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The Central Jamaica Conference of Seventh-day Adventists has embarked on an ambitious and extensive social media and technology evangelistic campaign entitled ‘NOW’ - an acronym which means ‘Network of Online Witnesses.’ The campaign takes advantage of the proliferation of mobile devices and high speed data services, coupled with the reach of social media platforms such as Facebook and Twitter.
THE leadership of Northern Caribbean University (NCU) and the membership of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Jamaica, The Bahamas, Cayman and Turks and Caicos Islands are mourning the loss of an icon, Pastor Kenneth Granville Vaz.
Two lay members of the Seventh-day Adventist Church who published articles in Adventist Review magazine in 2012 each received one of the Christian world’s top publishing prizes: Awards of Excellence from the Associated Church Press, an industry group. A total of 11 awards were presented to Adventist Review and Adventist World writers, staff and designers for work published last year, during ACP’s convention awards banquet on April 4, 2013, in Indianapolis, Indiana.
Senior producer of ABC's 'Good Morning America' Sandra Aiken will be one of the main presenters at today's start of the annual Northern Caribbean University (NCU) Communication Symposium under the theme 'Show me the Ginger: Using Media to Help Jamaicans Remain Jamaicanly'.
The membership of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in the former West Indies Union Conference – that is, the Jamaica Union Conference (JAMU), and the Atlantic Caribbean Union Mission (ACUM) which comprises the Islands of the Bahamas, Cayman and Turks and Caicos -- are mourning the loss of an Icon, Pastor Kenneth Granville Vaz. Pastor Vaz passed away to his rest on Monday, April 1, 2013 after a long and illustrious life as a servant of God and a friend to man. He was 93 years old.
Omar Booth, a 36-year-old gardener, was on his way to work two weeks ago when he was stopped in his tracks, captivated by the heart-warming singing coming from the big tent at Maverley Park, St Andrew.cc
The message was clear: Every church must strive to serve the needs of its community by becoming a health, as well as hope, center. This was the resounding theme heard during a four-day health summit which brought more than 220 health professionals and health directors from throughout the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Inter-America to Orlando, Florida, from Mar. 20-23, 2013.
The head of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Jamaica has called on the Government and the church to look out for the poor and most vulnerable, as the country braces for new taxes which come into effect today.
Twenty-one year-old Ranique Topaz Spence, a Medical Technology student at Northern Caribbean University (NCU) is a 2013 recipient of the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists Women’s Ministries Scholarship.
Gripping the hands of Pastor Glenville Kerr moments before he baptised her, 58-year-old Audrey Irvin screamed repeatedly for Jesus. "Lord, is long time you been calling me, see me here now Lord, I am right here," she wept briefly, while standing in the pool
THE Good Samaritan Inn in Kingston, which is celebrating its fifth year, is planning to extend its services to the city's poor and indigent by setting up a health clinic and a skills training facility later this year.
Forty-two final year students and alumni of Northern Caribbean University (NCU) were interviewed for job opportunities during the annual Career Day Expo held on Tuesday, March 19, 2013.
Residents of a Christian community in eastern Pakistan, including Seventh-day Adventists, are reeling after a mob torched their homes and businesses in response to alleged insults against Islam’s prophet Muhammad.
It's not every day you see an ex-president ask the Supreme Court to strike down a law he signed. That's what Bill Clinton is doing with the Defense of Marriage Act, which defines marriage as between a man and a woman--and which the high court will rule on this year in a landmark moment for the gay marriage movement.
Another six ministers of the Adventist Eastern Region were set apart for the gospel ministry during a Service of Ordination held at the North Street Seventh-day Adventist Church in Kingston.
More than 100 couples renewed their wedding vows on Saturday, March 16, 2013, during a recommitment service at the Portmore Seventh-day Adventist Church in St Catherine.
IF the church gets its way, employees — and not their bosses — will be the ones to determine rest days under the proposed flexi-week arrangement. The church, represented by the Adventists and the Concerned Church Leaders Group, argues that this is the only way of ensuring that workers' right to worship, as guaranteed by the Charter of Rights -- the 2011 amendment to the Jamaican Constitution -- are upheld.
Thousands of students attending Adventist schools and universities across Inter-America took a day off from class work on March 7 and spent their time in prayer, Bible study, and worship activities instead. The special day marked the third consecutive year that church leaders, teachers and students throughout Adventist schools and universities have engaged in spiritual revival activities focused on promoting a daily prayer life on campus.
Former Publishing Director of the West Indies Union Conference of Seventh-day Adventists, Pastor Milton Mahabee, passed to his rest on Sunday, March 10, 2013, after a long battle with cancer. He was 66 years old.
Vice-President of Information Technology at Northern Caribbean University (NCU) Dr Michael Reid is urging the Government to do more in the area of research technology and the Internet in order to stimulate growth in the economy.