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Adventist Detainees Released from Burundi Prison

From the Office of the President, Seventh-day Adventist World Headquarters, Silver Spring, Maryland, United States We have received very encouraging news and are happy to indicate that all...

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Seventh-day Adventist Church responds to Equality Act

On Friday, May 17, 2019, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Equality Act (H.R. 5). The bill, if it were to become law, would extend protection to gay, lesbian, and transgender individuals...

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Commentary: What Seventh-day Adventists face in Burundi

Commentary: What Seventh-day Adventists face in Burundi

The following is a commentary on recent and concerning events in the African country of Burundi. For additional details and context to this developing story, we encourage you to also read a previously...

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ADRA President: “Faith communities can change the dialogue from hate and ignorance to peace, love and acceptance.

ADRA President: “Faith communities can change the dialogue from hate and ignorance to peace, love and acceptance.

During a recent summit held in Geneva, Switzerland, Jonathan Duffy, president for the Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) joined hundreds of interfaith world leaders to discuss fostering...

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Empowering women through education

“Education is the key for change in women’s lives to shape a better future,” says Raquel Arrais, associate director of Women’s Ministries for the Seventh-day Adventist World Church and who manages the...

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Tennessee governor rejects pleas for clemency in Adventist death row case

Tennessee governor rejects pleas for clemency in Adventist death row case

Despite urgent efforts by top Adventist leaders, lawyers, family and friends, Tennessee Governor Bill Lee will not stay the scheduled execution of Don Johnson, an Adventist inmate on death row.  Lee...

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Adventist leaders in Inter-America challenged to focus more on mission

Adventist leaders in Inter-America challenged to focus more on mission

“I don’t know what impression you’re taking with you as you leave these meetings but we still have a great mission to fulfill,” said Inter-American Division (IAD) President Pastor Elie Henry, as...

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Seventh-day Adventist Church appeals to Burundi government

Seventh-day Adventist world church president Ted N.C. Wilson has issued an urgent appeal for prayer following the recent arrest and detention of 22 Adventist leaders and members in the central African...

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Ontario Conference’s inaugural Earth Day Summit inspires thousands to care for the planet

Ontario Conference’s inaugural Earth Day Summit inspires thousands to care for the planet

According to a U.N. report released on May 6, one million plant and animal species are now at risk of extinction.[1] Moreover, four decades after the first Earth Day in 1970, the global population has...

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Media Academy in Bulgaria inspires youth to serve the church

Media Academy in Bulgaria inspires youth to serve the church

Inspired by the cross-media interaction of ideas and teams during the 2018 GAiN Europe* conference in Valencia, Spain, Communication leaders in Bulgaria committed themselves to develop similar...

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