The difficult life in Venezuela forced mother, father, and son to leave the country. However, xrin Brazil, they discovered a new family [Photo Credit: Gustavo Leighton]

In Search of Support to Start Over, Venezuelan Family Finds Hope Among Adventists

Parents and son were baptized at an Adventist Church business meeting in South America

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Care Groups in Southern Asia-Pacific Rally Together for the World Church Initiative: I Will Go!

Encouraged and empowered, thousands of care group members from the Southern Asia-Pacific Division joined the Care Group Virtual Congress on May 13, 2022. Online delegates from all 14 countries attende...

Leaders and staff of the Inter-American Division, April 2022. [Photo: Inter-American Division]

A Perspective on the History of the Inter-American Division, 1922–2022

The history of the Inter-American Division chronicles the amazing power of divine providence, especially in the areas of literature evangelism, education, and medical endeavors. Without question, the ...

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How Did We Get Here? Behind The Scenes Of GC Session 2022: Postponement, Relocation And Unique Challenges

General Conference Session is the largest, most complex, and arguably most significant event held by the global Seventh-day Adventist Church every quinquennium. Postponed for two years due to Covid, i...

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Strategic Plan Seeks to Provide Growth Opportunities

It is vital that our institutions support pastors, teachers and missionaries in their service to the Master.

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From Online Advertising to Bible Study

Digital mission campaigns in Spain

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Children’s and Murrieta Hospitals Recognized by Newsweek as Best Maternity

Loma Linda University Children’s Hospital and Loma Linda University Medical Center – Murrieta were named to Newsweek’s 2022 list of America's Best Maternity Hospitals, in partnership with Statista Inc...

The second meetinghouse, where the first Session was held. It was erected in 1857 on W. Van Buren street near Cass Street in Battle Creek, Michigan [Photo Courtesy of the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventist Church]

The Legacy of ‘63

159 years ago, two years into the American Civil War, at 6:00pm on May 20, 1863, 21 Adventist believers from churches around the Midwest and Northeast met together in Battle Creek, Michigan “for the p...

Joymir was imprisoned in the Papuda Penitentiary Complex, one of the largest in Brazil. There, he received a message of hope that changed his story. [Photo Courtesy of the South American Division]

Ex-inmate Experiences Changed Life, Returns to Prison to Help Other Inmates

Joymir Guimarães coordinates an initiative that seeks to resocialize inmates through a biblical reading and reflection project.

From left to right: Yuriy, Angelita, Sulamita, Emanuel, Levi, Samuel, and Olga. (Photo Credit: Matheus Drobenko)

Adventist College Welcomes Refugee Children from Ukraine

Families arrived in the interior of Paraná and enrolled their children because they already knew of the school in their country of origin

[Photo courtesy to Pastor Petronio Genebago, SSD Youth Director]

SSD’s Voice of Youth EXPAND Sends 819 Teams, Reaps 7,514 New Disciples

The Southern Asia-Pacific Division’s (SSD) Voice of Youth (VOY) EXPAND 2022 (EXPAND stands for Exponential Advancement through Nurturing and Discipleship) sent 819 teams of 26,792 young people to reac...

On Feb. 19, 2022, The Oakwood University Church in Huntsville, Alabama, publicly affirmed the decision of the Oakwood Adventist Academy boys team to not play in a basketball tournament on Sabbath. Screenshot of Oakwood University Church service [Photo Courtesy of the North American Division]

High School Team Fights for Right to Compete, Keep Sabbath

Association refused to reschedule Oakwood Adventist Academy’s basketball team games.

Members of the Greater Sydney Conference office team at the launch. [Photo Courtesy of Adventist Record]

Faith FM Launches in Western Sydney

A special dedication service was held on May 3 at the Greater Sydney Conference (GSC) office to launch Faith FM in Western Sydney. The service was attended in person and via Zoom and coincided with a ...

[Photo Courtesy of Jasper Ivan Iturriaga]

Digital Nomad pastor inspires thousands with mission work in Ukraine and around the globe

With a camera in hand and big smile on his face, Jasper Ivan Iturriaga is not like your regular Pastor. Born and raised in the Philippines, Jasper has been living out of his suitcase for the past five...

Chaquan May visits Gi'arri regularly in the NICU. The team hopes Gi'arri will be discharged by the end of May. [Photo Courtesy of Loma Linda University Health]

Multi-Disciplinary Medical Center and Children’s Hospital Teams Save Mom Pregnant with Twins, Facing Insurmountable Odds

About 30 staff members from Loma Linda University Medical Center and Children’s Hospital crowded together in an ICU room on December 30, 2021, to help save the lives of a pregnant mother, critically i...

Two students at the Calexico Mission School read the first copy of their new Guide magazine subscription. [Photo Credit: Bernardo Sámano]

North American Division Sponsors Guide Magazine Subscriptions for Calexico Mission School Middle Schoolers

“Lord, I’d like students at the mission school to get Guide magazine,” prayed Laura Sámano, managing editor of Guide magazine. She longed to send the weekly magazine to Calexico Mission School middle ...

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Buddhist Monk Becomes Ordained Minister

Kharom Promutit hoped and dreamed that one day, he would get a bachelor’s degree and work as a professional agriculturist. He planned to study at one of the state universities located in the province ...

Cycle of discipleship—Rodolfo Miranda (with the flier marked “FILHO”) was influenced to follow the gospel by Sergio (“PAI” flier). Rodolfo, in turn, also acts as a disciple because he works to bring the gospel to his parents (in this case, his mother, Jacira, who has the “NETO” flier). This reflects that Rodolfo is Sergio's "spiritual son," and his mother is a spiritual "granddaughter." [Photo Credit: Herbert Boger Jr.]

Event Strengthens Bridge Between Novo Tempo and Local Church

Meeting with regional coordinators of the Novo Tempo Bible School featured exciting stories of conversions.

From left to right: Dr. Ifereimi Waqainabete, Fiji Health Minister; Dr. Davina Nand, head of wellness at the Ministry of Health and Medical Services; George Kwong, 10,000 Toes regional ambassador; Glenn Townend, South Pacific Division president; Shelley Wallace, World Health Organization Pacific director; and Pastor Maveni Kaufononga, Trans Pacific Union president. [Photo Courtesy of Adventist Record]

World Health Organization Recognizes 10,000 Toes Campaign

The 10,000 Toes Campaign, an initiative of Adventist Health, has received the 2022 Healthy Island Award in the Best Practice Category from the World Health Organization for its work in Fiji. The award...

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Strategic Plan Highlights Responsibility to Youth

It is important to help our young people make decisions based on biblically faithful information.

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