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2017 Editions of NewsPoints,
The North American Division eNewsletter
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NewsPoints, April 20, 2017
NARLA Religious Liberty Summit to Host Special Dinner, Reformation Symposium, Panel Discussions, and More
Young Adventist in Colorado Resolves to Fight Against Human Trafficking, Helps Organize Conference
Adventist Professor Inspires His Students Just Before Passing Away
GAiN Conference Set to Encourage Unprecedented Partnership with Adventist Mission Study Centers
NAD Day of Hope & Compassion Event to be Held April 22-23
World Congress for Religious Freedom will be Hosted by the NAD

Voice of Prophecy Launching "Discovery Mountain" Radio Adventure for Kids
"Stewardship through Risk Management" Webinar to Feature ARM President 
Jennifer LaMountain to Share Her Story on Hope Channel's "Let's Pray"
VIEWPOINTS: Religious Liberty, Ellen G. White

 
NewsPoints, April 12, 2017
NAD Youth Department Issues Letter Regarding Travel Service Vendors
Adventist Volunteer Services Worker Remembered
Oakwood President Shares His Experience at HBCU Meeting at White House, Explains Importance
NAD Gives Assistance Through "Partners in Mission" Literacy Program in Central Africa
200 Student and Professional Filmmakers Attend Sonscreen Film Festival
Should We Participate in Easter Celebrations?
Adventist Health Announces New Directions in Walla Walla
NAD Day of Hope & Compassion Only 10 Days Away!

NARLA Religious Liberty Summit Scheduled for June 1-3 in D.C.
Voice of Prophecy Launching "Discovery Mountain" Radio Adventure for Kids

SALT 365 Offers Free Online Evangelism Training
VIEWPOINTS: Fullness of God, Daniel R. Jackson

 
NewsPoints, April 5, 2017
La Sierra University Professor Receives Fulbright Grant for India Project
Thousands of Adventist Young People Reached Out on Global Youth Day
Past Sonscreen Winners on Filmmaking, Faith, and the Festival
Adventist World Church President to Speak at WAU Alumni Weekend
The Gift That Keeps on Giving - ADRA Canada Reaches Rwanda
Stories from Frendships For Hope, Paradise Valley Nonprofit for Immigrants
Sonscreen Film Festival to be Held in Loma Linda, CA April 6-8

NAD All-Night Prayer Call Will be Held April 6-7
NARLA Religious Liberty Summit Scheduled for June 1-3 in D.C.

SALT 365 Offers Free Online Evangelism Training
Loma Linda University Health Launches New "LIVE IT" Videos
VIEWPOINTS: Church Building Not Required, Danuta Stockwell

 
NewsPoints, March 29, 2017
Adventist Student Becomes First Black Female in Johns Hopkins Neuro Residency
Adventists Appeal Court Ruling on Kellogg Sabbath Accomodation Case
NAD Responds to Proposed Repeal of Johnson Amendment
Silver Spring Apartment Explosion Survivor Continues Recovery
In North-America, Students and Church Leaders Chat in Live Event
WAU Hosts Fifth Annual Campus Revival

NAD All-Night Prayer Call to be Held April 6-7
Christian Record Services, Inc. Annual Day of Giving is April 8

SALT 365 Offers Free Online Evangelism Training
8th World Congress for Religious Freedom to be Held Aug. 22-24
Hope Sabbath School is Studying Peter and His Letters This Quarter
VIEWPOINTS: Jesus' Example, Daniel R. Jackson

 
NewsPoints, March 22, 2017
Northern New England Conference Initiates Long-Term Church Planting Project
Being a Daniel in "Digital Babylon"
La Sierra Archaeology Center Director to Lead Jordan Museum Development
Washington Adventist University and Howard Community College Sign Agreement
Resources Available from ARM for March 25 Safety Sabbath
Christian Record Services, Inc. Launches New Website

Sonscreen Film Festival Will Feature Bill Mechanic, Producer of "Hacksaw Ridge"
SALT 365 Offers Free Online Evangelism Training
Hope Channel's "Let's Pray" Discusses Women and Prayer
VIEWPOINTS: Sufficient Grace, Dr. L. Lichtenwalter

 
NewsPoints, March 16, 2017
Students Ask NAD Administration Questions at "Is This Thing On?"
Christian Record Services, Inc. Moves to New Lincoln Location
SWAU Breaks Fundraising Record at Concert Debuting I Believe
Adventist Christian Fellowship Interacts With Students at Middle Tennesse State U.
Sonscreen Film Festival Will Feature Bill Mechanic, Producer of "Hacksaw Ridge"
Vote for Jesus 101 for "People's Choice Telly Award"
SALT 365 Offers Free Online Evangelism Training
14th Annual Andrews University Music & Worship Conference Convening in April
Receive 30% Entire Purchase from Hope Channel Store in March
VIEWPOINTS: Hear and Be Transformed, G. Alexander Bryant

 
NewsPoints, March 9, 2017
Christians and Caring for the Refugee Community
Andrews University Engages in Race Relations Conversation
Adventist Researchers Report Findings Following Survey of Christian LGBT+ Youth
"Is Genesis History?", Featuring SWAU Professor, Shown in 700 Theaters
Adventist Health Launches New Branding Strategy
Florida Bikers Participate in Motorcycle Outreach

"Is This Thing On?" Facebook Live Event To Answer Young Adult Questions
Adventist Single Adult Ministries Hosting Cruise to the Bahamas
Jesus 101 Presents New Coloring Book for Children

"Go Healthy for Good" with Dr. Neil Nedley Discusses Strengthening the Mind
SALT 365 Offers Free Online Evangelism Training
VIEWPOINTS: "Christians of Nowadays," Sharon Mabena

 
NewsPoints, March 1, 2017
Nineteen Participate in Winter Blind Camp at Camp Au Sable
"Is This Thing On?" Facebook Live Event To Answer Young Adult Questions
Responsible Writing and Publishing on Social Media
"Hacksaw Ridge" Awarded Two Oscars
WGTS 91.9 and Compassion International host Day of Compassion
eHuddle Gathers in Orlando for Evanglistic Visioning

NAD All-Night Prayer Call will be March 2-3
"Is This Thing On?" Facebook Live Event To Answer Young Adult Questions
Biography of World-renowned Adventist Conductor Herbert Blomsted Released
Adventist Single Adult Ministries Hosting Cruise to the Bahamas
Breath of Life Easter Special "The Rising" Available on DVD
30% Entire Purchase at Hope Channel Store in March
VIEWPOINTS: Potential, Kyoshin Ahn

 
NewsPoints, February 23, 2017
Oakwood President Invited to Attend White House Meetings on Education
Southwestern Adventist University Breaks Ground on New Building
SAU Alumni Assist with Production of Bonhoeffer Docudrama
La Sierra Students & Staff Donate Shoes to Soles4Souls
Celebrate Family Life Month with Family Worship Ideas
"Is This Thing On?" Facebook Live Event To Answer Young Adult Questions
Safety Sabbath an Opportunity for Emergency Drills on March 25

Message Magazine Articles Now Available Online
Hope Channel Sabbath School T-shirt 30% Off
VIEWPOINTS: Love Is Giving, Adly Campos

 
NewsPoints, February 16, 2017
Articles: Impact of African-American Adventists on the World
Oakwood Celebrates Black History Month with Theme: "Moving Forward"
Using Images on Social Media to Share the Gospel
7,700+ Columbia Union Conference Members Attend Caravan of Training
Ellen G. White's Steps to Christ Celebrates 125th Anniversary
North Anderson Church and IIW Reach Out with Desmond Doss Story
History of African American Leadership in the Adventist Church

How to Listen and Help Children Deal with Their Feelings
"Table Talk" with Ty Gibson and David Asscherick Discusses Salvation 
HR Conference and Union Secretariat Council Meeting April 2017
Message Magazine Articles Now Available Online
ADRA Canada Supports Keep Girls Safe
VIEWPOINTS: Fear Factor, Dave Gemmell

 
NewsPoints, February 13, 2017
Statement from the North American Division on Baptism at Chico Seventh-day Adventist Church
 
NewsPoints, February 8, 2017
Loren Agrey Voted in as Burman University President
Carl Cosaert Named President of Adventist Theological Society
Union College Reveals Expanded Nursing Simulation Center
Southwestern Adventist University Hosts 22nd Annual Hoops Classic
A Refugee Boy Goes to Church School
Adventists Talk Peacemaking at the United Nations
Adventist Ministries Convention Videos Now Available

ALC Offers NEXT STEPS Course for Ministering to Young Adults
How to Listen and Help Children Deal with Their Feelings
All Members Encouraged to Read 
Steps to Christ on 125th Anniversary
"Is Genesis History?" Documentary Discusses Archaeological Evidence
Free Emergency Planning Resources for Kids from ARM
Download Teaching Outlines from Hope Sabbath School
VIEWPOINTS: Comfort in Times of Trouble, Armando Miranda, Jr.

 
NewsPoints, February 1, 2017
2015 Article "Adventists Respond to the Call to Care for Refugees"
Arizona Conference Helps Refugees at Refuge and Revelation Center
List of Articles on Refugee and Immigrant Outreach in the NAD
La Sierra University Remembers Lisa Kohlmeier, Associate Professor of History
Snapshots of Service by Adventist Refugee & Immigrant Ministries
Adventist Communicators Receive Awards at Adventist Ministries Convention
ALC Offers NEXT STEPS Course for Ministering to Young Adults
All Members Encouraged to Read Steps to Christ on 125th Anniversary
Chaplaincy Summer Intensive Courses Available at Andrews University
Hope Channel Provides Free Cross Connection Study Guides on Acts
NAD All-Night Prayer Call will be February 2-3
"Is Genesis History?" Documentary Discusses Archaeological Evidence
VIEWPOINTS: Sympathy: The Spring of Effective Ministry, Ellen G. White

 
     
NewsPoints, January 26, 2017
Pre-K and Kindergarten Levels Added to Adventurer Program
"Hacksaw Ridge" Received Six Oscar Nominations
Mourning the Loss of WAU Adjunct Professor Richardson Chatham
Women's Ministries Launches Gorgeous2God Blog For Teen Girls
Free Church Emergency Planning Resources From ARM
Adventist Recovery Ministries Training Available Feb. 10-12 in CA
Special Issue of Guide Magazine Tells Story of Desmond Doss

Friendship Evangelism Handout Cards Available for Local Church
Winter Blind Camp Coming to Camp Au Sable Feb. 5-10
VIEWPOINTS: Light of the World, Kyoshin Ahn

 
     
NewsPoints, January 19, 2017
VIDEO: NAD Adventist Ministries Convention Helps Local Schools
"Beyond the Pew" Adventist Ministries Convention Draws Over 750
WAU Partners with Frontline Community Services, Offers Further Education
PUC Office of Service, Justice, and Missions Holds First Facebook Live Event
Take Part in Safety Drills on Safety Sabbath, March 25
Columbia Union Conference Young Adult Summit Invitation Extends Division-wide
Hope Channel Airs New Episodes of "Cross Connection," New Show "Table Talk"
Friendship Evangelism Handout Cards Available for Local Church
Winter Blind Camp Coming to Camp Au Sable Feb. 5-10
VIEWPOINTS: The Light in You, Aidan Thomas Anderson

 
     
NewsPoints, January 19, 2017
Special Edition: GC/NAD Statement on Unity Discussion
 
     
NewsPoints, January 11, 2017
Adventists Serve Tucson Community with NAD Compassion Movement Outreach
Adventist Health System Appoints Terry Shaw as President/CEO
Advancing Christian Education in North America with Larry Blackmer
First SDA Congregation for Visually Impaired Inaugurated in Toronto
Alaska's Fairbanks Church Purchased 2,500 Hacksaw Books to Distribute at Theater
Awash in Grace, Based on Acts 4
Liberty Magazine Offering to be Taken January 28
Guide Magazine Points Juniors and Earlieteens to Jesus
Statistical Support for Friendship Evangelism
Dr. S. Joseph Kidder's The Big Four Discusses Friendship Evangelism
VIEWPOINTS: We Can Endure, Daniel R. Jackson

                                                                                         
     

 
 
NewsPoints, January 4, 2017
Remembering Adventist Leaders Lost in 2016
Fourth-Grader Raises $600 For New LLU Children's Hospital

"Hacksaw Ridge" Interview with Ret. Army Colonel Charles Knapp
Mother, After Loss of Baby, Makes Homemade Blankets for Others
Adventist Ministries Convention Begins January 8

Liberty Magazine Offering to be Taken January 28
Guide Magazine Points Juniors and Earlieteens to Jesus
Dr. S. Joseph Kidder's 
The Big Four Discusses Friendship Evangelism
Hope Channel Offers Vol. 1 of "Fitness for Good" at Half Price Until Jan. 31
VIEWPOINTS: Happy New Year 2017

 
     
 
 
 
 

 
 
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