Press Releases

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

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.

Southern Adventist University counseling

Graduate Counseling Program at Southern Adventist University Provides Free Service to Community

Community members are invited to sign up for free counseling sessions through the Southern Center for Counseling and Emotional Wellness at Southern Adventist University. The service is provided by graduate students in the university’s Professional Counseling program, and each session is strictly supervised by licensed professionals.

Wes Peppers

It Is Written Welcomes New Evangelism Director

It Is Written welcomes Wes Peppers as the ministry’s new evangelism director. Peppers replaces Yves Monnier, who accepted a call to serve as the ministerial and evangelism director for the Pennsylvania Conference. Peppers began his new position in August. 

Adventist Health Mexico trip

Adventist Health Continues to Assist with Plans For Expanded Health Clinic System in Baja Mexico

A six-member Adventist Health team traveled to Baja California Sur, Mexico, in July to assist with plans for the launch of a health system for the North Mexican Union Conference of Seventh-day Adventists.

Scott Reiner

CEO Scott Reiner to Leave Adventist Health at Year End to Establish a Family Foundation for Global Health, Well-Being

Scott Reiner, the visionary Adventist Health CEO who has led the nonprofit, faith-based company to reimagine the future of healthcare, is leaving at year end to establish a family foundation that is focused on global health and well-being, board chairman Ricardo Graham announced on July 30, 2021.

Bryant Taylor

Bryant Taylor Voted Southern Union Associate Director of Communication

Bryant Taylor, D.Min., has been voted to serve as the associate director of Communication for the Southern Union Conference in Peachtree Corners, Georgia. He succeeds Nathan Zinner who accepted a call to be the Communication director for the Georgia-Cumberland Conference.

Huguley Hospital

$73 Million Expansion: Texas Health Huguley Set to Add Patient Tower, Expand ER and ICU 

Texas Health Huguley will soon be able to care for even more people thanks to a $73 million expansion project that will add more than 108,000 square feet to the hospital’s footprint.