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Boy tries to prove pastor wrong about Sabbath

He fails and ends up planting a church in Ethiopia

In Puerto Rico, at 103 years of age, man decides to give his life to Jesus

As he came out of the water, 103-year-old Carlos Ortíz García raised his hands in victory, rejoicing to have accepted Jesus as his personal Savior. Church members at the Youth Center of the East Puerto Rico Adventist Conference, in San Juan, Puerto Rico, rejoiced with him as they witnessed the baptismal ceremony on Aug. 11, 2018. “Jesus is my life and it is He that strengthens me,” said Ortíz as he spoke about his decision. Born in 1914, Ortíz was shy of turning 104 just 24 days before his...

Life-saving heart device program recognized for excellence

For the third time, the Loma Linda University Medical Center received the Advanced Certification in Ventricular Assist Device (VAD), further highlighting the hospital’s commitment to excellence in service. The Joint Commission awarded this reaccreditation earlier this year. “The importance of implantable mechanical devices cannot be overstated because they save the lives of heart failure patients who may otherwise die,” said Anees...

Adventist Community Services Disaster Relief provides help to Hurricane Florence victims

Disaster Relief unit of ACS working with other relief agencies, local government.

ADCOM refers to Compliance Committees

After Clarification, Two subcommittees activated

Administrative Committee Continues to Refine Unity Document

Ongoing Discussion Process Leads to Clarification.

ADRA ready to respond to major storms affecting US, Philippines, and Eastern Caribbean

The Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) is responding to three powerful cyclonic storms that are blasting the US east coast, northern Philippines, and the Lower Antilles in the Caribbean with strong winds and heavy rains, affecting millions and forcing many to evacuate. “Our emergency team has been tracking these storms closely for several days, and has been pre-positioning aid, coordinating with partners, and deploying response teams to be ready to assist communities as quickly as...

Adventist Heritage tour called a life-changing experience

A six-day tour promises to have an impact on General Conference leaders, university presidents and children around the world.

Puerto Rico, Pathfinders win national robotic summer program competition

A group of Pathfinders from Puerto Rico won a national robotic summer program after competing against a dozen other groups from the island, earlier last month.  As part of winning the top spot on the island, the seven-member-team of young Seventh-day Adventists took part in the final International Space Station’s event held in Guaynabo, Puerto Rico earlier last month. The winning pathfinder team called Robogen took part in the Zero Robotics Middle School Summer Program which follows a...

Record recognized with ARPA awards

Adventist Media in Australia wins four awards across two publications