increased bridge building
Liberty Association (IRLA) and other organizations, gathered dozens of religious liberty leaders, officers, and advocates at the Organization of American States headquarters to network, review challenges [...] minorities in the United States and around the world. The 2018 National Award was presented to general counsel and associate executive director of the Baptist Joint Committee for Religious Liberty Holly [...] rights of religious minorities and safeguarding freedom of conscience for all people.” For IRLA general-secretary Ganoune Diop, who also heads the Adventist Church’s Public Affairs and Religious LibertyFind out more
girls have also participated in the soccer league. Her older daughter played for 6 years and Bonola currently coaches her 8-year-old daughter in the mother/daughter league. “The best part about Goal 4 HealthFind out more
MCC also trains cadets to serve in their local communities
2 in Levittown, Puerto Rico. The purpose of the meeting was to provide training for MCC officers who are currently involved in the program, and to initiate other leaders who are interested in reviving the [...] an during emergency situations,” says Mario Ceballos, Director, World Service Organization–General Conference (WSO-GC). “In today’s world, many countries no longer have a draft. Although we never know [...] Navy-Retired discussed the qualities of Executive Leadership and Flag Officer Etiquette. Elder Dionisio Olivo, WSO-Atlantic Union Conference, shared lessons that have been learned and the challenges that theFind out more
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