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Landmark evangelistic meetings transform Adventist Church in Japan
Church members rejoice as a“reach-in church” changes its focus to become a “reach-out church.”

Officers from East-Central Africa comfort church members who lost their relatives in a lightning strike in Rwanda
16 people were killed and more than 140 injured when lighting struck their church in Rwanda in March.

2 Russian projects among recipients of $415,000 in mission spending
The“urban centers of influence” will open in the Russian cities of Novosibirsk and Ulan-Ude.

Tanzanian Minister for Internal Affairs commends Adventists for their lifestyle as he launches Revelation of Hope evangelistic series
Evangelistic meetings by Mark Finley broadcast into 45,000 cities through Hope Channel Tanzania.

Tokyo church speaks of miracles ahead of evangelistic meetings
The large water bill shocked Japanese church leaders in Tokyo.Astonished that the bill had doubled from the previous month, leaders of Amanuma Seventh-day Adventist Church contacted the water company and soon learned that an underground pipe had burst and was spewing water. The waterpipe could not be repaired, and the water company advised the church to install an above-ground waterpipe. The cost: 7 million yen, or about U.S.$70,000.The church didn’t have 7 million yen. ...

Unity Oversight Committee continues to meet
Compliance process outline begins

Family brought to the spotlight
World Church Family Ministries Department offers tools to nurture family relationships as International Day of Families is celebrated globally.

Discipleship model sees mass baptism in Madang Manus Mission
Farming-cycle discipleship model has seen 142 baptized and 300 ready for baptism.

In Central America, Bible Conference challenges pastors to uphold Bible Truths and Ellen G. White writings
More than 600 attendees attended the first of its kind, four-day conference held in Costa Rica.

Sabbath School study guide now available anywhere, anytime, in multiple languages
The Sabbath School Bible Study Guides are currently available in 29 languages and hopes to add more in the future.

Loma Linda University Children’s Hospital welcomes nearly 1000 guests at 33rd annual Children’s Day
The free event provided hands-on learning activities to give non-threatening exposure in a hospital setting.

Maryland church shows compassion in action
Refugee ministry seeks to meet more than just physical needs.

Myron Iseminger, World Church Undersecretary, returns to Egypt as new field president
Iseminger says now is a good time to return where front-line action is happening

Spiritual renewal program reaches more than 100 thousand people through live streaming in Brazil
Brazilian pastors, leaders and officials of the Seventh-day Adventist Church met from May 2-5 to accompany the“Crescendo em Graça – Santa Convocação” project (Growing in Grace – Holy Convocation), a training initiative focused on spiritual renewal promoted by the Stewardship Ministries department of the Seventh-day Adventist Church. Connected through the project site, YouTube and the official Adventist Church Facebook profiles in South America, participants followed the event in churches,...

Medical Cadet Corps to be revitalized
MCC also trains cadets to serve in their local communities

World Church Women’s Ministries Department empowers women globally
Program offers higher education scholarships to worthy recipients

Leader brings distinctly Adventist voice to international Christian gathering
Church leaders says religious liberty events give Adventists opportunity to be“salt and light” to the world.

9 baptized as milestone evangelistic meetings start in Japan
“This is only the beginning,” says world church leader Ted N.C. Wilson

Adventist University students serve Jordanian community with health and art
Middle East University Goes to Irbid, Jordan to conduct health expos and mural painting

Fijian youth brave cyclonic weather for mission camp
More than 2000 young people attended three youth camps throughout the island nation.

Adventist bikers hold health fair at national event
The event is one of the largest and most popular for motorcycles in the State of Sāo Paulo, with the participation of almost 20,000 people.

The Adventist Choir of Aksai announced the resurrection of Christ to the inhabitants of the city
While choir was singing, other members of the Adventist Church passed out Adventist books to passersby.

Missionaries take 2 boys home in Africa
Couple invited two brothers to stay for 10 days, but then they extended the stay

Croatian Gospel Ensemble reach national audience, shares mission
Gospel concert shares Jesus in front of live audience of almost 2,000 people, plus a national radio and TV audience.

Volunteers renovate church in Cuba
Church grew from one room in a women’s home to over 200 members.

Training seminars for girls held at the camp in the Ukraine
The“School of Life” camp offered girls a wide-range of presentations and activities

New leadership for Review and Herald Publishing Association
Board votes new officers

Adventist Church in Jamaica calls for stand against violence and abuse
Church leader says Adventist Church is committed to making its church a safe place for children and adolescents

Adventist broadcasting achieves new milestone in the Philippines
Hope Channel Philippines was granted a 25-year broadcast license

ADRA mourns loss of staff killed in South Sudan
The Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) is mourning the death of one of its employees killed on Tuesday, April 24, in Tali County, South Sudan. Mr. Agoyo Robert was working for ADRA South Sudan’s Health Pooled Fund (HPF) project, an initiative aimed at extending health services to thousands of people in the country. Mr. Agoyo Robert, who was off-duty at the time of the incident, was killed by unknown gunmen who fired gunshots at the vehicle he was traveling in. Agoyo was...

More than 16,000 attend Adventist youth congress in southern Philippines
24-hour prayer feature was a highlight of the five-day event

Newbold students lend a helping hand in Greece
Group wanted to connect with and encourage Adventist young people in Greece.

Congolese Pastor attacked with acid for joining Adventist Church
Permanently disfigured, Banza Mwela has a powerful testimony to share

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Every wind of doctrine

Historic Pathfinder event showcases faith and Biblical scholarship among youth.
The 2018 Pathfinder Bible Experience Division Finals draws nearly 4,000 people.

Galapagos Creationist Center to Become Reality
Construction for this center for scientific research begins in August

European Health Conference tackles reversing disease with LifeStyle Medicine
More than 600 medical professionals from around the world gather in Bucharest for 2nd annual medical conference.

Former refugee asks God to bless ADRA
The Adventist humanitarian agency celebrates 25 years in Norway

Venezuelan migrants to receive more than half a million dollars in aid
ADRA and OFDA partner to help more than 4,000 displaced persons

British volunteers learn the meaning of‘Estamos Aqui Para Servi’
16 missionaries volunteered to help rebuild after hurricanes damaged Church property in the Dominican Republic.

Chisinau youth organize unique Prayer Week
They smashed a stereotype in the process.

The Church triumphant
The church God built

Tough conditions for students in tent classrooms
Adventist schools are waiting for their classrooms to be rebuilt after they were damaged by Tropical Cyclone Gita.

Sonscreen Film Festival showcases and celebrates young Christian filmmakers
For 18 years the festival has encouraged professional and student filmmakers, and church leaders, to dialogue and learn from each other.

Who are we and why are we here?
2018 Spring Meeting Testimony

Adventist leaders in Bangladesh host first autism awareness event
Special needs ministry focuses on awareness and support for families

Church celebrates baptism of 11 people who completed the program "Healthy spine" in Ulan-Ude
The successful program combined an evangelistic program, practical health tips and exercises.

Adventist Church President offers condolences, asks for prayer
It is with great sadness that we have learned of a tragic"drive-by" shooting that has taken place outside our Seventh-day Adventist Church in Quetta, Pakistan, on Sunday evening, April 15, 2018. The 18-year-old son of one of our Seventh-day Adventist church members and another person were killed, and eight people were injured. Our hearts go out to the families affected and to our precious Seventh-day Adventist Church members in Quetta. I appeal to all Seventh-day...

Statement regarding suspected terrorist attack on Adventist Church in Pakistan
On Sunday evening, April 15, suspected terrorists opened fire in front of the Quetta Seventh-day Adventist Church in Pakistan, killing two and injuring eight. One of those killed was the 18-year old son of an Adventist church member. The leaders of the major political parties have condemned this brutal attack, for which the Islamic State (ISIS) has now claimed responsibility.As Seventh-day Adventists, we are very saddened by this senseless attack. The Seventh-day Adventist...

School of Dentistry faculty members on a mission
Volunteers completed two mission trips, in two countries, back-to-back.


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