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Humanitarian support in Italy: ADRA partnering with FELICITTA’

Adventist volunteers helping the poor in the Umbria region during the pandemic.

About 2 years ago, some Adventists, together with non-Adventists, committed and serious people, decided to set up an humanitarian agency, which they chose to call FELICITTA' (translated, HAPPY CITY). Their [...] credible and attentive to the needs in the area", continued Hromis. "ADRA is also specializing in the theme of widespread poverty, the recovery of food surpluses, zero waste and the virtuous circles of circular

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100 Years Anniversary of the Belgian-Luxembourg Conference

Online celebrations will take place on April 17, 2021.

pandemic, leaders want to celebrate the Anniversary on Sabbath April 17, 2021. On the theme of “ 100 years in the service of hope ” the church wants to look back on the distant and recent history [...] the Inter-European Division, stated: "The organization of the Belgian-Luxembourg Conference of 100 years ago should be seen not as a purely administrative matter, but as the creation of a structure to support

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ADRA’s online EDUCATION SUMMIT 2021

The online conference will take place on April 20, 2021.

people from faith-based organizations (FBOs) and other civil society organizations (CSOs). Themes and issues the summit Summit will address (two thematic pillars) will be Inclusion in Education [...] and faith-based communities had not been an issue in the western development sphere. In the past years, the role of faith communities in development has come to be taken into account more and more. A major

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At the U.N., Adventist Leader Calls Gender-based Violence ‘Shame of Our Humanity’

Public Affairs and Religious Liberty director urges cooperation to confront forces working against the “full humanity” of women.

— drives our global advocacy for fundamental human rights.” Diop also noted that the theme of this years’ symposium fits well with the Adventist Church’s ongoing work — through health care, education [...] disproportionately affect women and girls and reveal the dark side of humanity,” Diop said. The themes highlighted in Diop’s presentation were explored throughout the day during panel discussions and [...] funding. Although usually held in person at the UN building in New York, the symposium this year took place virtually. It attracted participants from North America and across Europe, Asia-Pacific

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Alberto Raposo: Early Adventist Pioneer in Portugal

An article from the Encyclopedia of Seventh-day Adventists

asked him to teach his son the English language. Soon the English lessons were filled with spiritual themes. A bond of friendship was established between Clarence Rentfro and Alberto Raposo. Sometime after [...] senior pastor of the Lisbon church, enjoyed the collaboration with the young Portuguese pastor. Three years later Alberto was appointed pastor of the Adventist church in Oporto. Alberto’s dedication to Adventist [...] decided to settle on the Island of Brava, even though Alberto also worked on Fogo Island. After six years of intense missionary activity a chapel was built, and an elementary school opened in Brava. When

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10 Days of Prayer Event Impacts Thousands

Over 82,000 participants registered to receive the daily prayer focus emails in January.

since its inception in 2007. This year over 82,583 participants in 212 countries registered to receive the daily prayer focus emails from January 6 – 16. The first year in California, just about 1,800 [...] disciples pleading for nothing else but the outpouring of the latter rain. Every night from 7 to 8 pm, a theme sheet with Bible verses and Spirit of Prophecy quotes was presented. [They] read these privately and [...] spirit of unity, repentance and mission took hold of the members,” the website said. A few years after Operation Global Rain began, news of the revival happening as a result of united prayer in

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Ten Days of Prayer begins tomorrow

The 10 Days of Prayer prayer chain will be held from January 6-16, 2021.

Every year, about 22 million Seventh-day Adventists around the world unite for ten days to pray for revival, reformation, the church’s mission, and interceding for a suffering world. Modeled after the [...] will be connected daily as part of the Ten Days of Prayer program from January 6 to 16. The theme verse for the 2021 event is: “Not by might, nor by power, but by My Spirit, says the Lord of hosts”

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Annual GAiN Conference Yields Inspiring Testimonies

Despite physical human limitations, God is still at work!

the past four years under the leadership of member Matt Gray. For example, a video on the book of Daniel, published on their YouTube channel in 2016 gained about 30,000 views in 3 ½ years. That same video [...] the conference came from Angelyn who has been working as a social media admin for almost four years. The 17-year-old shared that when she started her online ministry, she went in blindly. No one offered help [...] media and the internet to help the Adventist church carry out its mission.” [i] For the past 16 years, the network has held annual conferences to “educate, train and collaborate on finding new ways to

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The Bible is Foundational

President of the Seventh-day Adventist Church, Ted N.C. Wilson, shares about worldwide Week of Prayer.

really, to you personally, to “Go” wherever the Lord may lead you to reach others for Him. The theme for this coming Week of Prayer is “Reach the World: Faithfulness in Christian Lifestyle.” Now, you [...] Christian lifestyle and media, sexuality and the Christian life, will also be addressed in this year’s Week of Prayer readings. We’ll end this special week with an article titled, “Living in the End-Time:

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Adventist Woman Marches on Washington Again — 57 Years Later

Jacqueline Galloway Blake says we have a biblical mandate to fight for justice.

As a 15-year old living in New York City, United States, in 1963, Jacqueline Galloway Blake was thrilled when her parents let her travel with a busload of community members to the March on Washington for [...] for civil rights. Fifty-seven years later, the educational consultant and radio host, a member of Inkster Sharon Seventh-day Adventist Church in Michigan, United States, marched again to Washington to [...] overlooked. I can vividly remember the music and the clasping hands as that hopeful crowd sang the theme song of the movement, “We Shall Overcome.” We had come, as Dr. King stated, to “cash the check”

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