Adventist News Network

Orlando Adventist churches offer free funeral services, counseling after mass shooting
June 23, 2016 - Five local churches in the U.S. state of Florida show compassion in the wake of the nation’s deadliest mass shooting ... read more
Solomon Maphosa elected president of Southern Africa-Indian Ocean Division
June 23, 2016 - Gideon P. Reyneke replaces Maphosa as the executive secretary of the division. ... read more
In South America, Adventist humanitarians provide educational, psychological and financial support to nearly 5,500 refugees
June 20, 2016 - The humanitarian arm for the Seventh-day Adventist Church has assisted more than 100,000 refugees worldwide. ... read more
ADRA calls on the international community to find a timely and humane solution for the resettling of refugees worldwide
June 20, 2016 - The Adventist Development and Relief Agency joins the United Nations as it marks World Refugee Day and raises awareness of the biggest humanitarian emergency of the era. ... read more
In India, court refuses to reschedule Sabbath exams
June 20, 2016 - The Karnataka High Court says the Bible does not indicate that Saturday alone is the Sabbath. ... read more
Video: Sabbath broadcasts live from Dunkirk refugee camp impact thousands
June 20, 2016 - Four church entities and six local congregations worked together on Sabbath, 18 June, to share a live message of hope in the midst of the refugee crisis. Claudette Hannebicque, the leader of ADRA Dunkirk was one of them. Claudette is hard to tie down. An active member of the small Adventist congregation in Dunkirk, France, she is also the driving force behind ADRA Dunkirk and the help that the Church has been providing for refugees and migrants camping on the edge of the town and aiming to... ... read more
Should we help the Dunkirk refugees? A Christian response
June 16, 2016 - Waking up at 4:00 a.m. for a long drive and a ferry crossing is a minor inconvenience for Sasha Becejac, one of four leaders at the Newbold Seventh-day Adventist Church in southern England. Every Sunday the team fill a car with volunteers, food, and clothes for the eight-hour round trip to a refugee camp in Dunkirk, France. Teaming up with members of the small Dunkirk Adventist Church, they provide lunch, love, and a listening ear to some of the thousands of refugees trying to find a way across... ... read more
Hope after horror. Refugees can have a future
June 16, 2016 - Nobody chooses to be a refugee. War, persecution, oppressive regimes – there are many reasons why there are currently 60 million displaced persons or refugees in the world. Each one has their story. Each one wants to survive. Each one wants a better life. Each one lives with hope. Hope! That is something Francine Karekezi needed. A Tutsi, she ran for her life during the 1994 Rwandan genocide. Today she lives in Austria. Her tale is horrific. Francine grew up as a Seventh-day Adventist. She was... ... read more
In Panama, members serve soup with a dash of hope
June 15, 2016 - More than 300 people were fed as a result of the “Soup of Hope” initiative organized by the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Panama City. ... read more
Washington Adventist University makes historic mission trip to Cuba
June 13, 2016 - Eleven students and faculty paint houses and distribute clothing for 10 days in Havana. ... read more
Next major evangelistic series to reach Romania and former Soviet Union
June 13, 2016 - Church leaders gather in Romania to lay the groundwork for the early 2017 meetings. ... read more
North American Division Statement on Orlando, Florida Mass Shooting
June 13, 2016 - Daniel R. Jackson, president of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in North America, issued the following statement on June 12, 2016, in response to the mass shooting at the Pulse Club in Orlando, Florida: “The Seventh-day Adventist Church in North America is heartbroken as we mourn the loss of innocent lives in the deadliest mass shooting in United States history. We extend our deepest condolences and prayers for the 50 people killed, the 53 wounded, their families, loved ones, and friends. We... ... read more
C.D. Brooks Remembered as Great Adventist Evangelist of 20th Century
June 5, 2016 - Brooks succumbs to pancreatic cancer at the age of 85. ... read more
VIDEO: ADRA report from Petra Refugee Camp in Greece
June 3, 2016 - Frank Brenda, programs director for emergency response for the Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) Germany, speaks frankly about the issues and hopes of more than 1,000 Yazidis refugees based in a remote refugee camp in the foothills of Mt Olympus, Greece. The Seventh-day Adventist Church for the Trans-European and Inter-European regions sent this report. ... read more
Adventist-sponsored Washington D.C. gala rallies broad support for religious freedom
June 2, 2016 - Keynote speaker Erastus Mwencha, an African Union leader and Adventist Church member, says promoting religious freedom is both a personal responsibility and a political imperative. ... read more