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A panel of three Seventh-day Adventists who lived gay lifestyles told their stories last evening during the denomination’s summit on sexuality, discussing their journeys away from homosexual activity.
"Be the Sermon." That was the charge for youth in East Jamaica Conference as they participated in numerous activities to mark Global Youth's day, GYD. March 15, 2014 was the day that the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists designated as the day for practical witnessing around the world. Young persons were encouraged to "be the sermon" by showing their love for Jesus in their communities.
THE NORTHERN Caribbean University's (NCU) Herboo Enterprise will be representing Jamaica at the International Business Model Competition to be held in Utah, United States, come May, after walking away as winners of the National Business Model Competition (NBMC) that was held recently at the Jamaica Conference Centre.
The following article was written by Nigel Coke as part of a Gleaner focus on Monday, March 17, 2014 titled "Towards 2030...Healing of a Nation" with Guest Editor Dr. Trevor Gardner, President of Northern Caribbean University.
Family life educator and president of the Adventist Church in Bermuda, Dr Jeffery Brown wants Jamaica to set a good example for the world to follow and correct its image regarding family life, crime, violence and corruption.
After six months of intense theoretical and practical training, several farmers from Trelawny who participated in the Farmers Capacity Building Progamme, organised by the Northern Caribbean University's (NCU) Morris Entrepreneurship Centre (MEC), have started to plant crops.
Pastor of the Mandeville Seventh-day Adventist Church in Mandeville, Greg Baldeo is describing as demon possessed, persons who are responsible for some of the country’s murders in recent time.
Thousands of Adventist youth around the world will skip church on Sabbath, March 15, to engage in a day of witnessing and active service in their communities. The special day coined as Global Youth Day, is sponsored by the General Conference’s youth department and motivates young people to “be the sermon” as they show the love of Jesus in their communities.
Ever since his controversial utterance (at a Northern Caribbean University (NCU) Thanksgiving Service for the Security Force last April) that Jamaica needs Divine intervention in order to bring crime under control, Minister of National Security the Hon. Peter Bunting has been calling on the Church to help the Government in its efforts.
Several churches across the East Jamaica Conference of Seventh-day Adventists can now officially boast Child Preachers following a stamp of approval granted through the Children's Ministries Department of the Conference on Sabbath March 8, 2014.
Hundreds packed into the Kings Chapel SDA Church to be blessed from the outpouring of love and sweet gospel music from the singing ambassadors of the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) and Seventh-day Adventist Church (SDA), who teamed up to stage a "MM14 Hope" benefit concert on March 8, 2014.
A festival of religious freedom in Haiti last month cements the Seventh-day Adventist Church as a leading proponent of free expression of belief in the country.
It will probably go down in history as one of the largest tent campaign staged by a cluster of churches in East Jamaica Conference of SDA and the first single campaign from which two new congregations were formed.
The curtains of the "Footprints of Hope" campaign came to a close with one hundred and eighty two persons heeding the call of God through the voice of his servant, Pastor Glen Samuels, on March 1, 2014 after five weeks of campaigning in Yallahs, St. Thomas.
The East Jamaica Conference (EJC) along with Operators, Sponsors, patrons and others are now awaiting a favourable response from Seventh-day Adventist churches worldwide which are expected to donate funds through the quarterly mission offering to establish a medical facility at the Good Samaritan Inn, GSI.
Literature Evangelists (Colporteurs) were charged to attend to their daily work of canvassing…not in their name, but in the name of Jesus. Addressing scores of Colporteurs at the Pan Jamaica Publishing meeting held on February 13, 2014, at the Maranatha Adventist Church in Mandeville, Manchester, Pastor Everett Brown, President of JAMU reminded them of who they are, but most importantly whose they are, as he referenced Acts 3:1-10.
Members of the Seventh-day Adventist faith in Central Manchester came out in their numbers at the Mandeville Park recently to engage the public and to impart their mission of "Reclaiming God's Agenda."
In a bid to bring a greater level of peace and unity in the community of McIntyre Villa (Dunkirk) in Kingston, the Seventh-day Adventist Church will host a free unity concert at the Kings Seventh-day Adventist Church on Saturday, March 8, 2014.
Do you know why a butterfly would land on your hands when you hold it out? According to my research it is because butterflies are attracted to moisture particles on your hands. Some experts say that if you put water sweetened with sugar on your hands, butterflies will come to drink the water. It is all about the moisture. I would like to use this as an allegory to illustrate how loving relationships work.
A spiritual blessing to start the year is how many of the over 160 pastors who attended the Jamaica Union Conference Pastors’ Prayer Retreat described the event. The event was held at Camp Verley, the Central Jamaica Conference camp site located in Spring Garden, St. Catherine, over a two day period, January 5-6, 2014.