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Published:
February 15, 2019

It’s amazing how many famous black people are or have been Seventh-day Adventists! The list of one-time Adventists includes a United States president’s grandfather, the world’s fastest person, one of the greatest basketball players of all time, the most influential civil rights leaders, one of the greatest rap groups of all time, the father of rock and roll and other Grammy award-winning musicians, movie producers, and groundbreaking physicians. Their influence has spanned the globe and transformed our modern world. Without further ado, here are 100 famous black individuals and their relationship to the Seventh-day Adventist Church.

Published:
February 15, 2019

The annual Charles Elliott Weniger Society for Excellence Awards Ceremony will take place this Sabbath, February 16, at 4 p.m., at the Loma Linda University Church. Rebekah Wang Cheng, T. Grace Emori-Elder, Harvey Elder, and Charles Scriven will be feted.

Published:
February 13, 2019

In this week’s news round-up, GC President Ted Wilson addresses abortion issues during his visit to Jamaica, a news report compares Adventist and Catholic health systems on abortion and gender issues, Kenyan tribal disputes in Nairobi Central Seventh-day Adventist Church are laid bare in the High Court, Adventist church members in Dallas journey to El Paso to protest the proposed border wall, and in South Africa a court upholds an employee’s right to not work on Sabbath.

Published:
February 13, 2019

Roy Chew, Ph.D., president of Kettering Health Network since 2015, is retiring effective February 15.

Published:
February 12, 2019

The Andrews University Medical Laboratory Sciences (MLS) Clinical Year program, offered by the Department of Medical Laboratory Sciences, has successfully been reaccredited by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS). The clinical year portion of the MLS program received 10 years of continuing accreditation from NAACLS, the maximum number of years that can be awarded for continuing accreditation of an MLS program.

Published:
February 11, 2019

John W. Thurber, best known as second tenor of the King’s Heralds quartet with the Voice of Prophecy from 1961–1967, passed away Sunday, February 3, 2019, in Lincoln, Nebraska.

Published:
February 11, 2019

The Seventh-day Adventist Church in Australia (AUC) is concerned that proposed amendments to the Sex Discrimination Act could adversely impact both Adventist schools and churches.

Published:
February 8, 2019

A previously undocumented letter penned by Ellen G. White, co-founder of the Seventh-day Adventist Church, has been discovered in the archives at Pacific Union College. Last week, several scholars reviewed the letter and confirmed the incomplete document was indeed in Ellen White’s handwriting.

Published:
January 31, 2019

In this week’s news round-up, Adventist congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee temporarily steps down from key posts amid ex-aide’s retribution claim in sexual assault case, Navesau Adventist High School must now charge students fees, Adventist Health Policy Association establishes Washington D.C. office, LLU School of Public Health recognized as one of five schools offering plant-based nutrition degrees, Tillamook SDA Church provides property for local homeless housing, and a teacher at an Adventist school in Florida admits molesting female student.

Published:
January 25, 2019

More than 600 ministry leaders gathered in Albuquerque, New Mexico, on Jan. 13-16, 2019, for the “Stronger United: Many Voices, One Vision” Adventist Ministries Convention (AMC).

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