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Update: Greater New York Conference Issues Statement Regarding the Resignation of Grand Concourse Church Pastor

This is the statement of the Greater New York Conference of the Seventh-day Adventist Church regarding the resignation of Burnett Robinson, pastor of the Grand Concourse Seventh-day Adventist Church in New York City.

NAD headquarters

North American Division Responds to Statement from Greater New York Conference Regarding Harmful Comments Made by Pastor

The Seventh-day Adventist Church in North America wholeheartedly condemns any form of behavior or rhetoric that perpetrates any type of violence against women. This is not what the Seventh-day Adventist Church believes.

Brent Hardinge

A New Direction at AIM

Adventist Information Ministry, the North American Division's contact center, welcomed a new director on Nov. 1, 2021. Brent Hardinge, previously the assistant communication director at the General Conference, is poised to help lead AIM into its next era of ministry. 

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This October, Adventist Learning Community Launches “How The Church Works” Podcast

Confusion and questions about Adventism’s place in our world, and our personal lives, have driven younger Adventists, in particular, to struggle with connecting to a religion that at times doesn’t make sense to them and the world they experience. Could it be that we need to understand the past so that we can make sense of today? That’s exactly why the Adventist Learning Community assembled a team to make How the Church Works, a podcast about the inner-workings of the Seventh-day Adventist Church, and why it’s important to care.

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Message Magazine Announces New Sabbath Worship/Vespers Experience

Message magazine announces the newest podcast in its expanding lineup. “The Rest of Your Story” features veteran Allegheny East Conference pastor and Philadelphia drive-time radio host Nick Taliaferro. A gifted speaker, singer, writer, interviewer, and community leader, Taliaferro works hard to bring listeners a sense of rest.

Creation Sabbath 2021 artwork

Vietnamese Artist Designs Unique Creation Sabbath Swag Art

Each year some amazing graphics are produced for Creation Sabbath. And some of these graphics are available on t-shirts, mugs, and totes for anyone who wants to show their Creation Sabbath colors! This year’s graphic was designed by a brilliant Vietnamese artist named Xuan Le. Inspired by some of her favorite animals, Xuan created a dazzling burst of colory.

Jay Johnson

Andrews University Engineering Professor Wins Prestigious Award

Jay Johnson, Ph.D., professor of engineering, was recently awarded the Shen Kuo Award for Interdisciplinary Achievements from the International Association of Geomagnetism and Aeronomy (IAGA). Scientists within the IAGA study the magnetic and electrical properties of planets.

John Freedman

Adventist Health Appoints Two New Leaders for System Board of Directors

Adventist Health recently appointed two new leaders for its system board of directors as a result of the recent retirement of the system board of directors’ chair, Ricardo B. Graham.

It Is Written The Great Reset series

It Is Written Announces Online Evangelistic Series Revelation Today: The Great Reset

Beginning Oct. 8, 2021, It Is Written will air Revelation Today: The Great Reset. Pastor John Bradshaw, It Is Written speaker/director, will present the full-length evangelistic series from the Chattanooga First Seventh-day Adventist Church. Viewers may register and watch at revelationtoday.com.

Charles Bradford

Charles E. Bradford, First President of the North American Division, Passes to His Rest

Charles E. Bradford, first president of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in North America (NAD), passed away on Thursday, September 9, 2021, in Huntsville, Alabama. He was 96.