Adventist News Network

Adventist Church in Europe responds to migrant crisis
September 3, 2015 - Church leaders say, "the immigrant story is also our story." ... read more
Adventists help rename a square in Rome after Martin Luther
September 2, 2015 - For more than 6 years the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Italy played an instrumental role in the official recognition. ... read more
Adventist seminar addresses national domestic violence in Bangladesh
August 24, 2015 - More than 300 members participate in 'enditnow' initiative. ... read more
Leaders in Malaysia use Vacation Bible School to enhance adult evangelism
August 24, 2015 - A recent Adventist evangelistic series in Sarawak, Malaysia featured a unique variation on ministry to children. As church leaders in Kampung Simboh prepared for the August 2-8 evangelistic series, the original plan focused on adult programming. However, they soon realized children’s programming was also needed to more fully reach families in the surrounding communities. When it was suggested that they run a nightly Vacation Bible School (VBS) for the children, the rest of the organizers... ... read more
Children’s spiritual celebration attracts more than 900 participants in Indonesia
August 24, 2015 - Adventist children’s ministry leaders in West Java, Indonesia use a variety of activities to encourage a more vibrant relationship with Jesus among children. On August 9, more than 700 children and 200 staff from 25 Adventist churches joined in a one-day Children’s Spiritual Celebration at Indonesian Adventist University (Universitas Advent Indonesia) in Bandung. With a theme of “Christ loves children of different nations”, participants aged 2-14 years old spent the day in age-appropriate... ... read more
Adventist Risk Management's "Seven" campaign transitions to "enditnow"
August 20, 2015 - August 22 is "enditnow" day. ... read more
Highlighting the peace-making power of religion, despite its mixed track record
August 19, 2015 - At the 17th Annual Meeting of Religious Liberty Experts, scholars examine both the destructive and healing power of faith in society. ... read more
ADRA Provides Education to Displaced Iraqis in Kurdistan
August 18, 2015 - Violence in Iraq has displaced at least 3 million people, 50 percent of which have fled to the Kurdish-controlled governorates in the north of Iraq where the Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) is working. For more than six months, ADRA has been operating in Baharka Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) Camp providing services to families who have fled fighting in Iraq. ADRA’s programs focus on informal education, protection, and restoring livelihoods for the most vulnerable families in... ... read more
In Colombia, first Adventist Church organized on a public university campus
August 17, 2015 - The Seventh-day Adventist Church in North Colombia recently celebrated a newly organized church on the campus of a public university in the State of Antioquia, in North Colombia. Church administrators and leaders boasted about the importance of organizing the first church on a public campus in the territory and the country, during a special ceremony on Aug. 8, 2015. "This ceremony means so much because it is to celebrate the establishment of an Adventist Church on the University of Antioquia, a... ... read more
Adventists in Myanmar continue relief work as flood devastation worsens
August 17, 2015 - As monsoon rains continue in flood-devastated Myanmar, Adventists throughout the country are responding to the overwhelming needs. Current national news reports indicate the death toll has passed 100 and almost one million people have been affected, a number of whom were already displaced before the flooding. The Myanmar Union Mission (MYUM) has organized the Central Emergency Disaster Response Committee (CEDRC) to implement Adventist relief work through various small groups. Last week they... ... read more
In East Venezuela, Adventists engage in historic week-long multi-city impact
August 12, 2015 - More than 12,000 church members volunteered to spread messages of hope and offer assistance to more than 200,000 people in 29 cities. ... read more
More than 3,000 in Spokane received free health care from Adventist clinic
August 5, 2015 - The 2-day mega clinic surpassed goal. ... read more
Myanmar floods damage 32 Adventist churches; Adventists assist flood victims
August 4, 2015 - This week Adventists in Myanmar continue their assessment and relief activities in the flood-affected western areas of the country. Six weeks of heavy rainfall combined with high winds and rain from a recent cyclone have caused flooding and some landslides in four western areas, leaving 46 dead and more than 150,000 affected according to current news reports. Although at least 32 churches have been damaged with the majority still flooded, members and leaders are focused on helping their... ... read more
In Saint Kitts, Adventist youth march against crime-ridden community
August 4, 2015 - Hundreds of Seventh-day Adventists joined government officials in the Caribbean island of St. Kitts last month to march against the escalating crime wave in the Cayon Community. More than 300 church members from nine Adventist congregations denounced crime by encouraging onlookers to have love for each other, put away guns, keep the Ten Commandments, and join together in the fight against violence. Other groups also took part in the march and rally that was organized by the Island Council.... ... read more
WHO teams up with Adventists in a global first
August 4, 2015 - The effort to reduce infant and maternal mortality rates begins in South Africa. ... read more