Women's History Month
Mount Lebanon. That year she also received a certificate in piano performance from the Lebanese National Music Conservatory. In 1952, Aida was called to serve as a Bible instructor. She went from house to [...] March 5, 1961, to Deeb S. Farah, a new convert to the Seventh-day Adventist faith to whom she had given Bible studies for a number of years. Shortly after, Aida took a sabbatical for eight years to serve [...] retirement in 1988. She was a witness to and a part of the development and growth of the local church and its institutions in Lebanon from an early age and for more than half a century. In the summer ofFind out more
A solemn act in which the President of the Republic participates together with representatives of different religious denominations.
s. This was a solemn act in which the President of the Republic participated with representatives of different religious denominations in the moment of his inauguration. Thus, not being a religious celebration [...] demonstrated “gratitude to all who give life to a fundamental freedom of our constitution: religious freedom”, affirming that “it is in the pluralism that characterizes a free, open and democratic society that [...] President of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Portugal, Pastor António Amorim, represented the Church at a meeting held by His Excellency the President of the Republic, Prof. Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa. The meetingFind out more
One year into our current world health crisis, it may be the time to ask “what,” not “why.”
normal in just a few weeks. In an October 2020 report, Stress in America TM 2020: A National Mental Health Crisis , the American Psychological Association issued a warning about the [...] It’s hard to believe that it’s been a year that the world as we knew it literally came to a screeching halt. It still seems surreal. Millions of people sheltered in place, hoping and believing that if [...] some of our takeaways: 1. Faith in God is a huge blessing . The secular mind questions the logic of faith. However, when one is in the middle of a pandemic, logic provides no solace. Believing inFind out more
reminded us we are a chosen people, we are God's special possession, and we are also a holy nation and a royal priesthood (1 Peter 2:9). You might think this does not apply to you, but being a priest is to [...] bear the image of God in this world. And we are all called to do that. Abigail pointed us to the practicality of this. With a personal story on how a cake helped to keep youth in her church, she invited [...] has chosen to show others who He is. How wonderful is that? A real church is not a church that talks about what Jesus would do, it is a church that does what Jesus would do. The church is definitelyFind out more
Second Adventist International Congress for Deaf and Deaf-blind Online
disguise that made them original, such as a special hat, a special jacket, or a dress. The most original disguise received a reward. Through my Frame. A picture through an original frame. This game required [...] included a series of interesting and original activities. There was also an interactive segment where participants were called on to present their contribution. A lottery to win a prize. In [...] registered, and a gift was sent to them. Through my Dress. A performance to show the best and most original dress. This game required creativity and imagination. Participants had to think about a disguiseFind out more
closed for a while now, so it's not an extreme to wonder things like, "Can a person be a true Christian without being a part of the church? (Tihomir Lazic) - "What is my purpose in what we call church?" [...] Starting 2021 has been anything but going back to what we used to call "normal." After a few hopeful weeks, most of us found ourselves (and still find ourselves) in at least semi-lockdown conditions. The [...] YouTube channel. Jonathan Contero and Abigail Esquirolea are a passionate couple of Jesus’ followers who love to tell a secular society that they need God even if they apparently don’t. That’sFind out more
A brand-new digital evangelism tool aimed at reaching the world's 2.7 billion gamers
director, believes that videogames are a great tool to creatively communicate the Gospel with technology; a well-thought-out strategy to reach young people in a secularised culture. “The real challenge [...] experience points a player has; the more heroes are unlocked. The questions increase in difficulty as the game progresses and players can challenge their family and friends simply sharing a link at the end [...] Heroes 2: The Bible Trivia Game is a free app developed by Hope Channel to share the Three Angels' Message with gamers and young people around the world. The app will be available on March 25 th forFind out more
The International Women's Day of Prayer is the first Sabbath of each March.
has been celebrated in a variety of ways: prayer breakfasts, fasting and prayer, consecration services, women preaching the sermons for church services and other special programs. A resource manual , [...] with ideas and a planning guide for making this a life-changing day for women and men in the church, can be obtained from the EUD’s Women's Ministries web site. The International Woman's Day of Prayer [...] about each other and pray for one another. It is a time to reunite with God and one another to strengthen spiritual bonds. Prayers for women everywhere create a spiritual network of empathy and understandingFind out more
The WECARE campaign conducted by the Health ministries department of the Inter-European Division of the Seventh-Day Adventist Church is aimed at raising our awareness for the suffering around us.
include living with family members and satisfaction with one’s own life 3 . IS A CALL TO CARE! References 1. Borwin B., Michaelis S. (2015) Epidemiology of anxiety [...] creed. “My panic attacks go from 0 to 100 in an instant. It feels like I am dying, I am having a heart attack or I am losing my mind.” “People think I'm weak. The fact is, they just don't [...] Among all mental illnesses, anxiety disorders are the most frequent and affect 8,4 % of Europeans over a 12 month period according to the European Study of the Epidemiology of Mental Disorder 1 . They includeFind out more
The WECARE campaign conducted by the Health Ministries Department of the Inter-European Division of the Seventh-Day Adventist Church is aimed at raising our awareness for the suffering around us.
discrimination and a variety of indicators of mental health and psychological well-being. Those who are regularly exposed to discrimination or micro-aggressions often feel they’re in a state of constant [...] constant vigilance, expecting to be a target. Some might even avoid situations where they anticipate they could be treated poorly. Such an increased watchfulness is a factor to chronic stress. More recently [...] mortality, hypertension or incident asthma among others. Being a risk factor for mental and physical illnesses, discrimination is a health hazard. So while we are going through the Covid-19 pandemicFind out more