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Adventist athlete qualifies for Tokyo 2020 Olympics

“I have always put my career in God's hands and have always trusted in Him”

will, [and our] effort and discipline, we were able to achieve our goal," said Nathalee. On July 8, 2021, the president of the Republic of Panama, Laurentino Cortizo, handed over the national flag [...] some of them. Today, she is happy to be part of the Olympic Games taking place from 23 July to 8 August in Japan, and says that she owes each of her achievements to God. "Each of my competitions and

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EUD Administration Position on Religious Meeting in Italy in June 2021

should we enter in any negotiation or agreement that compromises any of our fundamental values.” “8. Experience has shown that the context of inter-church dialogue is an excellent environment for us to [...] we enter in any negotiation or agreement that compromises any of our fundamental values. 8. Experience has shown that the context of inter-church dialogue is an excellent environment for us to

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South America Division Votes to Allow Women Elders

Thousands are already leaders in their congregations across the territory.

allowing women to serve as church elders across their eight-country territory in Brasilia, Brazil, on July 8, 2021. The vote, taken during the SAD Executive Committee Mid-Year sessions, affirmed the comprehensive [...] committee, 5,626 women are currently acting as group leaders across the SAD territory. The July 8 vote took place after studies, discussions, and surveys were conducted by an ad hoc committee, which [...] pastor.” Across the region, Adventist women church leaders shared what they think about the July 8 vote. “I think this is a big step forward for the church,” said Rafaela Seidel, district coordinator

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South American Division Votes to Allow Women Elders

Thousands are already leaders in their congregations across the territory.

allowing women to serve as church elders across their eight-country territory in Brasilia, Brazil, on July 8, 2021. The vote, taken during the SAD Executive Committee Mid-Year sessions, affirmed the comprehensive [...] the committee, 5,626 women are currently acting as group leaders across the SAD territory. The July 8 vote took place after studies, discussions, and surveys were conducted by an ad hoc committee, which [...] pastor.” Across the region, Adventist women church leaders shared what they think about the July 8 vote. “I think this is a big step forward for the church,” said Rafaela Seidel, district coordinator

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On World Refugee Day, young artists received awards and recognition

Art Contest "Hear me. See me. Walk with me." Awards 2021.

Martins, Director of ADRA Europe, highlighted that in the same way God saw, heard and came down (Ex.3:7-8) when His people were refugees in Egypt, we must also Hear, See and Walk with refugees today. The work

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June 19 is Adventist Church World Refugee Sabbath

There are 70.8 million forcibly displaced people worldwide.

been turned upside down by prejudice, conflict, violence, or human rights violations. Of 70.8 million forcibly displaced people worldwide, 41.3 million are internally displaced people (IDP)

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ADRA BUS for homeless people drives on the streets of Belgrade

The US Agency for International Development awarded a $120,000 grant to the Adventist Development and Relief Agency.

Twenty-five percent of Serbians are impoverished. This percentage translates into close to 1.8 million people ( World Bank statistics ). Inadequate living conditions in slums are recognized as one of

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“Treating smoking is like freeing a person from slavery”

May 31 is World No Tobacco Day

tobacco die from complications of tobacco use. The WHO estimates that each year tobacco causes about 8 million deaths (about 10% of all deaths) with 600,000 of these occurring in non-smokers due to second-hand

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Adventist Institutions struggle in the midst of violence in Israel

Clashes between Arab and Jewish citizens break out in Israeli cities, following days of air strikes and rocket attacks.

Field of Seventh-day Adventists has 22 congregations and about 830 adult, baptized members, speaking 8 languages: Hebrew, Russian, English, Spanish, Romanian, Arabic, Amharic, and Akan (Ghana). 5 full-time

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Women's Weekend Event with Heather-Dawn Small on May 7 and 8, 2021, via Zoom.

Longing for God - filled - revived - called

Finally, after waiting for a year, we were able to hold the weekend event with Heather-Dawn Small, the Women’s Ministries Director of the General Conference, that had been planned long in advance. Of

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