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Unrest Continues in Burundi

Bujumbura, Burundi ... [ANN] Ethnic violence continues to trouble the central African nation of Burundi, with attacks made even against a church school, reports Charles Montille, executive secretary o...

Milton Lee, China Evangelist, Dies

St. Helena, California, USA ... [ANN] A fatal car accident in California resulted in the death of Pastor Milton Lee, Thursday, December 4, 1997. Pastor Lee served in China, Taiwan, and Hong Kong as an...

Ukrainian "Reformed" Adventists Re-unite with Seventh-day Adventist Church

Kiev, Ukraine ... [ANN] Two congregations of "Reformed" Adventists reunited with the Seventh-day Adventist Church denomination in the Ukraine. The Reform ed group split from the Adventist Church in 19...

Russian Woman Leads in Evangelism

Ekaterinburg, Russia ... [ANN] In the newly liberated society of modern Russia, Olga Pivovarova is at the forefront of the Seventh-day Adventist Church’s outreach ministry. A resident of Ekaterinburg,...

Adventist Choir Wins First Prize

Seoul, Korea ... [ANN] The Male Voice Choir from the Seventh-day Adventist Sahmyook University won first prize in the University National Choir Contest held in Seoul, Korea on November 14. Sponsored ...

Latest Massacre at Mudende

Mudende, Rwanda ... [ANN] At least 272 Tutsi refugees were massacred at the Mudende camp, located on the campus of the former Seventh-day Adventist University in Rwanda on December 11. The killings fo...

ADRA Opens New Hospital Ward

Phnom Penh, Cambodia ... [ANN] Five hundred people including government officials, school children, community members and hospital staff, celebrated the grand opening of the Adventist Development and ...

Tribal Killing at Adventist Hospital

Ife, Nigeria ... [ANN] A woman lost her life and a man was shot in the shoulder during an attack on the Ife Adventist Hospital in Nigeria on December 6. The killings are a result of tribal tensions be...

Washington Times Front Page Quotes Adventists

Washington, D.C., USA ... [ANN] Under the headline "Austrian Parliament puts faith in limbo," today’s Washington Times (December 11) reports yesterday’s vote by Austria’s Parliament approving a restri...

Feature: A Soldier for Jesus

Lima, Peru… [ANN] The woman looks straight ahead as she takes the microphone. She wears a cream-colored blouse and a dark green skirt. But what gets my attention, more than anything, is the gun attach...

ADRA Thailand Takes AIDS Awareness on Parade

Bangkok, Thailand ... [ANN] The Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) recognized World AIDS Day on Monday, December 1, by hosting a parade and program in the town of Mae Tang, Thailand. The ...

European Restrictions on Human Rights: Adventists Express Concern

Silver Spring, Maryland, USA ... [ANN] Religious liberty restrictions currently under discussion by the European Parliament are viewed with concern by Seventh-day Adventist Church leaders. Proposals t...

Adventist Outreach in Indonesia Progresses Despite Opposition

Surabaya, Indonesia ... [ANN] Despite opposition from some parts of the local community, a two-week series of church meetings in Surabaya, Indonesia November 22 to December 6 successfully concluded, r...

Adventist Church President Threatened by Tribal Warriors

Kwarifau, Malaita, Solomon Islands ... [ANN] Arriving by helicopter in the remote highland region of Kwarifau on the island of Malaita, Robert S. Folkenberg, president of the Seventh-day Adventist Chu...

Peruvian Adventists Plan Launch of Major Communication Initiative

Lima, Peru ... [ANN] Seventh-day Adventists in Lima, Peru, are gearing up for a week-long program which aims at revitalizing the way the church reaches out into its communities. "We cannot continue in...

First Adventist Judge in Australia

Sydney, Australia ... [ANN] Seventh-day Adventist John B. Bagnall of Gordon, New South Wales, was sworn in as a Judge of the Compensation Court of New South Wales on Friday, Nov. 21, 1997. The appoint...

Religious Liberty Leader Speaks Out Against Intolerance in Saudi Arabia

Geneva, Switzerland ... [ANN] Dr. Gianfranco Rossi, former Secretary-General of the International Association for the Defense of Religious Liberty, spoke out against religious intolerance in Saudi Ara...

Catholics Invite Adventist Church Leader to Discuss Religious Liberty

Weingarten, Germany ... [ANN] Seventh-day Adventist leader Dr. Bert Beach participated in an inter-church "first" as an invitee to a Roman Catholic conference of canon law experts, judges, and univers...

Adventist Islanders Survive Two Month Ordeal at Sea

Tarawa, Kiribati ... [ANN] Five Seventh-day Adventist nationals from Papua New Guinea (PNG) have been rescued and flown back to their home in PNG from Tarawa, Kiribati, after drifting in their canoe w...

Adventist Mountain Climber Dies at 101

Loma Linda, California, USA ... [ANN] Hulda Crooks, affectionately called "Grandma Whitney" after her mountain climbing accomplishments, died on Nov. 23, in Loma Linda, California, at the age of 101. ...

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