- USS Pueblo capturedOn January 23, 1968, the USS Pueblo, a Navy intelligence vessel, is engaged in a routine surveillance of the North Korean coast when it is intercepted by North Korean patrol boats. According to U.S. reports, the Pueblo was in international waters almost 16 miles from shore, but the North Koreans ...
- First woman M.D.Elizabeth Blackwell is granted a medical degree from Geneva College in New York, becoming the first female to be officially recognized as a physician in U.S. history. Blackwell, born in Bristol, England, came to the United States in her youth and attended the medical faculty of Geneva College, now ...
- Together with the Pathfinders, the author gives a missionary book in BrazilCamporee gives Pathfinders many learning opportunities and is the perfect place for them to share what they’ve learned with the community around them. This is just what club members from Brazil and Chile did on Thursday, January 10, as they handed out copies of the book Hope for the Family: The Road to a Happy Ending, in […]
- Adventist Church in Inter-America embarks on mission to seek former church membersIt’s no secret that people are leaving the church. This alarming fact has Seventh-day Adventist leaders in Inter-America focused on a major initiative to seek and reconcile thousands of former members across the more than 22,000 churches and congregations in the territory. Coined as the Inter-American Division’s (IAD) “Ministry of Reclaiming and Discipleship of Former […]
- NAD hosts first Religious Freedom Prayer BreakfastAccording to the Pew Research Center, nearly 78 percent of the world’s population is unable to worship their God in whatever way they see fit. Today, on Religious Freedom Day (Jan. 16, 2019), local faith and civic leaders gathered at the North American Division (NAD) headquarters in Columbia, Maryland, for the NAD’s first Religious Freedom […]
- In Switzerland, Adventists take part in suicide prevention initiativeSince 1980, volunteers of the Action Solidarités-Feu-Bessières have welcomed passersby on the 75-foot (23-meter) Bressières Bridge in Lausanne, Switzerland, for conversations during the festive season from December 23 to January 3. This year, three members of the Seventh-day Adventist Church took part in this life-saving initiative. Just before Christmas in 1980, Joël Albert, a local resident, witnessed […]
- Member of Loma Linda University Health Team PossAbilities named to U.S. National TeamA Loma Linda University Health Team PossAbilities member, Shawn Morelli, road and track cycling two-time gold medalist in the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games, has been named to the 2019 U.S. Paralympics Cycling National Team. Morelli, who was first named to the U.S. National Team in 2014, says it’s always an honor to be selected. “I love wearing […]
- NCU achieves institutional accreditation status from the Government of JamaicaSeventh-day Adventist-owned and operated Northern Caribbean University (NCU) recently has achieved institutional accreditation status from the University Council of Jamaica. This was announced by Dr. Lincoln Edwards during a press conference held on the main campus of the university in Mandeville last month. The status is effective as of February 17, 2019, and is for […]