Adventist News Network

“Suffer the Little Children …”
June 16, 2018 - An Appeal From the Seventh-day Adventist Church in North America ... read more
Larry Lichtenwalter is New President of Middle East University
June 14, 2018 - Lichtenwalter undertakes a mission of cultivating future Adventist leaders in the region. ... read more
ADRA officially opens first water kiosk in Mozambique
June 14, 2018 - The Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) officially launched on June 12 its first safe water kiosk in Mocuba, Mozambique, which will provide 20 liters a day of safe water for more than 1,000 people. Mocuba, a district of the Zambezia province in Mozambique, has suffered from inadequate safe water supply for years, but the prolonged drought conditions in Southern Africa has made the situation far worse.  More than 100 people attended the grand opening of the new water kiosk,... ... read more
Lebanese president affirms Adventist Church’s service
June 13, 2018 - Adventist Church leaders paid a courtesy call on President Michel Aoun ... read more
San surgeon recognized in Queen’s birthday honors list
June 13, 2018 - Sydney Adventist Hospital neurosurgeon Professor Brian Owler was among a diverse group of Australians recognized for their contributions and service to the community in this year’s Queen’s Birthday honors list. Professor Owler, past president of the Australian Medical Association, was appointed a Member in the General Division of the Order of Australia (AM), acknowledging “significant service to medicine through the leadership and administration of professional medical organizations, and to... ... read more
Europe takes lead for World Refugee Sabbath
June 12, 2018 - Seventh-day Adventist Church comes together to draw attention to refugee crises on June 16. ... read more
Multiple launch for Hope Channel Sweden
June 12, 2018 - On February 10, 2018, Seventh-day Adventist churches in Sweden celebrated the official premiere of Hope Channel Sweden. Rather than having a grand opening ceremony at some fancy media center, the celebration was held across all the local congregations. Church members celebrated with balloons and drank juice served in cups with the Hope Channel logo. They also received Hope Channel promotional material that they can share with their friends. The rational is that Hope Channel Sweden will become... ... read more
Seeking Understanding: David Pennington
June 12, 2018 - GeoScience Research Institute release documentary ahead of Creation Sabbath ... read more
ADRA Czech creates game app to help Syrian refugees
June 12, 2018 - When anti-government demonstrations began in March 2011 in Syria, what ensued was violent government crackdown and armed opposition groups fighting back. Syria’s ongoing war has left an estimated 6.5 million people without homes in the country, and more than five million people fled to neighboring countries like Lebanon, Jordan, and Turkey.  In 2016, ADRA Czech desired to help Syrian refugees and had gotten their chance by way of developing a game app. “The creators of the game... ... read more
Camp for young men held by Adventist Church in Novosibirsk
June 11, 2018 - The fifth-annual Camp Sibiryaki for young men, aged 13-17, was recently held in Novosibirsk. Participants from Kemerovo, Barnaul, Topchikhi, Kamen-na-Obi, Novoaltaysk and Novosibirsk came together to not only learn to communicate better, but also to develop in different areas. Healthy lifestyle was heavily emphasized during the camp. Early each morning, the boys participated in an exercise routine including running, pull-ups, push-ups, squats and other activities. Physical health was not the... ... read more
Health expo focuses on a new start
June 11, 2018 - Murray Barracks Seventh-day Adventist church in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, conducted a mini-health expo on Sunday, June 3. Based on the NEWSTART lifestyle program, the day-long event was held in the main gymnasium at the local army barracks, with attendees including community members and soldiers who live at the barracks. In line with the acronym NEWSTART, health stations were set up to cover aspects of nutrition, exercise, water, sunlight, temperance, air, rest and pastoral counselling.... ... read more
Lake Union Youth distribute petition urging fairness and humanity in U.S. immigration and gun control policy
June 8, 2018 - More than 300 participants attending last weekend's Hispanic Youth Congress on the campus of Andrews University signed petitions requesting fairness and humanity in policies pertaining to U.S. immigration and gun control. According to Carmelo Mercado, Lake Union vice president and director of Multicultural ministries, the decision to circulate the two petitions grew out of discussions leading up to a social justice workshop at the youth congress, as “we wanted to not just talk the theory, but... ... read more
God changes hearts with 5 baptisms on Pitcairn
June 7, 2018 - From a community in crisis, we have become a community united in 18 days. It is nothing short of a miracle! ... read more
Going on 10 years, community soccer league promotes healthy living in Inland Empire
June 7, 2018 - A soccer league that promotes community and wholeness education to families is celebrating a decade of service at Loma Linda University Health. The Goal 4 Health soccer league, an annual initiative that encourages physical activity, drew 260 community participants during this year’s two-month run, up from the usual 200 participants each year. The community soccer league, held on the sports fields of the Drayson Center, ran from the last week of March through the first week of June and featured... ... read more
Police officers invite Alaverdi residents to Health Expo
June 7, 2018 - Three-day event is the first in this region ... read more