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A decade after the Great Disappointment, the fledgling Advent movement was at another crossroads. But where 1844 had jarred the movement’s doctrinal core, this crisis saw leaders debating more tangible matters.
The West African country of Equatorial Guinea last month expelled a Seventh-day Adventist missionary who was serving as president of the denomination’s local mission in the capital city, Malabo.
Equatorial Guinea, one of Africa’s poorest and smallest nations, expelled a Seventh-day Adventist pastor from Spain who was serving as president of the Church’s Mission in the capital city, Malabo.
THEY ARE fresh out of university and several of them may not even have found a job as yet. But they have already found it in themselves to give to those in need. Members of the newly formed Northern Caribbean University (NCU) Alumni Association, North Jamaica Chapter, spent the morning with children at Edge Hill School of Special Education in St Ann's Bay, warming their hearts with love.
Pastor Donald Ezekiel Kent, former president of the Central Jamaica Conference of Seventh-day Adventists passed away to his rest on Monday, June 5, 2013 in North Carolina, USA. He was 75 years old.
Top Seventh-day Adventist leaders of the Inter-American Division (IAD) honored champion lay evangelists as well as the longest-active members from across the territory during a special ceremony last week at the IAD Headquarters Office in Miami, Florida. Hundreds of the executive committee members were present.
Supporters and volunteers of the Seventh-day Adventist run Good Samaritan Inn teamed up with the Ministry of Local Government - Poor Relief Department to feed more than two hundred and thirty needy persons who turned up at the Inn on May 23, 2013.
With claims being made that Jamaica has more churches per square mile than any other country in the world, Counselling and Education Psychologists, Tirsah Holder is calling on the church to be a safe haven for the nation’s children and to report cases of child abuse.
Top Seventh-day Adventist leaders of the Inter-American Division (IAD) plan to celebrate the most active church members in the territory during a series of meetings that start today. Notable laypersons and the longest-standing members from each of Inter-America’s 22 church regions, or unions, will be honored during the meetings, which will run through next week.
Seventh-day Adventist senator, Floyd Morris made history in Jamaica’s Parliament when he became the first visually impaired person to be appointed President of the Jamaican Senate, the upper house of the parliament.
Employees of the Seventh-day Adventist Church headquarters building sang old, “progressive” hymns and heard remarks from top church leaders in a brief afternoon ceremony yesterday that marked the 150th anniversary of the denomination.
A documentary exploring the philosophy and legacy of the Seventh-day Adventist Church’s international health and humanitarian outreach is scheduled to air on Public Broadcasting Stations across the United States beginning in September.
The redesign of the Seventh-day Adventist world church’s website, adventist.org – scheduled for launch in October – will offer major enhancements in style and information architecture, say church Communication leaders.
This year’s report by the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) has Seventh-day Adventist human rights experts concerned over growing state-sponsored or condoned intolerance toward minority faith groups worldwide.
"Who can find a virtuous woman, for her price is far above rubies." This is the standard to which some young ladies aspired as they participated in the launching of the Girls of Eloquence, Morals and Standards Emerging into Mature Sisters – GEMS Ministry at the New Haven Seventh Day Adventist Church on Sabbath, April 13, 2013.
According to statistics from the Ministry of Health, Chronic Diseases or non-communicable diseases (NCD) are responsible for 56 percent of deaths in Jamaica annually, with 20 percent of them being cancer.
A Seventh-day Adventist school bus driver in the U.S. state of Louisiana has won the right from a federal appeals court to proceed with a workplace discrimination case over his observance of Sabbath. On April 10, 2013, Robert Antoine was granted a unanimous decision from a three-judge panel at the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit in New Orleans against his former employer First Student, Inc., the largest school bus company in North America.
It can be hard to come up with a list of countries with the most egregious records on religious freedom when some of the world's worst offenders aren't even nation states. For its annual report of violators, the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom counts 15 nations where abuse of religious liberty is "systemic, egregious, and ongoing."
Multiple baptisms will be the main highlight in the more than 720 congregations in Jamaica Union Conference as worshippers join members and visitors in the wider Inter-America territory in a Division-wide “Vision One Million Baptism Celebration Day” on Sabbath, May 4, 2013. In Jamaica, the activities for the day are coined “Elders and Other Passionate Disciples Programme”.
The Children’s Ministries department of the Jamaica Union Conference of Seventh-day Adventists continues to be guided by its mission to disciple every child. This is fundamental to their growth as productive citizens preparing for life in this world and in the Kingdom of Glory. Jesus found pleasure in blessing children and eagerly advocated for their right to have access to Him because they possessed the characteristics of those who were Heaven bound. In fact he identified with them when He declared “Whoever welcomes one of these little children in my name welcomes me” (Mark 9:27)