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Published:
June 15, 2019

Barry C. Black, 62nd Chaplain of the U.S. Senate, has been named Becket’s 2019 Canterbury Medalist for his honorable defense of religious liberty for people of all faiths.

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June 13, 2019

Mark Moreno, a professor in the Andrews University School of Architecture, began the Renaissance Kids architecture camp in 2007 for kids ages five to 16.

Published:
June 9, 2019

It is a world of sad anniversaries. It is 75 years this week since the D-Day landings when allied troops began the long haul across Europe to push back Hilter’s troops. It was 20 years last month since the NATO bombing of the Chinese embassy in Belgrade during the Balkans crisis, and just 25 years ago Rwanda was in the midst of 100 days of slaughter and genocide.

Published:
June 6, 2019

A discussion of identities — in and out of Adventism — will be the focus of the Adventist Forum Conference August 30 – September 1, 2019 in Orlando, Florida. Headlining the event will be a new generation of Adventist scholars and musicians, plus well-known experts who have pioneered work on Adventist identity: Gerald Winslow, Edwin Hernández, Michael Nixon, Vanessa Corredera, Miguel Mendez, Nick Zork, and Daniela Jean.

Published:
June 5, 2019

In this week’s news round-up, the Adventist documentary “Philip & Alberto” is selected for a film festival, Muskogee SDA Academy receives over $50,000 from Oklahoma Scholarship Fund, community bikers help maintain Pacific Union College’s bike trails, and an Australian Adventist will serve four years for sexually abusing two boys.

Published:
June 2, 2019

Seventh-day Adventist James Marape was elected Prime Minister of Papua New Guinea.

Published:
June 1, 2019

More than 5,000 Seventh-day Adventists in Tuxtla Gutierrez in Chiapas, Mexico, cleaned streets in support of the city’s “Let’s Clean Tuxtla” initiative. Wearing Pathfinder uniforms or special shirts identifying them as Seventh-day Adventists, the group cleared parks, emptied lots and held signs encouraging drivers and onlookers to keep the city clean.

Published:
May 31, 2019

In a vote on May 29, and following a search process in compliance with board policy, the university trustees elected Dr. Joy Fehr, La Sierra’s provost, to serve as the university’s next president. She will take office effective July 1. Dr. Fehr has held the provost’s position since 2016 following one year as associate provost. She arrived at La Sierra University from Burman University in Alberta, Canada where she served as vice president for academic administration from 2010 to 2015.

Published:
May 31, 2019

Harold Wilson Baptiste, former secretary of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in North America (NAD), passed away May 25, 2019 in Baltimore, Maryland, at the age of 81. Baptiste’s special burdens for urban ministry and training the next generation of Church leaders guided his ministry.

Published:
May 30, 2019

The Swedish Union of the Seventh-day Adventist Church has created a document about LGBT+ individuals and the importance of taking care of “all people in a loving way, regardless of sexual orientation or identity.”

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