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DEAF AND DEAF-BLID INTERNATIONAL ZOOM MEETING

A SPECIAL ZOOM EDITION REPLACED A CANCELLED PREVIOUSLY-PLANNNED INTERNATIONAL ADVENTIST CONGRESS

the main motto of these kind of events is “Through my hands”. The programme was hosted by two sympathetic Deaf, Jitka Moravcova, the ideator of this online event, and Geoffrey Zobries. Both gave [...] Deaf-blind was expected by a large number of European Deaf. The first edition, held in Seville, in 2016, had been successfully considered and many were looking forward to the second edition, precisely this [...] destabilized thousands of organizations at a worldwide level. Many were willing to attend the event, and many expressed their disappointment. “But we couldn't do otherwise, and we were greatly

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UNITED NATIONS: THE COLLONGES DECLARATION

THE COLLONGES DECLARATION IS PART OF A SERIES OF DECISIONS TAKEN BY THE UNITED NATIONS TO COMBAT INTOLERANCE AND RELIGIOUS VIOLENCE.

Sustainable Development Goals (2015).); the action Plan for the Prevention of extreme violence (2016), a strategy and action plan against hate speech (2019) and the action plan for the protection [...] OHCHR as historic. One could also use the words: miraculous, incredible, to describe this series of events. It is indeed an extraordinary adventure that begins and all the glory goes to God. Thanks go

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100 years of Seventh-day Adventist Deaf Community in Germany

this event was important, because we, as Adventist deaf community in Germany, can look back gratefully on a long history,” said Gerd Wildemann, leader of the Deaf Ministry in Germany. “With events such [...] place in Seville, Spain, followed by an International Adventist Deaf Congress, always in Seville on 2016. Global service for the deaf According to Gerd Wildemann, there are 250 to 300 million [...] many Adventist communities of deaf people in the world can claim to be celebrating a centenary. This event fills with joy not only our deaf German friends, but also all the other Adventist communities of deaf

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People of Faith Are Not Immune to Addictions, Health Leader Says

Presentation discusses the state of affairs and what Adventists are doing about it.

when an individual or family faces a mental health challenge or a traumatic event, “knowing how to respond to these events can make a huge difference in how the individual and community cope and heal [...] Opioid-related drug overdoses have risen exponentially, Reinert noted. “In the United States alone in 2016, 116 people died every day from opioid-related drug overdoses, and 11.5 million people misused pr [...] prescription drugs,” according to the Surgeon General’s Report on Alcohol, Drugs, and Health for 2016. “And more than 15,000 deaths were attributed to overdosing on heroin,” she added. Behavior

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Ukrainian Millionaire Joins Evangelistic and Social Projects in Madagascar

His efforts have resulted in the construction of schools and churches, and many baptisms.

said. Twenty pastors from the local conference and many church members participated in the gospel events in the two northern regions of the country — Diana and Sava. Help from Ukraine A Ukrainian [...] people were baptized. Those were people from several different cities who had been preparing for this event for three months. Several hundred more people, including those from Stoyka’s programs, were baptized [...] Stoyka in Madagascar is the construction of a school, which was started with sponsorship money in 2016. It is expected the project will be completed this year, leaders said. Workers are installing windows

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Adventist Earth Summit Extols God as Creator and His Creation

In Canada, scientists, educators, and theologians open up to God’s handiwork.

constituency in 2016. “I am convinced Seventh-day Adventists should be among the leading promoters of Earth Day as stewards of God’s creation.” Strengthening Our Faith As part of the event organization [...] that the event was in the making. More than 1,000 people came to Toronto’s International Centre on the day of the Summit. “I am not sure we understood at the time how bold it was.” The event’s goal was [...] strongly believe [the event] can be evangelistic,” he said. “Many have simply bought into the theory of evolution in the absence of a credible alternative. So we are using this event to reach out to the

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Adventist Communicators Gear Up to Better Reach Older and New Generations

Global Adventist Internet Network meetings discuss equipment, methods, and more.

recorded messages sent by Kyle Portbury, who in 2016 directed the early-Adventist-history movie Tell the World, and Terry Benedict, a co-producer of the 2016 blockbuster film Hacksaw Ridge. From the [...] Internet Network (GAiN) conference in Sweimeh, Jordan, which officially opened on February 25. The event has gathered hundreds of communication directors, photographers, videographers, radio producers, and

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Religious Liberty in Action

Adama Dieng, Under-Secretary-General and Special Adviser of the UN Secretary-General succeeds to Mary Robinson as the new president of the honorary committee of AIDLR.

official dinner. Some years later, in 2016, in Madrid, Liviu Olteanu organized the Second International Conference on ‘Human Rights and Religious Freedom’. The event wascosponsored by the Ministry of Justice [...] readers a bitof the background of the AIDLR. In this article, he will describe some of the major events organized by him or in which he has participated. “I can express my deep thanks to God [...] and a necessity to organize and participate inconferences, symposiums and international summits and events - where debates take place on the challenges and trends on human rights, peace and security, religious

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Global Healthcare Conference shares leadership and governance education to international healthcare leaders

conferences take place during odd-numbered years, with previous events taking place in the Dominican Republic, Cote d’Ivoire and Zambia. The 2016 conference focused on human resources issues and the challenges [...] as chair of Loma Linda University Health’s Board of Trustees until his retirement from the post in 2016. The Seventh-day Adventist Church operates 175 hospitals and 450 clinics worldwide. “I’m often asked

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Adventists Join Call for More Action to Protect Migrant and Refugee Children

Multi-faith event aimed to mobilize new partnerships to help children in distress.

Affairs and Religious Liberty for the Seventh-day Adventist Church and one of the planners of the event. “So many different organizations and religious traditions came together for one simple reason: because [...] doubled from 4 million to 9 million, with an estimated 300,000 children crossing borders during 2015 and 2016 as unaccompanied minors. More sobering still is the violence experienced by many of these children [...] teenage boy has a more than 70 percent chance of experiencing physical abuse of some kind. The Rome event was spearheaded by World Vision International and supported by a number of other organizations, including

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